Bhagavatam is a support through all situations / the naval is the magic spot / Krishna can eat with his eyes / bhakti makes the pursuit of knowledge effective / yoga is an eternal practice / in bhakti, one need not kill their tender emotions / service should never be impeded due to external considerations (sex, gender, race, etc.)
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556: The Dharma Code - Interview with Author Simon Haas
1:09:49Life as a young man in the ashrams of Vrindavan, India / the 3 laws Laws of Perception / the ancient teachings for kings and queens / the 4 principles of the Dharma Code - Truth, Purity, Non-violence, and Discipline / how do we actually practically apply the Dharma Code in our everyday life? / dharma protects one who protects dharma
555: Q & A Volume 78
59:37how does martial arts nestle with the Bhakti Yogi's path? / how to respond to people who, due to emotional scars, are averse to understanding God as a person? / what is the best way to show appreciation to bhakti-yogis? / does Krishna choose sides? / is it bad to chant in my head during meetings?
554: This Body is Just a Rental
59:42the real enemies are within / a sun-ray of love for Krsna / bhakti causes the heart to be softened by various tastes / the eternal propensity for love in all living entities is always searching for a place to reside / might as well face it you’re addicted to God / to the degree we take shelter of Krishna our fear dissipates / choose fear or choose Bhakti SB 3.25.38-44
553: How Bhakti Works
58:23Bhagavatam cuts through the social fluff / 5 potent practices of Bhakti - nama, dhama, Bhagavatam, deities, devotees / Kaustubha’s favorite temples / how Bhakti works / false ideas impressed within our minds are the cause of our losing touch with our true nature & seeking happiness externally / the transformative practices of Bhakti-yoga are designed to purify the mind through contact with powerful sources of spiritual energy / you’ve gotta throw away the magical stone to receive something higher SB 3.25.36-37
552: Bhakti Dissolves the Programing in the Mind
55:26beautiful destitution / turn your prison into a temple / beginning the journey of awakening / Bhakti dissolves the false programing in the mind /the 4 objects of human pursuit / the 5th object of human pursuit / liberation is just the neutral position on the way to love / finding meditative focus in a temple SB 3.25.33-34
551: Visiting the Holy Place in the Mind
55:11avoiding the material glue traps / step back & think about how we are situated in the body & the universe / approaching like a fool / the evidence that we need help is our suffering / our senses are being monitored / the Vedic teachings are the guidebook to how to use the equipment of the body / visiting the holy place in the mind SB 3.25.31-32
550: One Need Not Kill Their Tender Emotions
52:53Bhagavatam is a support through all situations / the naval is the magic spot / Krishna can eat with his eyes / bhakti makes the pursuit of knowledge effective / yoga is an eternal practice / in bhakti, one need not kill their tender emotions / service should never be impeded due to external considerations (sex, gender, race, etc.) SB 3.25.27-30
549: Q & A - Volume 77
1:01:28How many Bhakti lineages are there, where do they stem from & what are the differences between them? / What is the difference between Bhakti for Vishnu & Bhakti for Krishna? / Are we supposed to always think about other people's comfort and forget about our own? / Isn’t it wrong for God to lie, cheat or steal?
548: The Path is Hidden in the Heart of Great Souls
58:06the most instructive question in approaching a texts is not “what does it say?” but, “what am I looking for?” / what is the path? it’s hidden in the heart an unadulterated, self-realized person / aligning one’s heart with the heart of a pure devotee / what do I need to let go of to open myself to truth? / welcome the breakdowns that lead to the breakthroughs / hearing Krishna’s pastimes makes yoga easy / Kunti’s prayer and Arjuna’s material exhaustion
547: How to Approach a Sadhu
59:34devotional treasures within the heart / approach a sadhu without guile or duplicity /there’s hypocrisy on the Eastern paths too / the psychological effect of bowing / deep inquiry is informed by a recognition of our necessity & the absence of awareness of how to fulfill it / Maya’s remedy for insincerity is suffering / in the right context and association, stories & pastimes transform / the progression from faith, associating with pure devotees, execution of the regulative principles of devotion, giving up of what has no value, being fixed, taste, attachment, affection, pure love / different things grow in different ways SB 3.25.23-25