Sri Vyasadeva - Part Three of Three

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

All of you are the order of my gurus. I have accepted you as my gurus. Just by being touched by my śrīla gurudeva’s lotus feet, I lost all sense of this external world. I do not know if any transcendental agent equal to him in greatness has ever appeared in this world. How may those who are busy with the likes of lust and anger present in this world, ever know him?...

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Sri Vyasadeva - Part Two of Three

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

When the conviction that all entities connected with Godhead are objects of my worship as much as Godhead Himself, dawns upon our souls, we are freed from the clutches of grief, infatuation and fear. The only method by which this desideratum is realizable is the service of Godhead...

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Selected Ambrosial Quotes From Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja

tn srila bv narayanaby Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja

The whole world is eternally indebted to Śrī Kṛṣṇadvaipāyana Vyāsa. He divided the Vedas... to help general people who are trying to study them. He compiled Vedānta... in order to reconcile apparent contradictions... He composed the different Purāṇas and the Mahābhārata and finally, in order to make Vedānta-sūtra easily understandable, he himself manifested the spotless mahā-purāṇa, Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, as the commentary on Vedānta-sūtra...

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Sri Vyasadeva - Part One of Three

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

The Divine Entity is the lotus feet of sri guru in the order of the spiritual successors of Sri Vyasa – he whose chanting actually awakens our recollection of the divinity, just by listening to it. All of us are His servants...

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Nama Prabhu – my Lord, the Holy Name

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

Śrī Caitanyadeva has commanded that society should ever remain under the control of the religion of pure devotion. It is then that the society will have its true value as being favourable to the practice of serving God; otherwise it will be the contra-divine society worthy of asuras, or people with demonic characteristics...

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Bhagavan Has More Compassion for the Fallen

tn srila bv vamana thumbby Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Vāmana Gosvāmī Mahārāja

In the mornings, once you have completed your morning functions, bathed, and completed your ahnika, it fosters auspiciousness to read and recite devotional songs and hymns or prayers. When that is finished, it is imperative to chant śrī-nāma on your beads...

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Composure and Perseverance are Favourable to Bhakti

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

Always apply your mind to the service of Bhagavan and no one will be able to harm you. If you become restless, or if you express dissatisfaction with anyone during your sojourn on this Earth, your mind will not gravitate to the subject of how to serve Bhagavan...

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The Holy Name - Part Two

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

Only when the jīva attains transcendental knowledge, and is therefore freed from every non-spiritual pre-occupation, does he employ himself in serving the transcendent Supreme Godhead. Loving service to the Supreme Godhead is the only means and the only end of renouncing the activities of the external world...

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The Holy Name - Part One

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

Chanting the holy name with knowledge of one’s relationship with Him is the only service to Kṛṣṇa that is available to the fallen jīvas, and by it, they are able to attain the sole object of their existence: love for Kṛṣṇa...

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Religious Views - Part Two

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

Humankind’s highest purpose is to attain unconditional and unending bhakti for the Transcendent Source, which is the perfect fulfilment of self...

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Religious Views - Part One

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

In a like manner, most philosophers or religious sects conceive of the undifferentiated Truth – because it the opposite of differentiated matter – as the ultimate object of attainment. Thus they endeavour to approximate that undifferentiated Truth with the help of their personal experiences, which in turn are a product of their material senses...

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The Present Position of the Principal Religious Sects - Part Two

tn srila bhakitsiddhantaby Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda

The comparative study of religions attempted in this journal seeks to avoid any foul against any practice or doctrine that is really in keeping with the religion of unmixed service to the Absolute, as professed by all the revealed creeds of the world...

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