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Attachment for the Self-Realized Devotees Jaya Prabhupada! (August 17):
"Every learned man knows very well that attachment for the material is the greatest entanglement of the spirit soul."

Even by Remembering Such Vaishnavas They're so powerful (August 17):
"There is no doubt about one's becoming freed from all reactions to sinful activities after visiting a devotee or touching his lotus feet..."

Hearing About the Pure Devotee Same as hearing of the Lord (August 17):
"In the absolute world there is no difference in quality between the Supreme Lord and His pure devotee."

Hearing from a Pure Devotee Touch the saffron mercy-particles (August 17):
"For a conditioned soul, therefore, it is very important to hear from the mouth of a pure devotee, who is fully surrendered to the lotus feet of the Lord..."

Leader of the Masters Our glorious master Srila Prabhupada (August 16):
"We are taught to address others as Prabhu. Prabhu means master; and the leader of the masters is called Prabhupada."

A Pure Devotee Can Deliver the Whole World Patita pavana (August 16):
"It is said that a single pure devotee of the Lord can deliver all the fallen souls of the world."

A Pure Devotee Can Electricity a Person The power of bhakti (August 16):
"In other words, not only can a pure devotee easily surpass death, but by his grace his followers can also do so without difficulty."

Srila Prabhupada's Determination Faithful to his guru's order (August 16):
"Now, because it is my duty, I have brought some message for you people. Because I am ordered by superior, my spiritual master..."

Srila Prabhupada's Departure for the U.S.A. Diary entries (August 15):
"The ship started at about 11 o'clock in the morning majestically. I do not feel any jerking whatsoever. But on reaching the Bay of Bengal...

Austerities and Penances Are Blessings: Prabhupada's example (August 15):
"I was on the sea for one month and ten days continually, and that was a horrible account. Perhaps you have read it in my diary..."

Sri Balabhadra-Stotra-Kavaca Lord Balarama's Appearance Day (August 14):
"May Lord Balarama always protect me from above. May Lord Balarama protect me from near and far. May Lord Balarama protect me everywhere."

Balarama Is the Protector of the Devotees Balarama Jayanti (August 14):
"By His divine grace only one can approach the Supreme Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, and thus Śrī Balarāma is the mercy incarnation of the Lord..."

Sri Balarama Is the Servitor Godhead Balarama's Appearance (August 14):
"Śrī Balarāma is the servitor Godhead who serves Lord Kṛṣṇa in all affairs of existence and knowledge."

Krishna and Balarama in Vrindavan Appearance of Balarama (August 14):
"Kṛṣṇa, with His friends and Balarāma, entered the forest and, seeing the favorable situation, desired to enjoy the atmosphere to the fullest extent."

Balarama Is the Original Spiritual Master Balarama Jayanti (August 13):
"No one can attain spiritual perfection by physical strength. One must have the spiritual strength which is infused by Balarāma, or Saṅkarṣaṇa."

Lord Balarama Is All-Powerful Appearance of Lord Balarama (August 13):
"Lord Balarāma is the Personality of Godhead Ananta Himself; therefore He is beyond the scope of understanding by mind, intelligence or body."

Balarama Is Krishna's First Expansion One and the same (August 13):
"The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa, is the fountainhead of all incarnations. Lord Balarāma is His second body."

A Devotee Is Always Compassionate To the people in general (August 12):
"He is not satisfied that only he himself is a devotee, but he tries to distribute the knowledge of devotional service to everyone."

Preaching in Far-Off Lands Despite so many obstacles (August 12):
"This kind of service is especially appreciated by Krishna, that some devotees should take risk for His preaching work."

The Friend of All Living Entities Suhṛdaḥ sarva-dehinām (August 12):
"Kṛṣṇa claims in Bhagavad-gītā to be the father of all species of living entities; consequently the devotee of Kṛṣṇa is always a friend of all."

Rupa Goswami's Radha Govinda Deities Disappearance Day (August 11):
"He is known as Govinda, and His eyes are very enchanting. He is playing upon His flute, and on His head there is a peacock feather."

I Am Fearful the Whole Thing Will Be Lost Just like milk (August 11):
"Now we have got so many students and so many temples but I am fearful that if we expand too much in this way that we shall become weakened..."

A Vaishnava Feels for the Suffering Humanity Try to push it on (August 11):
"Because they love Kṛṣṇa, or God, therefore they love all living entities, because all living entities are in relationship with Kṛṣṇa."

One Sincere Soul Is Sufficient Krishna will help in all respects (August 11):
"In my opinion, a single sincere soul can maintain a center. You know I started the center at 26 2nd Ave. alone."

A Great Help for the Suffering Humanity Hope for the future (August 10):
"After all, I am old man. There is no certainty of my life, and at any moment I can collapse and it will not be surprising."

The Duty of All Sane Men Compassionate to the fallen souls (August 10):
"A Vaiṣṇava is para-duḥkha-duḥkhī; in other words, he has no personal troubles, but he is very unhappy to see others in trouble."

The Chief Concern of a Vaishnava He is an ocean of mercy (August 10):
"Like Prahlāda Mahārāja, all pure devotees of the Lord come to this material world with full compassion to deliver the sinful."

More Compassionate Than Krishna Devotees are very merciful (August 10):
"Kṛṣṇa is very strict. If anyone wants to forget Him, He will give him so many chances that he will never be able to understand what is Kṛṣṇa."

His Heart Is Always Full of Compassion Qualification of an ācārya (August 9):
"Since the ācārya is a confidential servitor of the Lord, his heart is always full of compassion for humanity in its suffering."

There Is No Botheration in Krishna's Service Transcendental joy (August 9):
"So far as my taking botheration in coming to your country, I must take this so-called botheration for Krishna. But what botheration I have taken?"

What Is Divine Love? Everything requires expert knowledge (August 9):
"First of all one should make his own life divine; then he can make divine compassion."

I Am so Much Laboring Hard Srila Prabhupada's gift to us all (August 8):
"So utilize it. Utilize it. Read every śloka nicely, try to understand the meaning, discuss amongst yourself."

Read My Books Very Seriously Prabhupada's request to us all (August 8):
"So I am requesting all of my students to read my books very seriously every day without fail."

The Work Is in Your Hands Saving this earth planet from danger (August 8):
"Kindly assist me to please Lord Caitanya in this way, by spreading Krishna Consciousness or pure love of God..."

The Motto of Life God becomes conquered by this process (August 7):
"One should not be falsely proud. One should be very much meek and humble, and try to receive knowledge from self-realized person."

Regarding Your Question, Part 23 (Compilation) More nectar (August 7):
"The preaching work of Krishna Consciousness Movement is specifically meant for delivering the demons."

Elevated Devotees Speak with the Deity Saturated with love (August 6):
"The devotees express their minds before the Deity, and in many instances the Deity also gives answers."

Transcendental Competition Between the Lord and His devotees (August 6):
"Devotees do not ask anything from the Lord in exchange for their service. Even the most desirable liberation is refused by devotees..."

Open the Door to the Kingdom of God Blessed are the humble (August 6):
"Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu also represented Himself as a very foolish disciple even though He proved Himself as the greatest scholar..."

Do Not Claim What You Are Not You're smaller than the smallest (August 5):
"We should not be very much anxious about being famous. Not, 'Oh, there is a great man who knows everything..."

A Devotee Does Not Advertise Himself Krishna advertises him (August 5):
"So the point is that a devotee, even he does not want advertisement, Kṛṣṇa advertises him."

The Advantages of Poverty Fully dependent on Krishna's mercy (August 5):
"A poor man may be seldom puffed with false pride, and he may be freed from all kinds of infatuation."

Thinking of Prabhupada at the Time of Death A vital question (August 4):
"Śrīla Prabhupāda, if we think about our spiritual master, is that as good as thinking about Kṛṣṇa?"

1. Building Is Not Very Important Prabhupada sets the priorities (August 4):
"Work is important. Activity is important. I started my movement not with buildings, but real activity."

2. Money Is Not Important The man is more important than money (August 4):
"We admit everyone to our society, including the cheater, the drug addicted, all qualified. We should take the responsibility to train them."

3. Our Society's Difficulties Are Not Important Our real purpose (August 4):
"What is important is that we should simply fix our mind on Krishna's Lotus Feet. This is His instruction in the Bhagavad-gita."

He Is Very Dear to Krishna A devotee is always transcendental (August 3):
"He for whom no one is put into difficulty and who is not disturbed by anxiety, who is steady in happiness and distress, is very dear to Me."

Krishna Can Bless You from the Picture He's personally present (August 3):
"When you come to the temple, don't think that 'Here is a picture of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu or Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa.' They are not picture."

The Whole World Is Disturbed by Demons Krishna will save you (August 3):
"So those who are disturbed by the demons may take shelter of this form of God, Hare Kṛṣṇa. Then you'll be saved."

What Does "Haribol" Mean? Prabhupada explains in the early days (July 29):
"There are two slogans. One Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa. And another, short, is Hari bol, Hari bol. You can practice also that."

Don't Remain in Darkness Jyotir gama: "Try to go to the light." (July 28):
"When the Vedic knowledge is revealed, one need no longer remain in the darkness of material nature."

How Do We Develop Faith? (Conversation) By good association (July 28):
"Beginning is faith. You mix with faithful men. Then it will develop. Otherwise, if you take simply initiation and then sleep, then faith will be lost."

Regarding Your Question, Part 22 (Compilation) Divine nectar (July 28):
"Regarding your first question, a pure devotee is never under the modes of nature. In other words, no material laws apply on a devotee..."

Krishna Will Save You Krishna's associates have no anxiety (July 27):
"This strong faith, that "Any dangerous condition, Kṛṣṇa will save me," this is surrender."

Staunch Faith in Guru Yasya prasādād bhagavat-prasādaḥ (July 27):
"Therefore, full faith in guru, that is the prime factor of success. Not any other things, no qualification, no education, only staunch faith in guru."

Vrindavana Bhajana (Poem) By A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, 1958 (July 27):
"Everyone has abandoned me/ seeing me as penniless/ Wife, relatives, friends, brothers, everyone/ This is misery, but it gives me a laugh."

Constitution of Association Humble beginnings in New York City (July 26):
"On July 11, 1966, Srila Prabhupada formally registered ISKCON in the state of New York as a nonprofit, tax-exempt religious organization."

The Spiritual Master Can Appear Anywhere Just like a television (July 26):
"Just as Krishna can be present simultaneously in millions of places. Similarly, the spiritual master can be present wherever the disciple wants."

