Category Archive: Excerpts from Prabhupada books/ lectures

Acquiring Perfect Knowledge

Logic and reason are useful in the search for the Absolute Truth. But they’re not enough to obtain perfect knowledge, we must overcome four basic human defects. Ladies and gentlemen. I thank you… Continue reading

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The Supreme Artist

In February 1973, Śrīla Prabhupāda was invited to speak at an art gallery in Auckland, New Zealand. There he invited his listeners to contemplate the works of the supreme artist—Lord Kṛṣṇa. “The rose… Continue reading

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Spiritual Advice to Businessmen

On January 30, 1973, in Calcutta, Śrīla Prabhupāda speaks to the Bharata Chamber of Commerce, a group of the region’s leading businessmen. “We should not be satisfied with becoming a big businessman. We… Continue reading

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Near-death experiences occur when soul leaves nervous system

(This is an article published in Deccan Herald) London, Oct 31, 2012, (PTI) A near-death experience occurs when quantum substances which form the soul leave the nervous system and enter the universe at large, according… Continue reading

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The Real Peace Formula

The great mistake of modern civilization is to encroach upon others’ property as though it were one’s own and thereby create an unnecessary disturbance of the laws of nature. These laws are very… Continue reading

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Absolute Love

“Everyone is frustrated — husbands, wives, boys, girls. Everywhere there is frustration, because our loving propensity is not being utilized properly.” In this lecture given in Seattle, Washington, in October of 1968, Srila… Continue reading

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  • Why this blog ?

    In all the scriptures, it is clearly established that the cause of our suffering is due to forgetfulness of our relationship with God. But currently we have either wrong understanding or no understanding about God or even Religion. Srila Prabhupada, my spiritual teacher used to say, if we have got wrong understanding about God or Religion then we should not abandon God or Religion; instead we should work towards getting the right understanding, just like if we have cataract in our eyes, we ask the doctor to remove the cataract and not the eyes!! This spiritual blog is an humble attempt in this regard.

  • What is Krishna Consciousness Movement?

    We are not teaching some ritualistic process, that "You become Hindu. You become Christian. You become Muhammadan." We are simply teaching, "You try to love God. You have forgotten God. You have declared, 'God is dead.' These are all nonsense. God is there. You are here. You are suffering because you have forgotten God. You try to love God. Your normal life will come back. You will be happy." This is Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement.

  • Why should we chant