I Won’t Come Down Until I See Radhanath Swami

I Won’t Come Down Until I See Radhanath Swami

I Won’t Come Down Until I See Radhanath Swami

“I won’t come down until I see Radhanath Swami,” Sita yelled back from the tree top to her relatives who were pleading from below. Now their cocked up heads dropped into their hands: How on earth to get Radhanath Swami here, to this remote village?

Sita was abused, and so she had climbed a tree threatening to commit suicide. Eventually she came down. But when I heard of this incident, what amazed me was Sita’s trust in Radhanath Swami. The thought of Radhanath Swami was all that her anguished mind raced to, for safety.

Before returning to her village, Sita had worked as our house maid in Mumbai. She was 12 when we first saw her, a simple innocent girl. One Sunday when we were at Radhagopinath temple, she was with us as we met Radhanath Swami. “Who is she?” Radhanath Swami had asked. “She is our maidservant, Sita,” I replied. He glanced at Sita, a glance so gentle, and one that awakened faith and hope. In his simple unassuming nature he then said, “And I am her servant.” Sita’s eyelids fluttered and she bashfully looked downwards. Just that one statement had sown a seed of faith in her heart: here was a person who saw beyond who was rich or who was poor. In time that seed grew into an unshakable tree of faith that shaded her soul.

Later, even after she returned to her village, she never forgot him, and continued to follow his spiritual instructions.

–Dr. Girish Rathod.

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114 Responses to “I Won’t Come Down Until I See Radhanath Swami”

  1. September 28, 2010 at 7:26 am
    Shoba Fernandes

    It is wonderful the way Radhanath Swami touches everyone’s heart.

  2. September 28, 2010 at 9:49 pm
    Nilesh

    Thank you very much For sharing such a wonderfull passtime. HH Radhanath Maharaj ki jai.

  3. September 29, 2010 at 9:51 am
    B.J. ARORA

    Radhanath Swami is such a loving personality that he steals the heart of whom ever he meets.

  4. September 30, 2010 at 3:41 am
    sachin komble

    thrilling story.so much eagarness to see Radhanath Swami

  5. September 30, 2010 at 4:54 am
    suresh

    Sadhu sanga, Sarva Siddhi

  6. October 12, 2010 at 11:35 am
    Jyoti Chilka

    Radhanath Swami Ki Jay

  7. October 12, 2010 at 11:37 am
    Santosh Mamdyal

    Yes, its perfect so for this presently I am incapable and require your belessings Radhanath swami maharaj.

  8. October 14, 2010 at 11:05 am
    Vidya Patham

    Thank you for sharing this incident with Radhanath Swami.

  9. December 7, 2010 at 11:58 pm
    Swapnil Gaonkar

    Anyone, whose heart is touched by Radhanath Swami will never forget him

  10. December 25, 2010 at 6:13 am
    Servant

    His Holiness Radhanath Swami KI JAI

  11. February 14, 2011 at 10:46 am
    Gurrappanaidu

    Very humble….Maharaj is personified Humility.

    Thank you so much for sharing very inspiring experince.

  12. October 7, 2011 at 7:15 am
    Chandrika

    Amazing story.

  13. March 10, 2012 at 3:02 am
    Arjun K Ramachandra

    That was a very touching story! It requires great spiritual advancement to consider oneself a servant of everyone, even a maidservant as Radhanath Swami is genuinely feeling so here.

  14. April 10, 2012 at 8:11 am
    tushar

    Maharaj walks his talks!

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