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Discrimination - an essential subject
In the Bhagavad-gītā, it is stated that intelligence is above the mind, and the mind is above the senses. When one makes decisions based on purely the senses, they don't usually turn out to be right. When one makes decisions using his mind, they produce satisfactory results (sometimes right, other times wrong). However, when one uses his intelligence correctly and makes decisions, they usually produce good consequences because as Srila Prabhupada says 'Intelligence is the discriminating power to understand an object, and it helps the senses make choices. Therefore intelligence is supposed to be the master of the senses'.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Discrimination category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 8 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
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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.