“Mother Yashoda further told Krishna: My dear son, because of playing all day, Your body has become covered with dust and sand. Therefore, come back, take Your bath and cleanse Yourself. Today the moon is conjoined with the auspicious star of Your birth. Therefore, be pure and give cows in charity to the brahmanas.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 10.11.18)
It’s baffling to say the least. At the outset the emphasis is on acknowledging Ishvara, which is one of countless Sanskrit words to describe the Almighty. Ishvara is important to know because it means a great controller. There is a controller within the body, also known as Ishvara. But God is different. He is the controller of controllers.
“The bewildered spirit soul, under the influence of the three modes of material nature, thinks himself to be the doer of activities, which are in actuality carried out…
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