Aug 172017
 

The story is quite complex and, yes, I can produce sastric evidences. I’ll be brief. First of all, Yogamaya is born as Krishna’s sister from Yasoda: athaham amsa-bhagena devakyah putratam subhe prapsyami tvam yasodayam nanda-patnyam bhavisyasi O all-auspicious Yogamaya, I shall then appear with My full six opulences as the son of Devaki, and you […more]

Aug 172017
 
Everything vague, simply mental speculation, "maybe," "perhaps." These theories are being forwarded by so-called scientists and philosophers

Lecture on BG 2.13 — Pittsburgh, September 8, 1972 So here, the perfect knowledge is spoken by Kṛṣṇa: dehino ‘smin yathā dehe kaumāraṁ yauvanaṁ jarā tathā dehāntara-prāptir dhīras tatra na muhyati BG 2.13 Dehinaḥ, of the living soul, the body is changing. Similarly, after death, after so-called death… Because there is no death. After stoppage […more]

Aug 172017
 
Father is the leader of the family. And why father is the leader?

Lecture on SB 1.16.21 — Hawaii, January 17, 1974 This question I asked Professor Kotovsky. I asked him that “Where is the difference of philosophy between your Communist philosophy and our Kṛṣṇa consciousness philosophy? You have to accept one chief man, that Lenin or Stalin, and we have also selected one chief man, or God, […more]

Aug 172017
 
Everyone will become guru when he is expert disciple, but why this immature attempt? Guru is not a thing, imitation

Srimad Conversation — May 30, 1976, Honolulu Prabhupāda: The tendency for becoming guru is there. But after all, every one of you should become guru. But why immature attempt? That is my question. Everyone will become guru when he is expert disciple, but why this immature attempt? Guru is not a thing, imitation. When one […more]

Aug 162017
 
Everyone of us is very intimately connected with Krsna, and Krsna is sitting in everyone's heart. Krsna is so kind, that He is simply waiting, "When this rascal will turn his face towards Me"

Lecture SB 01.15.01 – New York Pradyumna: Translation: “Sūta Gosvāmī said: Arjuna, the celebrated friend of Lord Kṛṣṇa, was grief stricken because of his strong feeling of separation from Kṛṣṇa, over and above all Mahārāja Yudhiṣṭhira’s speculative inquiries.” SB 1.15.1 Prabhupāda: So evaṁ kṛṣṇa sakhaḥ kṛṣṇo. Arjuna’s name is Kṛṣṇa-sakha, and he is also called […more]

Aug 162017
 
Everyone has got a particular relationship with the Lord and that relationship is evoked by the perfection of devotional service

Lecture BG Introduction – New York As soon as one becomes a devotee of the Lord, he has a direct relationship also with the Lord. That is a subject matter very long, but briefly it can be stated that a devotee is in relationship with the Supreme Personality of Godhead in five ways. One may […more]

Aug 162017
 
Every living entity is a child of God. God is the Supreme Father. Krsna says: "I am the seed-giving father of all living entities

Lecture SB 01.08.26 – Los Angeles So those who are intoxicated, they cannot understand. They think: “It is my property. I have stolen, I have stolen this land of America from the Red Indians. Now it is my property.” But he does not know that he’s a thief. He’s a thief. Stena eva sa ucyate […more]

Aug 162017
 
Every living entity has accepted a material body. Therefore they are called dehi

Lecture on BG 2.15 — Hyderabad, November 21, 1972 So you cannot become happy. These boys and these girls, American, American, European, they have tasted all this motorcar civilization. They have tasted very nicely. Motorcar, nightclub and drinking, they have tasted very nicely. There is no happiness. Therefore they have come to Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Therefore […more]

Aug 162017
 
Every conditioned soul has natural inclination. Pravrtti. But one has to control that. That is human life

Lecture on BG 6.46-47 — Los Angeles, February 21, 1969 Prabhupāda: Yes? Śīlavatī: Prabhupāda, you said that as long as one is engaging in sex life one cannot become a yogi. Prabhupāda: Yes. Śīlavatī: Yet the other day you were extolling the virtues of household life and you said, and you named some of the […more]