Everything happens according to His Will - Part 5

Hare Krishna Prabhujis and Matajis,
Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada and Srila Gurudeva.

This is in conclusion of the transcription of one of the nectarean class by our beloved spiritual master HH Mahavishnu Goswami Maharaj at Sree Sree Radha NeelMadhav dham, Rajkot, on Srimad Bhagavatam verse 1.7.31-32, in the year 2005. In the previous offering we heard from Maharaj that

1. Subtle nuclear energy (from brahma-astra) is more powerful than the gross nuclear energy (atom-bombs). 
2. Whatever we do whole life, we remember that at the end. 
3. There are living beings in every planet.
4. Everything happens according to His will.

Now let's hear further.

Gurudev: It is foolish also to think that natural laws are ultimately powerful. Laws are not powerful, natural laws are not powerful. Nature is also under His control. What is that verse in Bhagavad Gita? mayādhyakṣeṇa prakṛtiḥ sūyate sa-carācaram. mayādhyakṣeṇa - Under My superintendence the material nature works. Material nature's law works under the direction of the Lord, as confirmed in the Bhagavad-gītā. The Lord says there that natural laws work under His supervision. The world can be destroyed only by the will of the Lord and not by the whims of tiny politicians. Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa desired that the weapons released by both Drauṇi and Arjuna be withdrawn, and it was carried out by Arjuna at once. Similarly, there are many agents of the all-powerful Lord, and by His will only can one execute what He desires. The point is Prabhupada gives two reasons here that the nuclear energy cannot destroy the world. Atomic energy cannot destroy. The first reason is it doesn't have any power to destroy. 2nd one is, what is it?

Devotee: will of Bhagavan

Gurudev: Bhagavan, unless He wishes nobody can destroy. And then He derives a conclusion and it's the fact. We don't remember that and that's why we think that, "I am doing". We can't do unless He directs. And He has so many people to work under Him you know. So as soon as He wishes something, it will happen. This is the truth. You want to build the temple. So as soon as He wishes, everything will happen. You wanted to have rathyatra. So rath was not there, He made rath, money came, rath was done, everything was done. Then there was, He, He was absent. And He also came, (Gurudev laughs) all the way from Jagannatha Puri. So it was without endeavor. We didn't do anything.  It just happenend.  Someone came from America, we were just sitting and he said he will arrange the money and it just happened, we didn't do anything. (Gurudev laughs) And he said that, "I will contribute for rath". He came here and chanted nicely. This is the thing. We should always catch the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. That's all. bhagavan iccha. Everything happens according to His will. We, that's what Prahalad Maharaj says that, "For happiness we should not try, happiness and misery come and go. But one thing we should do that unflinching devotion should go on at His lotus feet. bhakti, tivra bhakti, tīvreṇa bhakti-yogena, yajeta puruṣaṁ param. Always with intense devotional service we should worship Kṛṣṇa. What is it?

akāmaḥ sarva-kāmo vā, mokṣa-kāma udāra-dhīḥ, three types of people. Number one, akāmaḥ, those who don't have any desire. Iccha, no iccha, akāma, sarva-kāmo vā, those who have all the desires. And those who want liberation, they try for liberation, all these three people, tīvreṇa bhakti-yogena, yajeta puruṣaṁ param, tīvra bhakti, unflinching devotion to the Lord you should always be performing. This is the thing. And once we understand this, His will is going to be favourable to us. If you perform bhakti there is subtle connection. By subtle sound you can release brahmastra. By subtle sound we can force Him to do the things for us. Japa, mantra. By mantra we can release brahmastra. By same mantra sukshma, subtle, He does everything. And really He is very kind. As soon as you desire, and you are with Him that desire is fulfilled. He is like a desire tree. You go to Him, desire, don't ask Him even then He fulfills.

Dhruva Maharaj wanted big kingdom. So He gave him separate planet and till he was here He gave him the large kingdom. So both the desire was fulfilled. Please remember this. This point should force us to have unflinching faith in His power. And because He is all powerful, except Him nobody can do anything for us. So we should always go to Him and bow down. Hare Kṛṣṇa. Jai Srila Prabhupada ki!!

Devotees: Jai!!!

Our heart-felt thanks to Maharaj for teaching this important lesson that everything happens as per Krishna's will.

Hare Krishna.
Thank you very much.
Krishna Rati devi dasi
Singapore.