Vedic religion - Comparitive Religion, University Lecture - 2007

My name is Vedavyaspriya Swami. I am a disciple of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, who is the modern saint, and the servitor of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Sri Krishna. He brought the message of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, who incarnated, the Lord incarnated to become His own devotee, to show us how the devotion is to be applied in order to achieve love of Godhead.

God loves us, but we do not know how to love Him back (Bhagavad-gita - Introduction, and 10.10). Love is a reciprocal exchange, which satisfies all the situations, all the circumstances and all the living entities because each and every living entity is part and parcel of the Supreme Whole. We call Him different names, we attribute different nomenclatures of our understanding, but the Supreme Being is a common denominator for everyone.

There is only one God, is said. Therefore the absoluteness is already invested in Him. The definition of the Absolute Truth, when personified, is identical with His name, form, qualities and activities (Sri Siksastaka 2). They are divine in nature, and divinity belongs to the soul and the Supreme Whole...