We have to be very careful as to who cooks, what kind of food we are eating, because it does affect our consciousness.
Ignorant and faithless persons who doubt the revealed scriptures do not attain God consciousness; they fall down. For the doubting soul there is happiness neither in this world nor in the next.
Mundane educational qualifications are no evidence of genuine intelligence. Rather they are a certificate of a person's stupidity or at least misfortune in having dedicated much time and energy in amassing information that has no intrinsic value.
Lord Krishna by one of His plenary portions enters every universe and every atom and thus unlimitedly manifests His infinite energy all over the material creation.
Only to those great souls who have implicit faith in both the Lord and the spiritual master are all the imports of the Vedic knowledge automatically revealed.
The currency notes, although paper, are issued by the government, they have full value. Similarly, this material world though temporary, but because it is an emanation from the Lord, it has its full value. The Vaishnava philosopher knows how to utilize it properly, whereas the Mayavadi philosopher fails to do so.
For advancement of material knowledge there is a need for personal ability and researching aptitude, but in the case of spiritual knowledge, all progress depends more or less on the mercy of the spiritual master. The spiritual master must be satisfied with the disciple. Only then is knowledge automatically manifest before the student of spiritual science.
The yoga system is used for controlling one’s mind and bringing down oneself to the stage of Samadhi.
It has been conclusively decided in the scriptures that the ultimate goal for the welfare of human society is detachment from the bodily concept of life and increased and steadfast attachment for the Supreme Lord.
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