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  • The Lord states that as soon as one reaches Him by devotional service – which is the one

    and only way to approach the Personality of Godhead – one attains complete freedom

    from the bondage of birth and death.

  • The Lord’s original form is that of Sri Krishna, and Sri Krishna expands Himself into an

    unlimited number of forms, such as Baladeva, Rama, Nrsimha and Varaha. All of these

    forms are one and the same Personality of Godhead.


  • The culture of knowledge reaches perfection only when the knower comes to the point of

    surrendering unto the Supreme Lord, Vasudeva.

  • Self-realization is possible in the human form of life, but not in other forms.


  • One should become a scientist or philosopher and conduct research into spiritual

    knowledge, recognizing that spiritual knowledge is permanent whereas material

    knowledge ends with the death of the body

  •  The purpose of all Vedic literature is to awaken this God consciousness in the forgetful living beings, and this same purpose is presented in various ways in the different scriptures of the world for the understanding of a foolish mankind.   quote-close.jpg

  •  The Lord always helps the pure devotees by imparting necessary knowledge within their hearts, and thus out of His special favor He dissipates all the darkness of ignorance.  

  •  To turn your home into Vaikuntha, the spiritual world, is not difficult. You simply have to adopt the right method. Lord Krishna provides everything we need to bring the spiritual world into our lives.  

  • One of the most striking aspects of a Vaishnava’s attire is his tilak – the clay markings on his forehead. that just as a soldier’s regiment can be known by the uniform he wears, similarly a devotee of the Lord must wear tilak on his forehead in all conditions.

    Although it is best to wear tilak all the time, some workplaces may not allow it. If a devotee cannot wear tilak to work then he can chant the appropriate mantra and apply ‘water tilak’.

    Tilak is worn for both sanctification and protection. When one wears tilak, he is reminded that his body is a temple and should be respected as such. Both body and mind should be kept clean. It also reminds others who see the person wearing tilak of Krishna. There are many different understandings of what the shape of the tilak represents for Vaishnavas, but devotees accept that the U-shaped mark represents the heel of Lord Krishna, and the oval part represents a Tulasi leaf.

    Tilak is made of clay from any sacred place, usually the banks of a sacred river. Gaudiya Vaishnavas usually use cream-coloured clay from a sacred lake near Dwarka, India, called gopi-chandan.

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