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Srimad Bhagavatam 1.8.20 ISKCON Hawaii Friday, 2013 September 5 Hanumatpresaka Swami ISKCON Founder-Acharya Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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Srimad Bhagavatam 1.8.20. ISKCON Hawaii Friday, 2013 September 5 Hanumatpresaka Swami. ISKCON Founder-Acharya Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. SB 1.8.20 tathā paramahaṁsānāṁ munīnām amalātmanām bhakti-yoga- vidhānārthaṁ kathaṁ paśyema hi striyaḥ. tathā  — besides that;  - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Srimad Bhagavatam1.8.20

ISKCON HawaiiFriday, 2013 September 5Hanumatpresaka Swami

ISKCON Founder-AcharyaSrila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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SB 1.8.20

tathā paramahaṁsānāṁ munīnām amalātmanām

bhakti-yoga-vidhānārthaṁ

 kathaṁ paśyema hi striyaḥ

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You Yourself descend to propagate the transcendental science of devotional service unto the hearts of the advanced transcendentalists and mental speculators, who are purified by being able to discriminate between matter and spirit. How then can we women know You perfectly?

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PURPORT: Even the greatest philosophical speculators cannot have access to the region of the Lord.It is said in the Upaniṣads that the Supreme Truth, the Absolute Personality of Godhead, is beyond the range of the thinking power of the greatest philosopher.He is unknowable by great learning or by the greatest brain.

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He is knowable only by one who has His mercy.

Others may go on thinking about Him for years together, yet He is unknowable.

This very fact is corroborated by the Queen, who is playing the part of an innocent woman.

C.C. Madhya 6.67

Gopinatha Acharya andSarva-bhauma Bhattacharya

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Women in general are unable to speculate like philosophers, but they are blessed by the Lord because they believe at once in the superiority and almightiness of the Lord, and thus they offer obeisances without reservation.

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The Lord is so kind that He does not show special favor only to one who is a great philosopher. He knows the sincerity of purpose. For this reason only, women generally assemble in great number in any sort of religious function.In every country and in every sect of religion it appears that the women are more interested than the men.

This simplicity of acceptance of the Lord’s authority is more effective than showy insincere religious fervor.

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Krsna is leaving.

How to catch Krsna?

Conclusion.

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C.C. Madhya 6.67

Gopinatha Acharya andSarva-bhauma Bhattacharya

āra dina gopīnātha prabhu sthāne giyāśayyotthāna daraśana karāila lañā

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SB 10.14.29athāpi te deva padāmbuja-dvaya- prasāda-leśānugṛhīta eva hijānāti tattvaṁ bhagavan-mahimno na cānya eko ’pi ciraṁ vicinvan

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