Radhanath Swami – Quotes

From Radhanath Swami's spiritual teachings

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We should be in harmony with our own consciousness; our mind, body, and soul should be one in interest and in purpose. And in that unified condition, we can actually express that natural innate love that we have found in our own life in everything we do in the world. Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami On Unity


“If our mind is in conflict, not balanced with our body and with the needs of the soul, then there is a fundamental disunity in our life. Only if we have unity within ourselves, we can create unity in the world around us. You can’t give something you don’t have, even if you have all good [...]

Radhanath Swami on Art of yoga


“Every living being has a body, a mind, and a consciousness. To harmonize the body, the mind, and the soul is the art of yoga..” – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Real Compassion


Real compassion means to understand what the needs of the body, mind and the soul are. – Radhanath Swami 

God wants to give all of his love to us, and all he wants in return is whatever little love a soul has. We just offer that love to him and all the love he has, as the Supreme Lord, he is willing to give us that in return. – Radhanath Swami

Just like we need food for the body, we need food for the soul. And what is that food? Hearing and chanting God’s names in the association of saintly people. Otherwise, we will give in to temptations at the smallest instance. We will be weaklings, spiritually. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on God’s Name


God’s name is the most powerful medicine for the soul to cure it of the disease of forgetfulness of God. – Radhanath Swami

When the mind is turbulent, uncontrolled and restless, it is like a pond of water that is filled with mud. Therefore when we look within ourselves, all we perceive is the mud of our material conceptions of life. But when the mind is still through discipline, and through yoga, it is like a pond that [...]

When you learn to control your mind and your senses, then your mind and senses become peaceful. And in this peaceful state the true love of the soul can manifest. – Radhanath Swami