all your money won’t another minute buy / if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled / nature is constantly speaking to us / life is a riddle / there’s truth in many paths, but some go further / hierarchical inclusivism / Bhagavatam presents a relentless focus on Bhakti causing dharmic reversals in terms of age, gender, caste and status / a learned person takes the essence of knowledge from all places / the laws of dharma are meant to bring out the best in us / when we ignore the sages we end up with Jerry Springer Show
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755: Krishna is the Root, We are the Leaves
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1:00:46the spiritual purity of Madhava Prabhu’s kirtan / Bhagavatam brings fire under the feet and bliss in the heart / pull Krishna back into your heart / the mystery of the universe revealed - Krishna is the root, we are the leaves / Donkey perspective - are they fanning me or are they fanning Jesus? SB 4.21.32
753: Trade in Your iPad for a Creek
55:52catching echos of the cosmic dance / cultivating pure vision / trade in your iPad for a creek (careful about staring into fire) / the natural opulences /the Vedas are a manual for how to live in harmony with God and Nature / truth of dharmic principles is hidden in the heart of an unadulterated, self-realized person SB 4.21.1-29
752: Hold Me Closer Cosmic Dancer
53:32“What is serious to men is often trivial in the sight of God” - Thomas Merton / “If we could let go of our own obsession with what we think is the meaning of it all, we might be able to hear His call and follow Him in His mysterious, cosmic dance” - Thomas Merton / seeing the good fortune in God’s plan / we are the bird in the kitchen / the esoteric side of Bhakti-yoga - the varieties of divine love / Krishna is calling us to dance SB 4.20.33-38
750: Q & A - Volume 109
55:20How to help someone who feels they can have no compassion or empathy? / Can you please explain the flow of wealth and power within the Varnasrama system, and how it is different from historical and modern feudalism? / Is food offered by Sikhs to the Guru Granth Sahib considered prasad by Krishna bhaktas? / Have we been planets, gods and goddesses at some point in our journeys?
749: Don't Blame -- Reframe
1:01:20“For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.” – Plato / the 6 enemies - lust, anger, greed, delusion, pride, envy / 6 more “enemies” to be conquered - the 5 senses and the mind / through devotion one can see heaven, hell and liberation with an equal mind / don’t blame, reframe / the mysteries of the world have fallen on our lap / getting beyond the triggers SB 4.20.31-32
748: Simplicity, Samadhi & Existential Shifts
57:46“He has the most who is most content with the least.” – Diogenes / all that exists to satisfy the senses cannot satisfy a person whose senses are uncontrolled / positive spiritual bypassing - bypassing the fickle mind and going straight from intelligence into action / turning up the comfort level makes us intolerant / in the minds of those who are too attached to sense enjoyment and material opulence, samadhi does not take place / Existential Shift #1 - from dharma to karma / Existential Shift #2 - from karma to jnana / Existential Shift #3 - from jnana to Bhakti / declutter externally, helps declutter internally SB 4.20.30