Rāja-Vidyā: The King of Knowledge

  1. Rāja-Vidyā: The King of Knowledgeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigRāja-Vidyā: The King of Knowledge

    " śrī-bhagavān uvāca idaṁ tu te guhyatamaṁ pravakṣyāmy anasūyave jñānaṁ vijñāna-sahitaṁ yaj jñātvā mokṣyase ‘śubhāt"

    “The Supreme Lord said: My dear Arjuna, because you are never envious of Me, I shall impart to you this most secret wisdom, knowing which you shall be relieved of the miseries of material existence.
  2. Knowledge Beyond Saṁsāraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigKnowledge Beyond Saṁsāra

    Kṛṣṇa specifically states that this process of Kṛṣṇa consciousness is susukham, very pleasant and easy to practice. Indeed, the devotional process is very pleasant; we melodiously sing with instruments, and someone will listen and also join (
  3. Knowledge of Kṛṣṇa's Energiesplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigKnowledge of Kṛṣṇa’s Energies

    It may be noted at this point that the Ninth Chapter of Bhagavad-gītā is especially meant for those who have already accepted Śrī Kṛṣṇa as the Supreme Personality of Godhead. In other words, it is meant for His devotees. If one does not accept Śrī Kṛṣṇa as the Supreme, this Ninth Chapter will appear as something different from what it actually is. As stated in the beginning, the subject matter of the Ninth Chapter is the most confidential material in the entire…
  4. Knowledge by Way of the Mahātmās, Great Soulsplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigKnowledge by Way of the Mahātmās, Great Souls

    The presence of Kṛṣṇa in all aspects of the creation is perceived by the mahātmās, the great souls, who are always engaged in the worship of Kṛṣṇa. As Kṛṣṇa Himself states, these great souls are conversant with the confidential knowledge found in the Ninth Chapter of
  5. Paramparā: Knowledge Through Disciplic Successionplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigParamparā: Knowledge Through Disciplic Succession

    " śrī-bhagavān uvāca imaṁ vivasvate yogaṁ proktavān aham avyayam vivasvān manave prāha manur ikṣvākave ‘bravīt"

    “The Blessed Lord said: I instructed this imperishable science of
  6. Knowledge of Kṛṣṇa's Appearances and Activitiesplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigKnowledge of Kṛṣṇa’s Appearances and Activities

    There are two forces of nature working in us. By one we decide that in this lifetime we will make spiritual advancement, but at the next moment the other force, māyā, or illusory energy, says,
  7. Knowledge as Faith in Guru and surrender to Kṛṣṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigKnowledge as Faith in Guru and surrender to Kṛṣṇa

    In the Fourth Chapter of Bhagavad-gītā Śrī Kṛṣṇa concludes that of all sacrifices, the best is the acquisition of knowledge.

    " śreyān dravya-mayād yajñāj jñāna-yajñaḥ parantapa
  8. Action in Knowledge of Kṛṣṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigAction in Knowledge of Kṛṣṇa

    " na māṁ karmāṇi limpanti na me karma-phale spṛhā iti māṁ yo ‘bhijānāti karmabhir na sa badhyate"

    “There is no work that affects Me; nor do I aspire for the fruits of action. One who understands this truth about Me also does not become entangled in the fruitive reactions of work.