CHANTING THE HOLY NAME OF LORD KRISHNA. Part 6.
FROM JAIVA DHARMA BY SRILA BHAKTIVINODA THAKURA.Vijaya: Please make us understand all these offenses by explaining each sloka completely.Babaji: The first sloka describes two offenses. It is a great offense to blaspheme, censure, or disrespect bhaktas who have completely given up materially motivated practices such as karma, dharma, jnana,yoga and tapasya, and who with an exclusive mood of devotion, have taken shelter of Bhagavan’s sri-nama. Sri-Hari-Nama Prabhu cannot tolerate blasphemy of…Read more…
Bhagavad Gita: chapter 2 Verse 18
" Only the material body is perishable, the embodied soul within is indestructible, immeasurable and eternal. Therefore, fight, O descendent of Bharat."
Bhagavad Gita: chapter 2 Verse 15
" O Arjun, noblest amongst men, that person who is not affected by happiness and distress, and remains steady in both, becomes eligible for liberation."
Bhagavad Gita: chapter 2 Verse 14
" O son of kunti, the contact between the senses and the sense objects gives rise to fleeting perceptions of happiness and distress. These are non-permanent, and come and go like the winter and summer seasons. O descendent of Bharat, one must learn to tolerate them without being disturbed."