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The Real Aim of Yoga is to get rid of this material body – It’s aim is not to keep the body fit and young

By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

SB verse 3.19.25-28

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 3, Chapter 19, Text 25

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The demon now began to strike the Lord with his hard fists, but Lord Adhoksaja slapped him in the root of the ear, even as Indra, the lord of the Maruts, hit the demon Vrtra. 733 more words

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How to diminish unwanted things – the things that make us unhappy?

By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

In the name of civilization, we have unnecessarily increased so many unwanted things. This is called… 651 more words

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Lord Jagannatha accepts service even from Fish-eaters

Letters of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

Now, regarding your question: “What is the difference between Jagannatha deities and Krishna Murti and why is the latter not fed and cared for as well as the former and why are Jagannathas more tolerant?” Krishna means Himself and all His expansions, different expansions. 294 more words

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Why don’t we advance in Krishna Consciousness?

By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

Due to our lack of surrender. We have got doubts that “Whether Krishna consciousness can actually make me advanced?”  So long we have got doubts, the Krishna consciousness is not progressing. 607 more words

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If you want to please Krishna, then you have to be prepared for killing your so-called Relatives

By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

“There Arjuna could see, within the midst of the armies of both parties, his fathers, grandfathers, teachers, maternal uncles, brothers, sons, grandsons, friends, and also his father-in-law and well-wishers—all present there.

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Modern Economists say that Temple Construction is a non-productive endeavor

By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

Some way or other, either with motive or without motive, if you go to God, that is very good. 228 more words

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The Difference between a Business-type Devotee and a Pure Devotee

In conversation with His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

Prabhupāda: A real devotee means, he has no purpose for material gain. That is real devotee. 576 more words

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