Enjoy! We want a temple, a gosala and agriculture. To such bewildered persons of atheistic propensity, Lord Buddha is the emblem of theism. You have got your own food. It has no soul. At other farms, soon after the cow gives birth to a calf, they pull her calf away for slaughter. Maharaja Pariksit said that only the animal-killer cannot relish the transcendental message of the Supreme Lord. People should know how to do this, for this is a part of Vedic civilization. According to Manu, the great author of civic codes and religious principles, even the killer of an animal is to be considered a murderer because animal food is never meant for the civilized man, whose prime duty is to prepare himself for going back to Godhead. Please Stop Misusing Srila Prabhupada’s Quotes By Amara dasa There are some quotes from His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada that are commonly misused to … Srila Prabhupada: Yes. We have six hundred acres. If one indulges in meat-eating anyway, it is to be understood that he is acting in ignorance and is making his future very dark. Srila Prabhupada: We are not concerned with this or that testament but only with the words used in the commandments. This is all a misunderstanding of spiritual life. Visitor: Christians take this commandment to be applicable to human beings, not to animals. Political morality is to punish a person by a death sentence in order to save a cruel person from going to hell. This farm project is especially for the devotees to grow their own food. But…. Why are you trying to kill this cow?” He was a real king. When the relation is known, the relative function begins, and as a result of such a function the ultimate goal of life or going back to Godhead takes place in the easiest manner. In other farms the cows do not deliver as much milk as in our farms; because our cows know very well that we are not going to kill them, they are happy, and they give ample milk. Prabhupada: …… According to Vedic civilization the cow is to be given special protection. Prabhupada on Abortion Fathers and mothers have protective feelings for their children even in bird and beast society, not to speak of human society. Cow protection means feeding the brahminical culture, which leads towards God consciousness, and thus perfection of human civilization is achieved. One should not pollute civilization by eating the flesh of cows. Yajna, Visnu…, if you act for Krsna, beyond this, whatever you act, you’ll be under bondage. That is the idea. Srila Prabhupada: That would mean that Christ was not intelligent enough to use the right word: murder. Why not the cats and the dogs and the cows? And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals. We cannot simply accept that part of the scripture we like, and reject what we don’t like, and still expect to get the result. Srila Prabhupada on Gurukul The children should be trained in early rising, attending mangal arati, some elementary education: arithmetic, alphabet, some of our books, like that. And that is not for themselves. Cow protection is very, very essential in human society because it gives the milk, the miracle food. All economic development of the state by trade, commerce, agriculture and industries must be fully utilized in relation to the above principles, otherwise all so-called economic development becomes a source of degradation. Krsna did not go with Arjuna to practice animal killing, for He doesn’t have to practice anything; He is self-sufficient. Others, who prepare food for personal sense enjoyment, verily eat only sin.”. They keep cow dung very carefully and dry it to use as fuel. Especially in your country, America, you have so many nice vegetables, fruits, grains, and milk products. The varnasrama is centered around the cow.”. So similarly, vaisya. That’s all. When the Vedas are not accepted through the authoritative disciplic succession, the casual readers of the Vedas are misled by the flowery language of that system of knowledge. Srimad-Bhagavatam Canto 8: Chapter Twenty-four, Text 5: PURPORT Without protection of cows, brahminical culture cannot be maintained; and without brahminical culture, the aim of life cannot be fulfilled. Letter to: Rupanuga — Vrindaban 7 December, 1975Our cows are happy, therefore they give plenty of milk. Every animal shouldbe given protection. A society devoid of cow protection and brahminical culture is not under the direct protection of the Lord, just as the prisoners in the jails are not under the protection of the king but under the protection of a severe agent of the king. Go means cows, and kula means group. Children, women, brahmana, cow, and what else? Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti gives the following information about the transcendental cows of Vrindavana: For each of the four colors of cows – white, red, black and yellow – there are twenty five subdivisions, making a total of one hundred colors. They require protection, especially. Oh, that is very essential. The importance of protecting cows is therefore stressed by Krsna in Bhagavad-gita (krsi-go-raksya-vanijyam vaisya-karma svabhavajam [Bg. Updated for Therefore God’s giftedprofessions for mankind are agriculture and cow protection. But if the same soldier kills someone on his own, he will be punished. List Of 50 Bhagavad Gita Quotes On Karma, Life, And Death: #1 “The Gita is not a book of commandments but a book of choices.” #2 “When your mind has overcome the confusion of duality, you will attain the state of holy indifference to things you hear and