Knowledge can transform the way we live

This is a story that illuminated my heart with an understanding of how much knowledge can transform the way we live. At one time I was living in Nepal. I was in a place called Bodhanath. It was a forest with many fields around, and I was sitting, meditating under …

Hungry Heart of a Child

  Not long ago I was in Chicago. The son of a person I know took me into his beautiful home. He had a basement and he must have had about twenty thousand dollars’ worth of toys and all sorts of computerised games for his son. Probably as big as …

Real humility

Because, the humble state of mind, we don’t think we are the controller, we don’t think we are the proprietor, we don’t think we are the doer. That is humility. Humility doesn’t just mean, “I am the most fallen.” We speak these things – I am the dust of your …

Narada Muni’s outreach program

“And that is really a expert preacher: the person who can take the essence of Bhagavad Gita, Srimad Bhagvatam, and present it in such a way that that medicine is, that nutrition is digested by the candidate.” – Radhanath Swami Narada Muni came to the palace of Pracinabarhisat and he …

Practice what you preach

What turns people away from religion or spiritual life? Hypocrisy. – Radhanath Swami Kali-yuga is the age of quarrel and hypocrisy.  Hiranyakashyapu was in Satya-yuga. Kamsa was in Dvapar-yuga. Ravana was in Treta-yuga. They were all philosophers and probably better intellectual philosophers than anyone today. Kamsa had all those heads …

The law of Karma

So the philosophy is that there are laws of nature, just like there is law of gravity – what goes up must come down. It doesn’t matter whether you believe it or not. – Radhanath Swami I can proudly write hundreds of books based on lifetime of scientific research to …

Mind over Body

When the mind is disturbed, nothing can give you happiness. The mind has more effect on a human being than the body. Even if you are sick, if you are in good state of mind, you can be happy. – Radhanath Swami   We have seen devotees, whose bodies were …

The Yoga of Love

And we awaken to experience that love; we experience Krishna; we experience the whole creation as Krishna’s world; and we experience every living being as Krishna’s beloved. This the Gita tells as the perfection of yoga, the yoga of love within all of us.” – Radhanath Swami Sri Radha is …