When someone mentions Hinduism, Śrīla Prabhupāda said: “We are not preaching Hinduism. We are attempting to create a society of devotees all over the world, regardless of creed or colour. One jnani came to me yesterday and said, ‘The Moslems used to convert the Hindus, and now the Hindus are converting the Christians. So what… Continue reading Srila Prabhupada Teachings 💐🙏🌹
In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of the important discussion on “Detachment” and how our three “Gunas” aid / prevent us from practising it. We’ve in due course, discussed few excerpts from the Bhagawad Gita too, wherein Bhagawan Krishna had given us an elaborate accord on how to control our senses and… Continue reading Episode # 359 – Why do we run to Bhagawan “only” when we encounter failures???
Prabhupāda: acchedyo ‘yam adāhyo ‘yam akledyo ‘śoṣya eva ca nityaḥ sarva-gataḥ sthāṇur acalo ‘yaṁ sanātanaḥ [Bg. 2.24] Here is the import of sanātana. Nityaḥ sarva-gataḥ sthāṇur acalo ‘yaṁ sanātanaḥ. Sanātana… Here is mention of sanātana. In another place, in the Seventh Chapter, er, Fifteenth Chapter, there is the mention of sanātana = mamaivāṁśo jīva-bhūtaḥ jīva-loke… Continue reading Bhagavad Gita As It Is 2.24 Purport 💐🙏🌹🌟🌟🌟🌠 💫✨
From mortality to Immortality: Vamana Avatar:The virtuous and noble King Bali was the grandson of Prahlada. Just like his grandfather he too was very devoted to Lord Vishnu. Bali had established his sovereignty over earth and heaven. Under the guidance of his Guru Shukracharya, Bali decided to perform a yagna, and he undertook a sankalpa… Continue reading Vamana Avatar: Onam and its Significance
In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of the discussion on how the three Gunas, Satva, Rajas and Tamas try and dominate our sense organs and through that, how do we perform our “Karma” every passing day. For instance, if our “Satva” Guna is flying high, we would be able to be a… Continue reading Episode # 358 – A deeper understanding of “DETACHMENT” – Can we be “detached” in our daily lives too???
“A man must elevate himself by his own mind, not degrade himself. The mind is the friend of the conditioned soul, and his enemy as well.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 6.5) Download this episode (right click and save) उद्धरेद् आत्मनात्मानं नात्मानम् अवसादयेत् आत्मैव ह्य् आत्मनो बन्धुर् आत्मैव रिपुर् आत्मनः uddhared ātmanātmānaṁ nātmānam avasādayet ātmaiva hy ātmano… Continue reading Envying Those Who Are Entangled
Pradyumna: [leads chanting of verse] [devotees repeat] nainaṁ chindanti śastrāṇi nainaṁ dahati pāvakaḥ na cainaṁ kledayanty āpo na śoṣayati mārutaḥ [Bg. 2.23] [leads chanting of synonyms] na—never; enam—unto this soul; chindanti—can cut into pieces; śastrāṇi—all weapons; na—never; enam—unto this soul; dahati—burns; pāvakaḥ—fire; na—never; ca—also; enam—unto this soul; kledayanti—moistens; āpaḥ—water; na—never; śoṣayati—dries; mārutaḥ—wind. [01:46] Translation =… Continue reading Bhagavad Gita As It Is 2.23-24 Purport 💐🙏🌹🌟🌟🌟🌠💫✨