Manmade Illusion

Many times people visit amusement parks, stand in lines and pay so much money just to see a robotically-animated historical personality deliver a speech. Why do people stand in a line? All around them are so many people blinking their eyes, moving their hands and speaking. What’s going on inside…

Entangling Web

The network of material illusion has been created with great sophistication. Every time we deviate from the principle of servitude, we become more and more entangled in the complexities of material bondage. It is a vicious cycle. Every thought, word and deed, performed in an…

The Quest for Truth

Sometimes it is said that man is a rational animal. Now, if you take away the rationality, man is an animal. Now, what does it mean to be rational? Rational means to be able to discriminate what is truth. If we do not live for the truth, if we do …

Radhanath Swami on Austerity

Austerity

It is factually by the empowerment of the Supreme Lord that we can make any advancement on the path of liberation. If a devotee is thinking that he/she has a certain qualification which is very conducive to…

Radhanath Swami on Real Unity

Real unity

Unity of individual souls is very difficult in this world. There have been many attempts, but as long as we have separate interests our unity is superficial, artificial and has no real substance.Take for example the United Nations…

Both the Path of Enjoyment and Renunciation are Artificial

Both the Path of Enjoyment and Renunciation are Artificial

The Supreme Lord, both when He came as Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu and when He came as Lord Krishna, taught us that the path to perfection is not to the path of denying the world. Both the processes of bhoga and

The Supreme Lord, both when He came as Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu and when He came as Lord Krishna, taught us that the path to perfection is not to the path of denying the world. Both the processes of bhoga and