But more that that Krishna’s names are not different from Krishna. It's briefly discussed in this question. It is seen as the perfect friendship with complete trust, enlightenment, teaching and support (Katz 82). In the Gita, Krishna uses grand adjectives to address Arjuna, such as Sabhyasachi (one who is ambidextrous, i.e. One of the eternal companions of Lord Narayana is Sage Nara. Agni was in great hunger and needed to burn down the entire Khandava Vana to quench his hunger. But as the chariot moves, Arjuna sees in the two armies the equal presence of his family, for Duryodhana, despite being his enemy, is also his cousin, and thus both sides are littered with "fathers, grandfathers, teachers, brothers, uncles, grandsons, in-laws and friends." But Krishna’s body and His self are identical therefore His position is always different from the position of the ordinary living entity, even when Krishna descends to this material world. Including Mayapur. That is the point of Bhagavad-gita. I read the Newsletters several times. There is no difference between reading his books and talking with him personally. Taking this, Arjuna and Krishna went to the forest with Agni. If we do not follow the program he gives us we can not expect to become well, to become spiritually healthy, to become Krishna conscious. In this way under the direction of a bona fide spiritual master and gradually Krishna will reveal Himself to you from within your heart and you will be able to see Him always. So everyone heard it. “. Once when roaming in the Khandava Vana, Arjuna and Krishna met the god of fire, Agni. After this union of families Krsna and Arjuna are now brothers-in-law. Krishna answered Arjuna’s question by saying: “Many, many births both you and I have passed. In any case, Khandavaprastha was where Arjuna and Krishna's friendship is truly forged. Friends. In the Bhagavad-Gita, the relationship between Arjuna, the story’s hero and Krishna, the avatar, or incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu, is indeed a very personal one. Reading Prabhupad’s books and Listening to his lectures. The only difference is that in spiritual life everyone is serving Krishna, in material life everyone is serving maya. The devotion that is shown by Arjuna for Krsna is a model throughout the Mahabharata. It certainly is transient but true and this dynamics is permanent, real and distinct. It does not mean that there are no things in the material world and that they are not real. You just have to do it Prabhu. Hare Krishna Madhudvisa Das ji, 17. But Arjuna was furious at this event and slew the wife of Takshaka with three well placed arrows. If we were not demons we would no be here. That is the problem. HARE KRISHNA prabhuji! Arjuna asks Krishna, who has taken the form of his charioteer, to drive them into the battle. He asks God how this can be, how this killing can be right, and Krishna responds in a stern and loving manner. So Arjuna questioned Krishna: “The sun-god Vivasvan is senior by birth to You. please guruji suggest me something. Time is Krishna and we are controlled by time. Sometimes Krsna is needed to show Arjuna the path of dharma and this is what he does through some of the stories in the Mahabharata (Katz 83). I can remember all of them, but you cannot.” (Bg. Hare Krishna Prabhu He who is fully equipped with 16 kalaas and all rasas of bhakti, such is my lord. This duality is always there in the material world. All that is must certainly be real for when the lord is real the creation cannot be unreal or false. I think it was sent out in the wrong order and you should have received it by now. You can read one chapter of the Bhagavad-gita every day easily. Krishna did not stop the time. We only come here if we misuse our independence and want to be the lord and master ourselves instead of accepting Krishna as the lord and master and surrendering to Him. All I can do is ask you to chant the Hare Krishna mantra at least 16 rounds a day and follow the four regulative principles [no illicit sex, no meat eating, no gambling and no intoxication] and read Prabhupada’s books. So if you have any brains at all between your ears take advantage of associating with Srila Prabhupada. Krishna said to Arjuna, that he is deciphering this supreme secret to him, for he is His devotee and His friend. I am 19 years old doing my B.tech in India. As far as how the Gita was transferred though the disciplic succession it was put into the Mahabharata as one chapter by Veda Vayasa and that is how the Gita has been preserved and how the knowledge of the Gita has been handed down to the current generation. Rather it will deviate you from the real spiritual path…, So if you can just open your eyes and wake up and realized you already have a guru, the best guru, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, and simply take advantage of hearing from him. So please try not to come across as a fanatic because it defeats the true purpose of what you are attempting to accomplish. Choosing the moment to leave the body has nothing to do with ‘health’. Hindutva and