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Honoring Srila Jagannatha dasa Babaji Disappearance Day (February 24):
"Srila Jagannatha dasa Babaji Maharaj was such a great devotee that the famous Bhaktivinoda Thakura called him the commanding chief of the devotees."

Physical Disabilities Are Not an Impediment Tirobhava tithi (February 24):
"Srila Jagannatha dasa Babaji vigorously performed kirtan and bhajan despite physical limitations."

A Well-Wisher of All Living Entities Suhṛdaḥ sarva-dehinām (February 23):
"It doesn't matter whether he's Indian, American or black and white. No, no conception. Or even human being or animal. He is kind to everyone."

A Pure Devotee Is Empowered by Krishna (Compilation) (February 23):
"kṛṣṇa-śakti vinā nahe tāra pravartana. One cannot spread the holy name of Kṛṣṇa without being specifically empowered by Lord Kṛṣṇa."

Lord Krishna Is the Original Spiritual Master tene brahma hṛdā (February 22):
"Brahmā is undoubtedly the speaker of the Vedic knowledge, but actually he was inspired by the Lord to receive such transcendental knowledge..."

How to Assimilate Transcendental Knowledge Vedas declare (February 22):
"Only unto one who has unflinching devotion to the Lord and to the spiritual master does transcendental knowledge become automatically revealed."

The Chain of Disciplic Succession evaṁ paramparā-prāptam (February 22):
"The Lord Himself appears as the spiritual master to a person who is sincere in heart about serving the Lord."

The Deliverance of Lord Shiva Maha Shivaratri (February 21):
"Anyone who hears this history with faith and devotion certainly becomes liberated from material entanglement..."

Understanding Lord Shiva Srila Prabhupada explains (February 21):
"We also worship Śiva. It is not that we disrespect Śiva. We offer our utmost respect to Lord Śiva."

Krishna Consciousness Is Very Simple (Compilation) (February 20):
"For the simple person it is very easy, and those who are crooked, demons, for them it is very difficult."

The Simple Method (Editorial) Nothing fancy is required (February 20):
"Anyone can adopt this simple method. There is no expenditure, there is no tax, nor is there any need to build a very big church or temple."

Guru Means Heavy Heavy with knowledge (February 19):
"Guru, guru means one who has got perfect knowledge. One who hasn't got perfect knowledge, he cannot become guru."

There Is No Doubt One should be hankering after love of God (February 19):
"Your aim should be whether you are developing love of Godhead or developing love of non-God. That should be the test."

Know Your Actual Position The study of Kṛṣṇa consciousness (February 19):
"What I am? Why I have come here? Why I am put into so many miserable condition of life? Is there any remedy?"

To Err Is Human (Compilation) Try to rectify with a cool head (February 18):
"Anyone commits mistake. There is no doubt about it. But after committing mistake, if I stick to that mistake, that is foolishness."

Failure Is the Pillar of Success (Compilation) Try again (February 18):
"Anyone who is trying for attaining success, for him, failure is also success, because he's making progress."

The Beginning of Knowledge Accepting a spiritual master (February 17):
"So God or anything about God is beyond the limit of our thinking, speculation. Therefore, we have to learn it submissively."

Why Do I Need a Bona Fide Spiritual Master? (Compilation) (February 17):
"So guru's business is to bring out the disciples from darkness to light. That is guru's business. That is guru."

How to Understand Krishna Consciousness Achieving clarity (February 16):
"In my books the philosophy of Krishna Consciousness is explained fully so if there is anything which you do not understand, then you simply have to read..."

Try Your Best for Krishna (Compilation) Krishna will help you (February 16):
"The secret of success in Krishna Consciousness is to render service to Krishna to the best of our capacity. There is no other alternative to this."

Perfect Knowledge We receive knowledge from Bhagavān (February 15):
"I may be imperfect, you may be imperfect, but when we take knowledge from the perfect, that knowledge is absolute."

Don't Be Disappointed (Compilation) Success or no success (February 15):
"Go on with Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Don't be disappointed or hopeless, even there is some trouble. That is encouraged by Kṛṣṇa in Bhagavad-gītā..."

The Beauty and Loveliness of Krishna Supreme object of love (February 14):
"I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord, who is adept in playing on His flute, with blooming eyes like lotus petals..."

The Enchanter of Cupid (Compilation) Madan Mohan (February 14):
"Even Cupid becomes attracted by Krishna. We are attracted by Cupid, but Cupid is attracted by Krishna."

Our Whole Philosophy Is Love (Compilation) Prema-bhakti (February 14):
"We are giving Krishna consciousness. That is loving, real loving. We are giving him eternal life, eternal bliss."

I Was Always Thinking of My Guru Maharaja Appearance Day (February 13):
"So Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura appeared as the son of Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura, his fourth son."

Homage to the World Acarya Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Appearance (February 13):
"The acaryadeva to whom we have assembled tonight to offer our humble homage is not the guru of a sectarian institution..."

Adore Adore Ye All Srila Bhaktisiddhanta's Appearance Day (February 13):
"Adore, adore ye all/ The happy day/ Blessed than heaven/ Sweeter than May/ When he appeared at Puri/ The holy place..."

My Guru Maharaja, Parts 1-3 (Compilation) Prabhupada's guru (February 12):
"My Guru Mahārāja said that 'You go to the western country.' If he had said that 'You go to the jungle,' I would have gone."

The Ideal Teacher He teaches by practical example (February 11):
"Whatever action is performed by a great man, common men follow in his footsteps. And whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts..."

The Introspective Sage The spiritualistic man is awakened (February 11):
"What is night for all beings is the time of awakening for the self-controlled, and the time of awakening for all beings is night for the introspective sage."

Understanding Varnasrama-dharma Srila Prabhupada explains (February 11):
"Vaiṣṇava is not so easy. The varṇāśrama-dharma should be established to become a Vaiṣṇava. It is not so easy to become Vaiṣṇava."

Bhakti Means Satisfaction of Krishna Pure devotional service (February 10):
"Just like Kṛṣṇa pretended that He was sick, and many physicians came. He said, 'No physician cured Me. If some devotee gives Me the dust of his feet...' "

Physician, Heal Thyself First of all make your life perfect (February 10):
"The nonsense thing is going on in this world that so-called preachers, they have not perfected their life, but they have become preacher."

How to Cultivate Real Knowledge Regain your spiritual identity (February 10):
"One should become a scientist or philosopher and conduct research into spiritual knowledge, recognizing that spiritual knowledge is permanent..."

The Beauty of Krishna He conquers the mind of Cupid (February 9):
"The body of Kṛṣṇa, the ocean of the eternal beauty of youth, can be seen to move in waves of beauty, and there is a whirlwind at the sound of His flute."

Krishna Doesn't Need Anyone's Service He is greatly merciful (February 9):
"Krishna does not require anyone's help or service, but if we serve Him, even in a very small capacity, He will accept it."

A Devotee Doesn't Want Any Credit (Compilation) Humbleness (February 9):
"So always think like that... Do not try to take credit yourself. We should always remember that it is Kṛṣṇa's credit."

Drops of Nectar from Narottama das Thakura Appearance Day (February 8):
"Śrī Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura has sung that the best qualification for taking shelter of the lotus feet of Lord Caitanya is to be the most fallen..."

