Reading from Nectar of Instruction Study Guide: The devotee’s duty is to practice forgiveness and show mercy.
HH BVPS Maharaja: Because forgiveness, it’s one of the, you could say, the shastras will talk that it’s one of the prominent qualities of the brahmana, if not the most important, is forgiveness. Because it’s harder when you add the mode of passion or the mode of ignorance, it’s very hard to effect forgiveness, so it’s a quality of goodness. So then forgiveness means that whatever is the cause of the problem has already been dropped. Continue reading Holocaust Explained→
“The body of knowledge doesn’t change. If it’s connected to Krishna, then it’s considered knowledge, if it’s not connected to Krishna, the same facts and figures are ignorance. Why? Because they’ll bind you. It doesn’t mean it’s not a fact, but just you’ll become bound by it. But if it’s connected to Krishna, you are not bound by it, you are freed.”
“The experience of the mind situated in goodness is far greater than what is experienced in passion and ignorance. In comparison it may not look as great, just like if you run water through some rocks there is a lot of movement, a lot of waves. But if you run it through a deep crevice, then there is not a lot of waves. In other words, something shallow makes a lot of movement, something deep doesn’t.”
– 17th Aug 2001, Mahabharata lecture, Hungary
Śrīla Bhaktividyā Pūrṇa Svāmī Vaikuṇṭha Vāṇī श्रील भक्तिविद्या पूर्ण स्वामी वैकुण्ठ वाणी