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730818 Lecture - Srila Prabhupada Speaks a Nectar Drop in London

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Nectar Drops from Srila Prabhupada
"We are taking so much care of this body, but the ultimate end of this body is either stool, earth or ashes. So foolish persons who are in the bodily concept of life, they are thinking, 'After all, this body will be finished. So long the body is there, senses are there, let us enjoy. Why so much restrictions—no illicit sex, no gambling, no...? These are all nonsense. Let us enjoy life'. This is atheistic life. Foolish life. They do not know. So the body is not all. This is the first lesson to understand, what is spiritual life, what is spiritual knowledge. But all rascals, they do not know. Therefore Kṛṣṇa first of all slapped Arjuna: aśocyān anvaśocas tvaṁ prajñā-vādāṁś ca bhāṣase (BG 2.11). 'You do not know what is the fact, and talking like a very learned man. Just try to understand what is truth.' Na tv evāhaṁ jātu (BG 2.12)."
730818 - Lecture BG 02.12 - London