Bhakti Yoga-Devotional Service to the Supreme Lord Sri Krishna

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Madhava Prabhu Sings Hare Krishna

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The spiritual exchange or rasa is fully exhibited in spiritual existence between living beings and the Supreme Lord.

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam is not only a superior literature but is the ripened fruit of all Vedic literatures. In other words, it is the cream of all Vedic knowledge. Considering all this, patient and submissive hearing is definitely essential. With great respect and attention, one should receive the message and lessons imparted by the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.

The Vedas are compared to the desire tree because they contain all things knowable by man. They deal with mundane necessities as well as spiritual realization. The Vedas contain regulated principles of knowledge covering social, political, religious, economic, military, medicinal, chemical, physical and metaphysical subject matter and all that may be necessary to keep the body and soul together. Above and beyond all this are specific directions for spiritual realization. Regulated knowledge involves a gradual raising of the living entity to the spiritual platform, and the highest spiritual realization is knowledge that the Personality of Godhead is the reservoir of all spiritual tastes, or rasas.

Every living entity, beginning from Brahmā, the first-born living being within the material world, down to the insignificant ant, desires to relish some sort of taste derived from sense perceptions. These sensual pleasures are technically called rasas. Such rasas are of different varieties. In the revealed scriptures the following twelve varieties of rasas are enumerated: (1) raudra (anger), (2) adbhuta (wonder), (3) śṛńgāra (conjugal love), (4) hāsya (comedy), (5) vīra (chivalry), (6) dayā (mercy), (7) dāsya (servitorship), (8) sakhya (fraternity), (9) bhayānaka (horror), (10) bībhatsa (shock), (11) śānta (neutrality), (12) vātsalya (parenthood).

The sum total of all these rasas is called affection or love. Primarily, such signs of love are manifested in adoration, service, friendship, paternal affection, and conjugal love. And when these five are absent, love is present indirectly in anger, wonder, comedy, chivalry, fear, shock and so on. For example, when a man is in love with a woman, the rasa is called conjugal love. But when such love affairs are disturbed there may be wonder, anger, shock, or even horror. Sometimes love affairs between two persons culminate in ghastly murder scenes. Such rasas are displayed between man and man and between animal and animal. There is no possibility of an exchange or rasa between a man and an animal or between a man and any other species of living beings within the material world. The rasas are exchanged between members of the same species. But as far as the spirit souls are concerned, they are one qualitatively with the Supreme Lord. Therefore, the rasas were originally exchanged between the spiritual living being and the spiritual whole, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The spiritual exchange or rasa is fully exhibited in spiritual existence between living beings and the Supreme Lord.

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The desire to sincerely hear is the first qualification

The proper method for receiving this transcendental message(Srimad Bhagavatam) is to hear it submissively. A challenging attitude cannot help one realize this transcendental message. One particular word is used herein for proper guidance. This word is śuśrūṣu. One must be anxious to hear this transcendental message. The desire to sincerely hear is the first qualification.

Less fortunate persons are not at all interested in hearing this Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. The process is simple, but the application is difficult. Unfortunate people find enough time to hear idle social and political conversations, but when invited to attend a meeting of devotees to hear Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam they suddenly become reluctant. Sometimes professional readers of the Bhāgavatam immediately plunge into the confidential topics of the pastimes of the Supreme Lord, which they seemingly interpret as sex literature. Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam is meant to be heard from the beginning. Those who are fit to assimilate this work are mentioned in this śloka: "One becomes qualified to hear Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam after many pious deeds." The intelligent person, with thoughtful discretion, can be assured by the great sage Vyāsadeva that he can realize the Supreme Personality directly by hearing Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. Without undergoing the different stages of realization set forth in the Vedas, one can be lifted immediately to the position of paramahaḿsa simply by agreeing to receive this message.

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An Unexpected Guest, Diary, Volume 12, Chapter 3


            Diary of a Traveling Monk

                   Volume 12, Chapter 3

                    November 29, 2011

                    Indradyumna Swami


                  "An Unexpected Guest"

                  [ By Laxmimoni dasi ]


If Srila Prabhupada visited you,
Maybe just for a day or two,
And came by unexpectedly,
I wonder what you'd do.

Oh, I know you'd give your nicest room,
To such an honored guest,
And all the food you'd offer,
Would be the very best.

And you would keep assuring him,
You're glad to have him there,
That serving him within your home,
Is a joy beyond compare.

But if you saw him coming,
Would you meet him at the door,
With arms outstretched to welcome,
This honored visitor?

Or would you have to change your clothes,
Before you let him in?
Or hide some magazines,
And put the Gita where they'd been?

Would you watch those mundane movies,
Upon your TV set?
Would you have to answer e-mail,
While he was taking rest?

Would you run to turn your music off,
Before it reached his ears?
And put the tilak on your forehead,
Or bind or shave your hairs?

Would you cover up your Playstation,
Take your posters off the wall?
Would you have to hide the DVDs,
You just bought at the mall?

Would you gossip with your partner,
About devotees' faults?
Would you have to re-cook dinner,
Without the garlic salt?

Would you put Tulasi on your neck,
And have to find your japa beads?
And wake up in the morning before the
Sun peeks through the trees.

Would you sing the songs you always sing,
And read the books you read?
And let him know the things on which
Your mind and spirit feed?

Would Prabhupada be invited,
Everywhere you planned to go?
Or, would you, maybe, change your plans,
Just for a day or so?

Would you be glad to have him meet,
Your very closest friends?
Or would you hope they'd stay away,
Until his visit ends?

I wonder if Prabhupada spent,
A day or two with you,
Would you go right on doing,
The things you always do?

Would you go right on saying
The things you always say?
Would life for you continue,
As it does from day to day?

Would you be glad to have him stay,
Forever on and on?
Or would you sigh with great relief,
When finally he had gone?

[ Revised version, November, 2011 ]

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Waiting for Your causeless mercy

“‘My dear Lord, one who constantly waits for Your causeless mercy to be bestowed upon him and who goes on suffering the reactions of his past misdeeds, offering You respectful obeisances from the core of his heart, is surely eligible for liberation, for it has become his rightful claim.’ (SB#10.14.8)"
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Jaya Radha Madhava-HH Lokanath Swami

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Jaya Radha Madhava!!!

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Receiving Mercy: Inquiries Into the Absolute, Digest 362