A Pure Devotee Is Rarely Found sa mahātmā sudurlabhaḥ (February 8):
"A devotee of Lord Kṛṣṇa is always peaceful because he has no desire, whereas the yogīs, karmīs and jñānīs have so many desires to fulfill."

As Beautiful as the Stars in the Autumn Sky Saintly persons (February 8):
"When the sky is clear of all clouds, the stars at night shine very beautifully; similarly, when a person is actually situated in Kṛṣṇa consciousness..."

His Perfection Is Very Rarely Seen Greatest transcendentalist (February 8):
"There are many liberated souls and perfected souls, but out of all of them he who is a devotee of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is best."

Lord Nityananda's Appearance Day Lecture Trayodasi (February 7):
"The whole world is suffering, but if you want peace, then you take the shelter of Nityānanda Prabhu."

Lord Nityananda's Mercy (Compilation) Nityananda Trayodasi (February 7):
"Lord Nityananda when he was dealing with Jagai and Madhai maintained the maximum amount of tolerance and patience..."

The Acharya Should Never Be Disrespected āśraya-vigraha (February 1):
"Only out of His immense compassion does the Personality of Godhead reveal Himself as the spiritual master."

Everyone Should Be Respected God is in everyone's heart (February 1):
"According to the moral instructions of Cāṇakya Paṇḍita, ātmavat sarva-bhūteṣu: one should observe all living entities to be on the same level as oneself."

A Devotee Sees Everything as Favorable Always enthusiastic (February 1):
"A devotee takes even an unfavorable condition to be the special favor of the Personality of Godhead."

Work for Krishna (Compilation) This should be our motto of life (January 31):
"The whole Bhagavad-gita was spoken to Arjuna simply to convince him that he should work for the satisfaction of Krsna."

Krishna Is the Only Refuge The most dear friend (January 31):
"Kṛṣṇa is the ultimate goal of shelter, and as such one should take shelter of Kṛṣṇa either for protection or for annihilation of his distressed condition."

Everyone Is Servant Our real constitutional position (January 30):
"There are two kinds of servants: the māyā's servant and Kṛṣṇa's servant. Nobody is master. That is illusion. Everyone is servant."

A Very Horrible Position in Kali-Yuga Take shelter of Krishna (January 29):
"In warfield such things happen. 'Who is going to take responsibility of so many women and children in this war?' They were blown up."

Why Not Be Grateful to Krishna? He gives everything (January 28):
"Practically I was loitering on the street, and He has given me so many sons, so many houses, so many protection. Shall I not feel grateful? Is it not my duty?"

Experiencing a Higher Taste Paraṁ dṛṣṭvā nivartate (January 27):
"He will relish this Kṛṣṇa consciousness so nicely that he will give up all nonsense automatically: 'I don't like it, don't like it.' This is the process."

The Domain of Rascals Happiness is beyond the senses (January 26):
"Just like a foolish animal, he is seeking water from the desert because it appears there is water. But that is his foolishness."

Protected by Lord Nrsimhadeva (Compilation) Jaya Nrsimha! (January 25):
"So we should always consider that this material world is a dangerous place and therefore we shall chant Lord Nrsimha's Holy Name in order to be protected..."

26 Qualities of a Devotee (Editorial) Prabhupada walked the walk (January 14):
"The good qualities of the demigods are automatically displayed in the character of a pure devotee. It's not that he says one thing and does another."

A Devotee's Duty Always conscious in his dealings with others (January 14):
"A devotee should always see that his Vaiṣṇava qualities increase with the advancement of his Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

A Devotee Is Always Kind to Everyone A friend to all living beings (January 14):
"A devotee of the Lord is always kind to everyone; he does not pick quarrels. His interest is in the essence of life, which is spiritual."

Awakening Love of Krishna in the Heart Receiving the mercy (January 13):
"By the grace of the Lord one is elevated to the transcendental position, and then the transcendental mellows of the spiritual world are manifested in him."

What Does It Mean to Be Krishna Conscious? Krishna is master (January 13):
"That is Kṛṣṇa conscious. So long you think that 'I can also become like Kṛṣṇa,' then you are not Kṛṣṇa conscious."

Two Parallel Lines Everything becomes beautiful and successful (January 13):
"As I have repeatedly said, that Krishna Consciousness is developed by following two parallel lines, means service of Krishna, and service of the Spiritual Master."

The Consequences of Illicit Sex (Compilation) (January 12):
"We don't prohibit sex, but illicit sex is most sinful. Most sinful. Unfortunately, they are so rascals, one sex to another, another sex to another..."

One Must Be Plain and Gentle Faithfully serve the pure devotee (January 12):
"One should not be misled by a pseudo-devotee. He himself must be plain and gentle to receive the instructions of such a pure devotee."

Serve the Lotus Feet of a Great Devotee mahac-caraṇa-sevā (January 12):
"Without worshiping the lotus feet of a great devotee, one cannot be freed from māyā's influence."

Associate with the Supreme Light Dissipate all ignorance (January 11):
"Ignorance in material existence is compared to darkness, and in all Vedic literatures the Personality of Godhead is compared to the sun."

The Flow of Devotional Service It increases more and more (January 11):
"As the river flows on till she reaches the sea, similarly pure devotional service flows by the association of pure devotees till it reaches the ultimate goal..."

Be Cautious of Pseudo-Devotees Go for the real thing (January 11):
"There are many things which hinder one from entering devotional service. But by the association of pure devotees all these obstacles are removed."

Thou Art an Angel Fair Srila Prabhupada, our transcendental hero (January 11):
"O Saragrahi Vaisnava soul/ Thou art an angel fair/ Lead, lead me on to Vrindavan/ And spirit's power declare."

A Pure Devotee Sanctifies the Holy Places Take advantage (January 10):
"Because the devotee always carries the Supreme Personality of Godhead within his heart, wherever he goes becomes a place of pilgrimage..."

Constant Chanting of the Holy Name Without offenses (January 10):
"O King, constant chanting of the holy name of the Lord after the ways of the great authorities is the doubtless and fearless way of success for all..."

By the Divine Grace of the Lord's Servant Transparent medium (January 9):
"The Lord says that the service of His servants is greater than His personal service. Service of the devotee is more valuable than the service of the Lord."

Where My Pure Devotees Chant My Name Vaikuntha atmosphere (January 9):
"My dear Nārada, actually I do not reside in My abode, Vaikuṇṭha, nor do I reside within the hearts of the yogīs, but I reside in that place..."

The Highest Benediction That will make one completely happy (January 8):
"Even a moment's association with a pure devotee cannot be compared to being transferred to heavenly planets or even merging into the Brahman effulgence..."

Only by the Grace of Pure Devotees They take compassion (January 8):
"Only by the grace of pure devotees can such unfortunate men be elevated to the position of transcendental service."

Vaishnavism Is Not so Easy God seeing is so cheap thing? (January 8):
"First of all surrender. Tad viddhi. If you want to know this transcendental science, then you must fully surrender. This is first qualification."

Hog Civilization If you live like animal, then you are animal (January 8):
"Your ordinary living must be also religious. Otherwise animal. Animal also lives. But if you don't live religiously, that is animal."

Prabhupada Dancing at Rathayatra (2-Minute Video) (January 7):
"I am not the actual bestower of mercy, rather I am just a messenger for Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu."

