The Powerful Influence of Time - Part 4

The Powerful Influence of Time - Part 4

Divyarupa devi dasi

Hare Krishna Prabhujis and Matajis,

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada and Srila Gurudeva.

This is in continuation of the transcription of class given by our beloved spiritual master HH Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj on verse 3.30.2. In previous offering we saw 

1. When we try to acquire things more and more, we are bound to face miseries as all such possessions are bound to be destroyed with time.

2. When we know that Krishna is the ultimate cause and accept every situation as His mercy, we will not be disturbed.

Now let us hear from Maharaj.

yam yam artham upaadatte / duhkhena sukha-hetave
tam tam dhunoti bhagavaan / pumaan chocati yat-krte


"Whatever is produced by the materialist with great pain and labor for so-called happiness, the Supreme Personality, as the time factor, destroys, and for this reason the conditioned soul laments."

As soon as you follow these two things, dayayaa sarva bhuteshu and santushto yena kena vaa, and as soon as your indriyas, your senses are under your control, you win. And that is the way to satisfy the Lord, tushyati aashu janaardhana. aashu means immediately. Krishna is pleased with you immediately. And always I give you one word you know.  Mercy is M and satisfaction is S and control is C. MSC - we can remember MSC - Master of Science. If you become MSc, then you can satisfy the Lord. This is easy process. And because we do this, no worry at all. Because all this is a passing phase. 

Everything is a passing phase. So sometimes, something comes which is favourable to us, that is also passing phase. It is not going to continue. You are staying at the moment. You are staying with your parents. Everything is being provided. This is very desirable situation that you go home and mother smiles at you, father also likes you and they love you. This is a very nice situation. But it is a passing phase. It is not going to continue. Maybe after 3 months we go to Australia. finished. This whole, position will completely change. You may find yourself in a hostel (laughter). This is maya you know. I don't know whether you laugh or cry. But this is like that (laughter). So the living entity who understands the passing phases, is never disturbed by tam tam dhunoti - because Krishna always destroys in the form of time as we will see before us. So please now repeat the translation. It is a beautiful verse you know. Please remember and recall the verse that is  (Gita 18.54)

brahma bhutah prasannaatmaa / na shocati na kaankshati
samah sarveshu bhuteshu / mad bhaktim labhate paraam

"One who is thus transcendentally situated at once realizes the Supreme Brahman and becomes fully joyful. He never laments or desires to have anything. He is equally disposed toward every living entity. In that state he attains pure devotional service unto Me."

Krishna willing we shall continue to hear more nectar from Maharaj in the subsequent offering. 

Hare Krishna.
Thank you very much,
Yours in service of Srila Prabhupada and Srila Gurudeva,
Divyarupa devi dasi.