Prabhupada Is Nondifferent from His Picture Completely spiritual (July 26):
"There is no difference between me and my picture. Therefore we should honor and keep pictures in that spirit."

My Dear Daughter Prabhupada's loving exchange with his disciple (July 26):
"I know that you poor girl have been frustrated by the so called society and you deeply needed the shelter of Krishna Consciousness."

No Distinctions of Higher and Lower All service is transcendental (July 26):
"In the transcendental loving service of the Lord, it doesn't matter whether we are working, cooking, painting, writing, chanting, or whatever..."

What Is the Most Profitable Thing? The greatest treasure of all (July 25):
"Lord Caitanya then inquired: 'What is the most profitable thing in the world, the essence of all auspicious events?' "

Transfer Your Attachment to a Sadhu The door of liberation (July 25):
"Here it is recommended that attachment should be transferred to the self-realized devotees, the sādhus. And who is a sādhu?"

What Is the Most Painful Existence? Separation from a sādhu (July 25):
"In other words, when there is no devotee of the Lord present, there is great suffering in society, and association with other people becomes painful."

Krishna Is Not so Cheap Become a servant of the servant of Krishna (July 24):
"We have to receive mercy both from the spiritual master and Kṛṣṇa. We cannot jump over to Kṛṣṇa. That is another nonsense."

It Is a Gradual Process When one becomes advanced he can preach (July 24):
"One has to be qualified to preach. It is a gradual process that one becomes sense controlled and a personal example."

Do All Devotees Go Back to Godhead? There are no shortcuts (July 24):
"If he is not completely purified, he has to suffer another birth. Nobody is allowed to enter into the spiritual unless he is cent percent pure."

Radha-Krishna Is Real Love There is no separation or cheating (July 23):
"Just like mother loves the child. There is no question of sense gratification. Simply for the sake of love, the mother loves the child."

Authorized to Deliver Krishna Krishna's bona fide representative (July 23):
"The ācārya in the true sense of the term, who is authorized to deliver Kṛṣṇa, enriches the disciple with full spiritual knowledge..."

Take Care of These Children Srila Prabhupada loves children (July 23):
"If you can make one child Kṛṣṇa conscious, it is a great service. Kṛṣṇa will be very pleased."

You Should Accept a Guru Who Is Infallible Kṛṣṇa's representative (July 22):
"When guru speaks, you cannot argue. That is not the process. You should accept a guru who is infallible. Otherwise it is useless."

Millions Have Been Cheated by Fake Gurus It's an epidemic (July 22):
"Millions have been cheated, because they want to be cheated. God is omniscient. He can understand your desires."

Give up All Rascals Why shall we go to a rascal? (July 22):
"Even by mistake you have come to a rascal who does not know how to become guru, you can reject him. Why should you stick to him? Reject him."

You Should Find Someone Genuine True seekers are very rare (July 22):
"It is not difficult to notice that people have lost their spiritual interest. And almost all those who are actually interested are being cheated..."

More or Less, Everyone Is Crazy Curing with the proper medicine (July 21):
"So our opinion is like that, that anyone who is not under the direct connection with God, he's a crazy man. He's a madman. Now you can treat."

Just Like a Lunatic Asylum The patients are running around madly (July 21):
"We cannot expect that the people of Kali-yuga will welcome our attempt to spread Krsna consciousness. It is just like a lunatic asylum."

Who Is Crazy? (Vintage Essay) You'll get strength by this process (July 21):
"Don't be dejected by thinking that you have no strength. You'll get strength. Continue this process. Kirtanam Sravanam means chanting Hare Krishna..."

The Ideal Leader He is responsible and he knows his duty (July 20):
"From now on if someone takes the leading post, he must agree to stick and not go away just because it is difficult from time to time."

Enthusiasm and Patience Are Required No perfect circumstances (July 20):
"Real attitude of devotional service is, whether I am here or there, whether I am doing this or that, it doesn't matter, just give me little prasada, little service..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 21 (Compilation) Sublime nectar (July 20):
"Now coming to the point of questions—your first question is: 'What am I? Is the body itself matter, or spiritual soul, or a combination of both?' "

A Sadhu's Duty Compassionate preachers are the best sadhus (July 19):
"We have to go from country to country, town to town, city to city, village to village, to enlighten them to become Kṛṣṇa conscious."

Actually I Am Not Worthy Srila Prabhupada's deep humility (July 19):
"So I accept you all as assistants or representatives of my Guru Maharaja Who is still helping me because I am so feeble and unworthy."

Who Is a Sadhu? A classic article from Back to Godhead, 1956 (July 19):
"Chemical-Sadhu, magician-Sadhu, astrologer-Sadhu, smoker-Sadhu, beggar-Sadhu, mystic-Sadhu, worker-Sadhu, nurse-Sadhu, physician-Sadhu..."

The Younger Generation Is Our Future Hope Krishna is youthful (July 18):
"Bamboo while it is green can be bent and carved, but while it is yellow and ripe if there is any attempt to bend it, it cracks."

Krishna Wants to Give Credit to His Devotee He loves His devotee (July 18):
"So actually a devotee, because he is very sincere servant of Kṛṣṇa, so Kṛṣṇa wants to give credit to His devotee, although He is doing everything."

Preparing for the Next Life No permanent settlement in this world (July 18):
"After death one forgets everything about the present bodily relations; we have a little experience of this at night when we go to sleep."

As a Tortoise Withdraws Its Limbs Keeping the senses controlled (July 17):
"The tortoise can at any moment wind up his senses and exhibit them again at any time for particular purposes."

A Yogi Should Go to a Secluded Place Yoga in the modern age (July 17):
"The so-called yoga societies in big cities may be successful in earning material benefit, but they are not at all suitable for the actual practice of yoga."

The Perfect Yogi A pure devotee always looks to the welfare of all (July 17):
"He is the best yogī because he does not desire perfection in yoga for his personal benefit, but tries for others also."

10 Reasons to Chant Hare Krishna (Compilation) Haribol! (July 16):
"Kṛṣṇa and Kṛṣṇa’s name nondifferent. As soon as you chant Hare Kṛṣṇa, that means Kṛṣṇa is dancing on your tongue."

There Is No Need to Become Despondent It is very safe and easy (July 15):
"For a transcendental, blissful life, chant the Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra, come worship the holy place of Vṛndāvana, and always engage in the service of the Lord."

Everything Will Be All Right Reassuring words from Prabhupada (July 15):
"You have already taken this secret of success, sincerity, and pull on with that mentality. And Krishna will give you all help."

Don't Be Disappointed Let us utilize whatever Krishna has given us (July 15):
"Kṛṣṇa wants to see that how much you are spending your valuable life and energy for Kṛṣṇa. That's all."

The Greatest of All Good Fruits Good things come after struggle (July 14):
"So Krishna Consciousness is the greatest of all good fruits. We must therefore have necessary endurance and enthusiasm to get the result."

More Glorious Than the Sunshine A diffusion of ecstatic love (July 14):
"The sun is far above the planetary systems, and there is no possibility of its being covered by any kind of cloud..."

A Definition of Auspiciousness Beneficial for everyone (July 14):
"Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī has given a definition of auspiciousness. He says that actual auspiciousness means welfare activities for all the people of the world."

Follow the Authorized Acharyas Then you are safe (July 13):
"Suppose I am a fool number one. That doesn't matter. I may be fool, but if I follow the previous authorized acaryas, then I am all right."

The Best Thing The essence of Krishna consciousness (July 13):
"The best thing is to always serve Krishna and depend upon Him at every moment and everything will come."

The Only Business of My Life Your ever well-wisher (July 13):
"You asked me to pray for the devotees, and that is the only business of my life."

Honoring Nikhilananda Prabhu Tribute to a very dear friend (July 12):
"Nikhilananda Prabhu is one of the unsung heroes of the Krishna consciousness movement. I had the great privilege of his association in the Middle East..."

Nikhilananda Remembers Srila Prabhupada Sweet memories (July 12):
"In April 1973, the German devotees visited Srila Prabhupada in Paris and stayed with him for about one week. I was part of the group..."

A Devotee Is Humbler Than the Grass tṛṇād api sunīcena (July 11):
"When a Krishna Conscious person is elevated to a responsible position, he never becomes puffed up."

Regarding Your Question, Part 20 (Compilation) Relevant inquiries (July 11):
"Regarding your question of an initiated person falling prey to the maya, the answer is that so long we are in this material world, there is always chance..."

Let There Be Calamities How does a devotee receive dangers? (July 10):
"Suffering all sorts of unavoidable misfortunes, one should make progress in spiritual realization, because that is the mission of human life."

How Do We Pray? The instruction of Queen Kunti, a great devotee (July 10):
"'My dear Lord, it is Your great mercy that I have been put into this dangerous position.' That is the viewpoint of a devotee."

Srila Prabhupada Blesses George Harrison (Compilation) (July 9):
"I am so glad to learn that Sriman George is making good advancement in Krishna consciousness. He is a good soul and I am praying for him..."

George Harrison Remembers Prabhupada He's still a lovely friend (July 9):
"I liked Prabhupada’s humbleness. I always liked his humility and his simplicity. The servant of the servant of the servant is really what it is, you know."

Do What You Can for Srila Prabhupada (Editorial) He is still here (July 9):
"Over the years I've received numerous messages from readers expressing their dismay that they didn't have a chance to see and serve Srila Prabhupada..."

Everyone Become Happy (Compilation) The key to happiness (July 8):
"Our aim is to make all people happy. Sarve sukhino bhavantu. This is the Vedic mission. Everyone should be happy."

Your Ever-Well-Wisher (Compilation) Srila Prabhupada's mercy (July 7):
"I write at the end of my letters to my disciples, 'Your ever well-wisher', and as such, I cannot become otherwise than being ever well-wisher..."

Honoring Our Godbrothers and Godsisters (Compilation) (July 6):
"We are never alone in Krsna consciousness; you have got so many wonderful brothers and sisters who are really your family..."

A Time for Reflection (Editorial) Hope springs eternal in KC (July 5):
"When I first joined the Vancouver temple in the early '70s, a devotee explained to me that everyone who comes in contact with Krishna is a great soul..."

Remembering Vishnujana Swami Sweet memories by Vishnudas (July 4):
"I met Vishnujana Swami off and on from 1970 to 1976. From the first time I met him to the last, he was always the same, always on a mission..."

