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A LADY OF ANDALUSIA.

A LADY OF ANDALUSIA.

Srila Prabhupäda: But the people do not. Their disease is that they don’t want to understand.
Visitor: I think understanding God is not a question of intelligence, but a question of humility.
Srila Prabhupäda: Humility means intelligence. The humble and meek own the kingdom of God. This is stated in the Bible, is it not? But the philosophy of the rascals is that everyone is God, and today this idea has become popular. Therefore no one is humble and meek. If everyone thinks that he is God, why should he be humble and meek? Therefore I teach my disciples how to become humble and meek. They always offer their respectful obeisances in the temple and to the spiritual master, and in this way they make advancement. The qualities of humbleness and meekness lead very quickly to spiritual realization. In the Vedic scriptures it is said, “To those who have firm faith in God and the spiritual master, who is His representative, the meaning of the Vedic scriptures is revealed.”...

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