690521 Lecture - Srila Prabhupada Speaks a Nectar Drop in New Vrindaban

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Nectar Drops from Srila Prabhupada
"The Vedic literature informs that labdhvā sudurlabham idam (SB 11.9.29). Idam means 'this'. 'This' means this body, this opportunity, human form of life, developed consciousness, full facility. The animals, they have no facility. They are living in the jungles. But we can utilize these jungles, these forests, for so many comfortable situation. So we have got developed consciousness, intelligence. We can utilize.So it is called arthadam. Artha. There are two meanings of artha. Artha-śāstra. Artha-śāstra means economics, how to increase wealth. That is called artha. So arthadam. This human form of life can bestow upon you artha. Artha means something substantial."
690521 - Lecture Initiation - New Vrindaban, USA