(Excerpt from lecture series on Caitanya Caritamrta, Kartika 2006, Part 2, Lecture 6 – ‘Raghunatha Dasa and the Muslim tax collector)’
Every culture of the world, every human being on every planet, every body is moving for the same reason. Everyone is existing for the same reason. Everyone is working for the same reason. What is that reason?
Tattva Darsan 6 – 18
This is an interesting point here in the Srimad Bhagvatam about the drama of the material world. Shakespeare said that - The whole world is but a stage and the people on the stage are but its actors. So everyone is just acting on the stage of life.
As our Vrndavana friends said – Dreams in Vrndavana are reality and reality outside of Vrndavana is a dream.
Guru Tattva – Part 2 – 12
We wrote a little something to say about Guru tattva, it's our offering to our spiritual master in relation to tattva or the truth or substance of guru and we can hear something from Srimad Bhagvatam also in the context of this delivery.
Guru Tattva – Part 2 – 11
So this is a small section from Satvata-tantra, chapter 4, verse 49-53. So how we should regard the guru, we have to be very careful, dealing with the words, instructions and orders of the spiritual master.
sva-guror vag anadarah
dveshena narakam yati
kurvan bhaktim api dvija
Tattva Darsan 5 – 14
Like you have a bank account and your children may have a bank account. So your money doesn’t go into your children's bank account. You put money in your account, take money out of your account, that’s your account and your children have their own account. The only thing you can do is something called transferal of punya.