Article July 21, 2015

"I Teach What You Forgotten"
15 Sept 69 , London
Prabhupad: In the Bhagavad-gita Krishna said,
satatam kirtayanto mam
yatantas ca drdha-vratah
namasyantas ca mam bhaktya
tusyanti ca ramanti ca...

Prabhupāda: Man is made after God. We are imitation of Kṛṣṇa. Kṛṣṇa is not imitation of us. The atheist class, they think that "They have painted a form of God according to one's own feature of the body." What is called? Anthropomorphism. But that is not the fact. Here in this material world we are getting different types of forms of body, 8,400,000's. When we get this human form of body, it is just imitation....

The Personality of Godhead said: Knowledge about Me as described in the scriptures is very confidential, and it has to be realized in conjunction with devotional service. The necessary paraphernalia for that process is being explained by Me. You may take it up carefully.(31)....

Be humble and surrender to the true Guru; do not attach your identity to your ego. The world is consumed by ego and arrogance; realize it, lest you will lose your own self as well. Make yourself follow the sweet will of the true Guru and remain attached to His Sweet Will.

जिस प्रकार पानी में तैरती नाव को प्रचण्ड वायु दूर बहा ले जाती है उसी प्रकार विचरणशील इन्द्रियों में से कोई एक जिस पर मन निरन्तर लगा रहता है, मनुष्य की बुद्धि को हर लेती है |
As a boat on the water is swept away by a strong wind, even one of the senses on which the mind focuses can carry away a man's intelligence....

परन्तु निष्काम भाव से श्रेष्ठ कर्मों का आचरण करने वाले जिन पुरुषों का पाप नष्ट हो गया है, वे राग-द्वेष से मुक्त दृढ़निश्चयी भक्त मुझको सब प्रकार से भजते हैं॥28॥
Persons who have acted piously in previous lives and in this life, whose sinful actions are completely eradicated and who are freed from the duality of delusion, engage themselves in My service with determination.

यद्यपि मुझ भगवान को सामान्य इंद्रिया अनुभूति से कभी पकड़ा नहीं जा सकता,किंतु मनुष्य जीवन को प्राप्त लोग प्रत्यक्ष रूप से मेरी खोज करने के लिए प्रत्यक्ष तथा अप्रत्यक्ष निश्चित लक्षणों द्वारा अपनी बुद्धि तथा अन्य अनुभूति इंद्रियों का उपयोग कर सकते है| (SB; 11,7,23)....