the Bhartiya Janata Party, Noteworthy Figures in Contemporary Hinduism, 1. As long as he can be engaged in Krishna’s service it is all spiritual to him. They will fall back down into the cycle of birth and death again after some time. The theme of the warrior friendship seems to hold common place among many stories throughout history [e.g., Patroklos and Achilles (Katz 82)]. brother i want to take suggestion from you im devotee of shiradi sai It is useless to get initiated from ISKCON gurus. These ideas of time travel, etc, it is just fantasy. told anything in any form im feeling very bad &getting cry for that Today’s ISKCON is void because they have gone against the instructions of Srila Prabhupada in so many ways. It even seems to resemble a friendship at times, despite the fact that Arjuna is a human and Krishna is a god. I believe a devoted Hindu is a Hindu no matter whether they refer to our father as Krishna, Shiva, or any other name. But Prabhupada is already there. Arjuna and Krsna have what is described as a perfect warrior-friend relationship. Hi Madhudvisa dasa, Our generation is a follower of Shri Madhwacharya and the doctrine of dualism. Despite of that, I have some questions which have ot been answered in the letters mup to now. Quite frankly I would not recommend you join ISKCON as a full-time devotee at this time because there are so many problems with ISKCON and they will immediately preach to you “Prabhupada is dead, you need a living guru…” So it is bizzare. Maya is simply forgetfulness of Krishna. Because in the beginning of the universe there was only Visnu and then a lotus flower grew from the navel of Lord Visnu and Lord Brahma was born on the top of that Lotus Flower. There are so many things in Krishna consciousness that are avan manasa gocara, beyond the ability of our minds to conceive and beyond the ability of our senses to perceive. I want to ask that isn’t ISKCON a perfect platform for spiritual progress of any person? So as with the prison you are going to find mostly criminals there, here in the material world you are going to find mostly demons. I desireto find out the way to deeply learn the Gita and the Vedanta taexts, Thank You Very Much for giving this oppotunity. The best he could do is do his duty and not question God’s will. Prabhupada, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami (1970) Krsna: The Supreme Personality of Godhead. In the beginning Arjuna did not want to fight and kill all his friends and family members. So if we associate with Krishna through chanting His holy names then we will develop all the good qualities that are present within us. Let the whole world drown in the ecstatic flood of love of Krishna! But Mahabharata has no mention to the genesis of this camaraderie, which gave us the celestial Bhagavad Gita, which is regarded as the ultimate philosophical text of the Vedic civilization; inappropriately called as Hindu religion. Radhy radhy.. If you are talking about the Mayavadis, the impersonalists, who do not know about the personal form of the Supreme Lord, they can become liberated by merging into the brahman effulgence. The conversation between Krishna and Arjuna was for the benefit of the whole world to hear. One needs the eyes to see it, one needs spiritual eyes to see spiritual things. And if you just do it and hear it like this every day automatically it will purify your heart and you will develop a taste for hearing Srila Prabhupada’s books and that is the most important thing that we must develop. Learning from one another as much as learning with one another. So this ‘bhakti lata bija’, the seed of devotional service, is only available from a pure devotee of Krishna, you can not get it from anywhere else. In Mahabharata, Krishna is Arjuna’s sarathi or charioteer. So if one is not a devotee he is a demons. What u think for my asking i dont I am writing some emails and sending them out, that is the best I can do. And will not benefit you in any way whatsoever. In the brahmajoti the spirit souls there can experience the eternal nature and knowledge but the ananda or bliss comes from relationships. Arjuna is Krishna’s Friend Eternally. You can please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the emails and we will not send any more mails to you. Spoken by a figureless voice, comparisons between Arjuna to the god Visnu are made (Katz 29). I wish to love and serve Krishna more and more. This defeat of gods and father gives the description of the two men being outside of society’s judgments, as they are going against most of the lessons taught throughout the Mahabharata and killing the entire forest, alive with animals and plants (Rajagoplachari 79). We develop the qualities of the people we associate with. Yes. There is no need for physical presence. So you can understand that the battlefield is just an example. So he has prescribed the suitable medicine and the suitable diet. Prabhupada is living in his books and audio and video recordings and we can take full advantage of Srila Prabhupada’s personal association in this way. how and