Connecting to Krishna’s Holy Names

Radhanath Swami Fan Blog – Connecting to Krishna’s Holy Names

Radhanath Swami emphasizes on the chanting of Hare Krishna Maha Mantra, and has also provided tips and techniques to chant the mantra better and derive maximum benefits…. The Holy Names are our connection to our eternal relationship with God in the spiritual kingdom of God. By sincerely chanting and connecting to God here in the material world, we are confirming our life after death in the spiritual abode of God.

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Substance behind shallowness

Radhanath Swami Fan Blog – Substance behind shallowness

Radhanath Swami is convinced that we should hate the disease but not the diseased. Behind the veil of all negativities is a pure soul, part and parcel of God. Radhanath Swami also encourages us to take shelter of prayer when we see someone not confirming to the expected behavior. Radhanath Swami is emphatic about how our consciousness by nature is eternal, full of knowledge and full of joy. In a real joyful state based on truth, there can be no contamination.

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American by birth, Indian at heart

Radhanath Swami Fan blog – American by birth, Indian at heart

I am amazed how an American born (Radhanath Swami) has so much love and concern for this country. Radhanath Swami regrets that India is so much concerned with building better cars , better bombs and better technology when the west has already perfected that and are destroying the world with it. Radhanath Swami insists that India’s opulence is in its transcendental knowledge. “Indians are tossing aside the most valuable diamond of spirituality to pick up the broken pieces of glass of materialism.

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Different types of intoxication

Radhanath Swami Fan Blog – Different types of intoxication

Radhanath Swami’s talks on dangers of intoxication are profound. He says people have a great need to be intoxicated. If we are not spiritually intoxicated- a healthy and desirable state where a spiritualist constantly remembers God- we will be intoxicated materially….. People become intoxicated by pride, they become intoxicated by lust, and they become intoxicated with greed; that’s what gambling is about” reveals Radhanath Swami.

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Abandoning bodily identifications

Radhanath Swami Fan Blog – Abandoning bodily identifications

The challenge Radhanath Swami faced then was to go beyond his limited identity of being an American boy, confined to his own narrow view of life. To grow in our spiritual life, Radhanath Swami says one needs to go beyond the bodily identities and accept our identity as separate from the body.

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Sacrificing for others

Radhanath Swami Fan Blog – Sacrificing for others. Radhanath Swami emphasizes on two principles of sacrifice and prayers that help develop purity. The strength to sacrifice for the welfare of others comes by cultivating purity of thought through disciplined spiritual practices. “Before we can save the drowning person, we must become proficient swimmers ourselves.

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Motherhood and family culture

Radhanath Swami Fan. A meditation on Motherhood and family culture from Radhanath swami’s book . “There is enough happiness in this world to keep you attached to your sufferings”, says Radhanath Swami…

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Thou shalt not kill!

By Radhanath swami fan, Thou shall not kill! – Meditation on Radhanath swami’s book, Radhanath Swami (Richard) was moved to see a cow and a calf share loving exchanges, so similar to a human mother and a child….

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Going beyond the pleasures of this world

Meditations on Radhanath Swami’s Book The Journey Home, lesson – Going beyond the pleasures of this world by radhanath swami fan

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Learning to tolerate and sacrifice

Meditations on Radhanath Swami’s Book The Journey Home, lesson- Learning to tolerate and sacrifice

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