Archive for the ‘Sanga 1999’ Category

Sri Guru: Sadhana-Siddha, Nitya-Siddha

December 28th, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

You ask who is right and who is wrong. You want an objective answer to a subjective reality. Guru is ultimately Krishna. If we find Krishna in a Vaisnava, proportionately we will honor him. A mere glimpse of Krishna warrants all regard.

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Where Time Meets Eternity

December 10th, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

Be sure, the line between matter and spirit is very thin, sarvam khalv idam brahma. This is where time and eternity meet. At this juncture, that which is eternal appears temporal, yet it affords those immersed in the ephemeral a life eternal.

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What Is Preaching?

December 1st, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

Because there is Krishna consciousness only. There’s no other consciousness. Shine means sun and consciousness means Krishna. So Krishna consciousness exists in everything and in everyone and in every word and every phrase and every sentence.

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What Is Sraddha?

November 15th, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

My Guru Maharaja, Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, he used to say that this (Gaudiya Vaisnavism) is not a faith. And my siksa-guru, Srila Sridhara Maharaja, he used to say, “this is all about faith.” So, it takes a thoughtful disciple to sort out these apparently contradictory statements.

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He Gave Us Everything

November 1st, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

Someone once told me, “Srila Prabhupada gave us everything—we don’t need anyone else.” I replied, “Srila Prabhupada gave us everything—he also gave us everyone else.”

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This Is Vrindavana

October 15th, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

Prabhupada turned to me a third time and said, ‘Did you see it?’ This time I replied, ‘Yes I saw it.’ And I thought, ‘I’m seeing you, and this is Vrindavana. Wherever you are, that is Vrindavana.

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Gopala Bhatta Goswami

October 1st, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

What is the success of human life? And how can we know the potential of human life? Or we can say it like this, to go beyond the limits of humanity or to know the fullest potential of human life.

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Right Questions, Right Person

September 15th, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

The problem is, we do not have any questions, much less right questions.

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Sadhu-Sanga

September 1st, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

The Bhagavatam is giving us this message. You only have seven days to live: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and on one of these seven days, you will die.

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The Sun Is Setting

August 15th, 1999 | Sanga, Sanga 1999 | webmaster | No Comments

Things are moving very harmoniously under God’s direction. We see beauty in the profundity of the movements of nature.

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