Let all be one
- March 28, 2022
If there is little pain in the finger, I become so much disturbed because I have got intimate connection with this finger. Similarly, we have got intimate connection with Krsna, and we are fallen. Therefore Krsna also feels little pain, and therefore He comes down. Krsna is feeling pain. So you become Krsna conscious. Then Krsna will feel pleasure.
From Srila Prabhupada's lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.7.7 — Vrndavana, April 24, 1975
Hrdayananda: [translating] Is it possible to achieve liberation with other religious...
Prabhupada: There is no other religion except Krsna consciousness. All cheating religion. That is the... We discussed. Dharmah projjhita-kaitavah: "All cheating type of religion is rejected, kicked out."
Hrdayananda: [translating] ...in other words, until you have arrived here, there was no possibility of liberation for humanity?
Prabhupada: That you can judge. [laughter] If I say, it will be self-advertisement. But you are intelligent. You can judge. But I have not brought something invented by me. I have brought the Bhagavatam and Bhagavad-gita. That's all.
(February 24, 1975, Caracas)
Prabhupada: Jaya Krsna-Balarama. Who has got strength like Balarama? Balarama, He can do everything by His strength. We are depending on Him, Balarama. He can please everyone, and He has got immense strength to do anything He likes. Jaya Krsna-Balarama.
Tamala Krsna: So Srila Prabhupada, you say that Balarama is so strong, but you have brought Balarama here, so you are stronger, I think.
Conversation - June 30, 1977, Vrndavana
I cannot fashion truth. Truth is true. Fire is hot. That is true. If I imagine that fire is cold, is that philosophy? Who does not know what is truth, they imagine or manufacture truth. Just like Vivekananda, Ramakrishna, yata mata tata patha, "You can manufacture your truth." That is going on. The hippies, they are manufacturing their truth. So truth cannot be manufactured. Truth is truth. That is called absolute truth. Not relative truth, absolute truth. You can manufacture relative truth, but absolute truth is one, just like Bhagavata says. Who is meditated upon? Who is worshiped? The Absolute Truth. So they have no knowledge of the absolute. All they know is the relative truth.
Srila Prabhupada, Conversation regarding philosopher Kierkegaard.
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