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

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

2 "Every living being is Brahman."

3 "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."

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

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

6 "All the manifestations we see, and everything that exists in both this material world and in the spiritual world, are resting on the energy of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The creation takes place by the diffusion of His different energies, and as stated in Bhagavad-gita, He is everywhere present."

7 "No one is able to destroy the imperishable soul." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 2, v. 17

8 "From Brahman...on down to the smallest ant, all entities are existing because the Supreme Lord has entered and is sustaining each."

9 "Everyone has some relationship with the Lord....Each of the millions upon millions of living beings has its particular relationship. By the process of service one can revive one's original status with the Lord."

10 "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

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

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

13 "The Lord lives in the heart of every being. Therefore, He has the consciousness of all living entities."

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

15 "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."

16 "Our consciousness seeks happiness because we are part and parcel of the Lord."

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

18 "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."

19 "This is the secret of Krsna [Krishna] consciousness - realization that there is no other existence besides Krsna is the platform of peace and fearlessness."

20 "That Supreme Personality of Godhead is, by His plenary portions, alive in the heart of every living entity."

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

22 "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."

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

24 "Although You are one, You are spread throughout the sky and the planets and in all space between, O great one." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 11, v. 20

25 "Living entities are fragmental parts and parcels of the Supreme Lord - eternally."

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