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Raya Ramananda Samvada (3): Offering the Results of One's Activity to Krsna, CC Madhya 8.59-65

Mathura (?)
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This audio is included in the following series of lectures:


  • What is the goal and process?
  • What is varnashrama?
  • The Story of King Nrga.
  • Story of King Harishchandra.
  • Surrender everything to guru/Krsna and then do all activities.
  • Bhakti means doing all karma for the Lord.
  • Sri Krsna says to Arjuna: ‘O son of Kunti, whatever activities you perform, whatever you eat, whatever you sacrifice and give in charity, and whatever austerities you perform, should be done as an offering to Me. All endeavors should be to please Me alone.
  • What to offer to the Lord.
  • Different types of karma.
  • .The reason for the bondage: I created a garden, of which I gave one fruit to the Lord and kept the rest for myself and my family.
  • Giving up varna asrama.
  • Deliberates on the merits and limitations of the varnashrama created by the Lord.
  • Abandon all varieties of dharma and just surrender completely unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not lament.
  • This is the final instruction of BG. Different people give different meanings.
  • What is Saranagati.
  • Three types of Yoga in Bhagavad Gita.
  • 26 Qualities of a vaisnava - surrender is the main quality.
  • A person happily absorbed in Brahman neither laments for nor desires anything. Being equipoised in his vision of all living beings, he obtains para-bhakti (transcendental devotional service to Me) which is endowed with the symptoms of prema.
  • Explanation of BG verse 18.65 'man-man bhava'.