(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 19 September 2012, Cape Town, South Africa) We are aiming to attract Krsna. This is the activity of the spiritual world. You see all these devotees who are competing to … more
Transcribed by Hina
“How long is it that a man in his life is actually being plagued with lusty desires?”
“Your majesty, it will go on till the very end!”
“Come on…come on Birbal! A really old man with a stick. It can’t be! No!”
One day Birbal suddenly called Akbar:
“Come… come right now! Oh and bring your daughter”.
Akbar brought his young beautiful princess daughter. They came into a room of a 90 year old dying man and immediately the eyes of the old man were on the daughter!
Akbar saw this and he said:
“Yes! You are right!”
So this is ignorance. Ignorance that we are going for the illusion. It’s an illusion – he is 90 years old – he is dying and in total illusion – he’s looking at that princess – it’s just foolishness.
There are more serious things to do at that time, but somehow or other his mind is being drawn into the temporary illusory pleasures.