Offering Garlands to the Lord - an essential subject
The variety of colors, aromas and intricate shapes of flowers are practically inexhaustible. Flowers are one of the most exquisite beauties of God's creation. When we see flowers we automatically become joyful.
Flowers have been used in sacred rituals from all of the world's religious traditions since time immorial. The offering of garlands to the Lord in Vedic culture is an action of devotion that goes on also in the spiritual world.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Offering Garlands to the Lord category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 7 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
|Krsna has a bluish complexion, a peacock feather on His head, a gunja garland and the decorations of a cowherd boy. His body is curved in three places, and He holds a flute to His mouth. (Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi-līlā 17.279)|
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