Radhanath Swami on ‘Unity is Strength’

The topic of unity has been pondered, reflected, and pursued since time immemorial—how to create unity within this world? One of the greatest powers in all fields of life is unity. But there is a fundamental problem: there are so many diversified distinctions between living beings…

Radhanath Swami on ‘Conflict Resolution’

Conflict is the very nature of this material world. Even the cells within our bodies are in conflict. The subtlest of all elements of creation is the false ego, and all other elements—earth, water, fire, air, ether, mind and intelligence are both evolving from and resting upon the false ego. But what is the false ego …

Radhanath Swami explains how yoga means unity

What is the meaning of yoga? Yoga means unity. What is the meaning of religion? Religion comes from the Greek word religio, which means “to bind back, to be in harmony, to be in unity.” Every living being has a body, a mind and a consciousness. The consciousness is the energy emanating from the …

Prayer for Universal Well Being

The highest prayer is the prayer to become a selfless instrument in God’s hands. As Saint Francis prayed, “Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace.” He prayed not to receive, but to give; to be freed of all selfishness and to be filled with selflessness. He prayed to be the servant. He prayed to see…