We Don’t Have to Accept Thorny Rose Happiness…

Today I noticed how prasadam was tasty to the tongue, (happiness), while shortly thereafter, while working outside, felt lots of ants biting my foot skin! Dozens! And quite painful. This is material life. There is (happiness), pleasan nerve ending tinglings, and pain, due to unpleasant skin sensations. All skin sensations of the external bag of skin and bones, having not much to do with my eternal soul.

We deserve better happiness. Not flowers mixed with thorns. Happiness beyond body and mind is our birthright. It is who we really are. Bhagavad-gita, spoken by the demanding Lord Sri Krishna encourages us . . . → Read More: We Don’t Have to Accept Thorny Rose Happiness…

Proud to be Servants of Krishna

Srila-Prabhupada

Śrīla Prabhupāda Uvāca 13 –

September 1972

One evening, while seated in his garden, Śrīla Prabhupāda sat with his back very straight and his eyes widened.

“Govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi,” he chanted. “This is our pride. We are servants to the most regal person, Kṛṣṇa. Everyone is a servant, but our pride is that we are servants to Kṛṣṇa. Govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ tam ahaṁ bhajāmi.” more> http://vedabase.com/en/spu/13

Srila Prabhupada

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We Need Not Accept Thorny Rose Happiness…

thorny-rose

Today I noticed how prasadam was tasty to the tongue, (happiness), while shortly thereafter, while working outside, felt lots of ants biting my foot skin! Dozens! And quite painful. This is material life. There is (happiness), pleasan nerve ending tinglings, and pain, due to unpleasant skin sensations. All skin sensations of the external bag of skin and bones, having not much to do with my eternal soul.

We deserve better happiness. Not flowers mixed with thorns. Happiness beyond body and mind is our birthright. It is who we really are. Bhagavad-gita, spoken by the demanding Lord Sri Krishna encourages us . . . → Read More: We Need Not Accept Thorny Rose Happiness…