Category: Shrila Prabhupada Quotes

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: So, Krsna is raso vai sah, the reservoir of all pleasurable mellows. He is sac-cid-ananda-vigrahah [Śrī Brahma Saṁhitā: 5:1], full of eternity, knowledge, and pleasure. (Ananda means “pleasure.”) His pleasure potency is Srimati Radharani. You have seen pictures of Radha and Krsna. So, Radharani is the manifestation of Krsna’s pleasure potency. As […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: And what is real dharma, real religious life? The simple definition of dharma is dharmam tu saksad bhagavat-pranitam: “Real religious life is that which is enunciated directly by the Supreme Personality of Godhead.” [Śrīmad Bhāgavatam: 6:3:19] For instance, what do you mean by “civil law”? Civil law means the word given by […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: And what is real dharma, real religious life? The simple definition of dharma is dharmam tu saksad bhagavat-pranitam: “Real religious life is that which is enunciated directly by the Supreme Personality of Godhead.” [Śrīmad Bhāgavatam: 6:3:19] For instance, what do you mean by “civil law”? Civil law means the word given by […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: As long as we are in this material world, happiness and distress will come and go. So we should not be disturbed by them. Our real business is trying for self-realization. That must go on; it must not stop. Self-realization is the goal of human life. Suffering and so-called happiness will go […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: So we have acquired our present body because of our past activities. Karmana daiva-netrena jantur dehopapattaye: [Śrīmad Bhāgavatam:  3:31:1] One gets a particular type of body according to his past karma, or material activities. Nature acts automatically, according to our karma. Suppose you contract some disease. Nature will act: you will have […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: As spirit souls, we do not take birth, nor do we die (na jayate mriyate va kadacit). We are not finished with the destruction of the material body (na hanyate hanyamane sarire [Bhāgavad Gītā: 2:20]). The destruction of the body is going on already. Our childhood body is now destroyed; you cannot […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: Similarly, we cannot remember what we were in our previous life. Nor do we know what we are going to become in our next life. But it is a fact that, as spirit souls, we are eternal. We existed in the past, we exist at the present time, and we shall continue […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: Here is a very good example of the ignorance that covers the living entity in the material world. When we dream, we forget everything about ourselves–that we are Mr Such-and-such, an inhabitant of such-and-such a place, with such-and-such bank balance. Everything is forgotten. And when we awaken, we forget about the dream. […]

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    *You Don’t Become Animal – Counteract* _Morning Walk — May 28, 1974, Rome_ Yogeśvara: Before he left, Bhagavān left me a list of questions. May I ask you some? Prabhupāda: Yes. Yogeśvara: One problem that seems to be occurring more and more frequently is the appearance of terrorists, that is to say, men who are […]

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    You are suffering because in your past life you indulged in sense gratification and got a body according to karma, Śrīla Prabhupāda tells listeners at a lecture delivered at the Hare Krsna centre in Detroit, Michigan, in June 1976. He then goes on to explain the secret of how to become free from karma and […]

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