Episode # 323 – Why do we offer water & sesame to an elderly guest while welcoming them?

In the previous episode, we had witnessed a very important point as part of the discussion wherein Bhagawan Krishna is uncompromising on all the various aspects of “Dharma” that a common man in this world should follow. We spoke about the importance of getting up from our chair and respecting elders when they come in… Continue reading Episode # 323 – Why do we offer water & sesame to an elderly guest while welcoming them?

Bhagavad Gita As It Is 1.20 Purport by Srila Prabhupada Te

Pradyumna: Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. Oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya. [Prabhupāda and devotees repeat] [leads chanting of verse] atha vyavasthitān dṛṣṭvā dhārtarāṣṭrān kapi-dhvajaḥ pravṛtte śastra-sampāte dhanur udyamya pāṇḍavaḥ hṛṣīkeśaṁ tadā vākyam idam āha mahī-pate [Bg. 1.20] [break] [leads chanting of synonyms] …vyavasthitān—situated; dṛṣṭvā—looking on; dhārtarāṣṭrān—the sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra; kapi-dhvajaḥ—one whose flag is… Continue reading Bhagavad Gita As It Is 1.20 Purport by Srila Prabhupada Te

Srila Prabhupada Teachings

Śrīla Prabhupāda said: When a neophyte devotee deviates from the path of devotion and wants to enjoy sense gratification, the all-merciful Lord very tactfully corrects the bewildered devotee by exhibiting before him the real picture of this material world. In the material world, love and affection are covered by an illusory curtain of mercenary relationships.… Continue reading Srila Prabhupada Teachings

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