Digest 362: November 28th, 2011. Answers by His Holiness Romapada Swami
Maharaja


Receiving Mercy
```````````````

738)As I meditate on the process of receiving mercy from the disciplic
succession and receiving the Holy Name, I realize that I am not certain
what it means to receive. May I please request your explanation for the
same?

What does it mean to receive the love Guru and Krishna are giving? How do I
know if I am receiving it, and the mood in which I am doing? What does it
mean to receive the Pure Holy name?


Answer: Krishna is equal to everyone (samo 'ham sarva bhutesu) - just like
a cloud which pours water all over, regardless of whether it is rock or
land or sea. In turn, a fertile land becomes nourished, whereas some other
places remain barren. The difference is due to the quality or capacity of
the receptacle. In the same way, those who keep their heart fertile by
cultivating proper submission, service attitude etc are able to receive
mercy and benefit from it. Mercy is effective in such a fertile heart.

Although the Holy Name is freely available to everyone, one can receive the
Holy Name by a humble, prayerful or petitioning/begging mood only. Although
the Lord is equal to all, the relationship is reciprocal. The more a living
entity anticipates and reciprocates with the Lord's mercy, the more one
receives of the mercy.

Another example: The sun rays are open to everyone, and sometimes even
stones become valuable by utilizing it, but some prefer to remain in
darkness. Similarly even if one lacks good qualities, if somehow or other
one places oneself before Krishna with a favorable attitude, one is sure to
benefit sooner or later.



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Without good qualifications, one cannot be a pure devotee - Bhagavad-gita As It Is | Part [BG.12.19]

 
Bhagavad-gita As It Is | Part [BG.12.19]
 
TEXTS 18-19:
 
samah satrau ca mitre ca
tatha manapamanayoh
sitoshna-sukha-duhkheshu
samah sanga-vivarjitah
 
 
 
tulya-ninda-stutir mauni
santushto yena kenacit
aniketah sthira-matir
bhaktiman me priyo narah
 
TRANSLATION:
 
One who is equal to friends and enemies, who is equipoised in honor and dishonor, heat and cold, happiness and distress, fame and infamy, who is always free from contaminating association, always silent and satisfied with anything, who doesn't care for any residence, who is fixed in knowledge and who is engaged in devotional service—such a person is very dear to Me.
 
 
PURPORT:
 
A devotee is always free from all bad association. Sometimes one is praised and sometimes one is defamed; that is the nature of human society. But a devotee is always transcendental to artificial fame and infamy, distress or happiness. He is very patient. He does not speak of anything but the topics about Krishna; therefore he is called silent. Silent does not mean that one should not speak; silent means that one should not speak nonsense. One should speak only of essentials, and the most essential speech for the devotee is to speak for the sake of the Supreme Lord. A devotee is happy in all conditions; sometimes he may get very palatable foodstuffs, sometimes not, but he is satisfied. Nor does he care for any residential facility. He may sometimes live underneath a tree, and he may sometimes live in a very palatial building; he is attracted to neither. He is called fixed because he is fixed in his determination and knowledge. We may find some repetition in the descriptions of the qualifications of a devotee, but this is just to emphasize the fact that a devotee must acquire all these qualifications. Without good qualifications, one cannot be a pure devotee. Harav abhaktasya kuto mahad-gunah: one who is not a devotee has no good qualification. One who wants to be recognized as a devotee should develop the good qualifications. Of course he does not extraneously endeavor to acquire these qualifications, but engagement in Krishna consciousness and devotional service automatically helps him develop them. 
 
Translation and commentary by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
 
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Beauty of the Spiritual World

 
 

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via GLORIOUS KRISHNA by Jyoti & Vidya on 11/26/11



Krishna is extremely beautiful. It is a kind of beauty that reflects this purity. Generally speaking, beauty suggests purity. Even in the story of Putana who was a witch. Putana disguised herself as an extremely beautiful….almost like a goddess, and she just could do anything! She was so beautiful that everyone said:
"Oh, she must be a great personality!"

So even in this world, we associate beauty with a noble character. Of course, we see that Dasaratha got a little bit disillusioned with his beautiful Kaikeyi. Although she was beautiful on the outside, but she showed some envy in her character, that he was not expecting and it broke his heart.

So in the material world beauty is not always representing purity! But in the spiritual world it does, and therefore the beauty of the spiritual world is of another nature. So when we see Krishna's whole appearance, it is extremely beautiful and at the same time it is reflecting His noble character. It's different then the cold beauty of some sort of professional blonde who is being paid for endless photos and posing with different smiles and it looks like, she's seen it all, done it all, and heard it all and knows it all…..and lost her innocence.
So in Krishna there is innocence and there is purity, because there is no hidden agenda in Krishna's character. Krishna is a pure well wisher of all living beings, and His only interest is the wellbeing of all!

Anyone who is below the platform of the love of God is kind of living a ghostly existence…..a reduced existence. An existence of being a shadow of one's true self. When we come to the material world then gradually we become covered over, and the finer, deeper spiritual sentence of selfless love is disappearing! And all that we display in this world is the dim reflection of the original spiritual love, and here the love is very selfish:
"What am I getting in this relationship of love?"

Whereas in the spiritual world we are seeing complete selflessness, and we see complete dedication for the welfare of other! We see that all the devotees are just giving everything, and sacrificing everything for the pleasure of Krishna! So the spiritual world has many wonderful qualities and therefore is very attractive!

HH Kadamba Kanana Swami, Radhadesh, Belgium, 2011Lecture – BG.15.3-4
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Offenses at the Lotus Feet of Vaisnavas

 
 

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Offenses committed at the lotus feet of Vaishnavas, the Devotees, distance one from devotional service to the Supreme Lord. But in a higher sense it means to be removed from the service of Sri Radha. All divine service to Krishna is being conducted under her direction. To offend her servitors is to make one unfit for her divine service. The whole aim of Krishna consciousness is radha-dasyam, the divine service of Sri Radha, and offenses at the lotus feet of Vaishnavas make one unfit for such service.

The Lord is overly protective of his devotees (bhakta-vatsala ). He cannot tolerate any offenses against them. They have bhakti (devotion), and they can awaken it within us. Bhakti is the sole means to attract Krishna, who is a slave of devotion. The same is true of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The Caitanya-Bhagavata states:

A person can attain the shelter of Mahaprabhu only by the grace of a higher Vaishnava. Religious practices and even chanting the Holy Name without devotion is useless.

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Prabhupada writes in his commentary:
Without developing a spirit of service, chanting the Holy Name is vain. Real devotion can only be cultivated when one receives the blessings of an unalloyed devotee.

Bhakti means devotion. Vrndavana dasa Thakur says:
If a person commits an offense at the lotus feet of a Vaishnava, even though he may have received Krishna's mercy, he will never attain divine love, prema. (Chaitanya-bhagavata Madhya-lila 22.8)

Srila Prabhupada writes:
