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Topic: Acintya-bhedabheda-tattva

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The sun and its rays—one and different.Achintya-bhedabheda-tattva refers to the inconceivable oneness and difference of the Supreme Person and His energies. This is one of the key points of theistic philosophy taught by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. As parts of God's energy, we're also equal in quality with God, but there's a vast difference in quantity. We're each infinitesimal sparks of spiritual...
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A conversation with His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Devotee: Srila Prabhupada, if material nature is the absence of Krishna, then what is material? Srila Prabhupada: Nothing is material. If you continue Krishna consciousness, there’s nothing material. When we offer this flower in Krishna consciousness, is it material? Devotee: No. Srila Prabhupada: So how has it become...
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The following conversation between His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and several of his disciples took place in June 1974 in Paris. Devotees: A man came to the temple a couple of days ago and argued that we really can’t say for sure that there’s life after death, so why worry about it? Better to build a more prosperous society. At least this we can understand, and it would...