Prepared to Go to Hell for Lord Chaitanya Prabhupada's mercy (January 7):
"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?"

Sankirtana-Yajna (Compilation) The yuga-dharma for this age (January 6):
"In this age of Kali, people who are endowed with sufficient intelligence will worship the Lord, who is accompanied by His associates..."

Transcendental Love of Godhead Dancing and floating in bliss (January 6):
"Transcendental love of Godhead is not under the jurisdiction of the material energy, for it is the transcendental bliss and pleasure potency..."

If You Get Some Money, Print Books (6-Minute Video) (January 5):
"I have no personal qualification, but I simply tried to satisfy my guru, that’s all.  My Guru Maharaj asked me that ‘If you get some money, you print books.' "

I Shall Die for Krishna's Cause That is Vaiṣṇava's business (January 5):
"The other friends were thinking that 'This man is going to die, and he is going to preach.' (laughing) They said like that. And 'All right, I shall die.' "

All the People of the World May Be Benefited Highest welfare (January 5):
"Try to execute this mission wholeheartedly and faithfully, and all of you try to broadcast the message to your best capacity."

That Is the Real Preaching, Selling Books Distributing the mercy (January 5):
"What your lecture will do for three minutes, but if he reads one page his life may be turned."

We Are Trying to Make Them Fortunate Sowing the seeds (January 5):
"We go from door to door canvassing people to join Krishna Consciousness movement means that we are trying to make them fortunate."

Eager to Broadcast the Glories of the Lord The missionary spirit (January 5):
"The pure devotees are not only satisfied by knowing everything about the Lord, but are also eager to broadcast the information to others..."

Our Process Is to Take Shelter of a Devotee Kṛṣṇa recommends (January 4):
"My dear devotees, take it for granted that if you worship My devotees, that is more than My devotional service."

The Property of the Materially Impoverished Akiñcana-gocara (January 4):
"The devotees are generally without material prosperity, but they have a very secret treasure-house in the lotus feet of the Lord."

The Perfectional Stage of Love Anyābhilāśitā-śūnyaṁ (January 4):
"Without any cultivation of knowledge, without any activities of fruitive action, without any desire, simply to love Kṛṣṇa in order to please Him..."

There Is No Real Difficulty Always remember the Lord (January 4):
"Krishna always appreciates when his devotee makes some sacrifice on His behalf, so there is no real difficulty under any conditions..."

Krishna Will Remain Perpetually with You (5-Minute Video) (January 3):
"So Krishna consciousness movement is so nice, if you make friendship with Krishna, then you can talk with Krishna."

The Path of Bhakti Is Not Easy Krishna is not cheap (January 3):
"Although nondevotees declare that the path of bhakti or devotional service is very easy, they cannot practice it."

The Test for a Sincere Devotee Serve guru in any situation (January 3):
"Simply by depending on the mercy of the Lord and carrying out the order of the spiritual master, ones success in spiritual life is guaranteed."

You Have to Struggle Against the Difficulties We must overcome (January 3):
"Difficulty is there always. Even you go to a school there are so many difficulties. But if you practice with vow and rigidity, you become successful."

The Only Qualification Is Surrender Be a willing candidate (January 2):
"Surrendering oneself is in one's own hand. If one likes, he can surrender immediately, without delay, and that begins his spiritual life."

The Only Requirement Is Sincerity Dependent on your desire (January 2):
"Some scholars recommend that knowledge and renunciation are important factors for elevating oneself to devotional service. But actually that is not a fact."

Resolute in Purpose (Compilation) Serve the words of the guru (January 2):
"When one becomes serious to follow the mission of the spiritual master, his resolution is tantamount to seeing the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

Difficulties Are Blessings From Krishna They help us advance (January 2):
"So when we are put into difficulties while discharging Krishna Conscious duties, it is to be understood that Krishna puts us in a field of austerities..."

Our New Year Is Every Day (New Year's Day, January 1, 2020):
"So far as we are concerned, our new year is every day because Krishna belongs to the nitya leela."

Prabhupada at Maha Kumbha-Mela, 1977 (Video) (January 1, 2020):
"Still in India there are many yogis. They come at Kumbha-mela. We have seen some of them. They are some of them are 700 years old..."

Srila Prabhupada Lecture at the Kumbha-Mela (January 1, 2020):
"Of course, it is Kali-yuga. There are so many so-called mahātmās in dress for earning livelihood. That kind of mahātmā is not required."

Remembering Prabhupada at Kumbha-Mela (January 1, 2020):
"Although Srila Prabhupada's health was not strong, he traveled to Allahabad in January of 1977 to preach at the Maha Kumbha-mela festival."

A Pure Devotee Loves Everyone This is the secret (December 31):
"So by advancing in love for Kṛṣṇa, you can love your society, your country, your community, your family, your husband, your wife, your children, your friend..."

Everyone Will Be Benefited Spiritually Just like fire (December 31):
"Most erudite scholar also can take part, and an innocent child who has no education, no literary sense, he can also take part equally."

God Speaks to You When You Are Qualified (Interview) (December 31):
"A devotee always consults Kṛṣṇa, and Kṛṣṇa tells him, 'Do like this.' Not figuratively; practically."

We Live in God Not a part time transcendental recreation (December 30):
"Wherever we live we worship God. We are not official worshippers. We worship wherever we are."

One Must Be Determined (Compilation) Not an easygoing life (December 30):
"Good things do not come so easily; you know the difficulties that I encountered in my first year in your country."

I Am Very Patient Howard Smith: I liked his humbleness (December 30):
"I thought his ideas stood a good chance of taking hold because he seemed so practical. His head didn't seem to be in the clouds."

Pure Devotees Surpass All Yogic Perfections (Compilation) (December 29):
"There are eight kinds of siddhis the yogīs can attain. But a devotee does not want all these things. He has no demand."

Never Blaspheme an Exalted Devotee He is dear to Krishna (December 29):
"My dear King, one who derides an exalted devotee loses the results of his pious activities, his opulence, his reputation and his sons."

The Most Important Place in the World Very sanctified (December 29):
"So at least for a few days let us sit down here, and under the protection of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī and Jīva Gosvāmī."

The Glories of Srila Jiva Gosvami (Compilation) (December 28):
"My mission is develop the glories of Srila Jiva Goswami all over the world and I think you should cooperate with my honest endeavour."

Sri Sri Sad-Gosvami-Astakam (Video) Tirobhava tithi (December 28):
"They are just like the ocean of love of God, and they are popular both with the gentle and with the ruffians, because they are not envious of anyone."

The Divine and Demoniac Natures Two kinds of beings (December 27):
"The transcendental qualities are conducive to liberation, whereas the demonic qualities make for bondage."

The Mind Is Very Difficult to Control cañcalaṁ hi manaḥ kṛṣṇa (December 27):
"For the mind is restless, turbulent, obstinate and very strong, O Kṛṣṇa, and to subdue it is, it seems to me, more difficult than controlling the wind."

Two Friendly Birds Sitting on the Same Tree We're not alone (December 27):
"One of the birds (the individual atomic soul) is eating the fruit of the tree, and the other bird (Kṛṣṇa) is simply watching His friend."

We Want to Hear Krishna Not concerned to hear any rascal (December 26):
"If He's an ordinary man, what is the use of hearing Him? Ordinary man will commit mistake, will cheat, will be illusioned. His senses are imperfect..."

