The Lord’s impersonal aspect is spread everywhere, but it does not mean that the Lord is impersonal.
Everyone has an impersonal aspect. Perceptions of qualities is impersonal, but qualities have their personal applications.
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6th May 2016 Lecture 3
Yamaraja is death personified, and he does not get stopped by anyone.
The chanting of the Holy Name is not restricted.
No rule given in the Vedas ever get in the way of devotional service. They only get in the way if we think they have the same value as bhakti – we trip over our own low consciousness.
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Chapter 6 started
5th May 2016 Lecture 1
We should work on yama and niyama, not on rights.
Leadership may do the best they can, but even during Lord Caitanya’s time there were people like Ramacandra Puri – to show that we cannot please everybody.
We cannot satisfy anybody on the material platform – the material modes can turn things around too quickly.
Who are we to expect something from the devotees?
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CHAPTER 23 started
25th Apr 2016 Lecture 1 at 08 min 40 s
From 4th Canto onwards descriptions are always connected to the Lord as a person and His desire.
The movements of stars and planets are complex so we do not become bored trying to figure them out.
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NECTAR OF DEVOTION THEMATIC STUDY, SASTRA CAKSUS YEAR 2, LECTURE #2, 16th Sep 2011
Of all the forms of the Lord, only Krishna can reciprocate with the complete sentiments of bhakti. In Lord Narayana one will not find very subtle and sweet elements that tare there in Krishna.
Everyone has an inherent rasa with the Lord. The science of devotion is equally valid in all the 4 sampradayas. But one who is satisfied in certain development will not move forward.
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NECTAR OF DEVOTION THEMATIC STUDY, SASTRA CAKSUS YEAR 2, LECTURE #1, 15th Sep 2011
Chronological and thematic study.
Vedic education and theology is always practiced. Academic and practical always go together.
Formerly in the West the church had to authorize teachers, even for secular subjects.
The rank of a teacher was formerly determined by how much they could affect the lives of their students, not simply teaching a skill.
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MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #13 Eger, Hungary, 6th Aug 2007 Part 1
HH BVPS Maharaja: Some question?
Mataji: I want to ask a question about trust and application in devotees. I’ll be reading from the paper. How can you regain our trust and regain our desire to associate with devotees if sometimes in a way or another disappointed us and betrayed our trust,
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MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #10 Eger, Hungary, 4th Aug 2007 Part 2
HH BVPS Maharaja: Any more squash subjects?
Prabhu: You mentioned, Maharaja, that the women have to feel that the men are attached to them, but you also said that it actually should be that the women are more attached to men
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