Playlist - Chile 2017

09/12/17am – Do not worry about happiness and unhappiness – Chile

  • Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu went to South India and met Raya Ramananda;
  • The nature of very elevated persons: merciful and savior of all living beings;
  • Our life will be successful when we enquire about spirituality;
  • Everything is reserved for us;
  • Subha and asubha karma;
  • Sukha and dukha;
  • Kṛṣṇa gives, you have to take;
  • 32 bodily symptoms of Bhagavan;
  • Suka-Pariksit samvad;
  • Thief listens to harikatha and goes to Vrndavan to find Kṛṣṇa and steal His ornaments;
    ahara-nidra-bhaya-maithunam ca
    samanyam etat paśubhir naranam
    dharmo hi tesam adhiko viśeso
    dharmena hinah paśubhih samanah
    (Hitopadeśa 25/JD Intro)
    Animals are equal to human beings in the matters of eating, sleeping, mating and defending. Yet the ability to practice spiritual life is unique to human beings, and without dharma, they are nothing but animals.
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09/12/17 – Taking shelter of Bhakti-devi (Morning darshan) – Chile

  • Srimati Radhika is Bhakti-devi;
  • Once, Narada Rsi saw a young lady crying for her 2 sons: jñana and vairagya;
  • Srimati Radhika is the embodiment of perfect seva-vritti;
  • Bhakti has 2 objects: ahaituki (causeless) and apratihata (uninterrupted);
  • Mother Yasoda protects the milk: under extension rule;
  • Chanura and Mustika: over extension rule;
  • krsnarte akila-cesta and krsnarte bhoga-tyagi;
  • In Vrndavan everything is conscious;
    “You have to protect the things that are for Kṛṣṇa seva”
  • Prema Samput; Kṛṣṇa disguised as young lady asks many question to Srimati Radhika, about deep meaning of love;
  • Srimati Radhika: Only I know Kṛṣṇa’s heart;
  • Bhakti is seva-vritti;
  • Srila Bhaktisidhanta Prabhupada: Serve Kṛṣṇa under the
    sa vai pumsam paro dharmo / yato bhaktir adhoksaje
    ahaituky apratihata / yayatma suprasidati(SB 1.2.6)
    The topmost dharma of human life is krsna-bhakti. And this bhakti should also be without any kind of selfish desires, regular and uninterrupted. By performing bhakti in this manner, the heart feels contented, perceiving the blissful form of Kṛṣṇa.
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08/12/17pm – No one can love Krishna as like gopis (Part 2) – Chile

  • If you serve pure devotee, this is called the root cause of Kṛṣṇa-bhakti;
  • 2 types of diksa: anusthanik and paramartik;
  • College of the gopis: Udhava failed in the test;
    “Everyone want to stay where they get love”
  • Mundane love; examples: birds, deer, student and prostitute;
  • Gopis made the same question to Kṛṣṇa and to Udhava;
  • Lust is the cause of bondage to maya;
  • The history of Puranjanan and Puranjani;
    “You read Srimad Bhagavatam and your eyes will automatically open”
  • grantha-bhagavata and bhakta-bhagavata;
    “You have to be clever”
  • vaisnava caritra, sarvada pavitra
    śrī-śuka uvāca
    vṛṣṇīnāṁ pravaro mantrī
    kṛṣṇasya dayitaḥ sakhā
    śiṣyo bṛhaspateḥ sākṣād
    uddhavo buddhi-sattamaḥ
    (SB 10.46.1)
    Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: The supremely intelligent Uddhava was the best counselor of the Vṛṣṇi dynasty, a beloved friend of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa and a direct disciple of Bṛhaspati.
    srnvatam sva-kathah krsnah/ punya -sravana-kirtanah
    hrdy antah stho hy abhadrani / vidhunoti suhrt satam
    (SB 1.2.17)
    Sri Kṛṣṇa, the Personality of Godhead, who is the Paramatma [Supersoul] in everyone’s heart and the benefactor of the truthful devotee, cleanses desire for material enjoyment from the heart of the devotee who has developed the urge to hear His messages, which are in themselves virtuous when properly heard and chanted.
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08/12/17 – Midday class – Chile

  • Bhakti should be applied to Kṛṣṇa and Kṛṣṇa-bhakta;
  • punya-karma is the cause of the bondage in maya;
  • gold chain and iron chain;
  • why sometimes punya is more dangerous than papa;
  • the story of Nriga Maharaj;
  • if you serve maya, she will never be pleased with you;
  • Srila Gour Govinda Maharaj: you cannot please your family;
  • the 11 senses: ekadasi-indriya;
  • maha-mantra: the best medicine;
  • pada-sevanan: tulasi, dhama, vaisnava and guru parikrama;
  • Once, demigods were all claiming to be the best; Narada Rsi told them to do prithvi-devi parikrama to decide;
    sarvopadhi-vinirmuktamtat-paratvena nirmalamhrsikena hrsikesasevanam bhaktir ucyate(CC Mad 19.170)
    Bhakti, or devotional service, means engaging all of one’s senses in the service of the Sri Krsna, the master of the senses. When the spirit soul [jiva] renders service unto the Supreme, there are two side effects: one is freed from all material designations, and one’s senses become purified and spiritualized.
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