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

1 "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."

2 "Every living being is Brahman."

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

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

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

6 "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

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

8 "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

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

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

11 "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."

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

13 "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

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

15 "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."

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

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

18 "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."

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

20 "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."

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

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

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

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

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

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