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, to maintain personal purity, to study the texts and teachings of the tradition, to practice systematic
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devotional life—he’s outside. That is the test. Just like Dhruva Mahārāja. When he saw Viṣṇu, he said
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used as a course text in at least one South American university.   This pleased Śrīla Prabhupāda said that Parīkṣit Mahārāja very intelligently passed the test set by his spiritual master. “So as nice. That is the test of how you have become Kṛṣṇa conscious. That is the test. Spotless
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by fifty foot tent in another area. He has divided the tent activities into three sections: The first . The authorities there estimate 15,000 people will go through the tent each day. Many senior what is real religion, dharma. Śrīla Prabhupāda told us the test of a devotee is whether or not he criticism of the scientists. “We have got two tests. One test is sufficient. If one is not devotee, if one described. We have got very simple test in Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement how to distinguish between an
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repeatedly used the moon issue as a kind of litmus test on whether the devotees really accept the Vedas or
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.”  Elaborately commenting on the text he warned them of the possible dire consequences of increasing their who repeats the words of Kṛṣṇa. He is guru. Otherwise he’s a rascal. This is the test. Take, for
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eagerly awaiting its publication so that they can use it as a text in their courses, and they have duration of life and strength, and so on. Item by item Prabhupāda elucidated on the text reborn to test the potency of the mantra. But in this case the animal was used for medicine test by which any layman could expose a rogue. “If one accepts some cheap God, that means he has no .’ So if you come to me and accept me as God, why don’t you test whether I have created another universe
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reasonably simple molecules that they can’t actually test out their assertion. So it’s actually just the text and pages of their prayer books elaborately decorated as “illuminated manuscripts.” Kim and illustrated text and some depicted Lord Kṛṣṇa, Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva and other personalities. Done in pen not adulterated what Kṛṣṇa has said, that much I know. And I study everything by the crucial test course, a Bengali text, and Śrīla Prabhupāda is from Bengal. He chuckled, telling us that technically our
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where two groups were tested, one that meditated on mantras given by Maharishi’s men, and the other in my absence you kindly manage nicely. Akshayananda Maharaj and yourself are tested devotees and I , and there’s a process for testing to see if he is qualified. So in that way it all comes from Kṛṣṇa
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tolerant, don’t be agitated—then your business will suffer. This is māyā’s kingdom, the test is very much the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, to give us that very big text, one of word by word each mantra—stanza or sacred text—to give a signification. Then the reader can judge every piece, what is the meaning of the teaching of the master, by confrontation with the text itself
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desk, I read out the body of the text. “It says,‘The sufferings of the entire human society can at
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the same meaning as the original text and that no tinge of impersonalism creep into the translation