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Bhagavad-gītā 13.1–2
], and the field and the knower of the field, and of knowledge and the end of knowledge. The Blessed knowledge. Tad viddhi praṇipātena paripraśnena sevayā [Bg. 4.34]. If you want to learn the because the master is accepted to acquire knowledge. Tad-vijñānārthaṁ sa gurum eva abhigacchet [MU . 18.61] Yantra means machine. So we are seated on this machine. This is the knowledge. The person who is seated in this car, or the machine, nobody knows. There are so many advancement of knowledge
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.10
what is the use of advancement of knowledge, education? That I told you yesterday, that in spite of so . Unless one comes to the knowledge... So modern education there is no real knowledge. Real knowledge is wrong." May not be very advanced in knowledge, but something they know, "This is right; this is . Vimarśanam means cultivation of knowledge, culture. So where is that culture? There is no culture. We śāstra. Bhūr bhaviṣyat vartamāna, everything. That is śāstra, and that is perfect knowledge. And dam
Bhagavad-gītā 9.2
-rahasyānāṁ rājaḥ. Real knowledge is = "So what I am?" This is real knowledge. Unless we come to this point, that "What I am?" that is not knowledge. Just like Caitanya Mahāprabhu, when He began His that "I am not this body," then one who, one comes into the real knowledge. That is real knowledge , "What I am." That is the beginning. So the knowledge about which Lord Kṛṣṇa is now imparting, giving perfect knowledge what he is." So this knowledge is... Just see how He's making analytical study of the
Morning Walk
? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: People may argue, though, that without education we can't even read the knowledge : there is no knowledge. There is no knowledge. Hmm? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: So with their advancement of knowledge... Prabhupāda: What is the advancement of knowledge? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: They are increasing sex life, and actually the advancement of knowledge should be decreasing sex life. Prabhupāda: Yes . They do not know what is knowledge. The knowledge means sex life. Sex life. That is their knowledge
Bhagavad-gītā 9.1–2
. Similarly, rāja-vidyā. There are different types of education and learning, but this knowledge which Personality of Godhead, is speaking. Therefore, this knowledge, Bhagavad-gītā ...Bhagavad-gītā means the knowledge given by the Supreme Personality of Godhead Himself. Not secondary knowledge; first-hand knowledge. So we have to receive first-hand perfect knowledge; then our life will be successful . Not defective knowledge. Knowledge received from a living being, as we are, that is imperfect; always
Bhagavad-gītā 4.23
knowledge, education. And śrī, and beauty. I repeatedly say to the American people that "You have got transcendental knowledge merges entirely into transcendence." Prabhupāda: gata-saṅgasya muktasya this position can? Now, jñānāvasthita-cetasaḥ. If you are actually situated in knowledge, then you can be mukta. Without knowledge, ignorance... Just like a man in knowledge, he never commits any got full knowledge of the law. If anyone knows... Even ordinary dealing, just like "Keep to the
Bhagavad-gītā 2.13
accept the sampradāya, disciplic succession, to receive real knowledge. So that sampradāya begins from 'yam, na hanyate hanyamāne śarīre. Now where is the knowledge? We are traveling all over the world . We have never seen any university or any department of knowledge where this technique is instructed knowledge about the soul, what is soul, what is body. He's superficially, he is studying that after this and so on. So how these people will be in knowledge? Because those who are teaching them, they are in
Bhagavad-gītā 13.8–12
. So there is no depth of knowledge. Simply they're perplexed. Therefore this education should be given process of acquiring knowledge, jñānam. So, the first beginning of knowledge is humility. Śrī Caitanya gentle, humble, how one can be a man of knowledge? But at the present moment the humility is forgotten . Just like we hear that even a great scientist, Sir Isaac Newton, he used to say, "What knowledge I . So Kṛṣṇa says that in the process of acquiring knowledge, one must be very humble and meek. This is
Śrī Īśopaniṣad, Mantra 9
darkest region of ignorance. Worse still are those engaged in the so-called culture of knowledge." So worshiping avidyā... That is not knowledge. Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura has sung very nicely: jaḍa-vidyā saba culturing spiritual knowledge, but because they have no information of Kṛṣṇa, or God, their advancement of cannot be silent. But our desires, our activities, have to be purified. That is real knowledge. That is real knowledge. We shall desire only to serve Kṛṣṇa. That is purification of desire. Not that
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.6.1–2
Vedic literature. Veda, Veda means knowledge. Vetti veda vidoḥ jñāne vinte vid vicaraṇe. So vid-dhātu , those who are Sanskrit scholars here, they'll understand. Vid means to know, knowledge. So Vedic literature means to receive knowledge, authoritative knowledge. Not false knowledge. False knowledge ... There is difference between false knowledge and authoritative knowledge. So far we are concerned at the present moment, whatever knowledge we are giving or accepting, they are more or less false
Lecture
Prabhupāda: ...to God it is the king of all knowledge, rāja-vidyā. Because it is our constitutional got creative power also. We are very much proud of scientific advancement of knowledge, but we cannot compare our knowledge with God’s knowledge. That is not possible. We can fly one sputnik in the king of all knowledge---to know God. Don’t make God so cheap that "I have become God." That "What others?" That because his poor fund of knowledge, his knowledge is very poor, he is thinking like
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.25.8
Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa. Because veda means knowledge, and anta, "the last phase." Knowledge, there are different types of knowledge. Ordinary knowledge, as we are now interested for economic benefit , that is not actual knowledge. That is art of livelihood. That is not knowledge. Suppose you are a one mistri. He knows the art. He immediately revives the electric current. So this sort of knowledge is called śilpa, śilpa-jñāna, "artistic knowledge." That is not knowledge. Real knowledge is Vedic