Even if one is a Vaishnava, if he commits offenses to the Holy Name, he becomes unfit to render pure devotion. Although it may appear that he is still being shown favor by the Lord as he continues to make a show of chanting without difficulty, the Lord is actually very displeased with him because of his antagonism toward devotees. Therefore, to give up nama-aparadha we must first give up sadhu-ninda or finding fault with devotees.
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Being Peaceful even in Greatest Calamities

 
 

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(Above: Prahalad Maharaj undisturbed amidst the greatest calamity as he is always fixed up in Krsna Consciousness and dependant on the Lord)

Kṛṣṇa is not different from His words. That is absolute. What Kṛṣṇa said five thousand years ago, if you catch up those words again you're immediately connected with Kṛṣṇa, immediately. This is the process. Just see Arjuna. He says, evaṁ cintayato jiṣṇoḥ kṛṣṇa-pāda-saroruham. When he began to think of Kṛṣṇa and His instruction as..., in the battlefield, immediately he become śānta, peaceful. Immediately pacified. This is the process. We have got intimate relationship with Kṛṣṇa, eternally. It is not artificial. Therefore if you keep ourself always connected with Kṛṣṇa, there will be no more disturbance. Peaceful. Yaṁ labdhvā cāparaṁ lābhaṁ manyate nādhikaṁ tataḥ. If you get that position, then that is the highest benefit, highest gain, yaṁ labdhvā ca, then you will not desire for any other gain. You'll perceive that I have got the highest gain. Yaṁ labdhvā cāparaṁ lābhaṁ manyate nādhikaṁ tataḥ, yasmin sthitaḥ... And if you keep yourself fixed up in that position, then guruṇāpi duḥkhena na (Bg. 6.20-23), even the heaviest type of calamities, you'll not be disturbed. That is peace. That is peace. Not that little pinching, you're disturbed. If you're actually fixed up in Kṛṣṇa consciousness, you'll not be disturbed in the greatest form of dangerous condition. That is the perfection of Kṛṣṇa consciousness.

- Srila Prabhupada
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Story of Faith


Story of Faith



There was a king named Jayamal. Jayamal had intense faith in Lord Krishna. He never missed a single day spending in devotion and rituals performed through love towards his deity Shyamsundar (Black beauty). He worshiped Lord Krishna as Shyamsunder.

Although a king, with many duties towards the kingdom and the people of his kingdom. His faith was great. He spent the time in devotion and worship from early morning till midday. He would not leave the sacred shrine, where he spent the time in devotion, even if it meant losing his kingdom and all the wealth.

There are always people taking the devotion towards God as a weakness. So knowing that the king spends half the earlier day in devotion, a neighboring king decided to attack his kingdom in the early hours of the day and capture it the easy way. It was an easy meal for him. Thus, one early morning, an attack was made on king Jayamal's kingdom. All with the bright hopes of acquiring a new kingdom.

The soldier's of Jayamal had no other option but to watch the enemy soldiers surround the kingdom with ease. They could not fight without their king's order.

The news of the arrival of the enemy troops reached the mother of King Jayamal. She rushed to the king and asked him to take immediate steps. To go and fight the battle. Jayamal the devotee was unperturbed. Bursting with faith he said , "Why should I worry if Shyamsunder decided to take back the kingdom He gave me?". "On the other hand if He does not want the kingdom to be loosed, nothing on the earth can take it away."

Outside the temple, Shyamsunder took the horse of the king from the stable. Riding the horse and fully armed, He single handed attacked the enemy troops. There was no way the enemies could compete the blue warrior. Except the leader all were reduced to corpses. Shyamsunder after doing what had to be done, rode back to the temple where the king used to pray, tied the horse to the tree and vanished.

The king after the worship came out. He was a little down on leaving the temple, he thought Shyamsunder must have decided that he should no longer hold the kingdom. He sees his horse panting with heavy breath, tied under the tree, right outside the temple. "Who has been riding my horse and brought it here?" he demanded. "How can anybody even think of sitting on my cherished horse leave aside riding him?"

None of the officers of the king had the answer. They were all unaware of what had happened. Nevertheless the king in the pensive mood rode his horse and galloped along with the little army towards the battle field. There was no time for any investigation.

On reaching the battlefield he saw the entire enemy troop, but the leader, dead.The leader, the sole survivor, felt at his feet. He said, "I am so sorry to attack you, sir." "You have a warrior no one on earth can defeat." "Please tell me a little more about your blue warrior, your friend." "He has cast a spell on my heart and soul."

The king realized that it was Shyamsunder who rode his horse and cleared the enemies army. The enemy king realized it too and worshiped and begged Jaymal for acquiring the grace of his God. The attraction of wealth and kingdom was no more in his system. With Jayamals blessings he too received the grace of Shyamsunder, Krishna


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Radhe Radhe Barsane Wale Radhe

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Gopi Gita

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Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.31.9

tava kathāmṛtaḿ tapta-jīvanaḿ
kavibhir īḍitaḿ kalmaṣāpaham
śravaṇa-mańgalaḿ śrīmad ātataḿ
bhuvi gṛṇanti ye bhūri- janāḥ
SYNONYMS
tava — Your; kathā-amṛtam — the nectar of words; tapta-jīvanam — life for those aggrieved in the material world; kavibhiḥ — by great thinkers; īḍitam — described; kalmaṣa-apaham — that which drives away sinful reactions; śravaṇa-mańgalam — giving spiritual benefit when heard; śṛīmat — filled with spiritual power; ātatam — broadcast all over the world; bhuviin the material world; gṛṇanti — chant and spread; ye — those who; bhūri-dāḥ — most beneficent; janāḥ — persons.
TRANSLATION
The nectar of Your words and the descriptions of Your activities are the life and soul of those suffering in this material world. These narrations, transmitted by learned sages, eradicate one's sinful reactions and bestow good fortune upon whoever hears them. These narrations are broadcast all over the world and are filled with spiritual power. Certainly those who spread the message of Godhead are most munificent.
PURPORT
King Pratāparudra recited this verse to Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu during Lord Jagannātha's Ratha-yātrā festival. While the Lord was resting in a garden, King Pratāparudra humbly entered and began massaging His legs and lotus feet. Then the King recited the Thirty-first Chapter of the Tenth Canto of the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, the songs of the gopīs. The Caitanya-caritāmṛta relates that when Lord Caitanya heard this verse, beginning tava kathāmṛtam, He immediately arose in ecstatic love and embraced King Pratāparudra. The incident is described in detail in the Caitanya-caritāmṛta (Madhya 14.4-18), and in his edition Śrīla Prabhupāda has given extensive commentary on it.

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Daily Bhagavad Gita SMS

Daily Bhagavad Gita SMS
Posted by dinesh
Apr 03, 2010
From BhagavadGita,1.V must learn Wat God is,2.Wat d Living
Entities(we) r,3.Wat nature is,4.How it is ctrld by Time,5.Wat d
activities of d Living Entities r.


What is God? God by definition must've d qualities such as 1.Knowledge
2.Wealth
3.Power
4.Beauty
5.Fame
6.Renunciation
All4 100%.God cant b manufactured.God remains God@all times.Not that,a
man by yoga practice becomes God.God is d
SupremeController&NeverControlled.Nature&d LivingEntities r ctrld by
Him.


Wat is Nature?
There is no reason not2believe in God.But there is every reason2do
so.Everything is created by some1.V never heard of any machine coming
by chance.If so,is it not foolish2think that D Stars,d Sky,d Sun,d
Moon,d Earth came in2existence by chance.BigBang theory is
BlindFaith,not Belief in God


Wat r Living Entities
1.Souls In quality1with God but not in quantity.
2.Individually conscious(eg.I cant feel d pain in ur body but only in
mine).But God is supremely conscious.
3.Influenced by 3modes Goodness,Passion,Ignorance.
