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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #17

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • We should not think that if someone above us fell down then what’s our chance. Everyone is different.
  • One’s level in devotional service is determined by one’s faith, not by whether one has accidentally fallen down or not.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #16

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • We tend to think than an external work will revive God consciousness, but it is only the connection to internal potency that matters.
  • We cannot sideline the importance of the medium used, but we have to understand that it is secondary. First is first and second is second. Primary is primary, and secondary is supportive of the primary.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #15

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • The religious life of the naradhamas is not based on actual religion, sanatana-dharma.
  • The mudha aspect is emphasis on working hard, even though the work may be very refined.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #14

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • The faith in the demigod is given by the Supreme Lord, but still the demigod is just an officer and cannot give anything without the sanction of the Supreme Lord.
  • By worshiping demigods it only appears that we are not bothering the Supreme Lord. In any case, He has to arrange everything.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #13

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • When the living entity is on the same platform with the Lord, he can be involved there. When one appreciates the Lord’s activities and pastimes, they can participate. Other spiritual practitioners are fearful.
  • Impersonalists may get liberated, but it is always temporary because the living entity cannot function without a body, either material or spiritual.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #12

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • People who are educated and sophisticated, but have no interest in God are the lowest.
  • Association with devotees doesn’t mean that we just sit there, we should interact based on Krishna consciousness.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #11

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • Body is the field through which the conditioned soul interacts with the world.
  • Just scientifically studying the material situation will keep us in ignorance.
  • Being inquisitive is very important, but we have to know where to be inquisitive into.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #10

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • Seeing someone important just by our whim does not even work in the material world.
  • Krishna wants to see the living entity dealing in devotion. Otherwise, as Paramatma He is already seeing everyone.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #9

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • We tend to think that in the material world the living entity is outside the service of the Lord, but actually it is not so. But they don’t know it and therefore don’t get the credit.
  • When judging whether an activity is proper or not, there are 2 aspects – the mechanics of the activity and the consciousness.

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Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #8

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • The original taste in everything is Krishna.
  • Intelligence is the most important aspect on our path to Krishna consciousness because even though we have to absorb our mind in Krishna, we find a position to do so through intelligence.

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