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How is the moon behind the sun?

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"How is the moon behind the sun"

Conversations and Morning Walks

1975 Conversations and Morning Walks

Not behind, above.
Morning Walk -- May 27, 1975, Honolulu:

Guru kṛpā: How is the moon behind the sun?

Prabhupāda: Not behind, above.

Guru kṛpā: It is a bigger planet?

Prabhupāda: No.

Guru kṛpā: In other words, to elevate oneself to the moon planet, that is harder than going to the sun planet.

Prabhupāda: That is God's wish. "You can go up on Me? What is this?" Their calculation is that moon is nearer, is it not?

Guru kṛpā:. Yes.

Prabhupāda: But not moon is nearer; sun is nearer. And above, in the proportion, 1,600,000 miles, above moon there is Mercury, Mars, in this way, Venus. It is not so easy.

Śrutakīrti: The planets are not orbiting the sun.

Prabhupāda: No, no. They have got their different orbits.

Guru kṛpā:. This is real science, to know these facts.

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Guru kṛpā: So how can you prove that?

Prabhupāda: Vedic literature. Śruti-pramāṇam. Śruti means Vedas.

Marc +  and Rishab +
August 10, 0011 JL +
July 4, 0012 JL +
BG: 0 +, SB: 0 +, CC: 0 +, OB: 0 +, Lec: 0 +, Conv: 1 +  and Let: 0 +