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The Journey of Self Discovery

The Journey of Self Discovery

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"The Journey of Self Discovery"by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
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INTRODUCTION
Are you in any way dissatisfied with your life as it now stands? Has thepursuit, or even the achievement, of the goals you have set for yourself become somewhat frustrating? If so, read on.For one acquainted with the spiritual wisdom of India, the ideal life isnot a fast-paced competitive run through a self-serve consumer paradise.There is a higher measure of success and happiness than the number of high-gloss gadgets, baubles, and thrills one can zoom through the check-out counter with—before Time runs out.An awakened person will try to learn something worthwhile along theway, to gradually accumulate assets of permanent value. In the finalanalysis, the supreme accomplishment is to improve significantly theone possession that is really ours to keep—our consciousness, our senseof identity, our inner self. All else eventually slips away.Seen in this way, life becomes a journey of self-discovery, and that is thetheme of this book.
The Journey of Self-Discovery
is your guide to a newway of looking at life, a way proven to lead you to higher levels of awareness and satisfaction.Thousands of people like yourself are already experiencing these results.All it takes is some expert guidance, the kind available from a personwho has already completed the journey, who knows the ways and meansby which you can arrive safely at your destination.In
The Journey of Self-Discovery
you will become intimately acquaintedwith a spiritual master about whom Harvey Cox, of Harvard’s School of Divinity, said, “Çréla Prabhupäda is, of course, only one of thousands of teachers. But in another sense, he is one in a thousand, maybe one in amillion.” According to Dr. Cox, one of America’s leading Christiantheologians, Çréla Prabhupäda’s life was “pointed proof that one can be atransmitter of truth and still be a vital and singular person.”Çréla Prabhupäda, the founding spiritual master of the InternationalSociety for Krishna Consciousness, translated over forty volumes of themost essential works of Vedic literature. Complete sets of these books,with original Sanskrit and Bengali texts, have been purchased bythousands of university libraries around the world, and dozens of 

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