Radhanath Swami – Quotes

From Radhanath Swami's spiritual teachings

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Radhanath Swami on a Man of God

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A man of God is like the ocean—undisturbed by the rivers that are coming in. The fullness of peace he experiences within is so great that the problems of the world he has to deal with and the suffering he has to go through become insignificant in comparison. – Radhanath Swami

“We are all like fish that have separated from the sea of divine consciousness. For a person to be happy outside his or her natural relationship with God is like a fish trying to enjoy life outside of the water, on the dry sand. Holy people go to great extremes to help even one person [...]

Our inner depth should be as much as the ocean, so we are not fazed by the external praise or criticism. For that, we must truly do work that is meaningful to us, have love in our heart for others and help people. And when we achieve inner depth, the external world’s rewards won’t matter [...]