Category: Shrila Prabhupada Quotes

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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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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: A spiritual rejuvenation is required. You must realize aham brahmasmi: “I am not this body; I am brahman, spiritual soul.” Then you’ll be happy. Brahma-bhutah prasannatma na socati na kanksati samah sarvesu bhutesu [Bhāgavad Gītā: 18:54]. Then there will be equality, fraternity, brotherhood. Otherwise it is all bogus–simply high-sounding words. There cannot […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: A dhira, a sober man, will think, “I want to live eternally. Why does death take place? I want to live a very healthy life. Why does disease come? I don’t want to become an old man. Why does old age come?” Janma-mrtyu-jara-vyadhi [Bhāgavad Gītā: 13:9]. These are real problems. One can […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: So, we are changing our body, but Krsna does not change His. We should understand this. The proof is that Krsna remembers past, present, and future. In the Fourth Chapter of Bhāgavad Gītā you’ll find that Krsna says He spoke the philosophy of Bhāgavad Gītā to the sun-god some 120,000,000 years ago. […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: When Krsna comes, He comes in His original form. But unfortunately we understand Krsna to be one of us. In one sense He is one of us, since He is the father and we are His sons. But He’s the chief: nityo nityanam cetanas cetananam (Kaṭha Upaniṣad: 2:2:13). He’s more powerful than […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: Krsna never changes. He never falls down, because He is the controller of maya, the material energy. We are controlled by the material energy, and Krsna is the controller of the material energy. That is the difference between Krsna and us. And not only does He control the material energy, but He […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: The science of the self can be verified logically. Dr Benford: How so? Śrīla Prabhupāda said: Just consider your body. You once had the body of a child, but now you don’t have that body anymore; you have a different body. Yet anyone can understand that you once had the body of […]

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    *Students Who Have Joined Us, They Have Given Aural Reception, by Hearing* _Lecture on BG 7.1 — San Diego, July 1, 1972_ Brahmā says. Brahmā’s experience… He’s the topmost living creature within this universe. He said that “When a person will give up this nonsense habit of speculation…” Jñāne prayāsam udapāsya. He must become submissive. […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: The foolish mundaners would have been left perpetually in the darkness of foolish activities if Sri Krsna, the Personality of Godhead, or His eternal associates, such as Marshal Arjuna, had not kindly taken the trouble of initiating the process of karma-yoga by the direct method of personal example. The foolish mundaners are […]

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    Śrīla Prabhupāda said: In the present age we are witnessing an enormous expansion of material activities, an endlessly variegated multiplicity of material engagements. Mills and factories, as well as hospitals and other institutions, are now in vogue. In ancient times, there was not so great an expansion of material activities. In those days the mode […]

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