Category:Bhagavatam Verses Spoken by the Haryasvas - Vaniquotes
Pages in category "Bhagavatam Verses Spoken by the Haryasvas - Vaniquotes"
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- If a living entity has polluted intelligence, he prolongs his materialistic life. Frustrated by material nature, he must follow the movements of the intelligence, which brings various conditions of happiness and distress
- If one does not try to study the eternal element of time, what benefit can he derive from performing temporary material activities?
- If one engages in temporary fruitive activities, not knowing that Supreme Person, what benefit will he derive?
- If one enters the Vaikuntha-dhama (pratyag-dhama), he does not return to this material world
- If one foolishly engages in temporary fruitive activities and does not look toward the cessation of this bondage, what will be the benefit of his actions?
- If one fully engages in temporary fruitive activities, not understanding how this is taking place, what does he actually gain?
- If the members of human society do not understand Him, the Supreme, through their advancement in knowledge and activities, but simply work very hard like cats and dogs all day & night for temporary happiness, what will be the benefit of their activities?
- If there is such a place, from which, having gone, one does not return to the miserable material condition of life, what is the use of jumping like monkeys in the temporary material world & not seeing or understanding that place? What will be the profit?
- Narada Muni had also spoken of a man who is the husband of the prostitute. The Haryasvas understood this as follows. If one becomes the husband of a prostitute, he loses all independence
- Narada Muni had asked how one could ignorantly defy one's own father. The Haryasvas understood the meaning of this question
- Narada Muni had described a woman who is a professional prostitute. The Haryasvas understood the identity of this woman
- Narada Muni had said that there is a kingdom where there is only one male. The Haryasvas realized the purport of this statement. The only enjoyer is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who observes everything, everywhere
- Narada Muni had said that there is a river flowing in both directions. The Haryasvas understood the purport of this statement. Material nature functions in two ways - by creation and dissolution. Thus the river of material nature flows both ways
- Narada Muni had spoken of a physical object made of sharp blades and thunderbolts. The Haryasvas understood this allegory as follows. Eternal time moves very sharply, as if made of razors and thunderbolts
- Narada Muni had spoken of a swan. That swan is explained in this verse. The Vedic literatures vividly describe how to understand the Supreme Lord, the source of all material and spiritual energy. Indeed, they elaborately explain these two energies
- One must accept the original instructions of the sastra. According to Vedic civilization, one is offered a sacred thread as a sign of second birth
- One takes his second birth by dint of having received instructions in the sastra from a bona fide spiritual master. Therefore, sastra, scripture, is the real father. All the sastras instruct that one should end his material way of life
- The Haryasvas understood the meaning of Narada's words as follows. The word "bhuh" ("the earth") refers to the field of activities
- The material body, which is a result of the living being's actions is his field of activities & it gives him false designations. Since time immemorial, he has received various types of material bodies, which are the roots of bondage to the material world
- The Supreme Lord is the reservoir of the twenty-five elements, and as the Supreme Being, the conductor of cause and effect, He causes their manifestation
- The swan (hamsa) is one who discriminates between matter and spirit, who accepts the essence of everything, and who explains the means of bondage and the means of liberation
- The words of a material father who endeavors to engage his son in material activities are not the real instructions of the father
- The words of scriptures consist of variegated vibrations. If a foolish rascal leaves aside the study of these sastras to engage in temporary activities, what will be the result?
- There is a bila, or hole, from which, having entered, one does not return. The Haryasvas understood the meaning of this allegory. Hardly once has a person who has entered the lower planetary system called Patala been seen to return