Bg 17.12-13

Bg 17.12-13

Speaker: Rsabhadeva Prabhu December 25, 2012 Bg 17.12 — But the sacrifice performed for some material benefit, or for the sake of pride, O chief of the Bhāratas, you should know to be in the mode of passion. Bg 17.13 — Any sacrifice performed without regard for the directions of scripture, without distribution of prasādam [spiritual food], without chanting of Vedic hymns and remunerations to the...

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Bg 17.8-10

Bg 17.8-10

Speaker: Rsabhadeva Prabhu December 19, 2012 Bg 17.8 — Foods dear to those in the mode of goodness increase the duration of life, purify one’s existence and give strength, health, happiness and satisfaction. Such foods are juicy, fatty, wholesome, and pleasing to the heart. Bg 17.9 — Foods that are too bitter, too sour, salty, hot, pungent, dry and burning are dear to those in the mode of...

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Bg 17.3

Bg 17.3

Speaker: Rsabhadeva Prabhu December 11, 2012 Bg 17.3 — O son of Bharata, according to one’s existence under the various modes of nature, one evolves a particular kind of faith. The living being is said to be of a particular faith according to the modes he has acquired. Listen to...

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BG 17.1

BG 17.1

Bg 17.1 — Arjuna inquired: O Kṛṣṇa, what is the situation of those who do not follow the principles of scripture but worship according to their own imagination? Are they in goodness, in passion or in ignorance?

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BG 16.22

BG 16.22

Bg 16.22 — The man who has escaped these three gates of hell, O son of Kuntī, performs acts conducive to self-realization and thus gradually attains the supreme destination.

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