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Chant Hare Krishna and Use This Instrument (your ear) To Hear - Prabhupada 0704

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Prabhupāda: Yes? Viṣṇujana: Prabhupāda? In the material world there are instruments to measure different kinds of energy. How does one measure, what kind of instrument, how does he develop it, to measure the spiritual energy? Prabhupāda: Material energy… Your question is, just like energy and electricity? Viṣṇujana: We can measure that with certain instrument. But what is the instrument for measuring Kṛṣṇa's spiritual energy? Prabhupāda: That instrument you have got. This mṛdaṅga and the cymbal. Just vibrate. It is very simple instrument. The instrument is your tongue. Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa. You have got the, everyone has got, you haven't got to purchase. The instrument is your ear. Simply hear vibration. You have got all the instruments with you. You haven't got to purchase or hire from anywhere. You have got the tongue and you have got the ear. Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa and use this instrument to hear. Finished. All perfection is there. It doesn't require to be educated scientist and philosopher, this or that - nothing. Simply you chant Hare Kṛṣṇa and hear. Everything is there. Everyone has got these instruments. You haven't got to pay any tax. You use electrical energy you have to pay for it. But here you have got everything complete. Pūrṇam idaṁ pūrṇam adaḥ (Śrī Īśopaniṣad, Invocation). Everything created by God is complete. Don't you see this earth? Take the aggregate existence of this earth. It is complete. There is sufficient water stock in the sea and oceans. The sunlight is acting, evaporating the water and it is turned into cloud. Then it is overcast all over the land and there is production. And there is river flowing down. You stock your water tank high, and there are mountain heads, there is stock of water and all year the river is flowing, supply water. Don't you see how nice brain it is? Can you pour water? Hundred… If you want to evaporate hundred gallons of water you have got to make so many machinery arrangement. And here, millions of tons water is taken away immediately from the ocean and sea, and turned into cloud, light cloud so that it may not fall down immediately. You see? Not like a tank. And it is reserved on the head of the mountain, and it is sprayed all over the land so everything is there. You require water to produce grains, vegetables. So everything is there. Pūrṇam adaḥ pūrṇam idam (Śrī Īśopaniṣad, Invocation). Because it is manufactured by the complete intelligent brain, everything is complete. Similarly your body is also complete for spiritual realization. You haven't got to search any other external. Simply this yoga system is that, to understand that completeness. Everything is complete. Your foodstuff is complete, your arrangement is complete, your human body is complete. Just you try to utilize it and you become completely liberated from this, all pangs of life. Śabda (indistinct). The Vedānta-sūtra, simply by sound vibration one can get liberation. So this śabda - śabda means sound. Śabda (indistinct). You see? So the machine is already with you, everyone. Just utilize it. This simple method. Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa and hear. That's all. Yes.

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Duration: 6 minutes and 9 seconds
Year: 1969
Country: United States
Language: English
Producer: vanipedia.org
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Posted by: vanimedia on Oct 4, 2014

Prabhupada speaks during a Bhagavad-gītā Lecture in Los Angeles on February 21, 1969 - Part 13 - Yoga System Series

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