“There are many things that we may not understand in our young age, but when we get experience and old age, then many things will become clear in front of us. Time can give us some consciousness.”
Sri Vaishnava Toshani, Nov–Dec 1992, Vol 1 #6 is presented here.
A heart-touching interview with Mohini Devi Dasi of Liguria, Italy.
Chapter one of Sri Sri Prapanna-jivanamrtam, with a reading from His Divine Grace.
“If I need one glass of water and I say to you, “Give me one glass of water”, you can give it to me no doubt, but that is second class service. You have freedom and you can understand through your realisation, “Now you need a little water.” If you will serve with your full freedom then that will be very good for the Lord.”
Srimad Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj shares a heart-touching exchange with Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad, highlighting the significance of serving the Vaisnava.
Volume 1, Number 3, May–June 1992 edition of the Vaishnava Toshani magazine.
“The normal, wholesome, and happy plane is in the life of dedication. Without exploiting or borrowing anything from the environment, and without attempting to artificially renounce it, one who is sincere to dedicate himself naturally comes into contact with a higher and more subtle plane of life.”
“They want to know how many hands Mahavishnu has, they want to know how many legs Nrsimhadev has, they want to know how Nrsimhadev is eating ... someone is telling, “This scripture said this, this scripture said that”—but nothing will come for my spiritual benefit!” Srila Gurudev speaks with humour and caution on the knowledge-seeking attempt.
The real meaning of seva.