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The culmination of Bhagavad-gita by Srila Prabhupada

The culmination of Bhagavad-gita by Srila Prabhupada



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Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa has repeatedly instructed Arjuna, or for that matter everyone concerned with becoming His unalloyed devotee. In the last phase of His instruction in the Bhagavad-gītā (18.64-66) He instructed most confidentially as follows:

sarva-guhyatamaṁ bhūyaḥ śṛṇu me paramaṁ vacaḥ
iṣṭo ‘si me dṛḍham iti tato vakṣyāmi te hitam

man-manā bhava mad-bhakto mad-yājī māṁ namaskuru
mām evaiṣyasi satyaṁ te pratijāne priyo ‘si me

sarva-dharmān parityajya mām ekaṁ śaraṇaṁ vraja
ahaṁ tvāṁ sarva-pāpebhyo mokṣayiṣyāmi mā śucaḥ

“My dear Arjuna, you are very dear to Me, and therefore only for your good I will disclose the most secret part of My instructions. It is simply this: become a pure devotee of Mine and give yourself unto Me only, and I promise you full spiritual existence, by which you may gain the eternal right of transcendental loving service unto Me. Just give up all other ways of religiosity and exclusively surrender unto Me and believe that I will protect you from your sinful acts, and I shall deliver you. Do not worry any more.”

This devotional service to the Lord is always based on love of God and is distinct from the nature of routine service as prescribed in karma-yoga, jshāna-yoga or dhyāna-yoga. In the Bhagavad-gītā there are different instructions for such men of different categories, and there are various descriptions for varṇāśrama-dharma, sannyāsa-dharma, yati-dharma, the renounced order of life, controlling the senses, meditation, perfection of mystic powers, etc., but one who fully surrenders unto the Lord to render service unto Him, out of spontaneous love for Him, factually assimilates the essence of all knowledge described in the Vedas. One who adopts this method very skillfully attains perfection of life at once. And this perfection of human life is called brahma-gati, or the progressive march in spiritual existence. As enunciated by Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī on the basis of Vedic assurances, brahma-gati means to attain a spiritual form as good as that of the Lord, and in that form the liberated living being eternally lives on one of the spiritual planets situated in the spiritual sky. Attainment of this perfection of life is easily available to a pure devotee of the Lord without his undergoing any difficult method of perfection. Such a devotional life is full of kīrtanam, smaraṇam, īkṣaṇam, etc., as mentioned in the previous verse. One must therefore adopt this simple way of devotional life in order to attain the highest perfection available in any category of the human form of life in any part of the world.

(Transcendental BHAGAVAD GITA Distribution Program)

with Special Discount Price for Gita Jayanti Celebration

Srila Prabhupada says in BG 1.1: “One will find in the Bhagavad-gītā all that is contained in other scriptures, but the reader will also find things which are not to be found elsewhere. That is the specific standard of the Gītā. It is the perfect theistic science because it is directly spoken by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa.”

5,000 years ago, Srimad Bhagavad Gita made its advent on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, in a conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna. It was on the day of Mokshada Ekadasi, which is now popularly celebrated as ‘Gita Jayanti’. To commemorate the advent of Bhagavad Gita and express our gratitude for this divine wisdom, which has guided human society for thousands of years, we at Hare Krishna Movement dedicate this month for exclusively distributing and sharing this knowledge with one and all. You can help us in this noble effort and become recipient of Lord Krishna’s mercy.

You are invited to sponsor Bhagavad Gitas and distribute them to your friends, family and colleagues. Alternatively the Temple on your behalf will place them in schools, universities, hospitals or prisons through its various programmes.

“One who donates in charity one hundred Bhagavad-Gitas attains spiritual world, Vaikuntha, where there is no rebirth”. – Gita Mahatyma 68

“One should distribute viṣṇu-prasāda to everyone. Know that Lord Viṣṇu (Krishna) is very pleased when everyone is sumptuously fed with viṣṇu-prasāda”. – Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 8.16.56

HOW YOU CAN HELP US?

People are suffering in this material world due to their lack of this transcendental knowledge. By distributing these books you can help to save a soul and by giving this knowledge to others you can also become dear to Lord Sri Krishna. Giving scriptures to others is an act of the greatest charity and it gives immerse benefits to all party involves.

Everyone benefits! The people in general benefit by getting a chance to read about Krishna, and you directly participate in the missionary actvities to revive God Consciousness in the society. Distribution of this most confidential message of God in simple english language is the highest welfare work for all humanity and Every small help goes a long way in serving humanity and God.

This is the opportunity to get close to Lord Krishna by sharing the gift with everyone, the knowledge of the Bhagavad Gita and Bhakti Yoga.

You can also distribute Srimad Bhagavad Gitas ONLINE

Come forward in large numbers to sponsor as many Bhagavad Gitas as you can!

1. Gita Jayanti Maha Yajna/ Sastra Daan

You can sponsor Bhagavad Gita and either:

– You can distribute them to your friends.

– Or on your behalf we can distribute them in schools, colleges, hospitals, libraries, prisons, pilgrims, terminally ill patients or villages etc.

2. Employee gift scheme

As New year gift you can give these wonderful spiritual books as gifts to your employees. You can choose the language as per the need of your employees. This is an invaluable gift and would be revered and remembered by one and all.

3. Corporate book distribution

You can give us permission to put up bookstalls in your company campus and the employees can purchase the books. As for the payment we can have either direct payment or we can have credit balance system. In this system they don’t have to pay immediately, we note their employee no and later the payroll department can deduct the requisite amount and pay in bulk to the temple. We can issue them various options of book sets in various languages.

4. Public places like Malls and Super Markets

You can give us permissions to put up stalls and the visitors may get the opportunity to have these valuable books.

5. Hotels

If you own a hotel you can keep these books in the rooms for reference of your customers.

Note : send a email to [email protected] or call 97550 98617

You can send your donation by Bank Transfer to:

* For any queries or information, please write to us Whatsapp/Contact  :+91-97550 98611 

Account details for
Bank Name: Kotak Mahindra Bank
Name:- Hare Krishna Movement Raipur
Account No : 6711946637
IFSC : KKBK0006424

 


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