The Meaning of Pure Heart and the Source of Happiness
ASK BVKS | March 4, 2011 |
I have a small doubt can you just elucidate me what is the meaning of pure heart. What is inner soul and from where do we get real happiness?
May 18, 2017 |
English; Mayapur, West Bengal, India
October 23, 2016 |
English; Hyderabad, Telangana, India
May 30, 2014 |
English; Dallas, Texas, USA
January 29, 2017 |
English; Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, India
June 10, 2012 |
Question: While preaching I have come across several persons who doubt the cycle of birth and death and when the point comes up about having to go through millions of births in the animal realm, (or any realm for that matter) before coming back to the human platform, I often hear; "Well I was born in this human body… Expand>
While preaching I have come across several persons who doubt the cycle of birth and death and when the point comes up about having to go through millions of births in the animal realm, (or any realm for that matter) before coming back to the human platform, I often hear; "Well I was born in this human body and don’t remember my other births, so if this same chance will happen again someday what is the urgency of this human birth?
So basically they are saying they do not remember the suffering of other lives, yet all of a sudden they were born in this human form where things are pretty nice, and they are wondering, what need is there to change. What does it matter if they take so many animal births as long as they don’t remember, since one day they will just be back in a human form again?
So I am wondering how to defeat this argument.^ Show less
December 5, 2013 |
English; Nanda Gokulam, Andhra Pradesh, India
September 10, 2004 |
English; Seattle, Washington, USA
August 26, 2016 |
English with Český translation; Nove Sade, Czech Republic
May 4, 2008 |
English; Mumbai, Maharastra, India
January 20, 2017 |
English with தமிழ் translation; Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
May 21, 2011 |
Question: Is It alright for Govinda's restaurant of ISKCON to serve coffee in their menu. Kolkata Govinda's have it in their menu. Why is Gurusaday road premises in Kolkata being rented out for marriage parties who also serve tea coffee to their guests, Is Prabhupada happy with these activities? If not let us stop it.
January 1, 2011 |
Question: Could you please speak something regarding the verse and purport of CC Madhya-lila 10.182, in which Srila Prabhupada writes that "The Lord herein confirms that if one is overestimated, glorification is just another form of blasphemy." It seems like a very deep statement, and significant, but it is difficult to understand properly.
English; Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
May 23, 2014 |
English; San Diego, California, USA
June 26, 2011 |
Question: You had been asked about this "cruel punishments" on hellish planets, from the point of view of human law. Sivananda Prabhu(brahmacari ashram partner) ask me this so I ask to you: What is the fate of a sadhaka in Krishna consciousness who had a previous sinner life? I have some doubts…shall he go to Vaikhuntha? shall he came again here to preach for the sake of Lord Caitanya? And what is the destiny of his forefathers?
August 31, 2012 |
English; San Diego, California, USA
August 25, 2012 |
English; Los Angeles, California, USA
September 7, 2014 |
English; Manchester, England
May 27, 2011 |
Question: It is a practice for men in Vedic culture to address all women apart from one's wife as mother. What about women addressing other women, what is the proper etiquette, would the term mother be as applicable?
October 10, 2011 |
Question: I am wanting to ask His Holiness Bhaki Vikasa Swami who and why was the "Some concerns about ISKCON" banned from being presented on his website? I hope that this is part of an agreement to resolve the issues presented in the lecture. Please let everyone know that the lecture can be heard at oneiskcon.com. I have no plans to remove it.
September 27, 2011 |
Question: When the disciples hear some criticism (about another sannyasi), from their spiritual master (especially in a lecture), it may happen that they also develop a critical attitude towards that sannyasi and speak things like “this sannyasi is like this, that sannyasi is like that etc…). Do you think this may promote the ongoing guru groupism even more as the devotees will start thinking that my guru is the best and the rest have faults?