Material and spiritual attachments

“When we love those who love the Lord, the Lord reveals his love to us. Krishna sends his loving devotees to this world, so that we can transfer our attachment.”- Radhanath Swami Shivananda Sen, he was taking all the 200-300 devotees from Bengal to Puri. They were walking so many …

Result of attachment to devotees

“In Vrindavan, there were great illustrations of the power of being attached to Krishna’s devotees.”- Radhanath Swami One example was Aghasura. He was the younger brother of Putna and Bakasura, who were both killed by Krishna. So he was very vengeful. He had to get revenge. He had so much …

What will please Krishna

“Even accepting anxiety to please Krishna is a higher platform than just trying to find peace for yourself.”- Radhanath Swami Here in Vrindavan, we were discussing yesterday, what a struggle it was for a handful of western people to build this temple. The early seventies, India was not near as …

Perfection of detachment

“The nature of the soul is to be detached from all selfish, egoistic material desires. On the path of Bhakti, the perfection of detachment is complete attachment.”- Radhanath Swami. Simple detachment from the selfish urges of the mind and senses can bring shanti, or peace. But the soul is thirsting …

The secrets of fearlessness

“A devotee who surrenders to Krishna, ‘You are the controller; I am yours.’ That devotee actually becomes completely fearless, and could be peaceful and blissful in any situation, even in the most frustrating difficulties.”- Radhanath Swami Prabhupad gives us that nice painting in Bhagvad Gita where mayadevi is puppeteer and …

Key to success

The Key to success is to have a simple heart even if we may be embroiled in the most complicated circumstances of this material world which sometimes we get implicated in sometimes. Conflicts come among loved ones sometimes difficult economic situations sometimes natural disaster’s could make life extremely complicated to …

Impossible is a word in a fool’s dictionary

Impossible is the word in a fools dictionary. Nothing is impossible with the grace of God. There are many things which are impossible for you and me, but with the grace of God, nothing is impossible – Radhanath Swami. “Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.” These were the …

Undying Positive Attitude

One of my dearest God-sisters, who was like a mother to me, She was on her death bed in London and I left from Mumbai to go to visit her. I happened by Gods Grace to come just the day before she passed away. And she was saying, she was …