So You Want to Practice Yoga? The highest perfection of yoga (December 26):
"It is a very regrettable fact that many unauthorized so-called yogīs come to the Western countries and exploit people's inclination towards yoga practice."

What Profiteth a Man Who Gains the World? No happiness (December 26):
"This material world is explained by Kṛṣṇa as duḥkhālayam. Ālayam means place, and duḥkha means distress. Everything is distressful here..."

What Did Prabhupada Say About Jesus? (Compilation) (December 25):
"Who will not respect Jesus Christ? He sacrificed everything for God, even his life. So who is that rascal that he'll not respect to Jesus Christ?"

Swami Jesus Some time the Lord speaks through innocent child (December 25):
"Lord Jesus preached the message of God and I have taken up the same mission, and it would be a good luck for me if I can follow the foot prints of Lord Jesus..."

How to Become Immortal That is the aim of human life (December 24):
"The formula is given here by Kṛṣṇa how to become immortal. That means you should be callous of this so-called happiness and distress of this material world."

Krishna Consciousness Is Not Material Spiritual protection (December 23):
"Any activities done in devotional service or in Kṛṣṇa consciousness are directly under the control of spiritual energy."

An Advanced Devotee Is Always Very Humble Pure devotion (December 23):
"A pure devotee simply wants to engage in the service of the Lord without material desire, and if he wants this within the core of his heart..."

Srila Prabhupada's Miracle Presenting things as they are (December 23):
"I don't make any miracles or create any gold or this or that. No. These boys and girls, they are captivated to me not by miracles, but by chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa."

Don't Be Proud Always remain a humble servant (December 22):
"A Vaiṣṇava must think like that, that 'I am rotten. I have no value.' Don't be proud. Then the things will go on nicely."

A Pure Devotee Never Quits His Service Fully satisfied (December 22):
"A pure devotee of the Lord is exactly in a family tie with the Lord, and therefore he is undeterred in discharging his duty..."

Chant, Dance and Become a Lover of Krishna So nice (December 22):
"All these boys and girls, four or five years ago they did not know who is Kṛṣṇa. That is surprising to everyone."

The Glories of a Pure Devotee (Compilation) (December 21):
"The smile of such a Krishna conscious person is so attractive that simply by smiling he wins so many admirers, disciples and followers."

The Pure Devotee Loves Everyone He distributes the love (December 21):
"Just like I am Indian, but I have come to Western countries to teach love of God. It is not that I am satisfied only in myself that I love God..."

The Pure Devotee Is Broad-Minded That great soul is very rare (December 21):
"Mahātmā means whose mind is great. The mind is great. He's not thinking ordinary things. He's thinking of greater subject matter."

The Power of a Pure Devotee (Compilation) (December 20):
"Śrīla Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura has sung that the devotees of Lord Caitanya are so powerful that each one of them can deliver a universe."

The Beginning of One's Complete Perfection Sādhu-saṅga (December 20):
"As long as one is not favored by the dust of the feet of pure devotees, one cannot even touch the path of devotional service..."

The Only Desire of a Pure Devotee In heaven or in hell (December 20):
"A pure devotee is never very anxious to go back to the kingdom of God. He entirely depends on the good will of the Lord."

Please Come with Us Nobody is interested (December 19):
"Oh, here is Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa. You see how nicely They're dressed and They enjoy. Just see dancing here."

Spiritual Life Means Without Anxiety Brahma-bhūtaḥ (December 19):
"This materialistic life means full of anxiety always. And spiritual life means without this anxiety. Just the opposite."

Devotional Service Is Joyful God accepts only the love (December 19):
"The process of devotional service is a very happy one. Why? Devotional service consists of śravaṇaṁ kīrtanaṁ viṣṇoḥ..."

The Topmost Yogi Not simply pressing nose one is a yogī (December 18):
"The yoga practice means controlling the senses and engaging the mind on the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. That is yoga system."

What Is Real Meditation? Trying to contact the Supersoul (December 18):
"Real meditation is to find out the Supersoul within the core of the heart. That is real meditation. God is situated in everyone's heart..."

How Does Love Get Transformed Into Lust? Misguided spirit (December 18):
"The difficulty is when a person is missing the aim of life, his energy is diverted in different misleading ways."

A Pure Devotee Is Always Open to Everyone Equanimity (December 17):
"A pure devotee’s position is that he has no enemy because he is not envious. A pure devotee is always open to everyone, and he does not discriminate..."

The Spiritual Master Should Be Bona Fide In the paramparā (December 17):
"So, in all cases, there is no question about the necessity of accepting a spiritual master. The only stipulation is that the spiritual master should be bona fide..."

What Is the Highest Devotion? The perfection of life (December 16):
"You love your wife. You love your children. You love your country. You love your society. There are so many loving aspect. But when you love Kṛṣṇa..."

How Does One Surrender to Krishna? Mānasa deho geho (December 16):
"Surrender to Kṛṣṇa whatever you possess. What you possess? You possess your body, you possess your mind and, it may be, you possess a home..."

Why Are People Cruel? A devotee is a friend of everyone (December 16):
"Under the dictation of māyā, he is thinking, 'This is my enemy; this is my friend,' and he's acting like that. But when he becomes Kṛṣṇa conscious..."

A Pure Devotee's Association Is Necessary If one is serious (December 16):
"Without the mercy of the pure devotee, one cannot get freedom by any means. Certainly a pure devotee's association is necessary..."

There Are Many Cheaters in Kali-Yuga Don't be allured (December 14):
"To get some material benefit, the conditioned soul approaches these pseudo sannyāsīs and yogīs for cheap blessings, but he does not receive any benefit..."

Raja-Dharma Saintly kings protected society in Vedic times (December 14):
"Rāja-dharma is a great science, unlike modern diplomacy for political supremacy. The kings were trained systematically to become munificent..."

These Five Were Protected in Vedic Culture (Compilation) (December 14):
"In the glorious days, or before the advent of the age of Kali, the brāhmaṇas, the cows, the women, the children and the old men were properly given protection."

Using Our Good Fortune to Benefit People Our only business (December 13):
"Acaryas in the disciplic succession of Lord Chaitanya teach us that we shall try to place the message of Lord Chaitanya very humbly to the people in general..."

How to Know Everything The knowledge is there, guru-kṛṣṇa (December 13):
"It is not that I know everything. I do not know anything, but I, I am surrendered to a person who knows everything."

How Can One Remain Humble? One of the items of surrender (December 13):
"Unless you think yourself helpless, you cannot surrender. Surrender is complete when you think yourself that you are helpless."

Real Freedom Freedom from birth, death, old age and disease (December 12):
"The fact is that we are under the stringent laws of material nature. We have no freedom. That we do not know. We are struggling so much."

Kali-Yuga Is Very Dangerous Such a foolish, rascal civilization (December 12):
"No protection for woman, no protection of children, no respect for brahminical culture. So it is the animal civilization. Polished animal, that's all."

There Is Nothing Hide and Seek Here It is not a paltry subject (December 12):
"You try to understand this Kṛṣṇa consciousness philosophy with all your reason or argument. But try to understand it seriously. Don't make it a farce."

Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Preface Presented without adulteration (December 11):
"If I have any credit in this connection, it does not belong to me personally, but it is due to my eternal spiritual master..."

