Beans, Bullets, and Bhagavad-gitas
This Divine energy of Mine,consisting of the 3 modes of material nature, is difficult to overcome.But those who have surrendered unto Me can easily cross beyond it.
I hope this is true, because most of the the time, I am in the modes of ignorance and passion! I hope to someday reach Krishna-prema, beyond the modes of material nature, but i fail. I keep trying, however. Someday, someday, someday. In the meantime, just keep on.I see the light at the end of the tunnel,…Continue
by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda
Honolulu, May 21, 1976…
Srila Prabhupada, Foundation Stone Ceremony Speech, Bhubaneswar, February 2, 1977 : My foreign disciples, they could not…
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(only doing my favorite verse, but i love it all)
O my Lord, O primeval philosopher, maintainer of the universe, O regulating principle, destination of the pure devotees, well-wisher of the progenitors of mankind, please remove the effulgence of Your transcendental rays so that I can see Your form of bliss. You are the eternal Supreme Personality of Godhead, like unto the sun, as am I.
I first heard the partial…Continue
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The humble sage, by virtue of true knowledge, sees with equal vision a learned and gentle brahmana, a cow, an elephant, a dog and a dog-eater [outcaste].
This has had a profound effect on my life. This is the verse that made me realize, YES!!! this is truly from God!!!
many many years ago, my cat Ralph died. I was sad, but knew I'd see him in Heaven. Until the priest told me animals had no souls. The Catholic Church lost me there forever. Thus began a long spiritual journey. I KNEW animals had souls. I refuse to worship a God who says they are nothing. I went back to the past, first Greek, then my other long-time love Egypt. I read about other christian sects, buddhism, Islam, then my aunt gave me Bhagavad Gita... I was HOME. i met my first devotee a year…Continue
This is an exerpt from a conversation with Prabhbu Kriyaban Yogi Ji.
"One who succeeds in either of these paths, O Arjuna, acheives the results of both." ( sadhana/raganuga bhakti and astanga yoga)
Both, however, require bhakti. Indeed, there are many instances of children and demons and simple persons, non yogis per se, acheiving Vaikuntha, but none of those entering there without the qualification of pure bhakti in…
. “Ashvatthama proved himself to be an unworthy son of Dronacharya or of a brahmana, and for this reason he was condemned by the greatest authority, Lord Sri Krishna, and yet a mild woman could not withdraw her natural courtesy for a brahmana. . . The…
THE RAINS CAME
THE SECOND MIRACLE
By Bhagavat Das (ACBSP)
This pastime of Srila Prabhupada is related by Guru Das in his book about Srila Prabhupada “By His…Continue
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