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Material Advancement - an essential subject
Foolish people engage in material activities as if they will live forever and enjoy material advancement, but actually there is no material advancement. The difficulty is, at the present moment especially, the more one becomes advanced in this material knowledge, he becomes an atheist. He becomes a disbeliever. For advancement of material knowledge there is a need for personal ability and researching aptitude, but in the case of spiritual knowledge, all progress depends more or less on the mercy of the spiritual master.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Material Advancement category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 9 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
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