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Couldn’t Someone Get The Wrong Idea About Violence From The Bhagavad-Gita
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/23/2018 2:00AM

 [Krishna and Arjuna]“According to Vedic injunctions there are six kinds of aggressors: 1) a poison giver, 2) one who sets fire to the house, 3) one who attacks with deadly weapons, 4) one who plunders riches, 5) one who occupies another’s land, and 6) one who kidnaps a wife. Such aggressors are at once to be killed, and no sin is incurred by killing such aggressors.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 1.36 Purport)

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When You Love Someone Do You Have To Necessarily Let Everyone Know
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/22/2018 2:00AM

 [Krishna and Rukmini]“When Krishna, the supreme joker, planted the parijata tree in the courtyard of Satyabhama, Rukmini, the daughter of King Vidarbha, became very angry, but due to her natural gentle behavior, she did not express anything. No one could understand Rukmini's real mental condition.” (The Nectar of Devotion, Ch 30)

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Three Moments Of Difficulty Where Devotees Remember God
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/21/2018 2:00AM

 [Krishna and Bakasura]“Once the Bakasura demon assumed the shape of a very big duck and opened his mouth in order to swallow Krishna and all the cowherd boys. When Krishna was entering into the demon's mouth, Balarama and the other cowherd boys almost fainted and appeared as though they had no life. Even if they are illusioned by some ghastly scene or by any accidental occurrence, devotees never forget Krishna. Even in the greatest danger they can remember Krishna.” (The Nectar of Devotion, Ch 30)

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Three Difficulties People Not Born Into Vedic Culture Face In Bhakti-Yoga
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/20/2018 2:00AM

 [prasadam offering]“If one offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water, I will accept it.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.26)

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Four Objects From Classical Warfare That Aren’t Enough To Overcome God
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/19/2018 2:00AM

 [Krishna and Rukmini]“In the same Lalita-madhava there is an account of Krishna's kidnapping Rukmini at her royal marriage ceremony. At that time all of the princes present began to converse amongst themselves, saying, ‘We have our elephants, horses, chariots, bows, arrows and swords, so why should we be afraid of Krishna? Let us attack Him! He is nothing but a lusty cowherd boy! He cannot take away the Princess in this way! Let us all attack Him!’” (The Nectar of Devotion, Ch 29)

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Three Ways To Know That Rama Is God
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/18/2018 2:00AM

 [Shri Rama]“The child of the protector of Koshala, who is the protector of the devotees, the most merciful one, Shri Rama, lives in the holy lake-like mind of Tulsi in the form of a beautiful and auspicious swan.” (Dohavali, 122)

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Two Ways Krishna Reminds His Parents Of A Higher Power
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/17/2018 2:00AM

 [Yashoda and Krishna]“When she saw that her dear baby Krishna was playing on the chest of the dead demonic woman, Mother Yashoda, at a loss what to do, began to walk this way and that. This is an instance of being emotional on account of seeing something ghastly.” (The Nectar of Devotion, Ch 29)

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The Three Components Of Achintya-Bhedabheda-Tattva
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/16/2018 2:00AM

 [Lord Chaitanya]“Lord Chaitanya instructed the mass of people in the sankhya philosophy of achintya-bhedabheda-tattva, which maintains that the Supreme Lord is simultaneously one with and different from His creation. Lord Chaitanya taught this philosophy through the chanting of the holy name of the Lord.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Chaitanya Charitamrita, Preface)

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The Protector Of The Protector
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/15/2018 2:00AM

 [Shri Rama]“The child of the protector of Koshala, who is the protector of the devotees, the most merciful one, Shri Rama, lives in the holy lake-like mind of Tulsi in the form of a beautiful and auspicious swan.” (Dohavali, 122)

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Three Important Aspects To The Devotee’s Vision
by Krishnas Mercy on 04/14/2018 2:00AM

 [Krishna's lotus feet]“For a devotee, the Lord is the supreme spirit soul. Since He is supremely powerful, His various powers are also spiritual. For a devotee, there is nothing material, for material existence only means forgetfulness of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 4.24.61 Purport)

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Rama Navami 2018
by Krishnas Mercy on 03/25/2018 2:00AM

 [Sita-Rama]“I am faithfully engaged in the service of Rama, who is a lion among men [nrisimham], has a broad chest and powerful arms, who treads the earth like a lion and who is like a lion in prowess.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Aranya Kand, 47.35)

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