Miseries of Life - an essential subject

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By living in the material world one is always subjected to miseries. Māyā inflicts the miseries of material life upon the jīva. If a person artificially tries to be something he is not, then he can expect only misery. No one can adjust the sufferings of material existence, but by spiritual culture one can elevate himself from the effects of such miserable life. To liberate oneself from this kind of life one must engages himself/herself in the transcendental loving service of the Lord and understands their real constitutional position as the eternal servitor of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Miseries of Life category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 11 quotes.



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