(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 25 May 2013, Simhachalam, Germany) In his purport, Prabhupada is beginning to write about varṇāśrama; he writes, “One must be properly situated.” It must be known that when … more
I am proposing that we undergo a transformation, and that we are willing to make this transformation. It will not always be easy – part of it will be a bit of a struggle, where we have to conquer our law of nature. We have to recognise that within us, we have this dual nature – higher and lower, and that we have to conquer the lower. There are two ways of doing it – one way is by restricting the lower nature, and the other way is by developing our higher nature. As the higher nature develops and automatically the lower one goes a bit into the corner – it’s pushed back. So this is what we have to do – we have to develop higher activity and that’s what I am aiming at!
(Kadamba Kanana Swami, Stockholm, Februrary 2011)