Radhanath Swami and the Medical Logic

Would Radhanath Swami follow his doctor’s advice? In concern, a group clamored impatiently outside the room, as Dr. Dhalal, accompanied by the president of Radhagopinath Ashram, conversed with Radhanath Swami behind closed doors.

After only five minutes, the doctor and the president emerged out and related what had just transpired. When they had entered Radhanath Swami’s room, they found him lying on the bed—semiconscious. Perhaps—they had concluded—the Swami’s adamancy was a rumor. In such weary health, it was impossibility for the Swami to even fantasize following his robust schedule. After exchanging some pleasantries, however, it was clear—that Radhanath Swami indeed planned to travel fifty miles, on bumpy roads, to Meera Road, suburban Mumbai, that evening; and then discourse to thousands, who aspired for a wholesome spiritual lifestyle. Upon repeated appeals to cancel the evening engagement, Radhanath Swami had spoken out his heart, “If I can’t serve humanity, what is the use of me living?”  Still the duo pressed, and Radhanath Swami had finally relented, but with a clause, “If I am unable to walk to the car on my own, I won’t travel.” Given his condition—the two felt—the clause was redundant. He definitely couldn’t walk to his car, and that meant he didn’t travel.

Happily, Dr. Dhalal (who happens to be my husband) and I returned to Meera Road where we stay.

That evening, as we stepped out of Bhaktivedanta Hospital at Meera Road, a green Qualis zoomed by. All of a sudden my husband was thunderstruck. His mouth dropped open and his eyes filled with tears. “Didn’t you see?” he whispered. “It was Radhanath Swami in that car. I saw him hanging forward on his seat belt.” I didn’t believe.

An hour later we were at the pandal erected near Radhagiridhari Temple where Radhanath Swami was scheduled to speak. Now that Radhanath Swami wasn’t coming, who was his replacement, who dared to face the disappointment of the audience? I was in wonder, while my husband was in worry. He was sure Radhanath Swami was behind the stage.

And sure enough, Radhanath Swami walked from behind the stage and spoke a mesmerizing talk for about an hour—as per usual. My husband quietly shared his conclusion with me—that attitudes could indeed help one defy medical logic.

–Vishaka Priya


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191 replies on “Radhanath Swami and the Medical Logic”

Purity is the force… For maharaj, his purity and love for others is the source of strength. All glories to him.

It is possible to understand His Love for His spiritual master by His every deed for preaching.

All Glories To H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj

Bhakti certainly doesn’t fit itself in the logic and cause effect theories of this modern world. It will defy all the rules and laws that we fallible humans have been able to elucidate till date since the origin of humanity.

Hare Krishna.

HH Radhanath Swami’s compassion is so great that even when he is not in good health, he is only thinking about the welfare of humanity. Thank you so much Swami Maharaj.

Because of Giving love & care, thousands are attracted to the lotus feet of the Lord as a result of Radhanath Maharaj’s preaching efforts.

Very touching story about the dedication and courage of Radhanath Swami Maharaj and the risk he is taking for preaching Krishna Consciousness.

HH Radhanath swami always tries to serve humanity without considering his own bodily conditions. Radhanath swami ki jai!

It is only because of great sacrifices of the great souls that we have got this gift of Krsna Consciousness. Now it is our responsibilty to keep asides our priorties to help them to spread KC in a bigger way. Thank you, it was heart melting.

It’s amazing how pure souls will defy science to continue their preaching activities at the risk of their health.

Thanks for sharing such wonderful experience of selflessness & extending nature of a great saint like Radhanath Swami !

All Glories To H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj

How deeply committed is Maharaj can only be gauges out of this instance. There are several such instances where we shall remain aghast by just hearing them.

Hare Krishna

Radhanath Swami Maharaj’s compassion and selflessness is beyond all our limits of comprehension!!! Thank you so much Maharaj for giving us unlimited and tireless loving nectar of Lord’s Glories.

Thank you very much for sharing this. This is a heart touching story about the dedication and courage of H.H Radhanath Swami Maharaj and the risk he is taking for preaching Krishna Consciousness to all. All glories to Maharaj.

“If I can’t serve humanity, what is the use of me living?” ……………….amazing intension

amazing. how much compassion, love and service attitude maharaj has. who could do such a thing apart from a person blessed with love of Godhead

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