4.Bound by d reactions of his actions birth after birth in different bodies.


Wat r d activities of Living Entity? Primarily engaged in d animal pursuits of
1.Eating
2.Sleeping
3.Mating
4.Defending

Without inquiring what d purpose of Human Life is? Humanity begins
with this inquiry,Where I came from? Why am I suffering? Where will I
go after death.How2make solution2all suffering?


Wat is Time?
The actions r performed by d Living Entity with reference2d time.The
Living Entity does not know d time factor in which he is carried away
in life,just as clouds getting carried away by strong winds. D
reactions of actions r time framed,some r in Fructifying stage,while
others r yet2come.


"My Body" means Im different from this body.So There's some1who
possess d body.(Soul)He's d real self."Some look on d Soul as
amazing,some describe him as amazing,some hear of him as amazing,while
others even after hearing abt him cant understand him@all.Soul can
never b killed.So Not2grieve4any1"-BG:2.29


"Being desirous of sense enjoyment&opulent(rich) life they say that
there is nothing more than this! In d minds of those who r too
attached2sense enjoyment&wealth,d resolute determination4devotional
service2d SupremeLord doesnt take place"-Lord Sri Krsna in
BhagavadGita:2.43


According2Vedic injunctions there r 6kinds of Aggressors who can b
killed@once without incurring sin.
1.A poison giver 2.One who sets fire2dHouse 3.One who attacks with
deadly weapons. 4.One who plunders riches 5.One who occupies another's
land 6.One who kidnaps another's wife.


In d MaterialWorld,1 who is unaffected by whatever good r evil he may
obtain,neither praising it nor despising it,is firmly fixed in
PerfectKnowledge.1 who is able2withdraw his Senses from d
SenseObjects,just as d tortoise draws its limbs within d shell,is
firmly fixed in PerfectConsciousness.-BG:2.57-58


June 11, 2010
1 who has not connected with the SupremeLord can have neither
transcendental intelligence nor a steady mind without which there's no
possibility of peace.How can there be any happiness without
peace?-BG#2.66.How to attain peace then? Refer BG#5.29.


"1 who neither rejoices nor grieves,who neither laments nor
desires&who gives up auspicious&inauspicious things-such a devotee is
very dear2Me"-Krsna.BG#12.17


Primarily one(a spiritual practitioner) develops Bhakti by d mercy of
great souls or by a small drop of Lord's mercy-Narada Bhakti Sutra#38


"If u cant fix ur mind upon Me without deviation,follow d regulative
principles of Bhakti Yoga.In this way develop a desire2attain Me",Lord
Sri Krishna.BG#12.9


"If u cant Practice d Regulative Principles of Bhakti Yoga,then just
try2work4Me,becoz by working4Me u will come2d perfect Stage",Lord Sri
Krishna in BG#12.10.


People who depend more on their imperfect senses cant realize d
Supreme Lord.Most people want2know everything by their experimental
knowledge.But it isnt possible2know everything by imperfect
experimental knowledge.V claim2observe everything with our imperfect
senses but v must admit it's within a range.One has2accept d father's
identity from mother,experimenting is waste of
time.Similarly,d Vedic literature is like mother which when accepted
eases things.



Apr 03, 2010
1.Action,2.Food,3.Sacrifices,4.Austerity,5.Charity,all these fall
under different modes such as goodness,passion,ignorance. Action in
1.Goodness-appears like poison in d beginning but nectar in d
end.eg.studying4exams 2.Passion appears nectar initially but poison
later.3.Ignorance-miserable@all times-BG


"The non-permanent appearance of happiness&distress&their
disappearance in due course is like d summer&winter seasons.They arise
from sense perception.1 must learn2tolerate them without being
disturbed.A person who isnt disturbed by
happiness&distress&steady@both is certainly eligible4liberation"-BG2


As a person puts on new garments giving up older1s d Soul similarly
accepts new material body,giving up old&useless1s.d Soul can never b
cut in2pieces by any weapon,nor burnt by fire,nor moistened by
water,nor withered by d wind.Soul is
unbreakable&insoluble,unchangeable,immovable&eternally d same-BG2.13


"How've these impurities come upon u. They r not@all befitting a man
who knows d valueOfLife. They lead not2higher planets but2infamy.Do
not yield2this degrading impotence.It doesnt bcome u. Give up such
petty weakness&arise O chastiser of enemy"-Krsna2Arjuna in
BhagavadGita:Chapter 2


While speaking learned words u r mourning4what is not worthy of
grief.Those who r wise lament,neither4d Living nor4d dead.Never was
there a time v didnt exist nor in d future shall any of us cease2be.As
d embodied Soul passes from boyhood2youth2old age,d Soul similarly
passes in2another mailto:body@death%22,BG2.11


A Person who is not disturbed by d incessant flow of desires that
enter like Rivers in2d Ocean which is ever being filled but always
remain still(Ocean unagitated even during rainy reason),can alone
achieve LastingPeace&not he who Strives2Satisfy such
Desires-LordSriKrsna In BhagavadGita (SongOfGod) 2.70


"Now I am confused abt my duty&ve lost all composure bcoz of this
miserly weakness.In this condition I am asking U2tell me4certain what
is best4me.Now I am Ur disciple&a Soul surrendered unto You.Pls
instruct me! I can find no means2drive away this grief which is drying
up my senses"-Arjuna2Krsna,BG:2.7


When d embodied living being ctrls his nature&mentally renounces all
actions,he happily resides in the City Of Nine Gates(d material
body)&he is free from bodily activities-Bhagavad Gita


Aug 21, 2010
Lust sits in
Senses
Mind
Intelligence
just like enemies conquer by positioning themselves@strategic points
in d battlefield.Lust pervades d entire body,senses r d
outlets4lust.Mind is d centre of all senses&is also called sixth
sense.Mind has2functions
1.Accepting
2.Rejecting


What2accept&reject is dictated by intelligence.Corrupted Intelligence
drags down one2d level of dog.StrongerIntelligence ctrls mind.A ctrld
mind is d best friend of conditioned soul while unctrld mind is d
worst enemy within d self.With mind v created our present body.Just as
air carries smell,mind carries soul from1body2another :(


Ignorance is no xcuse.LawsOfNature r so strict that no 1 can escape d
reactions of their actions.A BurningFire is impartial2child/adult.Just
as a calf find his mother even in d midst of 1000s of cows,d reactions
of actions hit d doer without fail.Moment by moment,v r sowing seeds
by our thots,words,deeds.


As a fire is covered by smoke,mirror by dust,embryo by womb,d living
Entities r covered by different degrees of Lust.Lust covers d real
knowledge of d self&is d Eternal enemy of d living beings,bound in
this World.There4 in d very beginning curb this lust(symbol of sin)
which burns like fire-BG


Sun appears2rise&set in our deficient eyes.But,it is there always.Same
way d Lord appears&disappears in this world2rescue d fallen souls from
miserable condn&take back2SpiritualWorld.But Fools think,He is 1among
d conditioned souls,ctrld by nature,like us.He's never ctrld by
any.He's d SupremeController.


What is BhagavadGita?
1.WordOfGod
2.SongOfGod
3.ScienceOfGod,LivingEntities,Nature,Time,Karma&their relation.
4.Medicine4d deha-atmis(those that r considering body as d self)&
wandering across different planets in infinite no of universes birth
after birth
5.Has info abt material,spiritual world,liberation,heaven,hell,devas,asuras
6.Karma,Jnana,Bhakti yoga&d destination of Karmi,Jnani,DevoteeOf d
Lord explained.
7.Spoken by Lord Sri Krsna,5000 yrs ago.


1.Senses r higher than d Sense Objects
2.Mind is higher than senses
3.Intelligence is still higher than Mind
4.He(d Soul) is above all these.
Senses pull d mind,mind pulls d intelligence,when intelligence is
lost,d soul is dragged down2d level of dog&all Godly qualities r
lost-BG


June 25, 2011
1 who is content&satisfied&who links his activities with SupremeLord
enjoys happiness without endeavoring4his livelihood.Where is such a
happiness4a materialistic man who is impelled by Lust&Greed&who
wanders in all directions desiring2accumulate wealth? SB#7.15.16


Being engaged in d materialistic activities,d living soul traps
himself in2d cycle of law of fruitive actions.This results in chain of
birth&death in d 8,400,000 species of
life:aquatics,vegetables,reptiles,birds,beasts,uncivilized man,human
form which is d chance2free1self from reactions of work.SB#2.1.5


1 who desires2b free from all miseries must Hear abt,Glorify&also
