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Krishna Consciousness is our original consciousness. 

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GARBHADHANA-SAMSKARA.‏

Started by padmavati mataji. Last reply by Arjun C Patel Feb 19, 2017. 5 Replies

The word abhijātasya in reference to one born of transcendental qualities or godly…Continue

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Q. WHAT ARE ANARTHAS ?‏

Started by padmavati mataji. Last reply by Gerardo Apr 6, 2016. 4 Replies

Advancement of material vision or material civilization is a great stumbling block…Continue

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LORD BUDDHA.‏

Started by padmavati mataji. Last reply by Derek Ward Mar 30, 2016. 7 Replies

From the Bhāgavatam we understand that Lord Buddha is the incarnation of Kṛṣṇa who…Continue

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janamastami-2015

Started by VIJAY Aug 13, 2015. 0 Replies

hare krishna..to celebrate upcoming janamastami-2015 as a new beginning in inner consciousness in ourselves... so that... lord krishna's consciousness can work easily...we may get benefit of lord krishna's consciousness in our consciousness... and…Continue

dream Bhagavad Gita on the second hand market

Started by Subhadra Prema devi dasi Dec 19, 2014. 0 Replies

Hare Krishna,Some weeks ago I dreamed I was walking trought the city of Amsterdam, where I live in waking life aswell. I was looking for a nice gift for myself, yes I know that is very materialistic.I went trough giftshops, toyshops and even a…Continue

dream of Gopal and his parrot

Started by Subhadra Prema devi dasi. Last reply by subhadip chattapadhyay Dec 18, 2014. 6 Replies

Hare Krishna,PAMHO, AGTSPI had a dream from which I just woke up and I just want to take a few minutes to write it down. It made me a little scared of going crazy but then I realised my dream also told me its just friends, family and people I dont…Continue

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ASTROLOGY‏

Started by padmavati mataji. Last reply by Somayaji Sep 24, 2014. 4 Replies

The Vedas are the storehouse of knowledge, both material and spiritual. But such…Continue

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THREE PRAYERS TO SRIMATI RADHARANI. AND IMPORTANT NOTES.

Started by padmavati mataji. Last reply by Krishna Priya Mira Dec 18, 2013. 507 Replies

tapta-kanchana-gaurangiradhe vrindavaneshvarivrishabhanu-sute devipranamami…Continue

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SUGAR.‏

Started by padmavati mataji. Last reply by Kiran kumar epari Nov 19, 2013. 7 Replies

The Bhagavad-gītā and the great ācāryas, or spiritual masters, have prescribed certain…Continue

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Comment by padmavati mataji on December 28, 2010 at 9:35pm

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Comment by padmavati mataji on December 28, 2010 at 9:34pm
The conditioned soul is always engaged in laying out plans for happiness within the material world, even up to the end of the universal limit. He is not even satisfied with available amenities on this planet earth, where he has exploited the resources of nature to the best of his ability. He wants to go to the moon or the planet Venus to exploit resources there. But the Lord has warned us in the Bhagavad-gītā  about the worthlessness of all the innumerable planets of this universe, as well as those planets within other systems. There are innumerable universes and also innumerable planets in each of them. But none of them is immune to the chief miseries of material existence, namely the pangs of birth, the pangs of death, the pangs of old age and the pangs of disease.

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Comment by padmavati mataji on December 28, 2010 at 9:28pm

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Comment by padmavati mataji on December 28, 2010 at 9:27pm
The dirty things in the heart of a conditioned soul are the root cause of all troubles for him. A conditioned soul is surrounded by the manifold miseries of material existence, but on account of his gross ignorance he is unable to remove the troubles due to dirty things in the heart, accumulated during the long prison life in the material world. He is actually meant to serve the will of the Supreme Lord, but on account of the dirty things in the heart, he likes to serve his concocted desires. These desires, instead of giving him any peace of mind, create new problems and thus bind him to the cycle of repeated birth and death. 

These dirty things of fruitive work and empiric philosophy can be removed only by association with the Supreme Lord. The Lord, being omnipotent, can offer His association by His inconceivable potencies. Thus persons who are unable to pin their faith on the personal feature of the Absolute are given a chance to associate with His virāṭ-rūpa, or the cosmic impersonal feature of the Lord. The cosmic impersonal feature of the Lord is a feature of His unlimited potencies. Since the potent and potencies are identical, even the conception of His impersonal cosmic feature helps the conditioned soul to associate with the Lord indirectly and thus gradually rise to the stage of personal contact.

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Comment by padmavati mataji on December 28, 2010 at 9:21pm

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Comment by padmavati mataji on December 28, 2010 at 9:20pm
This material world is called the world of death. Every living being, beginning from Brahmā, whose duration of life is some thousands of millions of years, down to the germs who live for a few seconds only, is struggling for existence. Therefore, this life is a sort of fight with material nature, which imposes death upon all. In the human form of life, a living being is competent enough to come to an understanding of this great struggle for existence, but being too attached to family members, society, country, etc., he wants to win over the invincible material nature by the aid of bodily strength, children, wife, relatives, etc.

 Although he is sufficiently experienced in the matter by dint of past experience and previous examples of his deceased predecessors, he does not see that the so-called fighting soldiers like the children, relatives, society members and countrymen are all fallible in the great struggle. One should examine the fact that his father or his father's father has already died, and that he himself is therefore also sure to die, and similarly, his children, who are the would be fathers of their children, will also die in due course. No one will survive in this struggle with material nature.

 The history of human society definitely proves it, yet the foolish people still suggest that in the future they will be able to live perpetually, with the help of material science. This poor fund of knowledge exhibited by human society is certainly misleading, and it is all due to ignoring the constitution of the living soul. This material world exists only as a dream, due to our attachment to it. Otherwise, the living soul is always different from the material nature.

 The great ocean of material nature is tossing with the waves of time, and the so-called living conditions are something like foaming bubbles, which appear before us as bodily self, wife, children, society, countrymen, etc. Due to a lack of knowledge of self, we become victimized by the force of ignorance and thus spoil the valuable energy of human life in a vain search after permanent living conditions, which are impossible in this material world.
 
 
 

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