The Brain

My wife shared this with me, something se saw posted on Facebook. I found it interesting.

Brain Substance of all men is not Equal”

Prabhupada: In psychology there is study brain substance. Brain substance of all men are not equal.

Svarupa Damodara: Yes. I think it is known because when Einstein died they tried to preserve the brain of Einstein. Thinking that his brain was different from others.

Prabhupada: If it was not different then how he became distinguished?

Svarupa Damodara: The brain substance is different just like everybodys intelligence different.

Prabhupada: Yes. According to the brain substance there is difference of intelligence. ( Morning Walk — September 23, 1972, Los Angeles)

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Devotional Emotion

With regard to your question about Bengali style kirtana and mrdanga playing, one or two styles is best. To introduce more styles is not good. It will become an encumbrance. Who is that Krsna das Babaji who is teaching? If we introduce so much emphasis on style of kirtana, then simply imitation will go on. Devotional emotion is the main thing. If we give stress to instrument and style then attention will be diverted to the style. That will be spiritual loss. (Prabhupada letter to Satsvarupa Goswami 30th June, 1976)