(Kadamba Kanana Swami, November 2015, Vrindavan, India, Video Interview) Bhismadeva, lying on the bed of arrows after being shot by Arjuna, was very peaceful and was saying that one can conquer … more
We learn to see the material energy in connection with Krishna. We see that Krishna is behind everything and yet …Krishna never sets a foot out of Vrndavana – because the Lord is involved in His pleasure pastimes.
Srila Prabhupada describes how he had a German God brother who was a sanyassi called Sadanandan Swami and he said that this swami previously was a very evolved scholar. He came to India and he took darshans in various temples – and he saw Durga Devi with ten arms, weapons in different arms, many forms of the Lord, Shiva with a trident – he saw all these various forms of the Lord and then he saw Krishna. He saw how Krishna was not holding any weapons – he saw that Krishna was holding only a flute and he thought
‘Ah this is the Supreme Lord, this is the Supreme because he doesn’t have a job”
The Supreme Lord does not have any work to perform and yet by his energies everything is manifest.
(Kadamba Kanana Swami, Delhi, 2010)