Never Mind Big, Big Programs We must preserve our spiritual status (July 3):
"Krishna Consciousness means we should always be satisfied and happy, not that we must work something impossible, becoming overburdened..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 19 (Compilation) Ambrosial nectar (July 3):
"Regarding the disciplic succession coming from Arjuna, disciplic succession does not always mean that one has to be initiated officially."

Radha Damodara Traveling Sankirtan Party By Vyasasan das (July 3):
"I had the great fortune to be a part of the Historic RDTSKP in the years 1975-1976. What great and extraordinary personalities did I encounter..."

Saragrahi Vaishnava (Poem) Srila Bhaktivinoda Disappearance Day (July 2):
"Forget the past that sleeps and ne'er/ The future dream at all/ But act in times that are with thee/ And progress thee shall call."

As Magnanimous as Lord Chaitanya A heart filled with compassion (July 1):
"One who executes Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s mission must be considered eternally liberated. He is a transcendental person..."

Don't Imitate an Advanced Devotee Just serve the mahā-bhāgavata (July 1):
"Everything one possesses should be offered to him, for it is enjoined that one should deliver whatever he has to the spiritual master."

Remembering Lord Chaitanya śrī-caitanyaṁ namāmi tam (June 30):
"Things that are very difficult to do become easy to execute if one somehow or other simply remembers Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu."

The Pancha-Tattva Made No Conditions They broke the seal (June 30):
"In distributing love of Godhead, Caitanya Mahāprabhu and His associates did not consider who was a fit candidate and who was not..."

I Beg Priority Lord Caitanya's mission is to deliver fallen souls (June 30):
"One devotional song by Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura states: 'My dear Lord Caitanya, please have mercy upon me.' "

You Will See God Face to Face He will bless you with His smile (June 29):
"That Govinda is the original Personality of Godhead, and Śyāmasundara, with a flute in His hand, and He is very pastimeous, always smiling."

Do Not Look at Krishna's Smiling Face You will forget everything (June 29):
"My dear friend, if you are indeed attached to your worldly friends, do not look at the smiling face of Lord Govinda as He stands on the bank of the Yamunā..."

The Essence of Bhagavad-gita This is called Kṛṣṇa-karma (June 28):
"Now here is the verse which clearly explains the process by which one can attain success in his spiritual activity: devotional service."

I worship Govinda, the Primeval Lord Govindam ādi-puruṣaṁ (June 28):
"I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord, the first progenitor who is tending the cows, yielding all desire, in abodes built with spiritual gems..."

The Wise Man (Compilation) Such a great soul is very rare (June 27):
"The word paṇḍita means 'a wise man.' Who is actually a wise man? The wise man is described in Bhagavad-gītā..."

I Am Not Afraid of Death Srila Prabhupada's final trip to the West (June 26):
"Now I have come to the West in a broken condition of health. In such condition no one would think of touring."

Why Shall I Be Afraid? Srila Prabhupada's final days in Vrindavan (June 26):
"Generally people do not like to die. But I will be very glad to die if Kṛṣṇa wants. This is...And I shall stay with you. I have no objection either way."

This Is Pure Devotee Srila Prabhupada sets the perfect example (June 26):
"Wherever Kṛṣṇa will keep me, I shall remain there. It doesn't matter whether heaven or hell. I don't care for it."

Prepare for Death, Part 3 (Compilation) Important instructions (June 25):
"Even if at the time of death a devotee does not remember his service to the Lord, the Lord does not forget him."

Prepare for Death, Parts 1-2 (Compilation) Death is inevitable (June 23):
"Hundreds and thousands of living entities meet death at every moment, but a foolish living being nonetheless thinks himself deathless..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 18 (Compilation) Flowing nectar (June 22):
"Your final question is how can you become a pure devotee, and the answer to this is given in Bhagavad-gita. Krishna instructs Arjuna that the mahatma..."

Happiness in Krishna Consciousness The perfection of happiness (June 21):
"It is said that even one drop of happiness in Kṛṣṇa consciousness stands beyond comparison with an ocean of happiness derived from any other activity."

Kindly Follow and You'll Be Happy A simple but effective formula (June 21):
"Our aims and objects in the Krishna Consciousness Movement are very sublime. Kindly follow and you'll be happy and I'll be happy."

Love Is Practical, Not Theoretical Love must be demonstrated (June 21):
"The bridegroom comes, 'Now we are married and I love you, you love me. You go home; I remain here.' Is that very good proposal?"

A Devotee Is Not Poor (Compilation) Kṛṣṇa is merciful to the poor (June 20):
"Although he appears to be materially poor, a person in Kṛṣṇa consciousness is not actually a poor man, but the person who has no taste tor Kṛṣṇa..."

Paramahamsa—the Supreme Swan Jaya Srila Prabhupada! (June 19):
"It is said that the swan can draw milk from a mixture of milk and water; it can take only the milk portion and reject the watery portion."

Become a Swan Go where there are lilies and lotus flowers (June 19):
"There are classes of men like crows, and there are classes of men like swans. So Kṛṣṇa consciousness means swanlike."

How Do You Develop Knowledge? Becoming serious (June 18):
"If you think the spiritual master is a man like me, why should I follow the instructions so strictly, then you are not serious."

The Spiritual Master Is Hearing Our prayers are heard (June 18):
"So you devotees should pray to Krishna that I can go on giving Him service up to the last point of my death."

Be Satisfied with Your Natural Condition Rich or poor (June 18):
"Advancement in Kṛṣṇa consciousness does not depend on any materially prosperous or distressed condition."

Regarding Your Question, Part 17 (Compilation) Guru vani (June 17):
"Regarding your question about the relationship between the living entities and Krishna, the answer is that qualitatively we are one with Krishna."

Worshiping Lord Jagannatha (Compilation) Jaya Jagannatha! (June 16):
"The more you make the Deity of Jagannatha attractively dressed, the more you shall become spiritually attractive."

See Through the Eyes of Shastra (Compilation) Śāstra-cakṣus (June 15):
"So seeing things through the naked eye is not actually seeing. Seeing things through the authorized books or authorized teachers is the correct way to see."

Supersoul, Parts 1-3 (Compilation) The Lord in the heart (June 12):
"The Supreme Lord is situated in everyone's heart, O Arjuna, and is directing the wanderings of all living entities..."

The Supreme Controller Is Krishna He controls everyone (June 11):
"So we may claim that 'Every one of us, we are God,' but nobody can claim that 'We are supreme; I am Supreme God.' That is not possible."

Utilize Your Energy for Krishna Our energy belongs to Him (June 11):
"Even by fighting, you can be a great devotee, just like Arjuna. He was not chanting on the beads, but he was fighting."

Regarding Your Question, Part 16 (Compilation) Guru's guidance (June 10):
"Regarding the ailments with your finger, I am describing here a treatment for it. Take turmeric powder and add the same quantity of limestone."

Don't Accept a Guru Whimsically One must be ready to surrender (June 9):
"If you have got any duplicity in your mind, then you'll never be successful in any field of activities."

There Must Be Some Discipline How to achieve ultimate happiness (June 9):
"So if we actually want to be happy, then we should not live like animals, without any restriction..."

A Thankless Task A bhakta knows his position in relation to Krishna (June 9):
"The representative of Kṛṣṇa will simply repeat what Kṛṣṇa says. That's all. He becomes representative."

Save the World. Parts 1-2 (Compilation) KC is the only remedy (June 7):
"If you kindly take this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement seriously, your country will be saved, and the whole world will be saved."

Regarding Your Question, Part 15 (Compilation) More answers (June 6):
"You have asked me how one can know that Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead?"

Always Remember This Secret Freedom from the pains of Maya (June 5):
"So our remedy for material life is very simple, simply to chant for Krishna, to dance for Krishna, to work, prepare nice foods for Krishna..."

Don't Be Carried Away by the Waves of Maya How to be saved (June 5):
"You have to take care of yourself. Your so-called society, friendship, love, country, nation, and this, never will be able to help you."

There Is No Loss in Krishna Consciousness (Compilation) (June 5):
"If we practice devotional service in this life, even for few days, still, it will be a permanent asset."

Discontent Can Never Bring Happiness Achieving satisfaction (June 4):
"One should be content with whatever he obtains without special endeavor and should cultivate spiritual consciousness. Then he will be happy."

How to Become Happy (Compilation) The simple formula (June 4):
"My only desire is that all people become happy and prosperous in Krishna Consciousness."

Even If You Fall Down, It Is a Great Gain There is no loss (June 3):
"Kṛṣṇa said, 'No, no, no, no. It is not like that. His position is not like that. His position is better still, even if he has fallen down.' "

Regarding Your Question, Part 14 (Compilation) Flowing honey (June 3):
"You have asked how Krishna is with the spirit soul in the spiritual world and the answer is that Krishna is the heart of the spirit soul, or spiritual body..."

Spiritual Life Is Sharp like a Razor's Edge (Compilation) (June 2):
"The path of spiritual life is stated in the Vedas to be like the edge of a sharpened razor. A little inattentiveness may at once create havoc..."

Krishna or Maya (Compilation) Keep yourself in the light (June 1):
"The whole principle of spiritual life is to turn our attention back to Krishna, and thus immediately be freed from all entanglements of Maya."

The Nectarine of Krishna Consciousness Quenching our thirst (May 31):
"One Vaisnava poet, has sung so nicely, that this material world is just like a desert, and to cover the desert oceans of water are required."

The Spiritual Master Solves All Confusion Guru and the Poet (May 31):
"If the spiritual master cannot save his disciple from confusion, he is not a spiritual master. That is the test."

Sweeter Than Sweet The nectarean face of Krishna (May 30):
"'O my Lord, the transcendental body of Kṛṣṇa is very sweet, and His face is even sweeter than His body."

All Devotees Are More or Less Poets (Compilation) (May 30):
"Out of 26 qualifications of a perfect devotee, one is poetic sense. So we can write so many poetries in praise of the Lord, or about His pastimes."

The Spotless Moon of Krishna's Beauty Sri Krishnachandra (May 29):
"The luster of Kṛṣṇa’s body is as beautiful as the glow of a spotless full moon that has just risen, and the vibration of His flute sounds exactly..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 13 (Compilation) Acharya's words (May 29):
"Yes, you can pray to Krishna—Krishna may be prayed that I am unwilling to become Krishna Conscious, so you can force me to become so."

