Tyaja Durjana SamsargamBhaja Sadhu SamagamamKuru Punyam AhoratramSmara Nityam Anityatam
Renounce the company of the wicked.Seek the company of the pious.Perform good actions day and night.Discriminate between the temporary and the permanent.
To understand the nature of God requires eligibility. Bhagavatah Idam Bhagavatham - Bhagavatham speaks of God and His Divine sports. It is also said, Bhagavatanam Idam Bhagavatham - Bhagavatham describes the lives of devotees. Scholars have interpreted this scripture based on their individual outlooks. Truly, the Bhagavatham illustrates the intimate relation between God and His devotees. It is the bridge between the Lord and devotees. Four requisites are absolutely essential to understand and practice the message of the Bhagavatham.
Tyaja Durjana Samsargam
First, give up bad company. Bad company is not just bad people. Bad thoughts must also be abandoned. Feelings acquire form as actions. There should be no hesitation in renouncing bad...
Jihvagre Vartate Lakshmi. Jihvagre Mitra Bandhavaha.Jihvagre Bandhana Prapti. Jihvagre Maranam Dhruvam.
Lakshmi, resides on the tip of the tongue. By the tongue are determined friends and relatives.The tongue can be the cause of bondage. The tongue can also lead to death.
With one’s speech, one can win kingdoms, wealth, and friends. One can develop relationships and even invite death with one’s speech. Words are crucial for profit and loss, repute and disrepute, joy and sorrow. When words are good, the result is good. Bad words produce bad results. Every man should discriminate between good and bad words, control his speech and use only appropriate words.
Dharma Eva Yato Moolam, Dharma Eva MahatgunamDharma and justice are the foundations of the universe.
There is no foundation or virtue greater than dharma. The one who defined, practiced, and propagated dharma for the good of humanity was Emperor Manu. He had two sons. The first was Uttanapada and the second, Priyavr...
Na Tvevaham Jatu NasamNa Thwam Neme JanadhipahNa Chaiva Na Bhavishyamah,Sarve Vayamatah Param.There was never a time when I,Or you, or any of these ruling Kings did not exist.And we shall exist in the future,For all time hereafter.
The universe is full of many powers. An omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent power pervades all of Creation. This divine Force is immanent in every atom, like sugar in syrup. The Upanishads call this Raso Vai Sah or all-pervading sweetness. God is an embodiment of sweetness. Although this sweetness is everywhere, it is not possible to recognize its omnipresence. However, it is possible for all to observe the existence of Divinity.
The existence of Divinity
Sweetness in sugarcane, bitterness in neem leaves, burning in chili, acerbity in lemon and fire in wood - all these are direct proofs of God’s existence. A plant germinates from a seed. A bird emerges from an egg. The newborn infant becomes a mother one day. These are all living proofs of the existen...