Radhanath Swami on Culture

Philosophy is like a product and culture is like the packaging. Without proper packaging the product will not be protected. Nor will it even look attractive. – Radhanath Swami


Purification means bringing something back to its natural state. Just like pure water means there is no contamination in it. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Importance of People

The tragedy of the world is that generally people do not recognize how important and loved someone is until they die. Because we are so preoccupied and so distracted by so many so-called important things. – Radhanath Swami

A Hypocrite Leader

To want to take a position and receive the honor of that position, but to not perform the sacrifice that is expected of that position is hypocrisy. – Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami on Fighting Lethargy

If we let our mind rule over us we will be defeated. The mind makes us lazy, dissatisfied and inattentive. Using our intelligence we must fight against this lethargy with enthusiasm. –  Radhanath Swami