Try to Satisfy Krishna by Your Work This is the whole thing (May 28):
"Whatever you may be, it doesn't matter. You just try to satisfy the Supreme Lord by your work. That's all."

The Life of Devotion Returning to our healthy condition of life (May 28):
"The whole treatment of the human society should be like that: to cure him from the disease of forgetfulness his relationship with God."

Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness Developing a brahminical culture (May 28):
"Externally, you can keep yourself clean by soap, water and change of dress, washed dress, externally. And internally, by thinking of Kṛṣṇa."

The King of All Moons What else is there for two eyes to see? (May 27):
"The Vedic hymn which is known as Kamagayatri describes the Face of Krishna as the king of all moons."

Regarding Your Question, Part 12 (Compilation) Prabhupada vani (May 27):
"Your second question, ice cream purchased from the market may not be offered. Because such ice cream contains sometimes undesirable things..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 11 (Compilation) Sweet amrita (May 26):
"You are always welcome to put questions, and it is my duty to answer all the questions to my sincere devotees."

Benedicted by Revelation Krishna becomes revealed as Reality (May 26):
"Sincere souls who are engaged in the service of Lord Krishna are benedicted by the Lord by revelation."

The Beginning of Good Fortune Making contact with Krishna (May 26):
"Even if somebody looks shabby and unclean, if he simply says this Krishna Consciousness is very nice thing..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 10 (Compilation) More nectar (May 25):
"Regarding your question: Is it not true that by service I am with you? It is very correct. You are not only in connection with me, but you are connected with..."

Fully Qualified with All Noble Qualities Who is a sadhu? (May 25):
"So the sādhus, they take the risk of becoming friendly and merciful to the fallen, conditioned souls, and they preach the message of Godhead."

Prabhupada Risked Everything for Krishna (Compilation) (May 24):
"You know the history of my starting the society in 1966, it was all risky, and I was alone, but I took it depending on Krishna."

Work for Krishna with Love Then your life is successful (May 23):
"Kṛṣṇa consciousness does not mean to become lazy. You have to act practically for Kṛṣṇa. That is Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

Contacting Krishna by Sound Vibration Tangible meditation (May 23):
"Just like if you be in contact with fire you get warm, similarly, by contact with Kṛṣṇa you immediately get spiritual warmth."

A Man Is Known by His Company Producing some great souls (May 23):
"If people get opportunity to associate with great souls, then automatically his path of liberation will be open."

Mahat-Seva—Serve a Great Personality Surrender to a mahatma (May 22):
"God is great, and if you contact God, then you become great. That is the definition given in the Bhagavad-gītā. There is no use of rubber-stamp great."

An Ocean of Joy Krishna consciousness is a dynamic force (May 21):
"The more you engage yourself in Kṛṣṇa consciousness, the more you feel joy, joyer. That is joyful life."

Regarding Your Question, Part 9 (Compilation) Guru's words (May 21):
"I have noted your questions carefully, and regarding your question about the Prasadam recipes; Krishna is offered foodstuff in goodness."

Chanting Hare Krishna Is for Everyone You can chant anywhere (May 20):
"Whether you are in the college, whether you're on the street, whether you are sleeping, lying, or whatever, you can chant."

Make Your Home a Temple for Krishna Simple instructions (May 20):
"It does not matter that you do not live within our temple, since you say your health does not permit. But you can make your home a temple for Krsna."

Back Home, Back to Godhead (Compilation) Our eternal life (May 19):
"A devotee knows that after death he is going back home, back to Godhead; therefore he has no fear of death."

You Will Go with Me Back to Godhead A priceless opportunity (May 19):
"You have got now the golden opportunity of this human form of life, and it is not accident that you have got your spiritual master."

Prahlad Maharaj Is Our Guru Following in the footsteps of Prahlad (May 18):
"If we can be successful in getting the mercy of Prahlāda Mahārāja and also that of Nṛsiṁhadeva, then our Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement will be..."

One Should Not Be Falsely Proud Prahlad prays to Nrsimhadeva (May 18):
"Although Prahlāda Mahārāja was a pure, exalted Vaiṣṇava, he thought himself most unqualified to offer prayers to the Supreme Lord."

No Impediment for Becoming a Devotee Prahlad sets example (May 18):
"To prosecute Krishna Consciousness there is no limitation, no material impediment can stop progress of Krishna Consciousness."

Don't Be Disappointed or Hopeless Be more tolerant than the tree (May 18):
"Prahlāda Mahārāja also was opposed by his father, what to speak of others. These things will happen, but we should not be disappointed..."

Lord Nrsimhadeva's Protection (Compilation) Nrsimha Caturdasi (May 17):
"Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva says: 'Anyone who prays unto Me and takes shelter from Me becomes My ward, and I protect him always from all sorts of calamities.' "

The Highest Perfection of Life Rendering service unto the Supreme (May 15):
"By worship of the Lord, who is the source of all beings and who is all-pervading, man can, in the performance of his own duty, attain perfection."

All Your Desires Will Be Fulfilled Akāmaḥ sarva-kāmo vā (May 14):
"Your desires, whatever desires you may have, that will be fulfilled. That will be fulfilled."

We Have to Follow Guru I voluntarily become your disciple (May 14):
"So how I can find out the real guru by whose words I'll be nicely directed and achieve?' That is not very difficult."

Regarding Your Question, Part 8 (Compilation) Spiritual guidance (May 13):
"So far your questions are concerned. Nityananda is the principle of the Guru. So, the Gurudeva is the incarnation of Nityananda."

There Is No Question of Retirement You can work in healthy life (May 12):
"Retirement is not required. But what is required that purify your activities. Not to stop your activity, but to purify it."

Regarding Your Question, Part 7 (Compilation) Nonstop nectar (May 12):
"Your first question, shall Srimati Radharani's feet be showing, the answer is no, they should never be seen."

Don't Be Cripple-Minded Become a mahatma and not a duratma (May 11):
"Live so very nicely, chant Hare Kṛṣṇa and see Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa Deity, and eat nicely, live nicely."

Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan You will all develop pure love of Krsna (May 11):
"Sri Sri Radha-Madan Mohan have kindly descended in Their archavigraha form now you must receive Them with that consciousness."

The Painting... You Have No End to It By devotee artist Vishnudas (May 11):
"One day I asked Prabhupada what is the best way to paint Krishna. He said 'Always paint Krishna as the most beautiful, the strongest...' "

Regarding Your Question, Part 6 (Compilation) Ambrosial nectar (May 10):
"Regarding your question about Lord Caitanya's thinking himself lower than the grass, it should be understood spiritually."

One Must Pass the Test The secret of making spiritual advancement (May 10):
"One must be able to pass the test of the spiritual master, and when he sees the genuine desire of the disciple, he automatically blesses the disciple..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 5 (Compilation) Sweet nectar (May 9):
"The next question: the body of a pure devotee is all spiritual and He is not different from His body. That is also a fact."

This Is the Test One should be determined in all circumstances (May 9):
"You are doing solid work, even alone, and I am very pleased. This is the test for a sincere devotee."

A Hard Struggle in the Beginning Srila Prabhupada in Jhansi (May 8):
"So, of course, there were many lawyer friends. They advised me that 'You do not give up. You should litigate.' So I thought, 'Who is going to litigate?' "

I Lost All Friends, Money, Everything Krishna's special favor (May 8):
"Kṛṣṇa said, 'Even if you are pauper, you try; you'll get everything.' But I thought, 'Without money, how this can be done?' "

Regarding Your Question, Part 4 (Compilation) More divine nectar (May 7):
"Next you ask if I am present in my picture and form? Yes. In form as well as in teachings."

Regarding Your Question, Part 3 (Compilation) More answers (May 6):
"Regarding your second question, have the conditioned souls ever seen Krsna? Were they with the Lord before being conditioned..."

The Meaning of "Prabhupada" (Compilation) Jaya Prabhupada! (May 5):
"The spiritual master is addressed as 'Prabhupāda' because he is a completely self-realized soul."

A Disciple Inquires from the Spiritual Master Receiving knowledge (May 4):
"A disciple always inquires from the spiritual master, and the spiritual master answers the question, provided the disciple is very gentle and devoted."

One Should Surrender to the Spiritual Master The Vedic injunction (May 4):
"You cannot say 'I may accept or may not accept.' That will not do. You must accept. Tad, tad-vijñānārthaṁ sa gurum eva abhigacchet..."

Let Me Become Your Dog Liberated from being slave to the senses (May 4):
"Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura said, My Dear Vaisnava Thakura, Spiritual Master, let me become your dog, and I shall remain at your door..."

Regarding Your Question, Part 2 (Compilation) Prabhupada replies (May 3):
"Regarding your question about time, time is eternal, but in the spiritual world, there is no influence of time."

Hear the Sweetness of Krishna's Holy Name From spiritual sources (May 2):
"One who hears the chanting of the Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra must receive it from the spiritual master by aural reception."

The Young People Were Not Offenders They accepted the chanting (May 2):
"The spreading of the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra in the West has become successful because the young people were not offenders."

The Only Way to Be Saved We should always chant Hare Krishna (May 2):
"We can preach all over the world that the only way to be saved from collective and individual devastation is to take to the chanting of Hare Krsna."

Krishna Will Give the Necessary Strength Faith in Guru & Krishna (May 2):
"By the Grace of Krishna and the Spiritual Master, the dumb man can speak like a great orator, and a lame man can cross over a great mountain."

Lord Chaitanya Induced the Animals to Chant (Compilation) (May 1):
"Caitanya Mahāprabhu asked the tiger, 'Why you are sleeping? Just stand up. Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa.' And the tiger began to dance. So actually, this happened."

Try to Popularize Krishna Prashadam No ghastly propaganda (April 30):
"We are not vegetarian nor non-vegetarian. We are transcendental. We are concerned with Krishna Prasadam."

You Take Birth According to Your Karma Sowing what you reap (April 30):
"If you have good price, then you get a good shirt. If you have no money, then you get a bad shirt. That's all."

Regarding Your Question (Compilation) Prabhupada answers (April 29):
"Regarding your question, 'What does Rama mean in Hare Rama? Is this Balarama or Lord Ramacandra?' "

The Whole World Is Full of Demons The definition of demon (April 27):
"So there is a class of men always who do not like saintly persons and do not believe in God. So they are demons."

The Whole World Will Change Make program, "In God We Trust" (April 27):
"Your, your nation is very good. I like the American nation. Simply little reformation required."

