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Pages in category "Caitanya-caritamrta Says"
The following 49 pages are in this category, out of 49 total.
- A demon cannot calculate the unlimited potency of the Supreme Lord. As stated in CC Madhya 13.65 (purport), the different potencies of the Lord are always working as an automatic exhibition of His knowledge
- A man covered by illusion cannot understand the proper way; therefore Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu says, dharma-sthapana-hetu sadhura vyavahara - The behavior of a devotee is the criterion for all other behavior
- As it is said, parasya saktir vividhaiva sruyate: (CC Madhya 13.65, purport) the Lord has multi-energies, which are expressed in different ways
- As it is stated in the Caitanya-caritamrta, the only master is Krsna, and all others are His servants. The whole world is under the waves of the material spell, and beings are floating like straws in water. So their struggle for existence is continuing
- As stated in Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Adi 5.142), ekale isvara krsna, ara saba bhrtya. The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krsna, is the only master of everyone, including even Lord Siva, what to speak of others
- As stated in Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Adi 9.41): "One who has taken birth as a human being in the land of India (Bharata-varsa) should make his life successful and work for the benefit of all other people"
- As stated in Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Antya 4.176): "In the material world, conceptions of good and bad are all mental speculations. Therefore, saying, 'This is good and this is bad,' is all a mistake"
- As stated in Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Madhya 8.274): The maha-bhagavata, the advanced devotee, certainly sees everything mobile and immobile, but he does not exactly see their forms. Rather, everywhere he immediately sees manifest the form of the SG
- As stated in CC, (Madhya 23.1): O SP of Godhead, who but You has ever awarded such pure devotional service? O most magnanimous incarnation of the Personality of Godhead, for my part I offer my respectful obeisances to this incarnation known as Gaurakrsna
- Caitanya-caritamrta advises those who are neophytes to give up all kinds of motivated desires and simply engage in the regulative devotional service of the Lord according to the directions of scripture
- Caitanya-caritamrta author says, caitanyera dayara katha karaha vicara. Vicara. Just put your judgment. Try to understand with logic and try to understand with philosophy. Not as a fanatic
- Caitanya-caritamrta says that one who has by chance taken his birth in the holy land of Bharatavarsa can render the supreme benefit to others, after he himself has become enlightened by self-realization
- Caitanya-caritamrta says, "By the mercy of the spiritual master who is a pure devotee and by the mercy of Krsna one can achieve the platform of devotional service. There is no other way"
- Caitanya-caritamrta states, krsne bhakti kaile sarva-karma krta haya: when one worships the Supreme Lord, Krsna, in devotional service, one automatically performs all other pious activity
- Chota Haridasa was later banished from the company of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, as stated in the Antya-lila, Chapter Two - Caitanya-caritamrta
- In Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Madhya 23.39) it is said, tanra vakya, kriya, mudra vijneha na bhujhaya: no one can understand the activities of the Lord's servants. Therefore, what to speak of the activities of the Lord
- In Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that the guru is the manifestation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Therefore, according to all the evidence given by the sastra and by the practical behavior of devotees, one must accept a guru
- In the beginning of the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that Lord Caitanya appeared in order to taste the feelings Radharani felt upon seeing Krsna
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Adi 2.117) it is said: Anyone trying to become fully Krsna conscious must know the Lord's glories as far as they are possible to understand
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Adi 5.142) it is said, ekale isvara krsna, ara saba bhrtya: the Supreme Lord is Krsna, and everyone else, including Lord Siva and Lord Brahma - not to mention other demigods - is a servant of Krsna
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that a fortunate person, by the mercy of the spiritual master and Lord Krsna, achieves the path of devotional service. This was perfectly applicable in the case of Maharaja Pariksit
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that everyone comes before the Lord (Caitanya) & offers Him exalted prayers, but the Lord does not feel as pleased when offered such prayers as He does when a devotee, out of pure love, chastises Him as a subordinate
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that except for persons in Krsna consciousness, everyone is always disturbed in mind and full of anxiety
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that one should have complete conviction that simply by serving the Supreme Lord Sri Krsna he can achieve all perfection. That is called real faith. BG 1972 purports
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that one who worships the Supreme Lord and at the same time desires material enjoyment is contradictory in his desires. BG 1972 purports
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that only the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krsna, is master and all others are servants. BG 1972 purports
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said that understanding prakrti, or nature, to be the cause of everything is like understanding the nipples on the neck of a goat to be the cause of milk
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is said, ekale isvara krsna, ara saba bhrtya (CC Adi 5.142). This means that Krsna alone is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and all others, even the visnu-tattva and certainly the living entities, are His servitors
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is stated that a maha-bhagavata, or highly advanced devotee, sees Krsna as the active principle in all movable & immovable living entities. Therefore he sees everything within this cosmic manifestation in relation to Krsna
- In the Caitanya-caritamrta it is therefore explained that one should serve both the spiritual master and Krsna simultaneously and in that way make progress in Krsna consciousness
- It is by the mercy of the spiritual master that one becomes perfect, as vividly exemplified here
- It is said in Caitanya-caritamrta (Madhya 22.38-39): Krsna says, 'If one engages in My transcendental loving service but at the same time wants the opulence of material enjoyment, he is very, very foolish
- It is stated in CC Madhya 22.31: Godhead is light. Nescience is darkness. Where there is Godhead there is no nescience." This material world is full of darkness and ignorance of spiritual life, but by bhakti-yoga this ignorance is dissipated
- It was stated in the First Chapter of Madhya-lila, verse 149, that Ramananda Raya was bade farewell from Bhadraka. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura states that in those days the place called Remuna also included Bhadraka
- The Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Madhya 22.31) states: Krsna is bright like the sun. As soon as the sun appears, there is no question of darkness or nescience
- The Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Madhya 22.54) says: If one desires his real welfare, he must associate with devotees and saintly persons and in this way rectify the material condition of his life
- The Caitanya-caritamrta states that in the Age of Kali the only spiritual function is to broadcast the holy name of the Lord, but this function can be performed only by one who is actually empowered by Lord Krsna
- The CC states if one wants to serve Krsna & at the same time wants to satisfy his own lusty desires, Krsna will handle the situation so that the devotee forgets his lusty desires & becomes fully purified & constantly engaged in the service of the Lord
- The statement in the Caitanya-caritamrta: "Unless one is very, very extraordinarily intelligent, he cannot be a devotee of Krsna"
- There (in Sri Caitanya-caritamrta, Adi-lila, Chapter Five, verses 117-125) it is stated that Lord Visnu's incarnation as the serpentine Ananta Sesa Naga supports all the universes on His hoods
- This (SB 10.9.20) is a comparative study between mother Yasoda and other devotees of the Lord. As stated in Caitanya caritamrta (CC Adi 5.142), ekale isvara krsna, ara saba bhrtya: the only supreme master is Krsna, and all others are His servants
- This material world is called dvaita, or duality. The Caitanya-caritamrta (CC Antya 4.176) says - In the world of duality - that is to say, in the material world - so-called goodness and badness are both the same
- This proves that while there are undoubtedly innumerable demigods, none of them is independent of Krsna. As stated in the Caitanya-caritamrta, Krsna is the supreme master, and all others are His servants
- This verse (CC Adi 1.49) of the Bhagavad-gita (BG 10.10) clearly states how Govindadeva instructs His bona fide devotee
- To acknowledge this (Caitanya Mahaprabhu appeared in his heart), Nrsimhananda Brahmacari used to accept as eatables the food of three Deities, namely Jagannatha, Nrsimhadeva and Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. This is stated in the CC, Antya-lila, 2.48-78