As It Is (Compilation) Without any additions or subtractions (December 11):
"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."

Wherever There Is Krishna and Arjuna Final verse of the Gita (December 11):
"Wherever there is Kṛṣṇa, the master of all mystics, and wherever there is Arjuna, the supreme archer, there will also certainly be opulence, victory..."

God Can Be Known by His Causeless Mercy Must be worthy (December 10):
"An important man in the social order can be known by his mercy only. Similarly, one must be very dear to the Lord in order to know the Lord."

Bhagavad-gita Is as Good as the Lord Himself As It Is (December 10):
"All the potencies of the Lord are there when one reads Bhagavad-gītā, provided it is read in the way recommended in the Gītā by the Lord Himself."

Froggish Philosophers & Mundane Wranglers Unsurrendered (December 10):
"The froggish philosophers and mundane wranglers in science and mathematical calculation may not believe in the inconceivable potency of the Supreme..."

A Pure Devotee Is Empowered by the Lord He qualified himself (December 9):
"Unless one is specifically empowered by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, he cannot spread the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement."

The Mission of Everyone's Life Don't bother with flimsy things (December 9):
"The philosophically inclined person must not be tempted by such changeable positions. He should try to get into the permanent life of bliss and knowledge..."

Bhagavata-Dharma Recommended by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu (December 9):
"One must be very meek and submissive and try to live peacefully by lending the ear to the speeches of the transcendentally self-realized soul..."

Krishna Consciousness Solves All Problems Real happiness (December 8):
"If one is situated in such a position that even in the greatest, gravest type of dangerous position he is not agitated—he is not agitated..."

A Pure Devotee Is Fully Self-Satisfied He rejoices in the self (December 8):
"How we can take pleasure in self? As soon as we engage ourself with the Supreme Self. That is enjoyment."

The Secret of Bhagavad-gita Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita (December 7):
"This is the mystery of Bhagavad-gītā. You can remain a fighting man, at the same time the highest yogi, highest sannyāsī."

You Cannot Improve Your Material Condition Real knowledge (December 7):
"Do not waste your time in that way. Better you utilize your valuable time to understand Kṛṣṇa. Then your life is successful."

The Six Signs of Love That is Vedic civilization (December 7):
"The whole system was that. Love exchange. I give you some service; you give me something, out of your love."

What Is That Voice Across the Sea? Beyond everything material (December 7):
"In Bengali, there is one nice verse. I remember. 'O, what is that voice across the sea, calling, calling, come here... come here?' "

Typing for Krishna Is as Good as Chanting Absolute platform (December 6):
"When you are typing, you should know that it is as good as chanting, because the work is also on the matter of Krishna."

Preach by Using All the Mass Media Available Yukta-vairāgya (December 6):
"We are modern day Vaisnavas and we must preach vigorously using all the means available."

We Can Use Anything to Tell About Krishna Whatever there is (December 6):
"So go on with your organization for distribution of my books through press and other modern media and Krishna will certainly be pleased upon you."

Write for Self-Purification It may or may not be published (December 6):
"The purport is that for transcendental writing one must be an authorized Vaisnava and should write to purify oneself, not for credit."

No Hope Without A Vaishnava's Mercy Full of compasssion (December 5):
"Those who have been condemned by māyā are rescued by the mercy of devotees."

How to Make Your Life Perfect Perfection means self-realization (December 5):
"Generally, whole human society, especially at the present moment, nobody cares for perfection of life."

You Cannot Live Here Permanently Cruel death will come (December 5):
"However you make your plan to live here permanently, you cannot live here. You have to give up."

Thinking About Our Spiritual Master What's the result? (December 4):
"Śrīla Prabhupāda, if we think about our spiritual master, is that as good as thinking about Kṛṣṇa?"

A Guru Does Not Take Anything for Himself Like a tax collector (December 4):
"The spiritual master is the representative of God. Whatever you offer to the spiritual master, it goes to God."

Crime: Why and What to Do Our process is to cleanse the heart (December 4):
"The difference between a pious man and a criminal is that one is pure in heart and the other is dirty. This dirt is like a disease..."

This Is the Rule Every student should be very much careful (December 3):
"You have asked if it is true that the Spiritual Master remains in the material universe until all of His disciples are transferred to the Spiritual Sky."

Regarding Your Question, Part 36 (Compilation) Last in series (December 3):
"So far your questions are concerned. Nityananda is the principle of the Guru. So, the Gurudeva is the incarnation of Nityananda."

A Pure Devotee Can Deliver All Fallen Souls He's empowered (December 2):
"It is said that a single pure devotee of the Lord can deliver all the fallen souls of the world. Thus one who is actually in the confidence of a pure devotee..."

Rascals, Bluffers and Show-Bottle Spiritualists (Parts 1 & 2) (December 2):
"I don’t say, 'You have to accept that God’s name is Krishna and no other.' No. I say, 'Please obey God. Please try to love God.' "

Guru-Bhakti I am interested only with the words of my guru (December 1):
"Viśvanātha Cakravartī Ṭhākura has taught very, very nicely about guru. Therefore he has written in Gurvaṣṭaka, yasya prasādād bhagavat-prasādaḥ."

Immediately You Become Fortunate Here is the opportunity (December 1):
"Suppose if I say, 'Take this bag, 100,000 dollars,' you can take it. Immediately you become rich man. Why don't you take it?"

Krishna's Special Protection A sadhu is very dear to Krishna (December 1):
"Although He's neutral, still, the person who is devotee, who's always thinking of Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa consciousness, oh, there is a special protection, special."

The Pure Devotee Is Never Unhappy He lives with Krishna (November 30):
"For a devotee, being situated in the heavenly planets and being in the hellish planets are equal, for a devotee lives neither in heaven nor in hell..."

Pure Devotees Have No Need for Pilgrimage Absorbed in KC (November 30):
"Pure devotees of the Lord are not enthusiastic to put aside their service to the Lord in order to go visit holy places of pilgrimage."

Take One Step Towards Krishna He comes forward ten steps (November 30):
"Just like father. If he sees, 'My son is suffering there, leaving home,' he tries to get him back."

The Authorized Spiritual Master He has obtained the blessings (November 29):
"The spiritual master, bona fide spiritual, means he has to receive the power from authority. Otherwise it is useless."

The Murti of the Spiritual Master Honoring the bona fide Guru (November 29):
"The murti of the Spiritual Master should be treated as good as the Deity. Saksad-dharitvena samasta-sastrair..."

Guru and Krishna Are Two Parallel Lines They go together (November 29):
"By the Grace of Guru one gets Krishna and by the Grace of Krishna one gets a bona fide Guru."

A Devotee Is Attracted by the Honey A friend to everyone (November 28):
"The difference between a devotee and a nondevotee is this, just like the bee and the fly: the bee always is attracted by the honey..."

The Attitude of Devotion Man-manā bhava mad-bhakto (November 28):
"Think of Kṛṣṇa; He'll guide you. Very easy thing. Man-manā. Always think of Kṛṣṇa, then there is no question of falling down."

Perfect Meditation This is Krishna consciousness (November 28):
"Is it very difficult? Meditation, perfect meditation. Always, twenty-four hours. You cannot forget Kṛṣṇa. Just like a lover cannot forget beloved."

