Category Archives: Video Lectures and Seminars 2011

If We Try to Be Paramahamsas, but We Fail…

 

(From questions after talks on Mahabharata, Budapest, Hungary, 2011)

Question: The question is connected to our previous discussion about ksatriyas and how it’s defined what we should learn, what we should do and what is their positions. In our life we see that we start practicing Krishna consciousness, we understand that the ideal is becoming a Paramahamsa and we try to act like Paramahamsas, we dress like highly elevated devotees…

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Austerity and Taste in Devotional Service

Prabhu: If the devotional service is the nature of the living entity, so that means that the devotional service must be performed in natural way and guided by taste or rasa. But opposite of that there is a part of austerity. So what’s the difference between these two things, are they opposite?

HH BVPS Maharaja: No. To do anything, it’s trouble. Continue reading Austerity and Taste in Devotional Service

SCIENCE OF RELATIONSHIPS SEMINAR RIGA, LATVIA 2011 PART 1

  • To be successful in relationships, one has to expand the consciousness, it is not a trick
  • Consistency in the Lord’s creation
  • Laws of nature and God consciousness
  • Independence by following the Lord’s laws
  • Elements to apply in a relationship
  • Active and passive principle in relationships

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