Srila Prabhupada: So that is success. Hear and repeat, hear and repeat. You haven’t got to manufacture. Any one of us, simply if you reproduce the purport which I have given in the Bhāgavata, you become a good speaker.
Brahmachari life (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: We must rise early in the morning, bathe, attend mangala-arati, worship …
The glories of Pasankusa Ekadasi.
The glories of Pasankusa Ekadasi which occures during the waxing moon in the month of Septemb…
Harinama in Fiji (Album with photos)
Srila Prabhupada: In old age, at the time of death, the throat sometimes becomes choked wi…
What is Dusshera? (3 min video)
Ultimately, this fight went on for days and nights continuously. And can you imagine the emotio…
Preaching program in Mumbai (Album with photos)
On 26th September 2017, Gaur Gopal das was invited to be the Keynote Speaker for the VJTI Technovanza Guest Lecture Series, an initiative by @Technovanza, held at VJTI Quadrangle, Mumbai.
The VJTI Guest Lecture Series aims to bridge the gap between industry, academia and students, to foster a healthy environment for their growth.
Gaur Gopal das spoke to 1500 students on the topic “Secrets of SUCCESS.”
Find them here: https://goo.gl/wJR1ey
By Abhijit Tolley
At this point another question raises its hood, especially in the minds of the cynical. “So, after all,” they say, “all you want is your own happiness. You are not really as selfless as you want us to believe. You are serving God because it gives you happiness; that’s not really selfless.” We acknowledge the astute intelligence behind this question. And the answer to this question is what actually touches the heart of all sincere devotees of God. We inform those who are seeking happiness away from God that unlimited happiness is found only in serving God. By rendering some service to God, even selfishly, the dormant love for God begins to revive. Soon the person starts serving God with selfless love. It is the nature of the soul to love and serve God, and once reinstated in that original consciousness, the soul just wants to serve God out of love. For a pure devotee of God, there is no consideration of whether he himself is happy or not, all he is concerned about is how he can serve His Lord and please Him. The Lord, who is all loving, is moved by the love of such a devotee and reciprocates in such a way that the devotee’s happiness knows no bounds., The pure devotee, however, does not act motivated by Krsna’s reciprocation, but out of love only. The pure devotee never seeks happiness, he is always seeking service indeed, this is the very definition of pure love for Krsna and is the essence of the existence of the soul. Continue reading