Krsna is self-effulgent

Speaker: Srila Prabhupada
Source:  How not to be in the material world

Just like in krsna-lila, Krsna was stealing butter. So the neighboring friends of Yasoda-mata, was complaining… It is not a complaint; it was just to see the fun of Krsna. Krsna was sitting, and they were complaining. They were seeing the bodily feature, how Krsna is feeling. So other ladies complaining, “Mother Yasoda, your son comes to our house and steals butter. You see. We try to conceal them in a darkness so that this boy cannot see. But still He finds out. So better you take away

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God cannot be impersonal

Speaker: Srila Prabhupada
Source: We Are Controlled

The creation is from a person, not from the impersonal feature of the Absolute Truth. Creation, there must be brain; otherwise how there is question of creation? We are part and parcel of Krsna. We are…, we have also creative power. So as soon as there is question of creative power, there must be a brain behind the creation, and brain means a person. Creation cannot be possible from void or impersonal thing. We have several times discussed this point, that the government, this word, appears to be impersonal, but actually, behind the

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Three phases of the Absolute truth

Speaker:  Srila Prabhupada
Source: Kamsa’s And Ravana’s State

krishna-leela-series-part-15-prayers-offered-by-lord-brahma-to-lord-krishna-part-2-6-728The Absolute Truth is one. One who knows the Absolute Truth, he knows that Brahman, Paramatma, Bhagavan, the same objective, but they are realized by different devotees or different knower in different features. The example is given in this connection: Just like if you see from a very distant place one hill, you’ll find just like a cloud, hazy cloud. If you push forward further you’ll find something green. But when you actually approach the hill, you’ll find there are many houses, many animals, many trees, varieties. So the Absolute Truth,

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I saw the train

Speaker: Suresh Gajendran
Source: Krishna is the Absolute Truth

king-edward-steam-train-1Once, there were three brothers who lived in a village. They had never gone to the city before, and they had no understanding of what a train was. One day they went to the city to see for themselves what a train was. As they waited, they heard the sound of the train’s whistle, and they turned to another man and asked, “Is that the train?” And the man answered, “Yes.” Hearing this one of the three brothers returned to his village and told everyone that the train is the sound

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