Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, September 2010-April 2011
The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.
Only devotees and not others can understand Bhagavad-gita and get benefits.
One can only know and one can only do what one is allowed to do, and this process is established by God, not by us. What we can do is set. Men think only because I’ve figured something out I am in control.
HH BVPS Maharaja: One has to have an interest to know before one will be involved in the activity of learning and having been engaged in the activity of learning then one will naturally apply it. In this way you get pranipata, pariprasna, sevaya as sambandha, abhidheya and prayojana. Means you are taking the Pradyumna aspect, pranipata, you have a desire, then pariprasna is the process of interaction between teacher and student, and sevaya is the goal that you will apply it in your life, you use it, it will be yours and develop the character, the qualities necessary. Continue reading Philosophical Definitions #3→
Śrīla Bhaktividyā Pūrṇa Svāmī Vaikuṇṭha Vāṇī श्रील भक्तिविद्या पूर्ण स्वामी वैकुण्ठ वाणी