• He who has firm faith in the Guru, all power will manifest in his heart.
  • All the Vedas and Puranas glorify guru-nistha (unwavering faith in Guru).
  • Srila Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaja (Srila Prabhupada) had surrender and unwavering faith in his guru, so he preached all over the world.
  • When we hear about the character of a Vaishnava, it inspires us to serve like them.
  • Srila Sukadeva Gosvami Pada glorifies the devotees of the Lord in Srimad Bhagavatam.
  • Bhakta Bhagavat, the devotees of the Lord, are higher than Lord Krishna Himself (He Himself says so) because His devotees control Him with their love.
  • Our goal (as devotees) is how to develop love for Krishna, how to get Krishna-prema.
  • This love comes from seva-vritti, the mood of service.
  • Love comes through hari-katha, which comes in through the ears and goes to the heart.
  • The 9 members of bhakti begin with sravana (to listen).
  • Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhudada said, “I give you krishna-prema, just give me your ears.
  • When you hear hari-katha, Sri Krishna enters through your ears and purifies your heart and takes up residence in it.
  • The love we experience is material, with interests.
  • Transcendental love is free from all worldly interests.
  • Love and lust are opposites, but we can deceive each other.
  • Pure love only wants to please the Lord.
  • The Lord is the personification of love.
  • How do you love the Lord? With the 9 limbs of bhakti.
  • Birth in a human body is rare, the Lord gives us to serve Him.
  • The guru always helps us to serve the Lord, through harikatha everything is manifested.
  • The taste for hearing Hari-katha comes through matured and accumulated sukriti.


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