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  • When wife is radiant with beauty, house will be bright. That means, she is happy.
  • One should not connect, through marriage, to low class families. Low means they do not perform sacred rites, do not study scriptures and do not honor brahmanas.
  • There are 4 Maha-papas (mortal sins), and the 5th sin is to associate with people who perform those.

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Bhagavad-Gita Seriatim #64

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 1 and consists of 91 lectures, available on:


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.

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Philosophical Definitions #3

PHILOSOPHICAL DEFINITIONS LECTURE #3, 22nd Sep 2008, Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur

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