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Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.5.6 – Thu, 27 Nov 2014

The Lord expands Himself into many living entities, which are manifested as different species of life. He does not have to endeavour for His maintenance, because He is the master of all mystic powers and the proprietor of everything. Thus He is distinct from the living entities.

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.5.5 – Wed, 26 Nov 2014

The material world is created for the illusory enjoyment of the conditioned souls, who have been against the transcendental service of the Lord since time immemorial. But the material universes are full in themselves. There is no scarcity for maintenance in the material world.

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.5.4 – Tue, 25 Nov 2014

Only when one is in a purified stage does the Lord, who is seated in everyone’s heart with the individual soul, give instruction so that the devotee can reach the ultimate destination of going back home, back to Godhead. This is confirmed in Bhagavad-gītā (10.10): teṣāṁ satata-yuktānāṁ bhajatām.Only when the Lord is satisfied with the devotional service of the devotee does He impart knowledge, as He did for Arjuna and Uddhava.

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.5.3 – Mon, 24 Nov 2014

All fruitive activity, empirical philosophy and mysticism are more or less against the sense of subordination to the Lord, and any living entity engaged in such rebellious activity is more or less condemned by the laws of material nature, which work under the subordination of the Lord.

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.5.2 – Sun, 23 Nov 2014

Everyone tries to become happy by planning in the material world, but the law of nature is so cruel that it sets fire to one’s schemes; the fruitive worker is not happy in his schemes, nor is there any satiation of his continuous hankering for happiness. The law of nature is like that.

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