Saturday, March 11, 2006

On The Salt Ocean

"Try to understand that in the Bhagavad-gita and other Vedic literatures, everywhere, it is said that God is great and that although we are qualitatively one with God, we are minute. The ocean and the minute particle of water have the same quality, but the quantity of salt in the drop of water and the quantity of salt in the ocean are different. They are qualitatively one but quantitatively different. Similarly, God is all-powerful, and we have some power. God creates everything, and we can create a small machine to fly, just like the small machines with which children play. But God can create millions of planets flying in the air."

The Science of Self Realization: Knowing the Purpose of Life

Here is a picture of my son, Markendeya, 22. Of the two kneeling sailors, he is the one on the right. Click on picture to see larger version. He is finishing up a 4 year hitch in the US Navy in August, and then will be returning home to attend West Virginia University. He is planning on being in New Vrindavan for the Kulimela in June.


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