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

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

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

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

4 "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."

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

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

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

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

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

11 "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."

12 "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."

13 "Every living being is Brahman."

14 "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

15 "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

16 "The Supreme Lord is the Soul of all souls."

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

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

19 "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."

20 "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

21 "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."

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

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

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

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

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