The Seed Was Planted Lord Caitanya's mission continues (November 27):
"Why is it, Prabhupāda, that in earlier parts of the Kali-yuga no one like yourself came throughout the rest of the world and preached Kṛṣṇa consciousness?"

Why Follow Great Authorities? Protect your spiritual life (November 27):
"Great authorities should be followed; otherwise, if we simply depend on the scriptures, we are sometimes misled by rascals..."

The Humbleness of a Pure Devotee Puts him in a trance (November 27):
"The pure devotee thinks himself fallen into the ocean of birth and death and incessantly prays to the Lord to lift him up."

The Meaning of Sva-Dharma Materially and spiritually (November 26):
"This sva-dharma means this brāhmaṇa, kṣatriya, vaiśya, śūdra. This is sva-dharma. And Arjuna belonged to the kṣatriya; therefore his sva-dharma..."

Perform Your Occupational Duty Everyone has a duty (November 26):
"Occupational duty means to stick with one type of occupation which is just suitable for me, considering that it is my duty..."

Hare Krishna Rural Life Website Developing an ideal society (November 26):
"Our farm projects are an extremely important part of our movement. We must become self-sufficient by growing our own grains and producing our own milk..."

Nothing Stays Fresh in This World The way of nature here (November 25):
"So, so long Kṛṣṇa or God is present, or His representative is present, the affairs of the world go very nicely. But as soon as they disappear..."

A Surrendered Soul Has All Knowledge He's not a fool (November 25):
"We have got philosophy, science, theology, ethics, morality, everything— everything that is required to be known in human form of life."

Follow the Footprints Mahājano yena gataḥ sa panthāḥ (November 24):
"Kṛṣṇa says that out of many, many thousands of people, somebody is interested for making perfection of his life. And out of many, many thousands..."

Spiritual Progress Depends on Mercy Secret of advancement (November 24):
"For advancement of material knowledge there is a need for personal ability and researching aptitude, but in the case of spiritual knowledge..."

The Captain of Our Ship His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada (November 23):
"This human form of body is a most valuable boat, and the spiritual master is the captain, guru-karṇadhāram, to guide the boat in plying across the ocean..."

Take Advantage of This Favorable Condition Carpe diem (November 23):
"Just like if you want to cross the Atlantic Ocean from New York, if the wind is blowing westward, then your journey becomes very favorable."

Always Ready to Come Back from Goloka Ocean of mercy (November 23):
"So don't be worried about the clutches of Maya. Be fixed up in your determination and go on serving the Supreme Lord, Krishna..."

A Pure Devotee Has Realized Knowledge By Krishna's grace (November 22):
"We have to acquire the grace of Kṛṣṇa. Then we can see Kṛṣṇa. Then we can talk with Kṛṣṇa, then we can do everything. He is a person."

The Lord's Prescription for Practicing Yoga Authorized yoga (November 22):
"Alone. This is most important thing. Alone means not to live with persons who are not Kṛṣṇa conscious or God conscious. That is alone."

Every Second a Newspaper of Spiritual News Extra! Extra! (November 20):
"You are thinking of one newspaper daily. We could issue every second a newspaper about spiritual news."

Chanting, Dancing and Feasting (Compilation) Sweet nectar (November 20):
"Our movement is for ananda, simply bliss, and the method of pushing this movement is chanting, dancing, feasting and philosophizing."

Big Hair in Kali-Yuga All these predictions are there (November 20):
"This is śāstra: 'In the Kali-yuga people will think very, think themselves of very beautiful feature by keeping long hairs.' That is stated."

Devotees Have No Hate for Anyone No question of hating (November 19):
"Just like Lord Jesus Christ said that 'You hate the sin, not the sinner.' Not the sinner. This is very nice."

Nitya-Siddha and Nitya-Baddha There are different grades (November 19):
"There are two kinds of living entities: nitya-siddha and nitya-baddha. Nitya-siddha means they never fall a victim of māyā. That is nitya-siddha."

The Backbone of Our Society (Compilation) Back to Godhead (November 19):
"This Back to Godhead will always remain the backbone of the Society because the more the magazine is popular the more our Society becomes popular."

Do Vaishnavas Worship Demigods? Please give us Krishna (November 19):
"Why is it recommended in the Nectar of Devotion that a Vaiṣṇava should worship Gaṇapati?"

Everything Is Krishna Krishna consciousness is a science (November 18):
"If you simply try to understand the science of Kṛṣṇa, then all other sciences will be automatically understood."

The Different Degrees of Lust According to Bhagavad-gita (November 18):
"As fire is covered by smoke, as a mirror is covered by dust, or as the embryo is covered by the womb..."

This Movement Is Not an "Ism" How you can get freedom life (November 18):
"It is not an 'ism' just to make some temporary appeasement. It is the ultimate solution of all the problems of life..."

The Difference Between Lust and Love Purify your desire (November 17):
"In our conditioned life we are trying to satisfy our senses, and in our Kṛṣṇa consciousness life we are satisfying to please Kṛṣṇa."

The Greatest Gift to Human Society Don't miss this chance (November 17):
"So Caitanya Mahāprabhu is giving that. What is that? Kṛṣṇa-prema. Simply by loving Kṛṣṇa, you are promoted. This is the greatest gift."

Krishna Is Giving You a Chance Whatever you want (November 16):
"'You just take shelter of Me, and I take charge of you.' This is the whole proposition of Bhagavad-gītā. This is Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

Guru Means Heavy You must go to a guru who knows God (November 16):
"Guru means weight, heavy, heavier, heavier in knowledge. So you have to find out a person who is heavier than you, not ordinary."

Guru Must Be Authorized He is in confidence of Krishna (November 15):
"You cannot become guru unless you are agent to draw out the mercy water from the ocean of mercy of Kṛṣṇa. That is guru."

Vaishnava Means Godly Person He feels for others' distress (November 15):
"Kṛpā means mercy. 'You are the ocean of mercy.' And patitānāṁ pāvanebhyo, 'And you are deliverer of the fallen souls.' "

There Is No End to His Mercy All glories to Srila Prabhupada (November 15):
"Vaiṣṇava is the ocean of mercy. There is no end. As you cannot, I mean to say, draw all the waters from the ocean, it is not possible."

Wherever We Live We Worship God Perpetual devotion (November 14):
"Wherever we live we worship God. We are not official worshippers. We worship wherever we are."

The Perfection of Knowledge What is Vedic wisdom? (November 14):
"Veda means knowledge. What is perfect knowledge? Perfect knowledge is that 'My constitutional position is to serve.' "

Whatever There May Be We can use everything for Krishna (November 14):
"So go on with your organization for distribution of my books through press and other modern media and Krishna will certainly be pleased upon you."

You Have to Study Before the Examination Be prepared (November 13):
"If you say, 'All right. I shall see in the examination hall. I shall write everything nice,' that is nonsense. You have to study nicely before the examination."

You Have to Struggle Against the Difficulties Keep trying (November 13):
"So difficulties may be there, but you have to struggle against the difficulties and you have to adopt the process. Then your difficulties will be over."

In the Beginning a Child May Fall Down Don't give up (November 13):
"Just a child is trying to stand, he may fall down. But that does not mean he should give up the idea. Go on. A time will come when he will be perfect."

Serving the Guru with Heart and Soul One's first duty (November 12):
"A disciple should serve the spiritual master as a menial servant, and whatever he has in his possession should be dedicated to the spiritual master."

