Learn what they don't teach
you at any university
Compiled from the teachings of
His Divine Grace Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta...
Do you
remember
your body
when you
were a 2
year old
child?
and your body when you were
10 year old ... and 20 year old
... and 30 ...
your body has undergone
considerable changes ... huh...




and it will continue to change...
in fact your
body is
changing
every moment
... every
second...
But what is it
that is not
changing ...
its
YOU


       YOU the
        person
         never
       changes
Lets see how do you relate
 to the things around you?
I am John.

This is my car
                 That is my book
This is my hand
               This is my toe
This is my finge...
You do not say...

I am this hand
              I am this toe
I am this finger
                   I am this body
who is this person you call
             "I"




This "I" has seen all the
    bodily changes
but "I"
remain the
  same
              "I" am a
             person, an
             individual,
             an entity ....
"I" have consciousness that
  spreads across my body
suddenly on death ... the
body has no consciousness
... the "I" is gone within a
lightening flash
who provided that
consciousness to the
body ... what was so
powerful ... where did
    that "I" go ...
that "I" is the




                  SOUL
Minute SOUL

..spreads Consciousness


across the
body
The body is just a machine
driven by the soul ...



                     like a man
                    drives a car.
"I" am not this body.




               "I" am a spirit soul
ABC of spiritual life ...
As the embodied soul
continually passes, in
this body, from
boyhood to youth to old
age, the sou...
Properties of a Soul
indestructible                       cannot be dried
       cannot be cut           imperishable
    ...
Soul has a propensity to ...
                           Enjoy



                      it is always
                      ...
The body is not
the enjoyer,




                  but the soul is
                  the enjoyer.
it is not
possible for
the body to
experience
enjoyment...

   ...without the
presence of this
 spiritual spark.
If a man is
offered the
dead body of
a beautiful
woman, will
he accept it?

No, not a sane one
Not only was the soul enjoying
within the body, but it was
maintaining the body.




                     When the soul
  ...
Every one of
                us is
                searching
                after
                happiness,

but we do n...
Real happiness     Real happiness is
is that joyous
state, where one
                   spiritual happiness
is situated in...
As we begin to
relish spiritual
happiness, we
proportionately
abandon material
happiness.
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Step 1 for Spiritual Life

  1. 1. Learn what they don't teach you at any university Compiled from the teachings of His Divine Grace Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada LESSON - 1 - Spirit Soul complied by Nitin Mahendru
  2. 2. Do you remember your body when you were a 2 year old child?
  3. 3. and your body when you were 10 year old ... and 20 year old ... and 30 ...
  4. 4. your body has undergone considerable changes ... huh... and it will continue to change...
  5. 5. in fact your body is changing every moment ... every second...
  6. 6. But what is it that is not changing ...
  7. 7. its YOU YOU the person never changes
  8. 8. Lets see how do you relate to the things around you?
  9. 9. I am John. This is my car That is my book This is my hand This is my toe This is my finger This is my body
  10. 10. You do not say... I am this hand I am this toe I am this finger I am this body
  11. 11. who is this person you call "I" This "I" has seen all the bodily changes
  12. 12. but "I" remain the same "I" am a person, an individual, an entity ... a living entity
  13. 13. "I" have consciousness that spreads across my body
  14. 14. suddenly on death ... the body has no consciousness ... the "I" is gone within a lightening flash
  15. 15. who provided that consciousness to the body ... what was so powerful ... where did that "I" go ...
  16. 16. that "I" is the SOUL
  17. 17. Minute SOUL ..spreads Consciousness across the body
  18. 18. The body is just a machine driven by the soul ... like a man drives a car.
  19. 19. "I" am not this body. "I" am a spirit soul
  20. 20. ABC of spiritual life ... As the embodied soul continually passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. The self- realized soul is not bewildered by such a change. - Bhagavad Gita As it Is 2.13
  21. 21. Properties of a Soul indestructible cannot be dried cannot be cut imperishable eternal insoluble atomic cannot be burnt cannot be moistened by water immutable everlasting unchangeable immovable unborn undying cannot be withered by wind
  22. 22. Soul has a propensity to ... Enjoy it is always seeking pleasure
  23. 23. The body is not the enjoyer, but the soul is the enjoyer.
  24. 24. it is not possible for the body to experience enjoyment... ...without the presence of this spiritual spark.
  25. 25. If a man is offered the dead body of a beautiful woman, will he accept it? No, not a sane one
  26. 26. Not only was the soul enjoying within the body, but it was maintaining the body. When the soul leaves, the body simply deteriorates.
  27. 27. Every one of us is searching after happiness, but we do not know what real happiness is.
  28. 28. Real happiness Real happiness is is that joyous state, where one spiritual happiness is situated in boundless transcendental happiness and enjoys himself through transcendental senses.
  29. 29. As we begin to relish spiritual happiness, we proportionately abandon material happiness.

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