Remember d Supreme Lord,who is d Controller,Supersoul&d Saviour from
all Miseries-SB#2.1.5 ;)


D real purpose of yogic regulations such as sitting
postures,Pranayama-breathe ctrl is2remove d dirty things like
Lust,Anger,Greed,Pride,Envy from d heart&ctrl d mind,senses&with
intelligence fix d mind on d Supreme Lord-SB#2.1.23.Srimad Bhàgavatam
Answers all questions.It's a 1 stop Solution2all Problems


D dirty things in d heart of a conditioned soul is d root cause of all
troubles4him.He is actually meant2serve d Supreme will of d Lord but
becoz of dirty things in his heart,he likes2serve his imaginary
desires. These desires instead of giving him any PeaceOfMind,creates
new Problems&binds him-SB#2.1.22


Vedanta is d last word of Vedic wisdom&d author &knower of Vedanta
philosophy is Lord Sri Krishna&d highest Vedantist is d person who
takes pleasure in chanting d Holy Names Of d Lord-BG#2.46



June 19, 2011
Displays of Devotion without the knowledge of God's greatness r no
better than illicit Lover's Affairs-NaradaBhaktiSutra#23


Some good thoughts.Stop looking@what has left u&start focussing on
that u r left with.Never expect Gratitude,but never fail2express
Gratitude.Seek His grace2outperform but never pray4other's
downfall.Every time d World tells u,"u cant",shut it up by ur
results.When d World says,"u can" reply that u'll prove


As a person puts on new dresses giving up old ones,d soul similarly
accepts new MaterialBodies giving up old&useless ones.D soul can never
b cut in2pieces by any weapon,nor burnt,nor moistened by water,nor
dried by wind.This individual soul is
unbreakable,insoluble,everexisting,unchangeable-BG#2.22-24 :-o


When Prabhupada was asked-Is there a Stage of spiritual advancement
from which 1 wont fall back? He said Yes. Very encouraging is nt it :)


If u r unable2work in this consciousness of Me,then try2act giving up
all results of ur work.Charity4good cause is always
recommended2purify1s mind-KrsnaBG12.11


If u cant Practice2give up d results of ur action,then cultivate
knowledge but meditation is better than knowledge&sacrifice is better
than meditation-BG#12.12


O Arjuna!,surrendering all ur works un2Me,with full knowledge of
Me,without desires4profit,with no claims4proprietorship&free from
Lethargy,Fight!-Krsna.BG#3.30


V say MyHand,MyLegs,my head,my body,my country,my mother,my
father."My" refers2what?Under misconception v understand my body as
myself.As per Vedic Lit. this body is made of 3elements
fire,water,clay.But I am within d body as Consciousness(Soul).V feel
pain/pleasure due2consciousness.Else it's dead matter


6 changes of body.1.Takes birth@certain time
2.Then grows
3.Growth stops
4.Produces byproducts in d form of sons&daughters
5.Wrinkles&gets old
6.Dies out when too old.
But when d body is finished he(soul) is still within d subtle body of
mind,intelligence,false ego&this subtle body carries him2another gross
body.I've a mind&u've a mind.I cant c urs&u cant c mine.Same way our
intelligence&beyond that is our soul.It's nt possible2learn by
experiment.



Sure2Die&Sure2b Born Again-Surety bond ;)
Posted by dinesh
Jun 02, 2011
D athiest assumes,all is over after death&v will rest in peace.But
from VedicKnowledge,v find there's life after death.1who has taken
birth is sure2die&after death,1 is sure2take birth again-BG#2.27.
1must take up DevotionalService2d Lord2avoid repeated
birth&death-KingKulasekhara in MukundaMalaStotra#13


No medicine can cure oldage&disease
June 03, 2011
Youth is often blind2d warnings of oncoming old age&death.An active
young person may think such warnings r4 old timers,who dont know
how2enjoy.No medicine in this world can avoid disease&OldAge,altho
some may cover d symptoms4a shortwhile.D only medicine that can
actually bring relief is GodConsciousness-MukundaMalaStotra#37


We meet up with what v dont like!
June 01, 2011
This World is a place where v meet up with things that v dont want&r
separated from what v Love.Either v hanker4something v lack or lament
upon losing something valuable.V may sail smoothly in d sea of human
affairs.But When distress strikes,It's natural2seek shelter.A pious
soul turns2God@such times-MM11


You'll be Lost! When?
June 01, 2011
"If u become conscious of Me,u will pass over all d obstacles of
conditioned life by My grace.If however u dont work in such
consciousness but act thru false ego not hearing Me,u will be
Lost",LordSriKrsna2Arjuna in BG#18.58.These msgs&much more r also
archived in my blog
http://dinesh-krsna.blogspot.com

Aug 07, 2010
If u get Rs 10000, Rs 10 is already there. If u get Krishna u get all
perfection-Srila Prabhupada


D clouds move not on their own but due2wind behind.So does d living
entity fails2c d time factor with which he is dragged2death-SB.Time I
am.With d exception of u,d pandavas,every1'll b killed in d battle
field.I've already killed every1but u take victory just like killing d
dead snakes-KrsnaBG;TimeIsGod.


U don't need a horoscope or a microscope2c d mess that you r in!
If u open up ur heart u'll know what I mean v've been polluted4so
long.Now here's a way4us2get clean!

By Chanting d Names of d Lord&u'll b free.D Lord is awaiting on all of
us2awaken&c GeorgeHarrison,Beatles in "Awaiting on u all,1970"


As per VedicOpinion,there r2ways of passing away from this
world,when1passes in light,he doesnt come back,but when1passes in
darkness he returns.Altho d devotees know these2paths,they r nt
confused,so b always fixed in devotion.A Person who accepts d path of
DevotionalService(Bhakti Yoga)2d Supreme Lord,gets d same results as
those performing SevereSacrifices,Charity,Philosophical/Fruitive
activities.After death he reaches d SpiritualWorld-BG#8.26-28. :)


1000*4 yuga cycles=Lord Brahma's 1day.Such also is his 1night. @d
beginning of Brahma's day all d living entities r manifest(with
material bodies)&@night
they r helplessly destroyed.Again&again@Brahma's day all r
manifest&destroyed @his night.But there's another nature which is
never destroyed,even when all in this world is finished.That place
from which having attained1never returns is My SupremeAbode(Spiritual
World),d Infallible-Krsna,BG#8.17-21


1shud Meditate upon d SupremeLord as d 1 who
1.KnowsEverything
2.Is d Oldest
3.Is d SupremeController
4.Is Smaller than d Smallest
5.Is d MaintainerOfEverything
6.Is Always a Person
7.Is Luminous like Sun
8.Beyond d laws of material nature(in fact nature works so perfectly
only by His Supervision)
BG#8.9


"Im
d Goal
d Maintainer
d Master
d Witness
d Abode
d Refuge
d MostDearFriend
d Creation&Destruction
d BasisOfEverything
d RestingPlace
d EternalSeed",
Krsna#BG


4kinds of animals r compared2materialistic
people.Ass,Dog,Hog,Camel.Asses can get grass outside but labours
hard,thinking only his master provides food,else he will
die.Masterless Dogs always depend on some1 4food.Camel foolishly eats
thorny plant&enjoys his own blood mixed thorn.Hogs eat
indiscriminately


1:Where r u driving?
2:I just want2go fast.Just relax&Sit comfortably
1:R u going nuts?;
Crazy isnt it? Such is d(animal)civilization 2day,No1knows what is
good4even d self,what2speak of others?Animals Eat,Sleep,Mate,Defend
all d life&die without knowing where they r going after death,So does
human2day


There r 2ClassesOfPeople
1.Sober 2.Debaucher&2types of Sastra4them.
1.Sastra-LawCodes 2.Sastra-Weapons like sword,guns.
Sober 1s r ruled by Law Codes&Law breakers r ruled by Weapons.Both r
required.Govt has2depts 1.Civil-Ctrld by Law Codes
2.Criminal-Ctrld by Weapons.Sometimes police r reqd4unruly persons


After attaining Me(in My abode-SpiritualWorld which is beyond d
material vision&also called avyakta,akshara,parama gati) d great souls
who r yogis in devotion,never return2this temporary world,which is
full of miseries(Birth,Disease,Oldage,Death) bcoz they've attained d
highest
perfection-Krsna.In.BG#8.15

If1wants2make steady progress in d Path of Self-Realization,1must ctrl
d forces of material senses.1who is able2ctrl d forces of 1.talk
2.mind
3.anger
4.tongue
5.stomach
6.genitals
is called Goswami or Swami.Unfulfilled Material desires generate
anger&agitate mind,eyes&chest.So it's imp2ctrl them-BG#5.23


An intelligent person doesnt take part in d sources of misery which r
due2contact of senses with sense objects.Such pleasures have a
beginning&an end,so wise men doesnt delight in them.D more1 is
addicted2material pleasures,d more 1 suffers material miseries-BG#5.22


Both by rising&setting,d sun decreases d duration of life of every1
