The Spiritual Master: Emissary of the Supreme Person

PrabhupadaFounder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, known to his disciples as “Srila Prabhupada”.

Lord Chaitanya states that it is a fortunate person who comes in contact with a bona fide spiritual master by the grace of Krishna. One who is serious about spiritual life is given by Krishna the intelligence to come in contact with a bona fide spiritual master, and then by the grace of the spiritual master one becomes advanced in Krishna consciousness. more

Related: About His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

Fueling the fire of material desire

Material desire is just like a blazing fire. If a fire is continually supplied with drops of fat, the fire will increase more and more and never be extinguished. Therefore the policy of trying to satisfy material desires by catering to one’s material demands will never be successful. In modern civilization, everyone is engaged in economic development, which is another way of constantly dropping fat into the material fire. (purport, Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, Canto 9, Chapter 6, Text 48)

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Every sound has a substance

Santa Rosa College, February 13, 2013: Hansadutta das was invited to speak on Krishna consciousness. Thanks to Gadadhara das (Berkeley, California) for the following videos, in six parts:

  • Hansadutta Sings Maha Mantra Santa Rosa College (2013)
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Who is responsible for my happiness and suffering?

You—not God—are the architect of your own fortune or misfortune.
Srimad-Bhagavatam, the Bhagavat Purana, explains that the living entities suffer or enjoy the results of their own actions.


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