Punyo gandhah prthivyam ca tejas casmi vibhavasau jivanam sarva-bhutesu tapas casmi tapasvisu
"I am the original fragrance of the earth, and I am the heat in ﬁre. I am the life of all that lives, and I am the penances of all ascetics." – BG 07.09
jnana-yajnena capy anye yajanto mam upasate ekatvena pṛthaktvena bahudha visvato-mukham
aham kratur aham yajnah svadhaham aham ausadham mantro 'ham aham evajyam aham agnir aham hutam
pitaham asya jagato mata dhata pitamahah vedyam pavitram omkara rk sama yajur eva ca
gatir bharta prabhuh saksi
To encourage all worshipers to progress to the final goal, Lord Krishna allows for methods of worship besides Pure Devotion.
jnana-yajnena capy anye yajanto mam upasate ekatvena prthaktvena bahudha visvato-mukham
aham kratur aham yajnah svadhaham aham ausadham mantro ’ham aham evajyam aham agnir aham hutam
God’s names are a divine gift that can lift us from the conditions of material life and return us to our original spiritual freedom.
Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you very much for kindly participating in this Krishna consciousness movement. This knowledge, bhagavata-dharma, was spoken by Bhagavan Himself,
A highly posted government official reveals the mood required of one who wants to learn from a spiritual master.
tabe sanatana prabhura carane dhariya dainya vinati kare dante trna lana “nica jati, nica-sangi, patita adhama kuvisaya-kupe padi’ gonainu janama!”
“Putting a straw in his mouth and
Unless we see the how everything around is related to Krishna, we will not be able to properly utilize the resources. atra sura mahesvasa bhimarjuna-sama yudhi yuyudhano viratas ca drupadas ca maha-rathah [Bhagavad-gita 1.4] Translation: "Here in this army there are many heroic bowmen equal in fighting to Bhima and Arjuna;
Simply by understanding two things about Lord Krishna one can easily attain the highest perfection of life.
Prabhupada: cintamani-prakara-sadmasu kalpa-vrksa- laksa vrtesu surabhir abhipalayantam laksmi-sahasra-sata-sambhrama-sevyamanam govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami [Bs.5.29l
So today is the birth appearance ceremony of Lord Krishna, In the Bhagavad-gita (4.9), Lord
Rejecting speculative conceptions of God, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu cites authoritative scriptural descriptions of God’s personal characteristics
krsnera svarupa-vicara suna, sanatana advaya-jnana-tattva, vraje vrajendra-nandana
sarva-adi, sarva-amsi, kisora-sekhara cid-ananda-deha, sarvasraya, sarvesvara
isvarah paramah Krishnah sac-cid-ananda-vigrahah anadir adir govindah sarva-karana-karanam
O Sanatana, please hear
Pradyumna: (leads chanting)
sanjaya uvaca dantva tu pandavanikam vyudham duryodhanas tada acharyam upasangamya raja vacanam abravit [Gita 1.2]
Translation: “Sanjaya said: O King, after looking over the army gathered by the sons of Pandu, King Duryodhana went to his teacher and began to speak the following
Truths of this world are ever-changing and can never pacify us. We should turn our attention to the unchanging, ever-lasting truth. janmady asya yato 'nvayad itaratas carthesv abhijnah svarat tene brahma hrdaya adi-kavaye muhyanti yat surayah tejo-vari-mrdam yatha vinimayo yatra tri-sargo 'mrsa dhamna svena sada nirasta-kuhakam satyam param dhimahi Vyasadeva is
An ideal government will treat all its citizens, both humans and nonhumans, equally, without envy. dhrtarashtra uvaca dharma-ksetre kuru-ksetre samaveta yuyutsavah mamakah pandavas caiva kim akurvata sanjaya [Bhagavad-gita 1.1] In the history of Mahabharata, there was a dispute in the same family who would occupy the throne. Dhrtarashtra was the eldest
The Great Devotee Prahlada Maharaja Shows the way to freedom from material existence.
so’ham priyasya suhrdah paradevataya lila-kathas tava Narsimha virincha-gitah anjas titarmy anugrnan guna-vipramukto durgani te pada-yugalaya-hamsa-sangah
“O my Lord Narsimhadeva, by engaging in Your transcendental loving service in the association of devotees who are