things you have heard.” And keeping cows for milk and fatty products. According to the Bhagavad-gita (15.15), vedais ca sarvair aham eva vedyah: the whole system of the Vedas is to lead one gradually to the path of the Supreme Lord. This biography of Srila Prabhupada provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements Where is society’s brain?Mr. And they are speaking of karma-yoga. Srimad-Bhagavatam 10.24.21 Translation The occupational duties of the vaisya are conceived in four divisions: farming, commerce, cow protection and moneylending. You can get good brain. Srimad-Bhagavatam Canto 1: Chapter Three, Text 24 :PURPORT Then, in the beginning of Kali-yuga, the Lord will appear as Lord Buddha, the son of Anjana, in the province of Gaya, just for the purpose of deluding those who are envious of the faithful theist. In your country the dog is protected, and the cow is killed. It is very, very sinful. Killing is done by the uncivilized men when they are hungry. Because the cows were grazing on the hill, and profuse grass was being grown, and they are enjoying. All the religions of the world–except the Buddhists–have a program for killing animals in places of worship. Go-raksya. In human society, if one kills a man he has to be hanged. If a king, being afraid to meet rogues and thieves, kills poor animals and eats their flesh comfortably at home, he must lose his position. For instance, the Bible enjoins, “Thou shalt not kill.” But the priestly class is like the other classes — sanctioning slaughterhouses. Cow slaughter is an act of the grossest type of ignorance. of U.S.C., and Dr. Stillson Judah, and others — June 24, 1975, Los Angeles. He never spoke about man’s relationship with other living entities, but only about his relationship with other human beings. For eating animal, they will philosophize that animal has no soul; therefore it can be killed. The brahminical culture and the cows… Why they have selected thecows? – Srimad Bhagavatam, 02.01.12. Go-raksya, cow protection, is one of the items of state affairs. Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.10.4 — London, November 25, 1973So it appears that how much strictly the cow protection was there so that the gavah, payasodhasvatir muda. For the agriculture we want to produce our own food and we want to keep cows for our own milk. You get from its milk so many nutritious food. You’llbe surprised. The word pasu means “animal.” An animal killer, pasu-ghna, cannot enter into Krsna consciousness. Men and animals were equally protected as far as life was concerned. Room Conversation with Allen Ginsberg May 11, 1969, Columbus, Ohio Allen Ginsberg: We have a farm also now in upstate New York. Download free high quality (4K) pictures and wallpapers with A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Quotes. Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.19.3 Purport Progressive human civilization is based on brahminical culture, God consciousness and protection of cows. For the animal-eaters, the scriptures have sanctioned restricted animal sacrifices only, and such sanctions are there just to restrict the opening of slaughterhouses and not to encourage animal-killing. Srimad-Bhagavatam 5.5.2 — Hyderabad, April 11, 1975Guest (2): Why doesn’t Krsna consciousness movement stop cow slaughter? Consequently, the person performing sacrifice will be responsible for the death of the animal, just as much as a murderer is responsible for killing another man. The society must be divided — brahmana, ksatriya, vaisya, sudra — and they must execute their proper duty. After all, you require to eat. Thus the animal gradually accepts its would-be killer as its protector and master. Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.16.21 — Hawaii, January 17, 1974We are taking so much milk from the cows, and we are killing instead of giving them protection. So let us eat. Narada Muni is not contradicting himself here. Not everyone can be expected to possess such a cow. You should be guided by your brain, and society should be guided by the “brain class” of priestly, thoughtful men. The next section is the productive class, the vaisyas, who engage in agriculture and cow protection. That is not human society. Therefore in Europe, so many wars. Narada Muni wanted to convince the King that overindulgence in animal sacrifice is risky because as soon as there is a small discrepancy in the execution of such a sacrifice, the slaughtered animal may not be promoted to a human form of life. In other words, one who kills an animal or who eats meat undoubtedly acquires a debt to the living entity who has contributed his body for the satisfaction of the meat-eater. You know, we offer Krsna obeisances, namo brahmanya-devaya go-brahmana-hitaya ca: “Krsna, You are the leader of brahminical civilization.” The purest civilization. There is no justice when there is animal-killing. But the civilized human being, the religious human being, is not meant to kill and eat animals. This is Vedic civilization — people living simply, on agriculture and cow protection. Similarly, when we eat only prasada [the remnants of food offered to Krsna], we do not commit any sin. ….The same example: You are given a field, a piece of land. Because the asuras or the so-called scholars of Vedic literatures put forward the evidence of animal-killing in the Vedas, Lord Buddha superficially denied the authority of the Vedas. Cow’s milk is also called gorasa, or the juice from the body of the cow. Do you think Jesus was not intelligent enough to use the