“Moving Forward”

A Treatise; Making a “Case” for the Reconstitution of Srila Prabhupada’s “Mission”

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Segment 52

“My Mission Is” According to Srila Prabhupada. Part 4.

Krishna’s words, spoken 5,000 years ago, described human civilization at that time, and as well as 500 years ago, during Lord Caitanya presence.

Krishna’s words still hold true after 5.000 years have passed, and we can understand that since the beginning of Kali-yuga, and until Lord Caitanya appearance, “divine nature” diminished while “demonic nature” flourished.

Lord Caitanya changed that trend of degradation, which is symptomatic of the age of Kali.  Because of Lord Caitanya and his disciples, the Six Goswami’s of Vrindavana, the Past-Acaryas, and in recent times, Srila Prabhupada, this degradation has been arrested, and “divine nature” is increasing, while “demonic nature” is diminishing.  A study of Earth’s history in the past 500 years is testimony to this face.  However, we should not think that we have no more to accomplish, because we do have a lot more work to do, so to speak.  The Golden Age of Kali, will run a total of 10,000 years in Kali-yuga.  If we, at lease, accept the start of Kali-yuga as 5,000 years ago, and the start of Lord Caitanya Golden Age at 500 years ago; there is still 9,500 more years in which this Golden Age will manifest.  That means that this Golden Age will last up until around the year 11,520.  At that time Kali-yuga will return to its normal routine of degradation, which will go on for around 417,500 more years; plenty of time for the prophecies, found in the 12th Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, to manifest.

Does Bhagavad-gita 16.7-16, describe our current human civilization today?  Yes, it does!  Therefore, a whole lot of “annihilation” of “demonic nature” is our mandate.  It is a transcendental “Turkey Shoot”, which means that one side is so much stronger or better armed than the other one, that the weaker side has no chance of winning at all.  Srila Prabhupada and the Past-Acaryas, Lord Caitanya, and Krishna are on our side.  We are armed with the Holy Names of Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, Srimad-Bhagavatam, Caitanya-caritamrta, and the literatures of the Six Goswami’s of Vrindavana.  That means only one outcome; “we will win” this battle against Maya-devi and her modes of passion and ignorance; she has no chance, and you can take that to the bank as well.  Let us see if Krishna and Srila Prabhupada can back me up, so to speak.

Bhagavad-gita 18.78,

“Wherever there is Krishna, the master of all mystics, and wherever there is Arjuna, the supreme archer, there will also certainly be opulence, victory, extraordinary power, and morality.  …”

PURPORT:

“The fight was actually between Duryodhana and Yudhisthira. Arjuna was fighting on behalf of his elder brother, Yudhisthira. Because Krishna and Arjuna were on the side of Yudhisthira, Yudhisthira’s victory was certain. The battle was to decide who would rule the world, and Saïjaya predicted that the power would be transferred to Yudhisthira. It is also predicted here that Yudhisthira, after gaining victory in this battle, would flourish more and more because not only was he righteous and pious but he was also a strict moralist. He never spoke a lie during his life. …”

Hence, we can conclude that today, there are plenty of demons, miscreants, that need to be “annihilated”; however, we cannot do it in the same way as Krishna did 5,000 year ago.  We have to take the example of how Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu dealt with those with predominate demonic natures.

5,000 years ago, one of Krishna’s weapons used in killing miscreants, was His Sudarsana cakra—the disc weapon of the Supreme Lord.  Lord Caitanya being Krishna Himself, surely had His weapon available at his command.  However, he did not use it when He wanted to kill Jagai and Madhai[1], after they offended and physically hurt Lord Nityananda.  When Lord Caitanya found out He wanted to annihilate both of them with his Sudarsana-cakra, no less.  That would have been a “bloody” mess as well.  But Lord Nityananda stopped him.  Instead, Lord Nityananda preached to them, and that preaching and direct association, converted two morbid demons, into two glorious vaisnavas.

No, Lord Caitanya’s mission was to deliver everyone, not only the pious, His devotees.  Lord Nityananda showed that the “demoniac nature” of a person, can be completely “annihilated” with the weapon of Krishna-consciousness preaching, and chanting the Holy Names of Krishna.

All jivas, are endowed with a quantity of “divine nature” as with a quantity of “demoniac nature”.  Preaching the principles of the Krishna-consciousness Movement to everyone, will annihilate their “demonic nature” I personally testify to this fact; however, that story, which is very interesting and funny, is for another time.

Srila Prabhupada’s mission is the same as Lord Caitanya’s mission, and Krishna’s mission.  So, if you want to help Srila Prabhupada, you can do that by coming back to his service organized, by creating an institution that is based on his DOM, and a guru selection system that is based on our Gaudiya Vaisnavas Sampradaya Sastra, and Siddhanta.  This is required because the purpose of his Mission is, to preach Krishna-consciousness.  To preach Krishna-consciousness is the weapon that will annihilate those with demoniac natures.  Instead of physically killing them, we can kill their “demoniac nature” directly, with the “swords of our tongues”, by preaching.  When you annihilate their demoniac nature, you give life to their divine nature.  Preaching Krishna-consciousness is the weapon to be used against Maya-devi and her 2 lower modes of material nature; absolutely, and you can take that to the bank.

American minds, they are eager and suitable to receive the Science of Bhakti found in Srimad-bhagavatam, because the Christian and Muslim religions are based on the same principle.  Srila Prabhupada’s mission was not to turn anyone away from the affiliation of a particular religion, he simply wanted to let them know, that he has more knowledge, about God and devotion.  This can be verified by either reading and studying all of his works, which would take many years, and maybe a decade.  Or you can take advantage of modern technology, and use my VedaBase, and get instant results.

Srila Prabhupada said,

“I came here with a great mission to execute my Spiritual Master’s order.”

But his mission is still not finished!

FOOT NOTE:

[1]   Jagai and Madhai—two great debauchees whom Lord Nityananda converted into Vaisnavas

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