seeing through the eyes of scriptures
Naveen Krsna ,the head pujari of Radha Madan Mohan asked me yesterday to write something about the glories of Srimad Bhagavatam.
What came to mind to me is Srila Prabhupadas preface: As i was going to Vedabase.net my first concern was oh no proper Jayadvaita Swami and Dravida has tampered with this also: So wisely I took if from Srila Prabhupada pre 1978 books
Srila Prabhupadas preface to Srimad Bhagavatam
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TEXT 64 rāga-dveṣa-vimuktais tu viṣayān indriyaiś caran ātma-vaśyair vidheyātmā prasādam adhigacchati
SYNONYMS rāga—attachment; dveṣa—detachment; vimuktaiḥ—by one who has been free from such things; tu—but; viṣayān—sense objects; indriyaiḥ—by the senses; caran—acting; ātma-vaśyaiḥ—one who has control over; vidheyātmā—one who follows regulated freedom; prasādam—the mercy of the Lord; adhigacchati—attains.
TRANSLATION One who can control his senses by practicing the regulated…Continue
ISKCON is full of nasty politics and for years I did not care to respond.I have already previously written about the nonsense at ISKCON Berkely .Since Hansadutta was there this temple has been having one more crazy leader after the other just like himself.In 1994 the US BBT and Harivila das invited me to return to distribute books after at failed attempt to marry me of to some fallen female disciple of one fallen ISKCON sannyasi (he was later expelled due to his…Continue
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dear devotees Please accept my humble obaisences All glories to Srila Prabhupada Many devotees talk about Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and think their offerings of flowers will be enough on his holy disapperance day: Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura about chanting 64 rounds. Sadhu-vritti, Sajjana Toshani 11/12: tinei sad-grihastha-jini pratyah laksha-nama grahana karena, tanhara grihei shuddha-vaishnava-gana prasada grahana karibena. “Only those devotees are sad-grihasthas (true and ideal…Continue
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sometime when I read some of Srila Prabhupadas own disciples treatment of Srila Prabhupada I get disgusted ,there is a discussion about Icecream and one disciple added Srila Prabhupada spoke Gibberish. The fact is many of Srila Prabhupadas own disciples do not respect him , they do not regularly read his books or listen to his lectures.They find faults with Srila Prabhupada that they know better than he .His books are not good enough full of Gibberish so we need to edit them.Srila Prabhupada…Continue
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TEXT 62 dhyayato visayan pumsah
sangat sanjayate kamah
kamat krodho 'bhijayate
dhyayatah--while contemplating; visayan--sense objects;pumsah--of the person; sangah--attachment; tesu--in the sense objects; upajayate--develops; sangat--attachment; sanjayate--develops; kamah--desire; kamat--from desire; krodhah--anger;abhijayate--becomes manifest.
TRANSLATION While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops…Continue
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