How Krsna is always with us–SP

February 19, 2020 in Articles by Damaghosa dasa

SB 7.2.38 purportOne who does not abide by the orders of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is given the facility to enjoy this material world. Instead of restricting him, the Lord gives the conditioned soul the opportunity to enjoy so that by mature experience, after many, many births (bahūnāṁ janmanām ante [Bg. 7.19]), he will understand that surrender to the lotus feet of Vāsudeva is the only duty of all living beings.
Note-for devotees who want to enjoy this material world, Krsna will give us thru His holy names dharma artha kama and even moksa-but not Himself He reserves Himself to only His pure devotees
SB 7.2.39 purport...One cannot argue with the activities of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The Lord is always free, and therefore He can protect and can also annihilate. He is not our order carrier; whatever He likes He will do. Therefore He is the Supreme Lord. The Lord does not create this material world at anyone’s request, and therefore He can annihilate everything merely by His will. That is His supremacy. If one argues, “Why does He act in this way?” the answer is that He can do so because He is supreme. No one can question His activities. If one argues, “What is the purpose of this sinful creation and annihilation?” the answer is that to prove His omnipotence He can do anything, and no one can question Him. If He were answerable to us concerning why He does something and why He does not, His supremacy would be curtailed.
SB 7.2.40Sometimes one loses his money on a public street, where everyone can see it, and yet his money is protected by destiny and not seen by others. Thus the man who lost it gets it back. On the other hand, if the Lord does not give protection, even money maintained very securely at home is lost. If the Supreme Lord gives one protection, even though one has no protector and is in the jungle, one remains alive, whereas a person well protected at home by relatives and others sometimes dies, no one being able to protect him.
Note-I personally had both things happen to me. Once while skating around greenlake in Seattle while listening to a kirtan on headphones, I lost my house and car keys. I went around the 2 1/2 mile course again and found my keys-despite hundreds of eyes present. Losing all my money happened in a divorce case despite my careful ” protection”. She got “the mine and I go the shaft”, as the saying goes. But down the road it was a blessing in disguise. Krsna took it and her away so that I could make advancement in His service.
SB 7.2.41 purport-Here it is very plainly explained that God is not responsible for the living entity’s accepting different types of bodies. …The Lord is always ready to give directions. Indeed, His directions are elaborately given in Bhagavad-gītā. If we take advantage of these directions, then in spite of our being conditioned by the laws of material nature, we shall become free to attain our original constitution (mām eva ye prapadyante māyām etāṁ taranti te [Bg. 7.14]). We should have firm faith that the Lord is supreme and that if we surrender to Him, He will take charge of us and indicate how we can get out of material life and return home, back to Godhead. Without such surrender, one is obliged to accept a certain type of body according to his karma, sometimes as an animal, sometimes a demigod and so on. Although the body is obtained and lost in due course of time, the spirit soul does not actually mix with the body, but is subjugated by the particular modes of nature with which he is sinfully associated. Spiritual education changes one’s consciousness so that one simply carries out the orders of the Supreme Lord and becomes free from the influence of the modes of material nature.
Note–-read Prabhupadas books, follow those instructions- and become slowly free of maya

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