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Radhanath swami – Rejecting or accepting Material skills

Radhanath swami – Rejecting or accepting Material skills

Radhanath Swami often compares academic education with a tool that can be either used for a constructive or destructive purpose depending on whose hand it is in. For example a knife is neither good nor bad. If it’s in the hand of a surgeon, it can help in the surgery and give life. If however the knife is in the hands of a criminal, it can be used for murder. The knife isn’t bad per se; it all depends on who uses it and for what purpose.

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More opportunities to serve

More opportunities to serve

Radhanath Swami says, “A devotee doesn’t think that a beggar is begging, and I am giving. His mood is I am begging for service, and this person appearing as a beggar is giving me an opportunity to serve.” This is deep spirituality and offers a paradigm shift to those immersed in the consciousness that they are the benefactors of those whom they seek to favour and help.

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Culture of service and appreciation

Culture of service and appreciation

Chanting Hare Krishna is not an isolated activity. Just like a person may be administered the best medicine during sickness, still his complete recovery from the illness depends on the diet that he takes. If he is careful about the diet, his quick recovery is granted. On the other hand if he takes the medicines regularly but his diet is erratic and he ingests forbidden foodstuffs, his recovery is delayed…

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