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The example is given just like a hungry man, when he's eating, as he's eating so he's feeling satisfaction and no hunger, proportionately. And at one time it will come, he'll say, "No, I don't want any more. I am completely satisfied."

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The example is given just like a hungry man, when he's eating, as he's eating so he's feeling satisfaction and no hunger, proportionately. And at one time it will come, he'll say, "No, I don't want any more. I am completely satisfied.".

The next offence is, "To instruct a faithless person about the glories of the holy name. Anyone can take part in chanting the holy name of the Lord, but in the beginning one should not be instructed about the transcendental potency of the Lord. Those who are too sinful cannot appreciate the transcendental glories of the Lord, and therefore it is better in the beginning not to instruct them in this matter."

However the process of chanting Hare Krishna works so quickly to cleanse the mind that in a very short time the devotees who have come to Kṛṣṇa consciousness relish the activities of the Lord in His form as Kṛṣṇa and in fact the pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa are so powerful. Śrīla Prabhupāda points out in the introduction of Kṛṣṇa Book that even if a materialist reads about the activities of Kṛṣṇa and the gopīs and he understands them only on the level of a young boy and young girl.

Still they will become purified because these activities are 100% transcendental. Kṛṣṇa's pastimes are completely purifying, so anyone who appreciates Kṛṣṇa's activities becomes purified. So we must always try to fix our mind on Kṛṣṇa-Kṛṣṇa's activities, Kṛṣṇa's lotus feet...

Prabhupāda: Bhavauṣadhi śrotra-mano-'bhirāmāt (SB 10.1.4). Kṛṣṇa's pastimes are described as the medicine of the disease, bhava. Bhava means repeated birth and death. This is a disease. So bhavauṣadhi. The medicine, panacea, for curing this disease, bhavauṣadhi. At the same time, śrotra-mano-'bhirāmāt: it is very pleasing to hear, and very enlightening to the heart. Kṛṣṇa's name is so nice, Kṛṣṇa's pastime is so nice, that it is very pleasing, satisfying, at the same time, it is the medicine for the disease of repeated birth and death. (continues japa)

Jagadīśa: (continues lecture) This is the very reason why Kṛṣṇa appears in the material world at all. He appears so that others may know and hear of His transcendental activities and thereby be attracted to offer to Him and be engaged on the spiritual platform and give up all material desires. Just to know Kṛṣṇa's activities and pastimes are all attractive, Kṛṣṇa means all attractive and His pastimes are to attract the conditioned souls to give up.

Give up material association and go back to Kṛṣṇa be with Kṛṣṇa in the spiritual realm. And the last offence is, "To not have complete faith in the chanting of the holy names and to maintain material attachments, even after understanding so many instructions on this matter." One of the qualities of...

Prabhupāda: The more you become free from material harassment, the more you make advance in spiritual life, or the more you make advance in spiritual life, the more you become detached to the material life. These are the tests. Bhaktiḥ pareśānubhavo viraktir anyatra syāt (SB 11.2.42). Bhakti, devotional life, spiritual life, the test is that viraktir anyatra. Anyatra means beyond, without Kṛṣṇa, everything becomes detestful.

The example is given just like a hungry man, when he's eating, as he's eating so he's feeling satisfaction and no hunger, proportionately. And at one time it will come, he'll say, "No, I don't want any more. I am completely satisfied." Svāmin kṛtārtho 'smi varaṁ na yāce (CC Madhya 22.42). Just like Dhruva Mahārāja. He said, "I am now completely satisfied. I have..., I haven't got to ask anything, benediction."

That is the progress and ultimate goal of bhakti. As soon as one is saturated with bhakti, he has no more demand, no more attraction for this material world. Not... Kṛṣṇa attraction means decreasing attraction for the material world. Go on. (chants japa) One can test his advancement for spiritual life, how he is being detached to the material life.

That's all. It is not to be taken certificate from others. Just like when you eat, you haven't got to take certificate from others. You'll feel, "Yes, I'm satisfied." That's all. You don't require, while eating nicely, you don't require to take certificate: "Am I eating nicely?"