except1 who utilizes time4discussing d topics of d all-good
personality of Godhead-SB2.3.17


A spiritual aspirant shud avoid worldly
literature(novels,newspaper,magazines,dramas) which agitates d
mind.1must reject such lit.4 spiritual advancement.Such lit. is a
place of enjoyment4crows&not4swan like people.Also1shud not indulge in
arguments/counter-arguments,it's a useless waste of time-SB#7.13.7


In d forest of material existence,there's constant sound of crickets
which is compared2d non-stop criticism of people around us,no matter
how hard v try.With d idea of selling some wood,other items,a person
enters forest but he has2meet dangerous animals&adventures&he may even
b lost.Similarly,d spirit soul enters d material world2enjoy
separately from God&gets lost with his identity&his way back2d place
of God&goes thru d adventures of pain&pleasure-SB



August 07, 2010
Merely renouncing all activities yet not engaging in devotional
service2d Lord cant make 1 happy.1 who works in devotion attains d
Supreme without delay-BG#5.6.


Scientist means he who sees things as they r.So-called
scientists,mislead people saying life comes from mere chemical
combination.Why not Produce Life in Lab?If by pills1bcomes
deathless,then it's solution.Creation has a Creator.VedicScriptures r
Word of God which reveal things beyond our Research&Experiments.Vedic
lit. is a perfect science which is 1stop solution4all questions.It's
like a manual/guide/map which helps us2c things as they r &know what v
r.


What is d original source of all creation? This shud b d subject
matter of our research work.Fools think,Everything comes from
nothing.V've no experience seeing anything coming out of
nothing.Life's not evolved from mere chemicals.Nature(Sun,moon..)works
so perfectly which means it is Ctrld by some1-SB


Whoever@d end of his life quits his body remembering Me alone,@once
attains Me.Whatever state of being1remembers when he quits d body,that
state,he'll attain without fail.So u shud always ThinkOfMe&@d same
time do ur prescribed duty.Wid ur Mind,Intelligence fixed on Me,u'll
come2Me without a doubt-BG8.5-7


If d Lord wants2kill u, no 1can save u.If d Lord wants2save u,no 1can
kill u.Tho death appears2b common4devotees of d Lord&Demons,they reach
different destinations after death.It is safer4devotees of Lord just
like cub/kitty carried in d mouth of mother cat while4others it's like
rat in d mouth of cat-SB


Got2pay ur dues if u want2sing ur blues&u know it dont come easy.U
dont've2shout abt it,u can even play them easy.Forget abt d past&all
ur sorrow.D future wont last,it'll soon b ur 2morrow.I dont ask4much,I
only want ur trust&u know it dont come easy ;) Pls remember Peace is
how v make it-GeorgeHarrison


Forgive me lord
Pls,those years when I ignored U

Forgive them Lord,those that feel they cant afford U.
Help me Lord,pls
To rise above this dealing,

Help me Lord,pls2Love U with more feeling.
@both ends of d road,2d left&d right,Above&below us,Out&in,there's no
place that U r not in.

Help me Lord,pls2rise a little higher.
Help me lord, pls2burn out this desire
Oh wont U pls pls hear me Lord.my Lord my Lord,Hear me Lord.
-GeorgeHarrison:Beatles :)

There'll come a time when all of us must leave here when nothing
sister Mary can do2keep me here with u.Searching4d truth among d
lying&answered when I learned art of dying.There'll come a time when
Most of us return here(due2our desires2Lord over).A Perfect
entity(Soul), Living thru a million yrs of crying(birth after birth)
until v've realized d "Art Of Dying"-GeorgeHarrison-Beatles.


2become restless in d contact of wealth&women isnt surprising,bcoz
every living entity is associated with such things from time
immemorial&it takes time2recover from such things.But if 1 is engaged
in hearing d glories of the Lord,he gradually realizes his position.
By God's grace such a devotee gets sufficient strength2defend himself
from d state of disturbances&gradually all d disturbances r eliminated
from his mind-SB#1.2.17


If ur enemy is hungry,feed him.If thirsty give him,some drink.By
doing this u'll overcome d coals in his head.Dont get overcome by evil
but overcome evil with Good-Bible,Romans#12.20,21


Aug 13, 2010
Arjuna:How am I 2 understand that millions of yrs ago,u gave this
science of BG 2Sun God,Vivasvan?
Krsna:I
am Achyuta(infallible from My position)&not changing My body.My
transcendental body never deteriorates.u were also there when I
instructed this BG to Vivasvan.I can remember all but u cant-BG#4.4-6

Oh Lord,It is difficult2approach U,4people possessing 1.Janma-Birth(Hi caste)
2.Aishwarya(Wealth)
3.Shruta(Hi Education)
4.Shri(bodily beauty)
QueenKunti in SB


A plea2Lord Nitai.My heart is very sinful&not attracted2Ur holy
name.Shame fills my mouth.In how many lives I've neglected spiritual
progress which is why I am in such a state.U r friend of sinners,an
ocean of mercy.If U abandon me now,ur glorious reputation as saviour
of fallen will greatly stain. How many yavanas have u already
delivered? With my own ears I heard you delivered them.If in Ur heart
U r not averse2me,then dont push me away :(


How've these impurities come upon u? They r not@all befitting a man
who knows d ValueOfLife.They lead not2higher planets but2infamy.Being
a Kshatriya,there's no better engagement4u than fighting.Either u'll b
killed in d battle&go2heaven or u'll conquer EarthlyKingdom&Enjoy
RoyalHappiness-Krsna2Arjuna~BG


O God,feeling Ur separation,Im considering a moment2b like aeons.Tears
r flowing from my eyes like torrents of rain.I feel all vacant in this
world in Ur absence.Whether U handle me roughly by Ur embrace or make
me broken hearted by not being present b4 me,U r my worshipful
Lord,unconditionally-Sikshastkm


One who is able2Ctrl d 6 Urges of d body,
1.Speech
2.Mind
3.Anger
4.Tongue
5.Belly
6.Genitals
&Engage them Properly in God Consciousness is Qualified2Accept
Disciples all over d World-Nectar Of Instruction,Verse#1

V've2Transform ourself2avoid EternalSuffering birth after birth
Avidya(Ignorance)->Vidya(Knowledge of d real self as Soul&ServantOfGod)
Kama(Lust2enjoy d self)->Prema(LoveOfGod&All LivingEntities)
Karma(Action,both
Good&Bad,bound2reactions)->Seva(Service2God,Akarma-Inaction in
action.No reactions) :)


Only by d association of a Genuine representative of God,1will b able2ctrl d
6urges(Speech,Mind,Anger,Tongue,Belly,Genitals),
6faults(Overeating,Over-endeavoring4material objectives,Collecting
more money than required,unnecessary talks,negligence
Of scriptural rules,bad association),
Get6good qualities(Enthusiasm,Patience,Confidence,Determination2perform favourable
activities4DS,resolution2abandon d association of worldly
minded&discipline2follow d footsteps of Acharyas),Get6holy
association(giving/accepting gifts,revealing1's inner
thots,confidential talks on DS,accepting&giving spiritual
food-Prasadam)


The 26 Qualities of a Devotee
by Dinesh Mahesh Kumar on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 9:09am
  1. Kind to everyone
  2. Does not quarrel with anyone
  3. Fixed in the Absolute Truth (Krishna consciousness)
  4. Equal to everyone
  5. Faultless
  6. Charitable
  7. Mild
  8. Clean
  9. Simple
  10. Benevolent
  11. Peaceful
  12. Completely attached to Krishna
  13. Has no material hankerings
  14. Meek
  15. Steady
  16. Self controlled
  17. Does not eat more than required
  18. Sane
  19. Respectful
  20. Humble
  21. Grave
  22. Compassionate
  23. Friendly
  24. Poetic
  25. Expert
  26. Silent


August 28, 2011
The Lord accepts the least qualification of the living entity and
awards him the highest reward. That is the standard of His character.
Therefore, who but the Lord can be the ultimate shelter???
Srimad Bhagavatham#3.2.23


D occupational activities,a man performs according2his own position r
only so much useless labor if they do not provide attraction4d message
of d Personality of Godhead-SB#1.2.8


4my own pleasure,I never Fear2commit any sin.Im devoid of pity&Im full
of selfishness.Im Sorry@other's happiness.Im an inveterate liar.Indeed
I delight in others' miseries-Amara Jivana,Bhakti Vinoda Thakur.
"Having awakened faith in My narrations,being disgusted with all
material activities,knowing that all sense enjoyment leads2misery,but
still being unable2renounce sense enjoyment,My devotee shud remain
happy&worship Me with faith&conviction.Even tho sometimes he is
engaged in sense enjoyment,My devotee knows it gives miserable
