The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #3 –
The Nectar of Devotion -72/10/24 Vrndavana
1038) Whether I know nothing is disqualification to come to Krsna Consciousness! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————- svado ‘pi sadyah savanaya kalpate. Even the dog-eaters. In the beginning, we did not know who is the dog-eaters. In the beginning, we did not know who is the dog-eaters. Now, when we are travelling all over the water, we see so many dog-eaters. In Korea, China, Philippines, there are many dog-eaters. So in the sastras it is mentioned: even the dog-eaters, svado. Sva means dog. And adah, one who eats. svado ‘pi sadyah savanaya kalpate. If one is elevated to Krsna consciousness, even he’s born in the family of dog-eaters or he is a dog-eater… Of course, he cannot remain dog-eater. After coming to become a Vaisnava, he does not remain a dog-eater. But dog-eating is not disqualification. That is Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s specific contribution. Nothing is disqualification to come to Krishna consciousness, provided one is serious to come to this platform. Svado ‘pi sadyah. ——————————————