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    Meaning of Purusha - Part 16
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    Here Kapiladeva explains the mystic meditational yoga system which should be performed with love towards the Lord. Srila Prabhupada nicely explains in the commentary, "It is not acceptable for one to be satisfied simply by practicing the sitting postures and thinking himself complete.

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    Meaning of Parampara
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    This should be the mood of every devotee engaged in preaching the glories of the Lord and the moment he forgets his position as eternal servant or disciple, then His Divine Grace warns in the purport of Bhagavad Gita 4.2

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    Sadhu-sanga
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    Parameshwaran
    In Srimad Bhagavatam we read about the fight between the demigods and demons for the nectar. During the fight the nectar dropped on four places on earth ie:- Prayag (Allahabad), Nasik, Ujjain, Haridwar. It is believed that the

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    "All the devatas starting from Lord Brahma, Yakshas, tumburus, human beings and all species of life are called Purusha because they are all eternal part and parcel of the Supreme Lord who is the Original Purusha."

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    "If one regularly sees the Supreme Personality of Godhead in the temple, one will gradually be disinfected of all material desires simply by visiting the temple and seeing the Deity. When one is freed from all the results of sinful activities, one will be purified, and with a healthy mind, completely cleansed, he will increasingly make progress in Krishna consciousness."

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    Transcendental Qualities of Mahabhagavata
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    "Even if you get married, always keep a part of your heart strong in the fire of saffron and brahmacarya and you will only remain brahmacari in any ashram if you bury your head in Srimad Bhagavatam. The day you leave Bhagavatam, the four walls of whatever ashram you are in, will swallow you up and that is the end of you."

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    Transcendental Qualities of Mahabhagavata
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    When your dhoti has been used, you throw it on the floor. That is the symptom of your taste for meat eating. It is a subtle form of violence. When clothes have been used, fold them and put them aside and then lovingly wash them.

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    Transcendental Qualities of Mahabhagavata
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    When Maharaj was speaking to us in the Bhakti Vedanta hospital, many times he quoted this verse and said that as long as we are trying to remember Krishna, we will always have the inspiration to remember Krishna. Maharaj said, "Do not search for inspiration in the sky, when it is very much on the ground.

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    Always Anticipate and Consider
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    Srimad Bhagavatam gives a beautiful glimpse of the first class disciple. The first class disciple is one who anticipates. The word which Maharaj really liked in this verse is

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    Always Anticipate and Consider
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    Maharaj also made an important point about obedience that is worth remembering. He said that obedience is manifested greatest in the remembrance of Krishna. Your obedience will be tested by

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    Always Anticipate and Consider
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    Vaijayanti mala devi dasi
    The entire success of a devotee's life is premised on the level of his obedience to his spiritual master and to the acharyas. I asked Maharaj once after initiation

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    "The Supreme Lord Vasudeva alone can be called as the original Purusha. All living entities starting from Lord Brahma down to the ant are all stri (feminine) in nature."

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    "Any fault which is committed due to inattention or ignorance in a Vedic sacrifice is rectified by the remembrance of Lord Vishnu and the sacrifice is made complete."

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    "The Supreme Lord Vasudeva is called 'purusha' by enlightened sages. He is called Purusha because He is supremely independent with unlimited glories and He is beyond (transcendental to) all material modes."

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    "As a fire burns dry grass to ashes, so the holy name of the Lord, whether chanted knowingly or unknowingly, burn to ashes without fail, all the reactions of one's sinful activities."

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    "A person who has broader intelligence, whether he be full of all material desire, without any material desire, or desiring liberation, must by all means worship the supreme whole, the Personality ofGodhead."

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    Mundane news is static whereas transcendental news is dynamic, inasmuch as the spirit is dynamic and matter is static. Those who have developed a taste for understanding the transcendental subject matter are never tired of hearing such narrations.

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    So far we have seen the first and second meaning of purna. In this offering, we will see that the Lord is called purna because He is easily fulfilled and satisfied with the simple offerings made to Him with love

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    Meaning of Purusha - Part 6
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    Yesterday we saw the first meaning of purna. Let us continue with second meaning of purna today. 'Purna' also means to 'fill' or permeate.

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    There is a nice story in the Vedas (Gopala Tapani Upanishad) explaining the Lord's complete and self satisfied nature.

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    That night the Lord appeared in the dream of Vishnu Chittar and ordered him to attend the conference. But Vishnu chittar said he is not a scholar of Vedas and he cannot face the great scholars there.

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    And because He is all-pervasive, unlimited by time and space, He can appear even within the womb of the mother of child Parikshi

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    Although the Lord is situated in our heart, along with us, none of our enjoyment or suffering or our karmas touch Him. He always remains in His transcendental position. There is a nice story in this regard.

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    Meaning of Purusha
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    Narahari Krishna dasa
    The Vedas contain an important section called Purusha sukta which occurs in all the four vedas.

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    Obedience is the Key to Goloka
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    Once we cultivate these qualities of obedience, Krishna and spiritual master will open the door to Goloka once we take this key with us.

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    Obedience is the Key to Goloka
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    "And because you are submissive, your spiritual masters have endowed you with all the favors bestowed upon a gentle disciple. Therefore you can tell us all that you have scientifically learned from them."

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    Consistent Devotional Service
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    Govardhan das
    Srila Prabhupada said, "As long as we have strength to crawl we must attend mangala arati."

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    Obedience is the Key to Goloka
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    Sajjanapriya Krishna das
    "My dear Vidura, now I am mad for want of the pleasure of seeing Him, and just to mitigate this I am now proceeding to Badrikashrama in the Himalayas for association, as I have been instructed by Him."