results&he sincerely,repents such activities-SB#11.20.27-28


Those who fix their minds on My personal form and are always engaged
in worshiping Me with great and transcendental faith are considered by
Me to be most perfect.
(Lord Sri Krsna - Bhagavad gita 12.2)

For one who sees Me everywhere and sees everything in Me,I am never
lost, nor is he ever lost to Me-(Lord Sri Krsna - Bhagavad-Gita 6.30)



Fate VS Effort
Nov 30, 2011
Fate Vs Effort In Time.When a farmer sows seed,chances r there that it
may grow.But if it doesnt rain,there is no crop.On d other hand,if d
farmer doesnt plant but there is rain,again there is no crop.So time
also plays a part.He has2plant at a proper time.Planting is
compared2Effort,Fate2Rain-Lord Matsya




Want2change d body forever or become immortal?
Posted by dinesh
Dec 14,2010
No1likes2always keep Changing d apartment1lives.Likewise,v dont
want2die but v r forced2change d body.In d same life,v have different
bodies@different ages,wat is d difficulty2understand that v get a
different body after death? "Just as air carries
aroma,Mind/Consciousness,takes d soul from1body2other"-BG. Only by
being in Krishna Consciousness,v can become immortal/stop changing d
body.

Better to follow God than these Dogs ;)
Posted by dinesh
Dec 13, 2010
All d paths lead2d same destination(u can do whatever u like) is not
found in d BhagavadGita.A so-called "intellectual&blissful Swami" says
Playing football is better than reading BhagavadGita.Result Of Reading
BhagavadGita=Playing Football? Wat kind of spiritualist he is?
Good2follow God than these Dogs!


Do v have d Power2understand d Powerful???
Jan 28, 2011
An ant in d corner of a room knows very little abt other houses.City
is beyond it's power of understanding.Country is even more!
World,Universe is simply out of reach.Dat isnt d fault of d Creator
but d inability of ant2c d reality.Our power2understand creation is
ltd.Wat2speak of d Creator who is unltd!


Pay tax2govt? why not2God?
Jan 25, 2011
If v dont pay electricity bill4long d line will b cut.Similarly,v take
so much light,air,water from nature&if v dont repay by our
sacrifices(Offerings)&worship God/His representatives,v bcome
sinners.Only by sacrificing d results2Lord Vishnu,1can escape d
reactions of 1's work&become satisfied&peaceful!


Knowledge is light, Ignorance is darkness
Jan 16, 2011
There's nothing new v can do in this MaterialWorld however great d
MaterialAdvancements b.V can do only d same old
eating.sleeping,mating,fearing in various bodies.This MaterialWorld is
Dark-Ignorance,without sun.Actually it's pitch dark.God/His servants
only gives Light-Knowledge dat DeliversFallenSouls!



A Great Leader,Gandhi started non-violence movement & used BhagavadGita 2 support it. How contrasting it is?
Posted by dinesh
Jan 09, 2011
Sometimes fighting is sinful&sometimes it's punyam-pious,based on d
time,circumstance&on whose order it's done.1great leader started
non-violence movement,he
wanted2prove non-violence from BG.Every1takes advantage of BG2Support
their own views.But Krsna wanted Arjuna2fight(violence) or better die
if not.


First words from Nammazhwar!
Posted by dinesh
Jan 09, 2011
Questn#Sethadin vayitril siriyadu pirandaal adu,ethai thinru,engey kidakkum?
Ans#Athai thinru angey kidakkum!
This questn(Most important4all humans) was asked by MadhurakaviAzhwar
2Nammazhwar who is his Guru.
Sethadu-body,siriyadu-soul(which is smaller 1/10000 part of tip of our hair)
Here a distinction is made on d life(which is due2soul)&dead(body).If
d soul comes2d womb(dead matter) of a feminine body,wat does it
eat&where does it stay?
It eats d same dead matter(all that v eat is earth&our body also is
made of earth)&stays there(in the MaterialWorld with a
MaterialBody).Conclusion:RealSelf=Soul

Satisfied with decorating d dead body?
Posted by dinesh
Jan 28, 2011
Som people can b cheated4som time but all cannot b cheated all d
time.People r becoming intelligent enuf2understand d genuineness of
vedic culture.Even50yrs ago people had atleast satisfactory lives
unlike d frustrated1s 2day.Becoz modern civilization failed2c&feed d
soul&is only decorating d dead body :(


I dont know, What is best4me!
Posted by dinesh
Jan 29, 2011
Now I am Ur disciple,a soul surrendered2U,Kindly instruct wat is
best4me.Becoz I know no one but You-Arjuna2Krsna.Arjuna was so
fortunate2have LordKrsna as SpiritualMaster.But whoever delivers d msg
of Krsna without distortion is as good as Krsna.So it's important dat
v surrender2a BonafideSpiritualMaster


Selfish or Sensish?
Posted by dinesh
Jan 29, 2011
V dont know wat is good4d self.So v r not even selfish but
sensish,serving d senses which r like poisonous snakes.4 one with
Uncontrld senses,d doors of hell r wide open.Not dat he experiences
hell after death but now itself.1who ctrls d senses like a snake
charmer is really a man of steady intelligence.


Evolution is in consciousness not in matter!
Posted by dinesh
Feb 23, 2011
As d clouds get carried away by d wind2nowhere,d LivingEntities
trapped in dis materialWorld r carried away by d time factor2 1of84
lac diff species of life starting frm
fish,trees,worms,flies,birds,beasts.There's evolution in consciousness
not in matter.Darwin wud've come frm monkey4his monkey like thots

Are we in the making of 2 legged animals?
Posted by dinesh
Feb 23, 2011
A giant wheel has exit@1point only.Likewise,dis human life is d only
chance2escape d cycle of repeated birth&death.Modern life forbids dis
fact&promotes animal life2make2legged animals.D congregational
chanting of d holy names of d Lord is d only means of deliverance4d
conditioned souls diseased by lust.


Calling fire service?
Posted by dinesh
Feb 23, 2011
Lust is burning in d hearts of conditioned souls like forest
fire.Neither our buckets of water nor fire service can put off this
fire.It's been burning for many lives in our hearts.It has so densely
captured our hearts&can b put-off only by devotional service 2d
SupremeLord which is like torrents of rain!


Wealth blinds God sometimes or even most times for quite a lot of people
Posted by dinesh
Feb 25, 2011
There was a commitment4Sukriva wid Lord Ram dat he'll assist d Lord in
finding mother Sita if He helps him in getting his kingdom back from
Vali.Sukriva gets back d kingdom,forgets d promise&enjoys royal
happiness.Just like dis monkey King,our riches blind us2c d hands of
Lord in every aspect of our life.

V can never become independent!
Posted by dinesh
Feb 26, 2011
V can say,I dont care4d govt,I dont like d govt.But v r ctrld by d
govt.V may say v r not ctrld by govt.That's our foolishness.If v go
against it,v will be arrested&put behind d bars.V'll b ctrld,either by
civic laws or prison.Jus like dat,v will b ctrld directly by God/Krsna or by His material nature.

Realization means you should write, every one of you, what is your realization
Posted by dinesh
Feb 27, 2011
"Realization means you should write, every one of you, what is your realization. .. You write your realization, what you have realized about Krishna. That is required. It is not passive. Always you should be active. Whenever you find time, you write. Never mind, two lines, four lines, but you write your realization. Sravanam kirtanam, writing or offering prayers, glories. This is one of the function of the Vaishnava. You are hearing, but you have to write also. Then write means smaranam, remembering what you have heard from your spiritual master, from the scripture."

(Srila Prabhupada, Los Angeles, August 14th, 1972)

We see d world as a reflection of our mind!
Posted by dinesh
Mar 31, 2011
V c d world as a reflection of our mind.V observe things&understand it
according2our ltd knowledge&experience.So our judgement isnt d reality
always.4Eg,wen v c wid a colored glass everything appears of dat color
but isnt real.Likewise,d ActivitiesOfSupremeLord&His devotees may
appear like ours but is not so

Searching4Water is not wrong but@desert is!
Posted by dinesh
Mar 01, 2011
D great ocean of MaterialNature is tossing wid d waves of time&d
living condns r like foam bubbles which appear as bodily
self,wife,children,society etc.Due2ignorance of our real self as
soul,v search after permanent living condns in dis world which is
impossible.Searching4water isnt Wrong but@desert is


You May Be in dis world but you are not of dis world
Posted by dinesh
Mar 30 , 2011
A self realized soul laments neither4d living nor4d dead Becoz he
knows dat d soul,d Actual person is deathless&death is only4d external
