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Bhagavad-Gita As It Is
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

1 "The Lord..is omnipresent. We should know Him always, twenty-four hours a day."

2 "Although the Supersoul appears to be divided, He is never divided. He is situated as one." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 13, v. 17

3 "The Supreme Lord is situated in everyone's heart, O Arjuna, and is directing the wanderings of all living entities."

4 "Fear is due to one's absorption in illusory energy, but when one is free from illusory energy...then he has nothing to fear."

5 "One who sees the Supersoul in every living being and equal everywhere does not degrade himself by his mind. Thus he approaches the transcendental destination." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 13, v. 29

6 "Every living being is Brahman."

7 "We are constitutionally parts and parcels of the Supreme."

8 "The ultimate goal of life is self-realization."

9 "One who takes shelter of the Supreme Lord has nothing to fear, even in the midst of the greatest calamity."

10 "The universe is the cosmic form of the Supreme Lord." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 8, v. 4

11 "The Lord, situated in the hearts of all living entities, directs their senses."

12 "Everything in the material world has a certain flavor or fragrance, like the flavor and fragrance in a flower, or in the earth, water, fire or air. The uncontaminated flavor, the original flavor which permeates everything, is Krsna [Krishna]....Krsna consciousness is active in every sphere."

13 "Vishnu is one, and yet He is certainly all-pervading. By His inconceivable potency, in spite of His one form, He is present everywhere." The Vedas

14 "The knowledge of one who sees in every living entity one undivided spiritual nature, which is divided into innumerable forms, should be understood to be in the mode of goodness." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 18, v. 20

15 "The Lord Himself has entered into these worlds and is maintaining them."

16 "He [the Supersoul] is situated in everyone's heart."

17 "All the manifold manifestations of wonderful things are going on by the simple supreme will of God, and all of them are subordinate to that supreme will."

18 "One can understand the nature of the Supreme by thorough study of oneself, the difference between oneself and the Supreme Being understood as the relationship between the part and the whole."

19 "The Supreme Lord is represented throughout the entire material universe by His entering into all things as the Supersoul."

20 "To pray to God when he is in difficulty is a natural instinct in every living being because he is eternally related with God."

21 "Oneness means not that they [living entities] have no individuality, but that there is no disunity. They are all agreeable to the purpose of the Lord."

22 "There is no exception to service in the society of living beings....In fact, no living being is exempted from rendering service to others. Service is a constant companion of the living being, and so we may conclude that rendering service is the eternal religion of the eternal living entity."

23 "Every living entity is part and parcel of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and as such every living entity is intended to serve the Supreme Lord by his own constitution."

24 "By nature's law, this human form of life is specifically meant for self-realization."

25 "Not a blade of grass moves without the will of the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite