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Six Faults that destroy Bhakti

   SIX FAULTS THAT DESTROY BHAKTI Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur  1. Atyahara    Overeating or too much collecting In his Sri Upadesamrta, Srila Rupa Gosvami has written the following :  atyaharah prayasas ca        prajalpo niyamagrahah       jana-sangas ca laulyam ca sadbhir bhaktir vinasyati  TRANSLATION   Ones devotional service is spoiled when he becomes too entangled in the following […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 11, Verse 19

Chapter 11: The Universal Form Verse: 19anadi-madhyantam ananta-viryam ananta-bahum sasi-surya-netram pasyami tvam dipta-hutasa-vaktram sva-tejasa visvam idam tapantam Translation: You are without origin, middle or end. Your glory is unlimited. You have numberless arms, and the sun and moon are Your eyes. I see You with blazing fire coming forth from Your mouth, burning this entire […]