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When a mouse becomes a tiger

When a mouse becomes a tiger

Radhanath Swami has often narrated this story to highlight how we progress in spiritual life only due to the mercy of devotees and Krishna. Initially we are infants and tiny like a mouse, in spiritual life. However over a period of time we progress and become like tigers; we grow and influence many others in their spiritual progress. However, if we do not consciously cultivate the mood of being dependent on God for our services, over a period of time we forget the grace of Lord upon us.

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Servitude- the most natural position

Servitude- the most natural position

Have you ever offered your seat on a train to an old man or a pregnant woman? Have you ever helped a blind man cross the street? How did you feel when you rendered any kind of selfless service, without expecting anything in return? Most people would confess that the happiness experienced was special; a lightening of the heart. It’s as if some unknown burden has been removed from the heart.

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