Knowing Krishna

We should first of all understand the Lord in His greatness, but as we progress further in devotion we can know Krishna in His sweetness, beyond His majesty.

Lecture on "Understanding Krishna through Bhagavad Gita" – Salem – 8th Nov'06

First Point in Understanding God

The first point in understanding God is to accept that He has inconceivable potencies. If we accept that, then we can begin to understand.

Lecture on "Srila Prabhupada Gave Us Everything" – SB 3.5.51 – 31st May 1996

Our Real Need

Our real need is to understand Krishna, but we don't know that. We are thinking, "I need food, cloth, and shelter." And modern society has created so many artificial needs.

Lecture on Real Success Stories Are in Srimad-Bhagavatam (SB 8.4.15; Ljubljana, Slovenia, 26 Dec 1998)

Significance of Serving The Devotees For Understanding The Supreme Lord

Our first duty is to satisfy the spiritual master, who can arrange for the Lord’s mercy. A common man must first begin to serve the spiritual master or the devotee.  Then, through the mercy of the devotee, the Lord will be satisfied. Unless one receives the dust of a devotee’s lotus feet on one’s head, there is no possibility of advancement. Unless one approaches a pure devotee, he cannot understand the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

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