spiritual life

Radhanath Swami – Fight in Spiritual Life

Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur is one of the great compassionate servants of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. In fact he is an eternal associate of the Lord. He personally descended to this world of birth and death to teach all of us how we could overcome the toils and the sufferings of this material world. And here in this most wonderful song Bhaktivinoda Thakur is appealing to everyone to just take the names of Krishna. Whether you are a grihasta or whether you are a sannyasi, you can become free from all the happiness and sorrows of this world only by this process of Hari Nama, the chanting of Krishna’s holy Names. He is explaining that we are all bound up in this ocean of maya and we are forced to toil ruthlessly.

91-073 'Rainbow Festival Spiritual Life is a Necessity' by HH Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

I met  in Vrndavan my eternal father, my spiritual master, Gurumaharaha, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.   When I heard him speak, when I experienced his love, his realization, the depth of his compassion,  I found the synthesis and…

90-095 'Spiritual Life As It Is (SB 8.10.01-06)' by Radhanath Swami, in Mumbai

Sri suka uvaca Iti danava daiteya Navindann amrtam nrpa yuktah karmani yattas ca Vasudeva paranmukhah   Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: O King, the demons and Daityas all engaged with full attention and effort in churning the ocean, but because they were…