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

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

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

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

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

5 "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."

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

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

8 "The mind should be devoid of duplicity and should think of the welfare of all."

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 "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."

17 "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

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

19 "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."

20 "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

21 "Human life is meant for cultivation of spiritual knowledge, in eternal relationship with the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

22 "Every living being is Brahman."

23 "Devotional service is a process of spiritual understanding....Devotional service to the Lord and the Lord Himself are one and the same because they are...manifesting the internal energy of the Supreme Lord."

24 "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

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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite