We Cannot Cheat God
Srila Prabhupada Lecture on the Appearance Day of Lord Nrsimhadeva, Bombay, May 05, 1974 . . . girls who have played the Prahlāda-caritra, Hiraṇyakaśipu-vadha. Today is the appearance day of Lord Nṛsiṁha-deva. It is called Nṛsiṁha-caturdaśī. So I am so pleased that within such a short time these boys have nicely learned how to play, and especially I have to thank Mr. Hiraṇyakaśipu. (applause) (laughs) Mr. Hiraṇyakaśipu has played his part very nicely. So this is very instructive struggle between the atheist and the theist. This story of Prahlāda Mahārāja is eternally true. There is always a struggle between the atheist and the theist. If a person becomes God…
You are liberated. You are liberated.
Class on Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 7.108 Feb. 18, 1967, San Francisco Brahman means “the greatest.” So what is the idea of the greatest? The greatest means . . . that is described by Parāśara-sūtra, that He is the greatest in wealth, greatest in fame, greatest in knowledge, greatest in renunciation, greatest in beauty, everything, whatever attractive. How, how you can understand “greatest”? “Greatest” does not mean that sky is the greatest. That is impersonal theory. But our “greatest” idea is that one who can swallow millions of sky within Himself, He is greatest. The material conception, they cannot go further. They can simply think of the greatest: the sky. That’s…
Appearance Day of Sri Gadadhara Pandita
Sri Gadadharastakam by Srila Svarupa Damodara Gosvami Text 1 sva-bhakti-yoga-lasinam sada vraje viharinam hari-priya-ganagragam cacisuta-priyecvaram saradha-krsna-sevana-prakacakam mahacayam bhajamy aham gadadharam supanditam gurum prabhum “I worship the greatly learned and exalted spiritual master, Srila Gadadhara Prabhu, who appears very splendid, engaged in the Lord’s devotional service. He always performs pastimes in Vraja, where he is very prominent among the gopis, who are very dear to Lord Hari. Lord Caitanya, the Son of Saci is the dear Lord of Gadadhara Prabhu, who is preaching the service of Radha and Krsna.”