what kind of change it’ll bring to us gradually ? this story can be thought of as a connection of the two men’s souls as the growth of their friendship causes them to act as one/two people with one mind. Much the same as when he shows Arjuna his true identity as the god Visnu in the story of the Bhagavad Gita. It is the extra characteristic he holds that completes him as a perfect being. From the navel of His transcendental body a lotus stem grows and on top of that a very large and beautiful lotus flower opens up and in the middle of that lotus flower Lord Brahma takes birth. and which only eleven men would survive. Surrender to him, serve him, please him and if you are successful and actually are able to please Srila Prabhupada then by his mercy you will get this bhakti-lata-bija, the seed of devotional service and then if you cultivate that plant of bhakti nicely in your heart by chanting and hearing and by ripping out the weeds that grow in your heart along with the creeper of devotion then you will be able to become a devotee of Krishna, and ultimately a pure devotee of Krishna, by the mercy of Srila Prabhupada. Unsubscribe from KrishnaConnect Mailing List. So the Bhagavatam is a more advanced book. So if one actually reaches the Vaikuntha planets he does not return to the material world. Surrender to Krishna and do what Krishna wants. You can work out the exact age of Lord Brahma but very roughly he is about 50 and he lives also for about 100 years by his time scale and one day of Lord Brahma is 1000 catur-yuga cycles. We need the guidance of a pure devotee like His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada who guides us in our understanding of Bhagavavd-gita through his Bhaktivedanta purports. Arjuna chooses Krsna as his advisor and chariot driver. To do what Krishna wants us to do. So better that we realize we are demons and do something to rectify ourselves…. Your email address will not be published. Illustration: Prabhakar Khanulkar. 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When put together these two men makeup a great team, which seems to represent god and man working together as one. Oxford University Press. So why would Krishna stop time while He spoke the Gita? That is the cycle of the four yugas [staya, tretya, dwarpa and kali] times a thousand. You see young people listening to very loud heavy music and that creates a particular mentality, you see people listening to nice classical music and that creates another mentality. know guruji but i hope u will suggest me. Right after the Pandavas are exiled for thirteen years by Duryodhana they begin their journey into the forest. It shows up in almost all aspects of his life, when he needs someone to help him convince people of things, or when he needs another set of hands to defeat enemies. It is about two men who are about to prove themselves to their fathers, themselves and their worlds (Rajagoplachari 79). You have to follow the process of saddhana-bhakti now, following the regulative principles, chanting at least 16 rounds of the Hare Krishna mantra daily and engaging in practical devotional service with your mind, body and senses, and your possessions. Published on July 13th, 2020 | Even when Krishna was personally present on the planet not everyone could appreciate that He was the Supreme Personality of Godhead. But Krishna encouraged him to fight because Krishna wanted the fight. Please read Srila Prabhupada’s books and understand the ideas and the principles that Srila Prabhupada and Krishna are explaining to you. So if you want to make spiritual advancement you must stay away from ISKCON. The chariot on which Arjuna and Krishna were seated was donated by _____. dear sir, He is asking this question on behalf of the people who do not believe in the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the demons who do not like the idea that Krishna should be accepted as the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Then they did not have access to his letters and they had access to a lot less classes and in the early years even they did not have many books. It shows up in many of Arjuna’s actions and words. So ultimately God is a person and His name is Krishna and many energies are emanating from Him and from these energies everything we see and experience is manifested. He is the third Pandava, Arjuna, son of my father’s sister. You have to understand that a devotee is a person who does everything for the pleasure of God and a demon is a person who does things for his own pleasure or for the pleasure of others with no connection to God. i am reading it carefully…i will try to read all emails.. and i must follow it. Thank you for your all news letter, about guru only His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Is real guru others are only respectable, not for worship . Agni was in great hunger and needed to burn down the entire Khandava Vana to quench his hunger. That is the important thing. You should read Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita As It Is. All the Glories To Srila Prabhu pada, My