Sri Guru Carana Padma (with Audio) Worship of Sri Guru (November 12):
"The lotus feet of our spiritual master are the only way by which we can attain pure devotional service."

The Beginning of Spiritual Life Is Faith Developing śraddhā (November 12):
"If you have no respect for Kṛṣṇa, if you have no faith in Kṛṣṇa, there is no advancement of spiritual life or yoga life."

Are You in This World, Srila Prabhupada? Not of this world (November 11):
"I am in Vṛndāvana because wherever I go in my apartment or in my temple I live with Kṛṣṇa and Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

Without Surrender We Can't Get Knowledge Praṇipāta (November 11):
"Everyone thinks, 'Oh, I am the lord. I am the monarch of all I survey. Why shall I surrender?' "

The Acharya Has Unlimited Intelligence A perfect brahmana (November 10):
"Familiarity sometimes breeds contempt, but one should be very careful in one's dealings with the ācārya."

Perfect Peace Belongs to Him Alone Unflinchingly devoted (November 9):
"In the Caitanya-caritāmṛta the pure devotee is called niṣkāma, which means he has no desire for self-interest."

The Art of Doing a Thing Properly The surest way to peace (November 9):
"There is no room for personal whims; we must always be guided by the pleasure of the Lord."

Prabhupada Inspires "The Love Generation" (Article Index) (November 9):
"The youth generation of the day—affectionaly known as "The Love Generation"—was on a quest for spiritual wisdom and freedom..."

Please Remind Me to Chant Hare Krishna Even in hell (November 8):
"Simply our prayer should be, My dear Krishna, please remind me to always chant Your Holy Name, please do not put me into forgetfulness."

God Is Satisfied by Our Prayers The Lord is sentient (November 8):
"The Lord is satisfied if someone offers Him a nice prayer, and similarly, if someone decries His existence or calls Him by ill names, God is dissatisfied."

Srila Prabhupada's Only Business Our ever well-wisher (November 8):
"You asked me to pray for the devotees, and that is the only business of my  life."

Srila Prabhupada's Only Concern I pray to Krishna (November 8):
"We have worked very hard and established a great institution, but if we think for our personal benefit then it will become ruined."

There Is No Material Impediment to Bhakti ahaituki apratihata (November 6):
"Devotional service must be without any material ambition and there is no material impediment which can check advancement in devotional service."

Chintamani-Dhama Krishna's transcendental abode (November 5):
"Most probably you have heard the name of touchstone. Touchstone can turn iron into gold. So the Lord's abode is made of touchstone, cintāmaṇi."

The Vibration of Krishna's Flute Hare Krishna maha-mantra (November 5):
"The vibration of Kṛṣṇa's flute is always prominent in the ears of the gopīs. Naturally they cannot hear anything else."

Founder-Acharya Is the Ultimate Authority Jaya Prabhupada! (November 5):
"In that trust you must be very careful to make sure that my name is registered there as the founder-acarya and that I am to be the ultimate authority."

Glory to the All-Merciful Radha Madan Mohan Divine love (November 2):
"I am lame and ill advised, yet They are my directors, and Their lotus feet are everything to me."

All the Vaishnavas Are Poets Conversation with Allen Ginsberg (November 1):
"Prabhupada immediately suggests that he write poetry on the subjects and pastimes of Krishna."

Srila Prabhupada, the Perfect Devotee Disappearance Day (October 31):
"As we accompanied His Divine Grace around the temple courtyard, I had the opportunity to be dancing directly by his side."

The Most Painful Existence Srila Prabhupada's Disappearance (October 31):
"When Lord Caitanya asked Rāmānanda Rāya what is considered to be the most painful existence, Rāmānanda Rāya replied that separation..."

We Should Not Be Puffed Up Try to be a faithful servant (October 30):
"A pure devotee always thinks himself as not-devotee. That is a good attitude. If one thinks he is big devotee that is not good..."

There Is No Credit for Me Srila Prabhupada's humility (October 30):
"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 You are so beautiful, Prabhupada (October 30):
"No, I am lower than you. I am the lowest of the all creatures. I am simply trying to execute the order of my spiritual master. That's all."

There Is No Bluff, There Is No Cheating Without adulteration (October 30):
"I am very insignificant. I have no capacity. My business is only to convey the message of Kṛṣṇa."

Through the Mercy of a Pure Devotee The only way (October 29):
"Pure devotional service can be achieved only through the mercy of a pure devotee. Otherwise, it is not possible."

A Pure Devotee Is the Proprietor of Krishna Seek the mercy (October 29):
"Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura describes that a pure Vaiṣṇava, as the proprietor of Kṛṣṇa and love of Kṛṣṇa, can deliver both to anyone and everyone he likes."

Fill Your Mind with Krishna The process is very simple (October 26):
"Just like in a glass there is some ink, and if you fill up with water, the full glass, the ink will vanish; there will be no more ink. It will be all, all white."

The Duty of a Human Being Capture the opportunity (October 26):
"Harassed life after life by the laws of nature, the living entity wanders throughout the entire universe in different planets and different species of life."

A Devil Cannot Cite Scripture Angel can cite scripture (October 26):
"So we should receive knowledge of God, message of God, from a person who is not a devil. Then it will be effective. Otherwise, it will act as poison."

If One Reads One Line of This Literature It is for swans (October 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."

A Devotee Is Always Distinct from the Karmis See by results (October 25):
"There are many karmīs in the dress of devotees, but the Supreme Personality of Godhead can detect their purpose."

The Only Adjustment Is Quit This Place The abode of miseries (October 25):
"No! There is no adjustment. The only adjustment is quit this place. That is the function of this human form of life."

Man Is the Architect of His Own Fortune It's in your hands (October 24):
"We should be cautious: 'Why shall I become unfortunate? I must become fortunate.' So that, to become fortunate, is not very difficult thing."

There Is No Dharma in Kali-yuga They are simply cheating (October 23):
"Dharma means the laws and instruction given by God. But at the present moment, what is God? 'There is no God.' Then where is dharma?"

Solving the Real Problems of Life How to make a solution (October 23):
"The real problem is how to stop your death. That is the real problem. But because it is very difficult subject matter, nobody touches it."

Pray to Krishna to Give You Strength He is the controller (October 23):
"You just try your best to serve Lord Krishna, and if any perplexing circumstances arise, just pray to Krishna to give you strength."

Nothing Can Stop the Sankirtan Movement The will of God (October 22):
"You have asked about whether nuclear devastation on this planet would effect the Sankirtan Movement. No, there is nothing that can stop the Sankirtan..."

Pure Devotees Are like Bumblebees Fixed in serving the Lord (October 20):
"When a bee approaches the pārijāta tree, it gets unlimited supplies of honey. There is no need to go to another tree."

Where the Vaikuntha Atmosphere Is Evoked Without anxiety (October 20):
"Because of the presence of the Lord in the form of the transcendental vibration, the Vaikuṇṭha atmosphere is evoked."

A Moment's Association with a Pure Devotee Nothing higher (October 20):
"For living entities who are destined to give up the body and die, association with pure devotees is the highest benediction."

A Pure Devotee Can Create Vaikuntha The Lord is present (October 19):
"When the pure devotees assemble to chant, hear and talk about the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the place where they assemble becomes Vaikuṇṭha."