The Only Way to Save America and the World Deva vs. asura (April 27):
"Actually, if there is organized party who believe in God factually, then this demon class of men will always be vanquished."

You Have to Spend Gallons of Blood No servant more dear (April 26):
"You have to spend or waste gallons of blood before you can convert a person to Kṛṣṇa consciousness. It is so difficult task."

My Guru Maharaj Liked Book Publication Fulfilling his desire (April 26):
"After taking sannyas I was more engaged in writing my books without any attempt to construct temples or to make disciples..."

This Is the Secret Executing the order of the guru (April 26):
"My Guru Mahārāja gave me hint that 'Book publication is more pleasing to me than maṭha-mandira.' So I took it, and I began to publish books..."

Books Are More Important Than Temples Important instructions (April 25):
"Sometime in the year 1935 when His Divine Grace was staying at Rādhā-kuṇḍa, I went to see him from Bombay."

Book Distribution Is Better Than Chanting Prabhupada's priority (April 25):
"I think it would be better to take off all the marbles and sell them and print books. He told me this personally."

Although Presented in Broken Language If one simply hears (April 25):
"Even if we present our Back to Godhead or any other literature in broken languages, it does not matter because the glorification of the Lord is there."

Srila Prabhupada's Books (Compilation) With reviews by scholars (April 25):
"Srila Prabhupada wrote and published over 80 volumes of spiritual literature which he considered to be his most important contribution."

The Original Potency of the Shastra Nothing added or opinionated (April 24):
"I have simply presented the scriptures such as Bhagavad-gita and Srimad-Bhagavatam as they are. Therefore just see the effect they have on the world."

Pray to the Six Goswamis for Their Mercy Annihilate impediments (April 24):
"If a devotee seeks shelter at the lotus feet of the six Gosvāmīs, the merciful Gosvāmīs will certainly give the Lord's servitor all protection."

We Are Not Desirous of Becoming a Hero No other desire (April 24):
"We wish that this mass of our body of flesh and blood may be sacrificed at the altar of preaching the Samkirtan Movement..."

The Bigger Mridanga Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati's logo (April 24):
"You'll find in the picture: there is this mṛdaṅga and press. He was very much fond of press. In the very beginning of his, this life, he started one press

Become the Dog of a Pure Vaishnava The result of sadhu-sanga (April 23):
"As will be evident from the following verses, the dog got the mercy of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and was immediately promoted to Vaikuṇṭha..."

Hare Krishna Address (Text & Audio) From the Happening Album (April 23):
"As explained on the cover of the record album, this transcendental vibration — by chanting of Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare..."

Feeling Separation from Krishna The highest devotional perfection (April 21):
"When Kṛṣṇa went to the forest with His cowherd boyfriends and cows, the gopīs did not physically take part, but their hearts went with Him."

Don't Miss This Golden Opportunity Here is your chance (April 21):
"You have got now the golden opportunity of this human form of life, and it is not accident that you have got your spiritual master, so take advantage..."

Approaching the Proper Spiritual Master With receptive ears (April 18):
"As fire is kindled from wood by another fire, the divine consciousness of man can similarly be kindled by another divine grace."

Don't Remain in This Temporary World There is an eternal world (April 18):
"In this material world there are classifications of people, but, after all, this world is not a happy place for anyone."

Visiting the Temples of Lord Krishna Getting relief from samsara (April 18):
"In the Hari-bhakti-sudhodaya, there is a statement about the benefit of visiting the temples of Lord Kṛṣṇa."

Chanting Hare Krishna Is Not a Business This is our mission (April 16):
"We simply request people, 'Please chant Hare Kṛṣṇa and come with us.' That's all. We don't expect anything from anybody else."

Please Remind Me to Chant Hare Krishna A devotee's prayer (April 16):
"Simply our prayer should be, My dear Krishna, please remind me to always chant Your Holy Name, please do not put me into forgetfulness."

Chant Hare Krishna and Be Happy (Compilation) You'll be saved (April 16):
"So our only request is that you chant Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra, and you will feel very much happy. There will be no anxiety."

Work Actively for Krishna Then every moment you'll see Krishna (April 15):
"We should be always engaged in active service. Then, some way or other, our mind will be engaged in Kṛṣṇa's lotus feet."

Srila Prabhupada Loves Children (Compilation) Our future hope (April 15):
"These children are given to us by Krishna, they are Vaisnavas and we must be very careful to protect them."

The Easiest Path Krishna consciousness is the topmost yoga (April 14):
"In the Kali-yuga it is very difficult to go step by step. It is not possible. Therefore by Caitanya Mahāprabhu, the easiest path has been recommended."

The Important Thing Is Bhakti Krishna worship is so easy (April 14):
"You can worship Kṛṣṇa anywhere. But you have to learn how to worship. What is that learning? Bhaktyā. That is the method."

Krishna Reveals Himself to the Devotee He's attracted by devotion (April 14):
"We cannot approach the Supreme Personality of Godhead by the speed of mind or words, but if we stick to devotional service we can easily..."

I Have Come Here to Fight God is a person, and He is not dead (April 12):
"They say, 'There is no God. God is dead. I am God. You are God.' We are fighting against these principles."

The Philosophy of Rascals They introduce pseudo religions (April 11):
"Every day they manufacture a new type of dharma on the plea that whatever one manufactures is also a path of liberation."

Krishna Says, Unto Me Only Try to understand our mission (April 11):
"Here it is said: we have to accept the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Kṛṣṇa also says, sarva-dharmān parityajya mām ekaṁ śa... 'Unto Me only.' "

Will You Serve God or Satan? You cannot become master (April 11):
"If you don't serve Kṛṣṇa, then you will have to serve māyā. There are two things: God or Satan. So similarly, God is Kṛṣṇa, and Satan is māyā."

An Acharya Is like the Sunrise Giving the light (April 10):
"The houses, the town and the everything is there, but when there is sunrise we can see everything nicely."

Pure Devotees Are like Bees and Swans Tasting sweet nectar (April 10):
"Lord Caitanya's movement of Kṛṣṇa consciousness is full of dancing and singing about the pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa."

Do What You Can for Srila Prabhupada (Editorial) (April 10):
"Actually the mercy of the bona fide spiritual master is there equally for everyone. Just like the sun is shining equally everywhere..."

Taste the Sweetness Sugar candy appeals to everyone (April 9):
"The holy name of Lord Kṛṣṇa, His quality, pastimes and so forth are all of the nature of absolute truth, beauty and bliss."

Dancing in the Courtyard of the Heart Relishing the nectar (April 9):
"I do not know how much nectar the two syllables 'Kṛṣ-ṇa' have produced. When the holy name of Kṛṣṇa is chanted, it appears to dance within the mouth."

The Benefits of Chanting Hare Krishna (Compilation) (April 9):
"Krishna and Krishna's name nondifferent. As soon as you chant Hare Krishna, that means Krishna is dancing on your tongue."

Receiving Knowledge from a Perfect Person This is our process (April 8):
"There is no use getting knowledge from imperfect person. That is useless waste of time."

Everything Will Be Known to You It is not a paltry subject (April 8):
"When you change your consciousness, you will see yourself, you will see God, everything."

Don't Waste Your Valuable Time This is the opportunity (April 8):
"Even one moment of your life cannot be returned even you spend millions of dollars."

Make the Best Use of a Bad Bargain (Compilation) (April 8):
"The best way to make the best use of a bad bargain is to use everything in relation with the supreme spiritual being."

I Have Come Here to Serve the Lord Not for personal happiness (April 7):
"Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu wanted that His mission should be propagated all over the world and that is my objective."

I Have Come Here to Give (Compilation) Prabhupada's compassion (April 7):
"I have not come to earn money from your country, but I have come to your country to give you something sublime... not to take from you..."

Why Does the Spiritual Master Suffer? Guru is not an easy task (April 6):
"That is my misdeed—that I accepted some disciples who are nonsense. That is my misdeed."

Prepared to Go to Hell for Lord Caitanya Srila Prabhupada's mercy (April 6):
"The spiritual master accepts the sinful activities of his disciples from the first initiation. I may give initiation very easily, but what can I do?"

One Must Tolerate All Kinds of Troubles (Compilation) (April 6):
"A person who tolerates all kinds of troubles, even though such troubles appear to be unbearable, is called forbearing."

Chanting Will Make Everything Clear Relishing Krishna (April 5):
"This chanting of Hare Krishna and our sincere desire to serve Krishna will make everything clear, even if there is some impediments..."

It Is Open to Everyone Everyone has got little independence (April 5):
"It is open for everyone, but it is the particular mentality—one is going to the university; one is going to the prison house."

Making Wonderful Progress Receiving the divine blessings (April 4):
"The spiritual master must be satisfied in all respects, because simply by his good wishes..."

Fulfilling the Duty of a Disciple Sudama Brahmana pleases Krishna (April 4):
"I am also glad to see that bona fide students like you will undergo any kind of trouble for the satisfaction of the spiritual master. That is the way..."

Don't Be a Miser This body should be utilized for spiritual realization (April 4):
"You have to give up this body. Why don't you give it up for the highest cause? Highest cause. This is the highest cause, spiritual realization."

Brahmanas Are the Guardians of Society No political affiliation (April 3):
"Such brāhmaṇas were not paid servants of the king, and therefore they had the strength to dictate to the king on the principles of scriptures."

A Brahmana's Business We don't say that 'Give us salary' (April 3):
"Brāhmaṇa is eager to see that people are educated. 'Take free education and be educated. Be a human being.' This is brāhmaṇa's business."

A Brahmana's Livelihood No question of doing some business (April 3):
"And his livelihood—by voluntary contribution. Whatever people will give, that's all right. People used to give brāhmaṇa."

We Are Not After Titles and Designations Setting the example (April 2):
"Lord Caitanya made it a principle that we must teach by personal example. This is what I have tried to do."

Do Not Adulterate Krishna We are presenting Krishna as it is (April 2):
"So if you push on this movement, unadulterated Kṛṣṇa, it will go on. It will go on. And as soon as you adulterate Kṛṣṇa, it will not go on."

Under Krishna's Protection A sincere devotee has got everything (April 2):
"Simply be sincere to the service of Kṛṣṇa. Then you have got everything. There is no need of trying for this or that."

The Vedic Way of Life This simple life is very nice (April 1):
"It is my ambition that all devotees may remain self independent by producing vegetables, grains, milk, fruits, flowers, and by weaving their own cloth..."