question is if Krishna explained geetha to Arjuna with in less than one hour of time . Another similarity taken from this story would be that the two men know how to complement one another and by doing so how to fight off other warriors sufficiently. In the end of the story the men are granted a favour from the god Indra, who has now been defeated by Arjuna, a proven man to his father (the god Indra). Do you think I am wrong about my imagining? And that sort of yoga is practically impossible to practice now. And some of the gurus lived more than 100 years…. This cow was her only means of support. Krishna can do anything. There is a Telegu play about this called Gayopakhyanam. This shows a preference for Krsna’s friendship with Arjuna over that of his family’s wishes. A bona fide guru is a very, very, very rare thing and a ‘living’ guru is not always available. Prabhu hare Krishna, Thanks for your email.please explain some Bhagavad-gita slogam with explaination in every mail with related to that content. Exclude Ratings General Audiences … Brahma is the first disciple of Krishna [Visnu]. I would like to ask a question which was risen by my uncle a month ago. Arjuna's close friendship with Krishna is central to the Mahabharata's structure. And we can not think that we will be able to intellectually understand all the reasons about why Krishna says this and why Krishna says that. There is no change in spiritual life. Will you please give me answer to my question ,you say now a days the iskcon temples have deteoriated because of bogus gurus ,do you have the same opinion for iscon mayapur and semantadvip?? hare Krishna He does start and stop time. Prabhupada continues to live and continues to spread the holy name around! That is our duty. Mahabharata is an introductory book for the less intelligent generally speaking. PAMHO.AGTSP.Thank you very much for your reply. There are also references to the relationship between the gods, Indra and Visnu. So as Arjuna surrendered to Krishna in the Gita we also have to surrender to Krishna by surrendering to Krishna’s pure devotee as Krishna directs in the Gita Himself: tad viddhi pranipatnena… “Just approach a bona fide spiritual master, surrender to him, offer obeisances to him, inquire from him submissively, such a pure devotee can give you real knowledge because he has seen the truth.”. pamho madhudvisa prabhu agtACBSP UTTANA EKADASI KI JAYA SGKDBM KI JAYA BISHMA PANCAKA DIN KI JAYA i agreed about what you said above we got more now because there is not the danger to consider a great personality as a ordinary person i mean we got more enlightenment nowadays regarding SRILA PRABHUPADA books and divine personality but as you says the disease is taking time to be cured by the daily reading and chanting,no doubts that we can uproot all the sinful reactions of this age as soon as the fire of kc will act in burning all the anarthas in the heart of the sincere sadhaka, then everyone got his journey through his karma, i will become more clever in the way back home by keeping chanting and associate with SRILA PRABHUPADA wisdom through good devotees like you thank you very much for your sat sanga and blessing agtys ys seva das haribol, pamho madhudvisa prabhu agtACBSP thank you for all the download you sent me regarding SRILA PRABHUPADA transcendental treasure i agreed with you on the pure spiritual strength we get by hearing SRILA PRABHUPADA wisdom ,actually that’s what we got left but i considered you very lucky to have the chance to associate and hear from SRILA PRABHUPADA since the time HE were still physically present on this planet i believe you are never tired of listen SRILA PRABHUPADA i would like to be like you in that safe connection i mean i didn’t get the chance to serve SRILA PRABHUPADA closely like you therefore my tendency to hear is not just on SRILA PRABHUPADA unfortunately, i been serving HIM after HIS disappearance from this world i’m sure my desire to hear from HIM will increase by keep connected with your spiritual website because i don’t want get old anymore as you mentioned me in your newsletter SRI KRSNA never get old,i got full SRIMAD BHAGAVAD GITA sloka in 3 cd then i got the full original MAHABHARATA 19 dvd i’m trying all the time my best to not forget what i hear from SRILA PRABHUPADA by meditating on HIS enlighting words i remember HIM to say that the most important thing is how to become a good krsna friend like arjuna then all our problems will be sort out,this is what i’m doing at the moment by follow your precious spiritual advice in the long practice service you did to your beloved acharya, i will get there prabhu is just a question of time as you know because i’m properly situated now with SRILA PRABHUPADA free from the speculation of the guru hoaxers jai prabhu thank you very much for your sat sanga and blessing i don’t want wait anymore to become a good krsna friend by surrender to HIM as guru sadhu and sastra remind me through HIS tadiyanam samarcanam ki jaya agtys dandavats daso smi seva das haribol. 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