body&not d soul.Jesus said,u(soul) may b in dis world but u r not of
dis world.D soul can never b cut in2pieces,nor burnt by fire,nor
drowned by water,nor dried by wind.


Compassion shud b 4d soul
Posted by dinesh
Mar 30, 2011
Material compassion,lamentation&tears r all signs of ignorance of d
real self as soul.Compassion4d soul is self-realization.2day No1knows
where compassion shud b applied.Compassion4d dress(external body)of a
drowning man is senseless.While speaking learned words,u r
lamenting4wat isnt worthy of grief-BG,KK bindu.


From Dream to Reality!
Posted by dinesh
Mar 29, 2011
Life's a dream.Wen in day,v think v r husband/wife/son..of
such&such&forget d dream dat v had d LastNight where v wud've seen d
self as a celebrity flying or fearing Enemies chasing etc unmindful of
d relations of our day dream.But in dis day dream,there's a
chance2know wat,why,where,how v r&act properly to get into reality
i.e.seeing things as they are&acting accordingly.

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Mar 28, 2011
Posted by dinesh
Life is not a mere chemical combination as proposed by scientists of
tiny brain.If Life comes from chemicals,produce an ant or grass in lab
or give life2d dead.Let scientists Answer2this,rather than bringing
clay(already here)frm moon by spending our tax money.Real probs of
life r oldage,disease,death.


Human life is meant4conquering d birth&death.D modern so-called
scientists dont have d ways2gain victory over death.They're only
concerned wid comforts4body which is sure2die.1must engage in
DevotionalService or KrsnaConsciousness2bcome free frm
birth&death.Bcome MyDevotee,Worship Me,u'll come2Me-Krsna,BG


Trees eat/drink thru their legs(roots).Similarly,d SupremeLord can eat
wid His eyes(deity) itself,wen v offer foodstuff2Him.He's nt
starving&in want of our food,but accepts it as a sign of Love.Pilgrims
take a handful of water frm d flowing massive Ganges river&offer it
back2MotherGanges,which is devotion


Wen v c a Ford car,v remember it's founder,Ford.Likewise,1can c d
SupremeLord's hand in nature thru d eyes of vedic lit,d perfect manual
given by d Lord(who is complete&perfect)2d suffering souls of material
world.This MaterialNature's working(created,maintained&destroyed)
under My Supervision-SriKrsna,BG


Story of Newton's laws:
A cow ws walkin
NEWTON stopped it,
He found his first law "an object continues to move unless it's stopped"

He gave a FORCE by Kicking d Cow, it Gave a Sound "MA"!
he formulated the 2nd Law, F=MA!!

After sumtim d Cow gave a kick to Newton then he formulated the 3rd Law i.e,
'EVERY ACTION HAS AN EQUAL & OPPOSITE REACTION'



Night4them is day4others!
Posted by dinesh
Mar 21, 2011
Wat is night4all beings(who r in ignorance)is day4d introspective
sages(who r beyond d touch of material modes of
goodness,passion,ignorance).Wat is unthinkable4a spiritualist is d
most pleasant4d materialist&vice-versa.All material activities have a
beginning&an end,so wise men doesnt delight in them-BG


Are we controlling or controlled?
Posted by dinesh
Mar 21, 2011
V try2Lord over all dat v
c&ctrl.BloodFlow,Digestion,HeartBeat,Evacuation isnt in our Ctrl.No
matter how hard v try,v can never win over MaterialNature as long as v
try2exploit it4our senses.My MaterialNature is very
difficult2overcome.But those who've surrendered2Me can easily cross
beyond it-LordKrsnaBG

Happy or Hippy?
Posted by dinesh
Mar 18, 2011
1who desires2b free frm all miseries must hear abt,glorify&also
remember d SupremeLordKrsna,who is d Supersoul,d Controller&d Saviour
from all miseries-SB#2.1.5


Devotional Service is d only means!
Posted by dinesh
Mar 16, 2011
What is DevotionalService(or BhaktiYoga)?
If 1offers Me,a fruit,leaf,water,flower with devotion,I accept.I can b
known as I am only by DevotionalService-LordKrsna,BG.Any activity dat
is favorable4Krsna,without any motive4attaining knowledge or any
fruitive results4d self is called Bhakti(Dev.Service)-NOD


Shoot the roots!
Posted by dinesh
March 15, 2011
2Ctrl d senses by physical yoga,1has2leave home,ctrl breath&completely
free d mind from sex desire in a lonely place&eat only
roots&fruits.This yogic practice has been rejected by Arjuna
himself,5000yrs ago as impractical.DevotionalService2Krsna(BhaktiYoga)
is d simplest means recommended by LordKrsna,BG


Our Enemies r doing good4us
Posted by dinesh
Mar 12 , 2011
A person is considered still more advanced wen he sees his
well-wishers,enemies on d same level.Actually,d Enemies r really doing
good4us bcoz 1gets fedup with d unpleasant dealings in dis
world(exploiting d matter4 self&those that r related2d body)&helps
1turn2God(who's d real well-wisher of every1)-BG


God has nothing2do like us
Posted by dinesh
Mar 09, 2011
A foreigner comes2India2c God.He finds 1God with1weapon, another wid
another kind of weapon.Finally reaches Vrindavan2c LordKrsna
blissfully
Playing flute.He says Krsna's really d SupremeLord Becoz He doesnt
have any weapon&has no work2do.There's no work dat affects Me nor am I
in want of anything-KrsnaBG


End of all Knowledge is2surrender2Krsna
Posted by dinesh
Mar 09, 2011
Wat is Vedanta? Veda means Knowledge,anta means end.Vedanta means end
of all knowledge.I am d compiler,knower,creator of vedas.d purpose of
vedas is2know Me.After many many births,1who is really in knowledge,a
vedantist surrenders un2Me.Such a soul is very very rare-Lord Sri
Krsna,BhagavadGita#7.19


I dont need2work4want of anything(fruitive reactions) yet I act2educate d common mass of people.
Posted by dinesh
Mar 09, 2011
There's no work dat affects Me,nor am I in need2do anything,yet I
engage in prescribed duties wen I descend2this material world.For if I
ever fail2engage in prescribed duties,I'll become d cause of
misleading common men.Whatever actio a great person performs,d common
men follow-Lord Sri Krsna,BhagavadGita



Body is already a dead matter but active due2soul inside.Not that it is dead at our death.
Posted by dinesh
Mar 08, 2011
D whole materialistic civilization is like decoration of dead
body.Body is already dead but active due2soul in it.All human energy
is wasted in decorating d dead body.V r souls different from
matter.Every1from Lord Brahma,who Live4millions of yrs to germs which
Live4only secs struggle4existence2Live in d body.


Who is d proprietor?
Posted by dinesh
Mar 02, 2011
Whose property is dis vast ocean,vast land?How d sky exists,How d
countless no of stars&planets r set in d sky?Who has made dis
Universe&Whose property is it?Certainly,there's a
proprietor4everything.How v became proprietors?D land was there b4our
birth,it'll exist even after our death.Who's d proprietor?


Wake up from sleeping state...even tho wide awake,u r sleeping in spiritual life
Posted by dinesh
Feb 27,  2011
Wake up sleeping soul,wake up.So long u've been sleeping in the laps
of the witch,maya-illusion.Dont u c dat u r trapped by ur
desires2serve ur senses? No matter how much u serve them,they never
become kind upon u.4eons u served but never was there a time d senses
satisfied u but dragged in2pitch dark well filled with
scorpions&poisonous snakes.Now Lord Gaura Sundara has come2rescue u
with Harinam.


Perfect Jail :)
Posted by dinesh
Jun 16, 2011
Wall,hand cuff,chain are used to keep the prisoners in jail. But nature is so perfectly designed that keeps the prisoners here by beautiful women - Srila Prabhupad


Fructify or Rectify?
Posted by dinesh
Jun 01, 2011
It's true that we still have material desires&we are not upto the
level of a paramahamsa. But that doesnt mean we can give up our
Spiritual practice&we can enjoy or fructify the material desires
because there is no end point for such desires. The more we enjoy, the
more we suffer or struggle. Considering the condition of such
devotees, there can be some concession given to them for getting some
attachment to marriage and family life. But the ultimate point is to
bring them back to Krishna gradually.
If you ask a drug addict to stop drugs immediately, thats very
difficult&by doing so he'll get addicted even more than usual.
Gradually the desire has to be regulated step by step
Evil for Evil is not Sin!
Posted by dinesh
Jul 09, 2011
There are 2ways 2get rid of thorns&wicked people;using footwear at
first place&in d 2nd,shaming them so that they cant raise their faces
again,thus keeping them at a distance.


--
Yours
Dinesh
Blog:http://dinesh-krsna.blogspot.com/



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