A Pure and Simple Life All one's needs in life can be satisfied (April 1):
"Protect some cows, grow crops, and if possible provide fresh milk and butter for the Temples near by. And the rest of the time chant Hare Krishna..."

The Hare Krishna Rural Life Website Simple living, high thinking (April 1):
"Therefore, Daivi-varnasrama-dharma is the planet’s only option for developing a sustainable future."

Don't Be Allured by the Machine Civilization Live very simple life (April 1):
"So produce your own food and produce your own cloth. Don't waste time for luxury, and chant Hare Kṛṣṇa. This is success of life."

No One Can Understand a Pure Vaishnava Only fools criticize (March 31):
"The Supreme Personality of Godhead and His devotees who come to this world are executing a mission..."

My Father Was a Great Devotee Gour Mohan De, 1849–1930 (March 31):
"'Give blessings to my son that he may become a Rādhārāṇī's servant.' That was my father's prayer."

Srila Prabhupada's Smile The smile of a pure devotee (March 30):
"The smile of such a Kṛṣṇa conscious person is so attractive that simply by smiling he wins so many admirers, disciples and followers."

Krishna Is Always Your Friend He is sitting within your heart (March 29):
"You haven't got to search out any other friend. The friend is already there. Either you are a boy or a girl, you will find a nice friend within yourself."

Material Existence Is Nothing but a Dream "I am not this dream" (March 22):
"This material existence, made of these five gross elements and three subtle elements, they're exactly like dream."

Escaping the Law of Karma Freedom from birth and death (March 22):
"We prepare our next life by our actual activities in this present life. A living entity is offered a particular type of body as a result of his action..."

Sometimes Krishna Takes Everything Away Special favor (March 19):
"That is not ordinary favor. So that when everything is taken away, he will completely surrender to Kṛṣṇa, 'Kṛṣṇa, I have nothing except You.' "

The Duration of Life Is Destined Krishna can change our destiny (March 18):
"Life cannot be prolonged by heart transplant. You cannot increase the duration of life. One can perhaps give some relief to disease, that is another thing..."

Take Krishna's Protection Krishna is competent to protect us (March 18):
"If Kṛṣṇa desires to kill somebody, nobody can give him protection—no power. And if He wants to save somebody, nobody can kill him."

Is Bhakti Influenced by Our Past Karma? You simply surrender (March 16):
"Bhakti is under your good will. If you accept to surrender to Kṛṣṇa, you can do that without being checked by anything else."

Is Krishna Testing Us Every Day? Passing the acid test (March 16):
"There may be severe test, but still we shall not give it up. We must go on. That is determination."

Is It Possible to Make It in This Life? Why wait for many births? (March 16):
"So that requires little intelligence. It does not require many, many births. It requires little intelligence."

Finish Your Business in This Life Don't try to take advantage (March 16):
"Prabhupāda, I heard it said that the spiritual master will always come back until his devotees, his disciples, have achieved God realization."

Were You Ever Chastised by Your Guru? We took it as blessing (March 15):
"Śrīla Prabhupāda, is there any instance when you were chastised by your spiritual master?"

A Disciple Should Not Think He Is Perfect That is perfection (March 14):
"Caitanya Mahāprabhu said, guru more murkha dekhi. 'My spiritual master saw Me a fool number one.' Was He fool number one? He's God Himself."

One Has to Become Very Humble This is real knowledge (March 13):
"If somebody thinks that 'I have become more than my guru, more than Kṛṣṇa,' then he is finished. So one should become very humble and meek."

A Sincere Sweeper in the Street The importance of integrity (March 13):
"A sincere person who follows this method is far better situated than the false pretender who adopts show-bottle spiritualism to cheat the innocent public."

We Want to See Everyone Happy sarve sukhino bhavantu (March 13):
"Don't be disappointed, don't be confused. Your life has value. You, in this life, you can realize your eternal life, eternal blissful life of knowledge."

Think and Act Positively We can't become void or like a stone (March 12):
"We have an immense field of work in distributing books, reading and chanting and working for Krsna in many fields."

Do Not Feel Useless Krishna sees that we're trying to serve Him (March 12):
"We are very tiny, and so we cannot really do very much. Simply we can engage our time and energy, and that is all Krishna sees."

What Pleases You Most, Srila Prabhupada? The simple thing (March 11):
"Devotee: What is the thing that will please you most, Śrīla Prabhupāda? Prabhupāda: Hmm?"

What Determines If One Is Serious or Not? After many births (March 11):
"If you are serious, then it is a one minute's business. And if you are not serious, it is not fulfilled in millions of years."

Mundane Votes Have No Jurisdiction One moon is sufficient (March 10):
"Mundane votes have no jurisdiction to elect a Vaiṣṇava ācārya. A Vaiṣṇava ācārya is self-effulgent..."

What Did Prabhupada Say About Suicide? (Compilation) (March 10):
"How do you regard suicide, and would there be any exceptional circumstances that might justify it?"

Can a Rascal Go to Krishna? Preparing for the time of death (March 6):
"If you practice devotional service, then at the time of death there is great possibility of understanding or remembering Kṛṣṇa."

A Very Risky Civilization The blind leading the blind (March 6):
"They do not know what is the goal of life. Simply like cats and dogs they are eating, sleeping, having sex life and dying. That's all."

Everything Is Individual You just set up the fire (March 5):
"Can you make a child Kṛṣṇa conscious if you yourself don't believe in Kṛṣṇa consciousness?"

Everything Comes by Hearing Hearing is so important (March 5):
"Just like even in your ordinary education you go to the school, college, and hear from the professor."

Krishna Is Reforming Me That is a devotee's vision (March 3):
"A devotee thinks, 'It is the favor of Kṛṣṇa that he has put me into suffering.' They never see suffering as suffering. It is favor of Kṛṣṇa."

Should We Endeavor in Spite of Pain? Bitter medicine (March 3):
"Should we always endeavor in spite of pain to push ourselves in Kṛṣṇa consciousness?"

Unable to Recognize a Liberated Soul Jaya Srila Prabhupada! (March 2):
"Presently people are so fallen that they cannot distinguish between a liberated soul and a conditioned soul."

Victory or Defeat, It Doesn't Matter We are not going to stop (March 2):
"Kṛṣṇa sees the service. Defeated or victorious, depend on Kṛṣṇa. But fighting must be there."

Thinking of My Guru at the Time of Death Just as Krishna says (March 1):
"And to answer your last question, where will I go at the time of death if I am thinking of my spiritual master?"

Can the Guru Guide Us After His Departure? Are we alone? (March 1):
"Can the death of a spiritual master take to us, or I can get... Is that spiritual master still guiding us after the death?"

What About Those Who Are Illiterate? They have no chance? (February 28):
"A lot of devotees, they never read the books, but they're doing the chanting. It will progress them without reading the books?"

Even in Broken Language Glorification of the Lord is there (February 27):
"If one reads one line of this literature, although it is presented in broken language, but if he simply hears there is Kṛṣṇa..."

The Pride of the Disciple One should serve the guru's words (February 27):
"There is no difference between the spiritual master's instructions and the spiritual master himself."

Pray to Krishna to Give You Strength He is the controller (February 26):
"Actually, nothing in Krishna consciousness is an accident, but sometimes Krishna will put us into a seemingly unfavorable situation just to help us..."

Theoretical and Practical Knowledge Both are required (February 26):
"So jñāna-vijñāna. One should have knowledge perfectly, and it must be demonstrated. Demonstrated in practical field."

The Weapon of Knowledge Is Insufficient Get the mercy (February 26):
"If one seriously desires to return home, back to Godhead, one must therefore become strong enough by pleasing the spiritual master."

Pray to the Previous Acharya "Kindly help me" (February 25):
"Vaiṣṇava is always thinking himself helpless. Helpless. And begging help from the previous ācārya."

The Mercy of the Spiritual Master Nothing more is needed (February 24):
"By such mercy, even if a devotee is dumb he can speak or write to glorify the Lord splendidly, even if lame he can cross mountains..."

He Saved Me There is no one to replace him (February 24):
"'My Guru Maharaj... he was no ordinary spiritual master,' he says, wiping away the tears. 'He... saved me.'"

If Guru Is Pleased Then Krishna Is Pleased A simple formula (February 24):
"Yes, if one simply comes to that platform of spontaneous love for the spiritual master, then very quickly he will get love of God..."

A Godless Civilization Is Doomed A warning to humanity (February 22):
"Within a second, Hiraṇyakaśipu and his followers were destroyed, and similarly if this godless civilization continues, it will be destroyed in a second..."

Save Yourself Present society is in a very precarious condition (February 20):
"The atom bomb is ready. You have got; I have got. I drop on you, and you drop on me. Both of us, we finished. This is going to be happening."

Learn to Fly Your Own Plane We have to face death alone (February 20):
"Everyone has to take care of his own plane, and if there is any danger, no other plane can help another in that condition."

The Cloud Throws Water Everywhere Without any conditions (February 18):
"When I came here, I never came here because American boys or people wanted me. They did not feel any need of my presence."

Good Things Do Not Come Easily Prabhupada's determination (February 16):
"Good things do not come so easily; you know the difficulties that I encountered in my first year in your country."

I Shall Go to Hell and Chant Hare Krishna That is bhakta (February 16):
"'Whether I shall go back to home, back to Godhead, it doesn't matter. I must serve Kṛṣṇa, that's all."

A Devotee Is Satisfied Anywhere He will tolerate for Krishna (February 16):
"I did not go to your country taking Vṛndāvana with me. I had to stay in places where in the refrigerator there is meat."

I Am Very Patient Famed journalist remembers Prabhupada (February 16):
"He seemed to be an educated man, much more so than myself. I liked his humbleness. I just plain liked the guy."

A Devotee Is Satisfied Even in Hell He is fearless anywhere (February 15):
"A Krishna Conscious person is always satisfied whether in Vaikuntha or in hell. His satisfaction is not the particular place..."

Surrender Means in Any Condition Whatever Krishna wants (February 15):
"'All right, I have surrendered to Kṛṣṇa. If Kṛṣṇa is giving me suffering, that's all right.' That is surrender."

Madan Mohan, The Enchanter of Cupid (Compilation) (February 14):
"Krishna is the enchanter of the Cupid, and Radharani is the enchanter of that enchanter. So these are very high-grade spiritual understanding..."

