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The Original Seed of Everything
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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

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Krishna other
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada

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
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Krishna’s other Worshipers
by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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

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Freedom through the Holy Name
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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,
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How to Approach a Guru
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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
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Connect Everything with Krishna
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

   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;
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The Easy Way to Liberation
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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
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Krishna The Ever Youthful Cowherd Boy
by His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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
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Krishna’s Presence Ensures Protection
by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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
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Worship the Absolute Truth, Not the Relative Truth
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

  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
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Religion of Non-envy
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

  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
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Hear From Swan like Person
by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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
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