Radhanath Swami’s Service Consciousness

I’ll speak something on Radhanath Swami’s ‘service consciousness’—that’s striking and charming.

In 1994, when I started to lean towards spirituality, coincidentally Radhanath Swami started to frequent London. I remember. During this visit, someone had put up a notice at the Soho Street Temple asking for a volunteer to drive Radhanath Swami to different places. My heart already impacted by just two discourses I’d recently heard from this ‘new and lovely’ Swami, I happily volunteered. On the last day of his visit, as Radhanath Swami drove in my car to the Heathrow Airport, I felt an impulse to share my deepest feelings. From behind the wheels I said, “I feel you are my spiritual guru.” Before my eyes blinked came the reply, “I feel I am your servant.”

In 1999 I formally accepted Radhanath Swami my spiritual guru. With passing years, my spiritual life grew stronger—especially as my family life grew miserable. Sometime in 2001 during a chat I disclosed to Radhanath Swami how I flinched even as I remembered the cutting criticisms of my mother-in law. To my surprise, his body shook in laughter and he said, “She did a great service.”

–Gavin Alexander

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194 replies on “Radhanath Swami’s Service Consciousness”

Service to Lord is the only dharma of the living entity. And Maharaj shows this through his life..

Radhanath Swami is very service conscious. He not only preaches about it but also sets an example by actually serving devotees on his own.

HH Radhanath Swami always portrays the epitome of what service attitude is. The humility of HH Radhanath Swami can not be matched by any one and that makes him most attractive.

I have seen Radhanath Swami serve tirelessly for weeks together. It’s unbelievable.

Radhanath Swami in his every lecture stresses on trinad api sunicena and through this incident we come to know how to practically apply it in our life. SRILA PRABHUPAD KI JAI. Radhanath Swami KI JAI

Radhanath Swami makes one realize a seemingly difficuult situation in life as an important lesson taught by God to make us humble. Maharaj does this with such a wonderful sense of humor.

This is how the saintly person like radhanath swami see the Krishna connection in whatever happens around them.Thank you very much for sharing with us.

Radhanath Swami epitomizes humility. i pray to the lord that i may get even an infinitesimal part of that so that it may please H.H Radhanath Swami

Radhanath Swami took the steering wheels of Mr Gavins life while he was driving Radhanath Swami.

Radhanath Swami has amazing quality of seeing everything positive even in the midst of negative things around. That is the thing , I appreciate him a lot for this.

When Radhanath Swami talks about service attitude in his lectures, he speaks from his heart. He really feels like everyone’s servant, trying to serve to his best capacity.

Its Wonderful,
Radhanath Maharaj is always ready to serve anyone & everyone.
Thnk u for sharing this sweet pastime of Maharaj

A spiritual master like Radhanath Swami always considers himself a servant of all living entities.

Maharaj teaching us the importance of service consciousness through his own example.

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