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November 6, 2017

It is by the mercy of the Lord that one gets the position of shelter. It is by the mercy of the Lord, which means it is by the mercy of the devotees of the Lord. When we get the mercy of the Lord, we get His shelter. And, by getting His shelter, we get His protection. We get everything – whatever is it that one needs. Just as Krishna says in Bhagavad Gita 9.22, yoga-ksemam vahamy aham: Whatever it is that one needs, Krishna supplies, and whatever one has, Krishna maintains. Krishna does that personally. It is a personal relationship. So, we have come to take shelter of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

Adapted from a lecture by HH Romapada Swami entitled "Ayodhya Yatra: Day 1, Session 1". India, 2017.