Love sets and rises, and
Hope comes in many guises.
Don’t miss your phoenix,
Looking through the ashes for your old love,
It isn’t there. 13 more words
Tags » Birth And Death
Three weeks after my mother’s cancer returned, I found out I was pregnant.
While I was growing life inside my body, my mom was dying. Her body was broken down by chemo and radiation. 1,039 more words
"Glorification of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is performed in the paramparā system; that is, it is conveyed from spiritual master to disciple. Such glorification is relished by those no longer interested in the false, temporary glorification of this cosmic manifestation. Descriptions of the Lord are the right medicine for the conditioned soul undergoing repeated birth and death. Therefore, who will cease hearing such glorification of the Lord except a butcher or one who is killing his own self?" SB 10.1.4
Once one realizes that they are under the control of a false conception of material consciousness and desires to become free, the method suggested is to approach someone who themselves has awakened to the eternal, and can deliver one out of the bondage of the material covering. 255 more words
"The real problem of life is the repetition of birth and death, which is like a wheel rolling repeatedly up and down. This wheel, however, completely stops when one is in touch with the Supreme Personality of Godhead. In other words, by the transcendental bliss realized from constant engagement in devotional service, one is completely liberated from material existence. All learned men know this. Therefore, my dear friends, O sons of the asuras, immediately begin meditating upon and worshiping the Supersoul within everyone's heart." SB 7.7.37
Material life is a struggle to survive. From the moment we take our birth to the moment that we die, we all struggle to maintain our minds and bodies. 187 more words
"Because of the actions of the Supreme Lord's external energy, the living entities are conditioned in contact with material bodies. The dualities of happiness and distress, birth and death, curses and favors, are natural by-products of this contact in the material world." SB 6.17.29
When one is in Rome who will naturally start to act like a Roman, and when one returns home, they will begin to act as they did before they left for Rome. 156 more words