Lectures and kirtanas (devotional music) from the Hare Krishna temple in Alachua, Florida.
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Then little Parasara spoke. He said “Sir, A person who has knowledge, real knowledge sees the presence of God in everyone's heart. Such a person is like a tree with good fruit. If a tree has a lot of good fruit, the tree bows down. If free has a tree has no fruits, it doesn't bow down to anyone. If you don't have respect for others, if you are not humble before the greatness of God, then I considered all of your knowledge to be as worthless as this handful of sand” and through the sand down. Coming from a tiny five-year-old child, it pierced his heart to the core. He came down off of his palanquin and bowed to the feet of this small child and with tears of humility in his eyes, he prayed “I want to be your disciple” and he became a disciple.