Tag: Shrila Prabhupada Teachings-Quotes

  • The Meaning of the Hare Krishna Mantra

    The Meaning of the Hare Krishna Mantra Lecture on Maha-mantra New York, September 8, 1966 By His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Prabhupada: Now, some of you members have asked me to explain the meaning of this chanting, Hare Krishna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare. Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare. Now, […]

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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: 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 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 […]

  • Shrila Prabhupada Teachings-Quotes 💐💐💐

    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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