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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

The Central Point of All Relationships

Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu continued, ‘The Supreme Personality of Godhead is the central point of all relationships, acting in devotional service to Him is one’s real occupation, and the attainment of love of Godhead is the ultimate goal of life. These three subject matters are described in the Vedic literature. (CC Madhya 6.178)

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MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #15

MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #15 Eger, Hungary, 7th Aug 2007 Part 1

HH BVPS Maharaja: Any questions?

Prabhu: It was mentioned that where our focus goes, naturally that activity gives us better results, or proper results. But sometimes devotees have this concept that if they do some service, which is not in accordance with their conditioned nature, then they will advance more effectively in Krishna consciousness. Continue reading MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #15

“HE WILL PROTECT ME NO MATTER WHAT”

If the devotee becomes offended by our activity, by our speech, by our whatever we do, that Krishna takes very seriously. Aparadha means against worship. Radha means worship, aradhana, so apa-aradhana, like that, means that which is against worship, or what perverts the worship or in some way disturbs the worship. So worship means, that is going on by the devotee, it’s not the rule, it’s the devotee who is performing that activity. Continue reading “HE WILL PROTECT ME NO MATTER WHAT”