Radhanath Swami on Gratitude

Gratitude doesn’t means simply saying thank you. Real gratitude means reciprocation. If we are actually grateful to someone, we will reciprocate even if it means great sacrifice. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Conviction in Spiritual Life

Before we can save the drowning person, we must become proficient swimmers. If we become convinced of the need of genuine spirituality and practice it in our life, our words and our examples will have a powerful effect on those around us and the world at large. – Radhanath Swami

What is Envy? – Radhanath Swami

What is envy? Envy means, “I want to be seen as important and great” and if anyone is a threat to my own egoistic ideas, then there is negativity towards that person. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Real Achievement

“In the heart that harbors the weed of selfish greed, the flower of love cannot survive. To conquer one’s envy, lust and greed, now that is truly monumental.” – Radhanath Swami in The Journey Home book.

Outlaws Vs Lawful

“Everywhere there are outlaws who break the law and here, retreating in their forest hideouts, are these Naga Babas who effortlessly break the laws of gravity. They are so much in harmony with the natural laws that they are free to play with them as they like.” – Radhanath Swami …


“If we understand the underlying cause of what we think of as bad in someone, instead of being hateful, we will be compassionate. For is not every soul inherently good? A saintly person will hate the disease but love the diseased.” – Radhanath Swami in The Journey Home book