The Qualification of a Brahmana Titikṣasva or tolerance (February 13):
"Don't be bothered with the temporary miserable or happy. They will come and go. Tāṁs titikṣasva bhārata. If you cannot bear, then try to tolerate."

The Guide of All Devotees Earning the right to go back home (February 13):
"When such impediments arise he should simply think of Kṛṣṇa and expect His mercy. That is the only solace."

We Have to Accept the Acharya (Compilation) The first thing (February 12):
"The Vedic injunction is that no one can have full knowledge without being under the guidance of an ācārya."

Those Who Are Pretending Are Unfortunate Be fortunate (February 11):
"Because they are keeping the show of spiritual master, but within they have got a different, ulterior purpose. So they are more unfortunate."

Only Through the Mercy of a Pure Devotee No other way (February 10):
"Kṛṣṇa does not agree to award devotional service to merely anyone. Kṛṣṇa can easily offer a person material happiness or even liberation..."

Family Life Is Not an Impediment A devotee is never entangled (February 9):
"A pure devotee of the Lord never thinks of himself as the proprietor of his home. He surrenders everything unto the supreme control of the Lord..."

Physical Disabilities Are Not an Impediment Be determined (February 9):
"There are many examples in history of persons who have been very much disabled physically, but still have executed Krishna Consciousness."

There Is No Impediment for Anyone Love of God is unstoppable (February 9):
"There is no impediment in this world which can stop the flow of the river. Or the waves of the Pacific Ocean."

Only Sincerity Is Required The sole qualification for bhakti-yoga (February 9):
"Some scholars recommend that knowledge and renunciation are important factors for elevating oneself to devotional service. But actually that is not a fact."

One Should Be Satsfied with His Condition Be undisturbed (February 7):
"Advancement in Kṛṣṇa consciousness does not depend on any materially prosperous or distressed condition..."

Krishna Consciousness Never Goes in Vain It is only success (February 6):
"Krishna is absolute, so there is no such thing as success or failure in Krishna Consciousness, or in other words, there is no question of failure..."

A Devotee Is Pessimistic About This World Not satisfied here (February 6):
"So we are all in wretched condition under the grip of material nature, always suffering threefold miseries. So we should be conscious."

The Lord's Mercy Is Beyond Imagination Due to our penance (February 6):
"The mercy the Lord bestows upon a particular person engaged in executing the responsible work entrusted unto him is beyond imagination."

How to Square Up All Your Karma Escaping karma-chakra (February 5):
"Now I have surrendered to Kṛṣṇa. My all resultant actions of sinful life is finished. I will not come again."

Bhakti Means Love Without love there is no question of bhakti (February 5):
"Religion is not formalities and ritualistic ceremonies. Religion means how to awaken the normal condition, to become lover of God."

A Devotee Becomes Fully Krishna-ized The power of bhakti (February 3):
"A Kṛṣṇa conscious person is fully electrified spiritually, and therefore anyone who touches or takes shelter of such a pure devotee becomes..."

Keep Yourself Always Connected There will be light (February 3):
"Simply wiring will not help you. The connection must be there. And if you lose the connection, then it is of no value."

We Should Have Faith Krishna's mercy is always there (February 3):
"You just remain fixed up in devotional service, and all impediments that may come will be vanquished by the unlimited potency of the Lord."

Respecting Srila Prabhupada (Editorial) Krishna's pure devotee (February 3):
"Over the years I've come across various articles, statements and websites which have been critical or even downright offensive towards Srila Prabhupada."

This Relationship Is Eternal It cannot be ended (February 2):
"So far as I am concerned, I have accepted you as my disciple and you have accepted me as your spiritual father."

We Are Connected by Service That is the technique (February 2):
"You are not only in connection with me, but you are connected with the whole posterity, up to Krishna. It is so nice thing."

A Devotee Is Always Prepared to Excuse Asking forgiveness (February 1):
"If someone is engaged in devotional service and he commits an offense at the feet of a pure devotee, whatever he has done up until that time is not lost?"

How Can I Reject You? Prabhupada's humility and forgiveness (February 1):
"I am simply a servant of God, so I require assistance. If someone helps me even a little, I am eternally indebted to him."

A Devotee Can Worship Krishna Anywhere In any condition (January 31):
"So if underneath a tree you think of Kṛṣṇa and chant Hare Kṛṣṇa, that is sufficient. Kṛṣṇa does not require any big paraphernalia."

Guru Bhakti I am not interested in going back to Godhead (January 30):
"Whether I will be successful or not successful, it doesn't matter. I must take the words of my Guru Mahārāja as my life and soul."

Love Means Service We have got practical experience (January 30):
"Suppose if I love somebody and if I don't give him something, don't eat something or give him something eatable, then what kind of love it is?"

The Real Thing Is Bhakti It is not a big, big bombastic thing (January 30):
"If you daily see the Deity in the temple, or if you have got Deity at home, even a child will be practiced to think of Kṛṣṇa. It is not at all difficult."

Love Is Not Taking, Taking, Taking You must give something (January 29):
"Suppose if you love somebody... You simply take from him, but you don't give. Oh, do you think it is very good? No. It is not good. That is not love."

Our Whole Philosophy Is Love It is a connection of love (January 29):
"We are just trying to learn how to love Krishna, that's all. So without the basic principle of love, these things cannot be conceived."

Krishna Consciousness Is Based on Love The essence (January 28):
"You cannot survive without my mercy and I cannot survive without your mercy. It is reciprocal."

Self-Made Guru Cannot Be Guru He must be authorized (January 27):
"He must receive the order from the superior. And the superior must be bona fide. Then he's bona fide, not self-made."

Who Is a Bona Fide Guru? He must be in disciplic succession (January 27):
"In this way the knowledge comes down from the spiritual master to the disciple or from the father to the son."

Mercy Does Not Depend on Qualifications Causeless mercy (January 26):
"By such mercy, even if a devotee is dumb he can speak or write to glorify the Lord splendidly, even if lame he can cross mountains..."

Kripa-Siddha Perfection attained by the mercy of superiors (January 26):
"They were thieves and rogues, very fallen condition. But Nityānanda Prabhu wanted to show an example..."

By His Blessings Everything Is Possible Go for the mercy (January 26):
"By the blessings of a Vaiṣṇava, everything is possible. This is described in Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu as kṛpā-siddhi..."

Don't Ask the Lord for Material Benediction No material desire (January 24):
"By worshiping Lord, one should not ask for any material benediction. Why they should? That is not the proper... That is not pure devotion."

By Serving the Lord Your Family Will Benefit That will help (January 24):
"So this was confirmed by the Lord: 'Not only your father—his father's father, his father, his father, up to fourteen generations—everyone is liberated...'"

How to Give the Best Service to Your Family 14 generations (January 24):
"So anyone who has become a Vaiṣṇava, a devotee of the Lord, he is giving the greatest service to the family."

Qualifications of a Bona Fide Disciple He must be inquisitive (January 23):
"The spiritual master must observe how inquisitive the disciple is and how eager he is to understand the transcendental subject matter."

Why Is an Acharya Worshiped? He serves Parabrahman (January 22):
"The bona fide spiritual master who accepts disciples from all over the world is also worshiped all over the world because of his qualities."

Hearing About the Pure Devotee Transcendentally beneficial (January 19):
"In the absolute world there is no difference in quality between the Supreme Lord and His pure devotee."

It Is Offensive to Correct a Pure Devotee Empowered by Kṛṣṇa (January 19):
"An empowered person who is actually engaged in the confidential service of the Lord should not be treated as an ordinary human being..."

Respecting the Parampara System Servant of the servant (January 18):
"So, my Guru Mahārāja is servant of Kṛṣṇa, his guru, his guru is servant of Kṛṣṇa, his guru is servant of Kṛṣṇa."

Spiritual Master of the Entire World Empowered by Krishna (January 17):
"The true ācārya, the spiritual master of the entire world, must be considered an incarnation of Kṛṣṇa’s mercy."

The Only Price to Achieve Success How shall I get Krishna? (January 16):
"To achieve Kṛṣṇa consciousness perfectly, this ecstatic eagerness or greediness, to serve Kṛṣṇa, that is the only price to achieve success..."

Satisfying Krishna Is Our First Business Everything for Krishna (January 16):
"For example, could the president of the Coca-Cola company find the way to Kṛṣṇa, to serve Kṛṣṇa?"

A Devotee Does Not Bargain with Krishna Pure devotion (January 16):
"Devotee does not make any bargain with Kṛṣṇa, that 'Kṛṣṇa will give me this benefit; therefore I have become pure devotee.' That is not devotee."

Take Shelter of Krishna's Devotee He can deliver Krishna (January 15):
"Kṛṣṇa can be delivered by His devotee, ātma-bhaktau. Therefore you have to take shelter of Kṛṣṇa's devotee. That is paramparā system."

We Are Going to Krishna We have captured the original (January 15):
"Simply you have to decide that 'I shall love only Kṛṣṇa.' And if you love only Kṛṣṇa, then you will actually love everything."

Spend Your Money for Krishna That is our policy (January 14):
"Cāṇakya Paṇḍita, he was great politician, he is advising that if you have got money, spend it for Kṛṣṇa. Don't keep it. Spend it for Kṛṣṇa."

Unfortunately, We Do Not Want Krishna That is our disease (January 14):
"He is simply waiting for the time when we shall turn our face to Kṛṣṇa. That is His business. But unfortunately, we do not want Kṛṣṇa."

The Eternal Bond Making the divine connection (January 13):
"The eternal bond between disciple and spiritual master begins from the first day he hears."

The Eternal Father Leading the disciple to salvation (January 13):
"A human being is born due to union of the father and mother, but a civilized human being has another birth by contact with a spiritual master..."

Chanting, Dancing and Eating Prasadam It is very enjoyable (January 11):
"Our Hare Kṛṣṇa movement is standing on three principal things: chanting, dancing and eating prasādam. It is not very difficult."

Face Things As They Are Troubles will come and go (January 10):
"So bodily, mental, by enemies, so many impediments will come. What can be done? We have to tolerate. That is material world."

Don't Be Afraid of Tribulations Krishna will give you protection (January 9):
"Kaunteya, My dear son of Kunti, Arjuna, you can declare throughout the whole world that My devotees will never be vanquished. You can declare that."

Don't Give up the Rope This rope is coming down from Krishna (January 9):
"Just like a rope comes down the well so that anyone who may catch the rope from any position is sure to be delivered."

