“In pure devotional service one comes to the realization that God is great and that the individual soul is subordinate to Him. His duty is to render service to the Lord – if not, then he will render service to maya.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 12.6-7)
Bhagavan – the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Ajita – the unconquerable one. Achyuta – the infallible one. Anadi – the one without a beginning. Paramatma – the Supersoul, as distinguished from the individual soul, jivatma. Deva Deva – the god of gods. Krishna – the all-attractive one.
These are different names for the Divine provided by Vedic literature. Some of these names are used to address the Divine incarnate as He plays the role of chief spiritual master to the world in a conversation held on a battlefield one time. There was only one disciple, but the…
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