Category: Srila Prabhupada Said…

Words of Wisdom from our Beloved ISKCON Founder-Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

The Sincere Devotee is Thus assured by the Lord of Going Back to Godhead.

The Sincere Devotee is Thus assured by the Lord of Going Back to Godhead.

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.19.36, Srila Prabhupada writes in his Purport,   “The Lord is seated in the heart of all living beings, and thus he knows very well the movements of all individual persons. As soon as the Lord finds that a particular soul is very eager to go back to Godhead, the Lord atmore>>

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This is Our Business…

This is Our Business…

In a letter to Syamasundara Das on November 24, 1968, Srila Prabhupada wrote,  “To the sincere devotee, this ocean of Maya is easily crossed by the cool breeze of Krishna’s grace. This is our business, to submit to Krishna’s desire to have us back with Him in the eternal sky of Krishnaloka.”  Share this article…more>>

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Krishna Has Given You the Ability.

Krishna Has Given You the Ability.

In Vrindavan, India on August 10, 1977, Srila Prabhupada instructed his disciples,  “You expand the empire of Krishna consciousness. Krishna has given you the ability. Do it enthusiastically with the courage of an Englishman and the heart of a Bengali mother.”                        Share this article…more>>

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One Should Take Shelter of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krishna, and Return Home, Back to Godhead.

One Should Take Shelter of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krishna, and Return Home, Back to Godhead.

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam, 4.28.60, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport, “Society, friendship, love and well-wishers are all simply results of being packed in different bodies. One should know this well and try to get out of this bodily encagement into which one is thrown birth after birth. One should take shelter of the Supreme Personalitymore>>

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“I’m always with you, never mind if I am physically absent.”

“I’m always with you, never mind if I am physically absent.”

In 1967, Srila Prabhupada wrote the following letter to Jayananda Das from Delhi, My Dear Jayananda, Please accept my blessings. I’m so glad to receive your letter of Aug 30, and I know also that you are a sincere devotee of Lord Krishna. When you drive your car you always chant “Hare Krishna” and whenmore>>

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Our Society is Like One Big Family…

Our Society is Like One Big Family…

In a letter written to Upendra Das on August 6, 1970, Srila Prabhupada wrote, “Our Society is like one big family and our relationships should be based on love and trust. We must give up the fighting spirit and use our intelligence to push ahead.”                     more>>

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…He bestows His mercy on us when we need it most.

…He bestows His mercy on us when we need it most.

In Light of the Bhagavata 3, Srila Prabhupada writes,  “The Lord distributes His mercy in the form of rains on the scorched earth at times of dire necessity. He supplies rain when we are practically on the verge of death for want of water. God is merciful undoubtedly, but He bestows His mercy on usmore>>

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…My Devotee Never Perishes.

…My Devotee Never Perishes.

In the Sri Isopanisad, 17, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport,  “Even if at the time of death a devotee does not remember his service to the Lord, the Lord does not forget him. This prayer is given to remind the Lord of the devotee’s sacrifices, but even if there is no such reminder, themore>>

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…Then God Reveals Himself.

…Then God Reveals Himself.

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.15.46, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport,  “…Although the Lord is not visible in the beginning because of His glaring bodily effulgence, if a devotee sincerely wants to see Him, the Lord is revealed to him. It is said in Bhagavad-gītā that the Lord cannot be seen by our imperfect eyes, Hemore>>

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KALPA VRIKSHAS – THE WISH FULFILLING TREES

KALPA VRIKSHAS – THE WISH FULFILLING TREES

In the Teachings of Queen Kunti, Chapter 25, Srila Prabhupada writes,  “In the spiritual world there are kalpa-vṛkṣa trees, which yield whatever type of fruit we desire. In the material world a mango tree cannot supply grapes, nor can a grapevine supply mangoes. In the spiritual world, however, if we take a mango from a tree and at the samemore>>

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