Is a Fallen Devotee Still Fortunate? The injection is there (December 29):
"Sometimes we see that a devotee may be very sincere, but at the same time he becomes weak somehow, and he falls down."

A God-Realized Soul Isn't Afraid of Anything I am spirit soul (December 28):
"So actually, if one is self-realized, he is no more fearful or concerned with the bodily necessities of life. That is liberation."

I Had to Come Here to Canvass You Nobody is interested (December 26):
"One should come to the guru. But nobody comes to the guru, therefore guru has to come to USA to canvass. This is the position."

Why Is It That a Devotee Falls Down? Prabhupada answers (December 23):
"He has not yet finished his sinful activities; therefore it takes some time. Neither he surrenders fully."

You Are Trying to Be Transcendental Be very cautious (December 23):
"You are not transcendental. You are trying to be transcendental. You should always remember that 'We are trying to be transcendental.' "

You Have to Take Care of Yourself Fly your own plane (December 22):
"The ācārya can give you hints that 'You can be saved in this way.' But the execution of the duties, that is in your hand."

The Rescuer Must Be Liberated One needs superior help (December 21):
"A man bound by the hands and feet cannot free himself—he must be helped by a person who is unbound."

Krishna Doesn't Force Whatever you like, you do (December 20):
"Kṛṣṇa never interferes with your decision. You have got little independence. Kṛṣṇa has given you."

You Cannot Oblige Krishna Whatever Krishna likes, He'll do (December 20):
"You cannot oblige Kṛṣṇa, 'You do this.' That is not Kṛṣṇa. That is not Kṛṣṇa. If one is obliged to act to your dictation, then he is not Kṛṣṇa."

We Are Not Idle Creatures Qualifying to receive God's favor (December 19):
"Our philosophy is not that you sit idly and God will send everything. No, not like that. We know God will send everything; still we work."

Everything Is Moving Under God's Will By the supreme order (December 19):
"As we generally say, not a blade of grass moves without the will of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Thus everything is moving under His will."

Nothing Happens Accidentally God's sanction must be there (December 19):
"They do not know that we are eternal and we are responsible for our activities. That is knowledge. But they have no knowledge. They simply want to enjoy."

Prabhupada Receives the Macmillan Gita Gita Jayanti (December 18):
"In His amazing way of innocence and childlike excitement, He took it and held it to His head, saying 'Jai! Jai!' "

As It Is (Compilation) Gita Jayanti—Advent of Bhagavad-gita (December 18):
"We don't manufacture any ideas. That is not our business. Therefore we present this Bhagavad-gītā as it is. As it is. We don't change it."

We Shall Try Our Best The results are up to Krishna (December 17):
"So our business is to be recognized by Kṛṣṇa. Whether one man is converted or not converted, that is not our business. We shall try our best."

You Must Follow Some Acharya Evaṁ paramparā-prāptam (December 17):
"You follow one ācārya, like Christians, they follow Christ, ācārya. The Muhammadans, they follow ācārya, Muhammad. That is good."

There Cannot Be Any Interpretation Call a spade a spade (December 14):
"There is no question of interpretation. Then the authority is gone. As soon as you interpret, then there is no authority."

They're Dying Srila Prabhupada's compassion (December 14):
"So if you actually feel for your country, for your community, for your people, just spread this Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

A Devotee Engages in Deity Worship The arcā-vigraha (December 11):
"Ultimately there is no difference between Kṛṣṇa manifest in matter or Kṛṣṇa manifest in spirit because both are His energies."

A Devotee Always Lives in Vrindavan He is fixed on Krishna (December 10):
"Wherever Kṛṣṇa is, there also are Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī, the gopīs, the cowherd boys and all the other inhabitants of Vṛndāvana."

Devotees Do Not Care for Temporary Things Only Krishna (December 10):
"They engage in transcendental devotional activities because they desire elevation to the spiritual world, where they can live eternally and peacefully..."

God Is Not Dead You can see God face to face (December 9):
"God is not dead. God is alive, and you can meet also God because He is a person and you are a person."

No Other Shelter Than Krishna He'll give me protection (December 5):
"So don't think that: 'Because I have become a devotee, there will be no danger, no suffering.'"

Spiritually I Am Always with You Reassuring words (December 3):
"I went to your country for spreading this information of Krishna Consciousness & you are helping me in my mission although I am not physically present..."

No One Needs to Change His Position Hear from realized soul (December 2):
"Lord Caitanya, who preached Kṛṣṇa consciousness in the modern world, gave great stress to hearing..."

No One Should Be Falsely Proud We are very small (December 1):
"Suppose I am very much advanced in spiritual knowledge, but I should not be very much proud of it."

Don't Hear from the Rascals It becomes poisonous (November 30):
"Read, hear about Bhagavad-gītā from the pure devotees, not from the rascals. Then you'll never get any benefit."

Don't Rot in This Material World Fulfill your mission (November 30):
"Here is a chance. We can go back to home, back to Godhead. Therefore the śāstras are there. The Vedas are there."

A Guru Must Be Authorized He must receive the order (November 29):
"Self-made guru cannot be guru. He must be authorized by the bona fide guru. Then he's guru."

How to Become Fortunate Our choice—fortune or misfortune? (November 28):
"When we desire to enjoy this material world, forgetting service of Kṛṣṇa, that is the beginning of our misfortune. That is the beginning."

When I Point out Some Discrepancy Duty of the guru (November 26):
"When I point out some discrepancy of my disciples, it is always with good will so you can become the best servant of Krishna."

God Can Change Your Destiny This is the Mercy of God (November 23):
"So anyone who surrenders to Krishna, his destiny is changed by the omnipotency of God. He takes charge of the devotee and guides him..."

Voluntary Endeavor Is the Only Qualification Open to all (November 23):
"When a living entity desires to serve the Lord in transcendental loving service, the Lord helps the devotee in so many ways..."

Don't Speculate About the Pure Devotee Not covered over (November 23):
"In the material condition of life the consciousness of the living entity is covered over in varying degrees by the material energy..."

Krishna, I Am Now Ready Sincerely surrendering to Krishna (November 20):
"Kṛṣṇa, from this day, I am now ready. Whatever You'll say, I'll do.' That's... Immediately you become liberated. Liberated."

Read Our Books Very Diligently From varieties of angles (November 20):
"I am very much stressing at this point that all of my students shall be very much conversant with the philosophy of Krishna Consciousness..."

I Always Take Risk for Krishna Fully surrendered to Krishna (November 9):
"So far I am concerned I always take risk for Krishna. I came here in your country risking my life."

Face the Danger This material world is simply full of dangers (November 9):
"If we are actually Kṛṣṇa conscious, we should face the danger and depend on Kṛṣṇa."

Simply Assist Your Guru The proper attitude (November 3):
"Yes, you do not know how to serve Krishna, so you simply assist your guru—we must always think like this..."

The Business of a Disciple If we simply do that (November 3):
"This is the business of the disciple, how to glorify the spiritual master, paramparā."

My Guru Maharaja Ordered Me The perfect disciple (November 1):
"So my Guru Mahārāja ordered me long, long ago, when I was twenty-five years old, my Guru Mahārāja ordered me to go to the foreign countries..."

We Do Not Change We have no power to change (October 27):
"Ācāryas will never say, 'I think.' 'It is in my opinion.' No. Such things are not accepted. No personal opinion."

The Strength Is Not in Us The strength is in the Supreme Lord (October 27):
"The description given in these books, are not mundane speculations, but they are authorized versions of liberated souls, presented by our humble self."

A Devotee Does Not Want Any Honor He only wants to serve (October 27):
"So the devotees, they do not want anything material. They are not captivated by so-called followers."

I Am Not a Magician I am presenting Bhagavad-gita as it is (October 26):
"Sometimes people, they give me so much honor. 'Swamijī, you have created wonderful.' I do not feel that I have created wonderful."

I Don't Say That I Am Perfect Evaṁ paramparā-prāptam (October 26):
"I don't say that I am perfect. But I am speaking to the whole world, 'Kṛṣṇa is the Supreme Personality of Godhead.'"

Understanding Krishna's Rasa-Lila Through Srila Prabhupada (October 24):
"So this discussion of rasa-lila is the summit of Krishna consciousness. It is not ordinary thing. They're purely spiritual. There is nothing material."

The Secret of Bhagavad-gita You have to fight for Krishna (October 20):
"This is the mystery of Bhagavad-gītā. You can remain a fighting man, at the same time the highest yogi, highest sannyāsī."

There Is No Change The same thing, we are preaching (October 20):
"Not that I have manufactured some book and I am preaching. No. I am preaching Bhagavad-gītā."

Krishna Tests His Devotee Pure bhakti is not a cheap thing (October 19):
"Krsna can provide anything and everything within a moment, but He waits to test a devotee."

Big Big Meetings Won't Solve Our Problems Only KC will help (October 13):
"The politicians have been holding such meetings and talks for some time now and the world is no better place for it, and they have only made things worse."

Blessed Are the Humble Krishna likes humility (October 11):
"Krishna is so very merciful to those who are very humble in their attitude engaged in the service of the Lord."

Our Process Is to Go Through the Acarya Serving the servant (October 10):
"We have to first receive the merciful benediction from the ācārya, and then Kṛṣṇa will be pleased and He'll also give His blessings."

The Qualification of a Bona Fide Disciple Everlastingly a fool (October 8):
"As soon as one thinks that he has become the wiser man than the spiritual master one is surely doomed."

There Is No Bluff, There Is No Cheating Without adulteration (October 2):
"I am very insignificant. I have no capacity. My business is only to convey the message of Kṛṣṇa."

A Spiritual Master Thinks Himself as Servant The best devotee (October 2):
"Because they have to be trained. Kṛṣṇa has appointed him to train them. Therefore he thinks himself as the servant of the disciples."

There Is No Credit for Me Srila Prabhupada's humility (October 1):
"Whatever is being done, it is due to His Divine Grace only. So my business is just to carry out His order."

I Am Lower Than You Prabhupada is so beautiful (October 1):
"I am the lowest of the all creatures. I am simply trying to execute the order of my spiritual master. That's all."

Do You Direct Us Through the Heart? Besides the Paramatma? (October 1):
"Srila Prabhupada, when you are not present with us, how is it possible to receive instructions..."

Prabhupada Compilations, Part 1 Drink the nectar (August 29):
"For the past three or four years we've been posting compilations of about 10-12 Prabhupada quotes strung together on various topics."

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