Beyond Birth and Death by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

By A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Editorial experiences The writer, Bhaktivedanta publication belief -- letters@harekrishna.com, December 31, 1998

Is there lifestyles after loss of life?

India's most famed Vedic authority provides startling facts of the soul's brilliant trip after loss of life. Srila Prabhupada tells how the soul travels from physique to physique, and the way we will finish the cycle of start and demise by means of achieving Lord Sri Krishna's final dwelling house.

An excerpt: ''The uncomplicated means of chanting the names of Krishna will display what one is, what God is, what the cloth and religious universes are, why we're conditioned, how we will get out of that conditioning -- and every little thing else, step by way of step.''

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Similarly, Lord Buddha and Muhammad. No one advises us to make our permanent settlement here in this material world. There may be small differences according to country, time, and circumstance, and according to scriptural injunction, but the main principle that we are not meant for this material world but for the spiritual world is accepted by all genuine transcendentalists. All indications for the satisfaction of our soul's innermost desires point to those worlds of Kåñëa beyond birth and death.

If one dies when the sun is situated in the northern hemisphere, he attains liberation. dhümo rätris tathä kåñëaù ñaë-mäsä dakñiëäyanam tatra cändramasaà jyotir yogé präpya nivartate çukla-kåñëe gaté hy ete jagataù çäçvate mate ekayä yäty anävåttim anyayävartate punaù "The mystic who passes away fr om this world during the smoke, the night, the moonless for tnight, or in the six months when the sun passes to the south, or who reaches the moon planet, again comes back. According to the Vedas, there are two ways of passing fr om this world—one in light and one in darkness.

No one advises us to make our permanent settlement here in this material world. There may be small differences according to country, time, and circumstance, and according to scriptural injunction, but the main principle that we are not meant for this material world but for the spiritual world is accepted by all genuine transcendentalists. All indications for the satisfaction of our soul's innermost desires point to those worlds of Kåñëa beyond birth and death.

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