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We are Different Sons of God in Different Dresses - Prabhupada 0629

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So to become Kṛṣṇa conscious, we require to understand three things only: bhoktāraṁ yajña-tapasāṁ, sarva-loka-maheśvaram, suhṛdaṁ sarva-bhūtānāṁ, jñātvā māṁ śāntim ṛcchati (BG 5.29) Every one of us is trying to be happy, satisfied. That is the struggle for existence. But if we understand these three principles, that God is the supreme father, God is the supreme proprietor, God is the supreme friend, these three things, if you understand, then you become peaceful immediately. Immediately. You are seeking friends to get help, so many. But if we simply accept God, Kṛṣṇa, as my friend, supreme friend, your friendship problem is solved. Similarly, if we accept God as the supreme proprietor, then our other problem is solved. Because we are falsely claiming proprietorship of things which belong to God. By falsely claiming that "This land, this land of America, belongs to the Americans; the land of Africa belongs to the Africans." No. Every land belongs to God. We are different sons of God in different dresses. We have got right to enjoy the property of father, God, without infringing others' right. Just like in family, we live, so many brothers. So whatever father, mother gives us to eat we eat. We don't encroach upon others' plate. That is not civilized family. Similarly, if we become God conscious, Kṛṣṇa conscious, then the whole problems of the world - sociology, religion, economic development, politics - everything will be solved. That's a fact. Therefore we are trying to spread this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement for total benefit of the human society. We request the intelligent persons, especially the student community, to join this movement, to try to understand scientifically what is this movement. We have got many books, at least two dozen books, big, big, voluminous. So you can read them, you can try to understand this movement, and join with us. Thank you very much. Hare Kṛṣṇa. (Audience applauding)

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Posted by: vanimedia on Feb 26, 2014

Prabhupada speaks during a Bhagavad-gītā Lecture in Pittsburgh on September 8, 1972 - Part 7

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