right word–murder–instead of the word killing? He’s also, she’s also born in the land; so she’s as important a national as you are. What right you have got to kill? What kind of civilization is this. They have no offense. A Krsna conscious person will not distinguish like that. mam sa bhaksayitamutrayasya mamsam ihadmy ahametan mamsasya mamsatvampravadanti manisinah. Regardless of what you add or subtract after that, the mistake is already in the calculation, and everything that follows will also be faulty. Thus in Bhagavad-gita Krsna personally speaks of go-raksyam, cow protection. But he rejected it outwardly because the sura-dvisa, or the demons who are always envious of the devotees of Godhead, try to support cow-killing or animal-killing from the pages of the Vedas, and this is now being done by the modernized sannyasis. And when Jesus said, “Thou shalt not kill,” he extended this commandment to mean that a human being should not only refrain from killing another human being, but should also treat him with love. We are making similar attempts in India in several places. You are drinking the milk of the cow — so she is your mother — and after that you are sending her to the slaughterhouse. Modern civilization is centered around animal-killing. Wait for that. Amba, kaccid bhadre, what is, anamayam atmanas te.Amayam means disease. Therefore we have to preach against all this nonsense.Letter to: Hayagriva — Montreal 14 June, 1968The community in which Krishna preferred to belong was Vaisya community, because Nanda Maharaja happened to be a Vaisya king, or landholder, and his main business was cow protection. And Krsna is personally teaching how to protect cows. PURPORT A life for a life is just punishment for a person who cruelly and shamelessly lives at the cost of another’s life. 9437 quotes have been tagged as life-quotes: Roy T. Bennett: ‘Attitude is a choice. He will take another birth and he will slaughter him. You get a piece of land and produce your family’s foodstuff. These five items, according to Manu-samhita, or Hindu law, they have no offense. That is the idea. The Krsna consciousness movement is therefore necessary to teach people how to revive their forgotten love for God. Srila Prabhupada on Health 11 Jan 2021 Leave a comment by The Hare Krishna Movement in Health, Srila Prabhupada, Srila Prabhupada vani Tags: A. C. Bhakthvedanta Swami Prabhupada, compelation of quotes by srila, health, So animal is also American, man is also American, but there is no protection for the animal by the government. If you do not follow the orders of God, then where is your love? Mamsa. It is understood that he had 900,000 cows and Krishna and Balarama used to take charge of them, along with His many cowherd boy friends, and every day, in the morning He used to go out with His friends and cows into the pasturing grounds. Mamsa khadati. Interpretation is necessary if things are not clear. Bull is your father. That is going on. He therefore cannot reject Vedic philosophy. Out of these, we as a community are always engaged in cow protection. Thus we find that in Bhagavad-gita Lord Krsna advises go-raksya, the protection of cows. Hope you’ll find the inspiration you need to live a good, simple and meaningful life. That means to own a certain piece of land is the basic civilization. One cannot become spiritually advanced without acquiring the brahminical qualifications and giving protection to cows. That is not possible. And the vaisyas, they should give protection to the cows. Just like in agricultural land. You cannot stop war and go on killing animals. And these rascals, they do not see it. We compiled a few select quotes from Srila Prabhupada stressing the importance of the miracle food milk, and cow protection which is real advancement of civilization, and will help save humanity from the greatest danger. Thus the faithless people were made to believe in God in the form of Lord Buddha. Mother gives milk, and the bull grows food grains for man. The Supreme Personality of Godhead called out to the animals in a voice that resounded like a rumbling cloud. Attaining Freedom From Material Life A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Picture Quotes To attain freedom from … Nowadays the trade is that you take as much milk as you can, and then kill the animal and sell the flesh to other countries. On the plea of Vedic sacrifice, every place was practically turned into a slaughterhouse, and animal-killing was indulged in unrestrictedly. She is trained up by her own mother and mother in law how to become a good housewife. He preached that he did not believe in the tenets of the Vedas and stressed the adverse psychological effects incurred by animal-killing. Srimad-Bhagavatam Canto 1: Chapter Seventeen, Text 20: PURPORT The conclusion is, therefore, that the sufferings of the representative of religion and the representative of the earth, as present before Maharaja Pariksit, were planned to prove that Maharaja Pariksit was the ideal executive head because he knew well how to give protection to the cows (the earth) and the brahmanas (religious principles), the two pillars of spiritual advancement. Unfortunately, unauthorized scholars of the Vedas become captivated by the purificatory ceremonies only, and natural progress is thereby checked. You have to pay money to feed him grain or to grow grain to feed the bull. That was the mercy of Lord Buddha: he made the faithless faithful to him. Rather, they will help you for your eating. 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