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Srila Prabhupada speaks on April 28

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "We are meant for enjoyment, but we are seeking enjoyment in a false place – in an illusion, like the desert animals that run after water in a mirage and eventually die of thirst. They cannot relieve their thirst with such illusory water. Similarly, we are trying to manufacture many […]

The Ecstasy of Worshipping Tulasi Devi

A very special devotee of Lord Krishna named Tulasi Devi has appeared in the form of plant so that we can get the special mercy of personally serving and worshipping her for attaining pure love of God. Therefore tulasi worship is a standard part of our daily morning devotional program. After rising early no later […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on April 27

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Krishna, He is the Lord, but He has nothing to do. He is simply enjoying with His friends, with Radharani, with cowherd boys, with gopis. He has nothing to think, "How to provide?" (chuckles) That is greatness. He is taking the cows as a sporting. And when He was called […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2, Verse 45

Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized Verse: 45trai-gunya-vishaya veda nistrai-gunyo bhavarjuna nirdvandvo nitya-sattva-stho niryoga-kshema atmavan Translation: The Vedas deal mainly with the subject of the three modes of material nature. O Arjuna, become transcendental to these three modes. Be free from all dualities and from all anxieties for gain and safety, and be established […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on April 26

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "At Tirupati, there are so many hills. From the distant place, your vision is not clear. You simply see something cloudy, the same hill. But if you make little further progress, you see the same hill greenish. And if you actually go in the same hill, you will find there […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2, Verse 44

Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized Verse: 44 bhogaisvarya-prasaktanam tayapahrita-cetasam vyavasayatmika buddhih samadhau na vidhiyate Translation: In the minds of those who are too attached to sense enjoyment and material opulence, and who are bewildered by such things, the resolute determination for devotional service to the Supreme Lord does not take place. Explanation:Krishna builds […]

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 2, Verse 42

Chapter 2: Contents of the Gita Summarized Verse: 42Verses 42-43 yam imam pushpitam vacam pravadanty avipascitah veda-vada-ratah partha nanyad astiti vadinah kamatmanah svarga-para janma-karma-phala-pradam kriya-visesha-bahulam bhogaisvarya-gatim prati Translation: Men of small knowledge are very much attached to the flowery words of the Vedas, which recommend various fruitive activities for elevation to heavenly planets, resultant good […]