Approaching Krishna - an essential subject
To be able to meet somebody of great power and authority, people in general need permission. Similarly, to approach the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Krishna, one has to undergo much austerity, as well as be spiritually qualified to be able to do so. However, approaching Krishna is not so easy, and one cannot do so directly as he must first approach a bona fide spiritual master who can guide him in the right direction.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Approaching Krishna category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 8 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
|All those who have tried their utmost to do good for others but have failed despite all honest endeavors should approach Sri Krsna or His bona fide servitors, following the footsteps of Marshal Arjuna. (Message of Godhead, Chapter 2)|
|By penance only can one even approach the Personality of Godhead, who is within the heart of every living entity and at the same time beyond the reach of all senses. (Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.12.19)|
|One should continue to hope against hope that some way or other he will be able to approach the lotus feet of the Supreme Lord. (Nectar of Devotion, Chapter 18)|
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Vanipedia has now over 903 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's books under the series titled Essential Subjects. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's teachings - There is a subject for everyone.