Asking for the Lord's Grace It is for the Lord's service (October 19):
"You must always ask the Lord's grace to make you in the right position. It is not for your sense gratification..."

Asking Forgiveness One should ask pardon for his offense (October 19):
"If someone is engaged in devotional service and he commits an offense at the feet of a pure devotee..."

Don't Kick Me Away Disappearance of Narottama das Thakura (October 18):
"Don't neglect me because I am so sinful, my past life is so black. Don't neglect me. Please accept me. Don't kick me away."

I Beg Priority Disappearance of Srila Narottama das Thakura (October 18):
"'My dear Lord Caitanya, please have mercy upon me. There is no one who is as merciful as You. My plea is most urgent..."

Cling to the Lotus Feet of Krishna He will save us from danger (October 17):
"This age is especially meant for dissension, therefore whenever there is such occasion we should simply call for the help of Krishna."

The Best Qualification No other protection except Krishna (October 17):
"Niṣkiñcana means one becomes almost poverty-stricken. Nobody cares for him. Then he become fully surrendered to Kṛṣṇa."

Surrender Means in Any Condition Not that I put condition (October 17):
"'All right, I have surrendered to Kṛṣṇa. If Kṛṣṇa is giving me suffering, that's all right.' That is surrender."

How to Achieve the Desired Perfection Nine different ways (October 15):
"Each and every one of these processes is so powerful that if anyone follows even one single one of them, he can achieve the desired perfection without fail."

Perfection Depends on Your Seriousness It is up to you (October 14):
"So if we seriously surrender to God, or Kṛṣṇa, then immediately our desire is fulfilled. Immediately."

An Acharya Doesn't Conform to Stereotypes Beyond criticism (October 14):
"An ācārya who comes for the service of the Lord cannot be expected to conform to a stereotype, for he must find the ways and means..."

We Should Not Become Sahajiyas (Compilation) (October 14):
"A class of so-called devotees known as prākṛta-sahajiyās sometimes display devotional symptoms to exhibit their good fortune. They are pretending..."

Understanding Krishna's Rasa-Lila (Compilation) (October 13):
"So don't indulge in such a way, that 'Krishna's dancing and our dancing is the same.' Then you will be mistaken. That will be offense."

Why Not Become Servant of God? Our constitutional position (October 12):
"If we do not surrender unto the supreme will, then we have to surrender unto the will of māyā. We have to remain a servant."

The Heart of a Pure Devotee Honey, butter and nectar (October 11):
"As honey and butter become melted even in slight sunshine, softhearted persons become easily melted."

Perfect Knowledge Is Acquired by Hearing If you want to learn (October 11):
"Why do you come to university, school and college? To hear from an experienced professor. He knows, and you acquire the knowledge by hearing."

Take Shelter of Krishna's Devotee Try to serve him faithfully (October 10):
"We have to learn something from the dog. The dog also is a teacher: how to become faithful to the master."

He Can Deliver Krishna Very Easily Servant of the servant (October 10):
"If one wants to become the servant of the Lord directly, this is not as fruitful as engaging in the service of the Lord's servant."

Love Means Service Without any remuneration or return (October 8):
"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?"

Enthusiasm in Devotional Service Enthusiasm means action (October 6):
"Without enthusiasm, one cannot be successful. Even in the material world one has to be very enthusiastic in his particular field of activity..."

Increase Your Eagerness to Serve Krishna No end of service (October 6):
"The more you serve Kṛṣṇa, the more He accepts you and the more He gives you intelligence. You see?"

The Only Qualification to See God Yes, God can be seen (October 5):
"God is so kind that He does not require any material qualification. He does not require that you should be very learned man, very beautiful, or very rich man..."

Krishna Is the Cause of All Causes He is the origin of everything (October 5):
"You cannot say something has sprang automatically. That is foolishness. Everything has a source of generation. Everything. That is intelligence."

Nothing to See Beyond the Face of Krishna King of all moons (October 4):
"Since one cannot sufficiently see Kṛṣṇa with only two eyes, one feels incapable and thus becomes bereaved."

Anxiety for Krishna Is Not Material That is pure love (October 4):
"Why you become anxious for our children? Because there is love. So whole scheme is that you have to transfer your attachment to Kṛṣṇa."

We Should Not Become Complacent Perform austerity (October 3):
"We should not be very much after comforts and become complacent or self-contented."

Suffering Is a Favor from Krishna Surgical operation is there (October 2):
"When Kṛṣṇa puts me into suffering, there must be some purpose. So we should welcome because it is Kṛṣṇa's mercy."

The Guide of All Devotees Be prepared to undergo tribulations (October 2):
"When such impediments arise he should simply think of Kṛṣṇa and expect His mercy. That is the only solace."

With All the Humility at My Command Allow me to suffer my lot (October 2):
"Personally, I have no hope for any direct service of the coming crores of births in the sojourn of my life, but I am confident that some day or other..."

Pure Devotee Never Thinks Himself as Great Respects others (October 1):
"A pure devotee never thinks himself as great; he always thinks that other devotees are greater than himself."

In Our Society There Should Be No Politics Do good to others (October 1):
"This is Vaiṣṇava philosophy. Vaiṣṇava shall work hard, undergo all tribulation, for others. He has no problem."

Don't Allow Anyone to Hamper Your Service Fixed-up (September 30):
"And so far your telling me that some other devotees discouraged you in the past, I also had trouble with some of my Godbrothers..."

I Asked My Spiritual Master One Question Krishna reveals (September 30):
"'By engaging one's tongue in chanting and taking prasad, simultaneously following the regulative principles, the Lord reveals Himself..."

First Thing Is to Become Knowledgeable Read my books (September 29):
"So first thing is to become knowledgeable in Krishna Consciousness, then the tapasya or voluntary life of austerity will result automatically."

This Fighting Spirit Will Destroy Everything Put it aside (September 29):
"This fighting spirit will destroy everything, but what can I do, you American and European boys are trained up in this fighting attitude."

A Perfect Gentleman Now we are creating gentlemen (September 28):
"Brāhmaṇa is perfect gentleman. Who feels for others, that is gentleman. Who does not feel for others, for his sense gratification, he is a rogue."

The Rescuer Must Be Liberated One needs superior help (September 28):
"A man bound by the hands and feet cannot free himself—he must be helped by a person who is unbound."

Unable to Recognize a Liberated Soul Follow his direction (September 28):
"Presently people are so fallen that they cannot distinguish between a liberated soul and a conditioned soul."

I Have Instructed Everything in My Books (Compilation) (September 25):
"Where is such literature throughout the whole world? It is all Kṛṣṇa's mercy. Every line is perfect."

He Is Not Dead and Gone That is not spiritual understanding (September 22):
"Practically, just like a vagabond I came. But I had full faith that 'My Guru Mahārāja is with me.' I never lost this faith. And that is fact."

The Only Secret of Success Serious to execute the mission (September 20):
"Instead of being eager to see the Lord in some bush of Vṛndāvana while at the same time engaging in sense gratification..."

I Have Tried Sincerely By the mercy of guru it is possible (September 20):
"I am not qualified, but only qualification is that I tried to do the best, that's all. That much qualification."

Good Things Do Not Come Easily Determined to serve guru (September 20):
"Sometimes I did not even know where I was to live, neither when I came did I have any friends."

I Started This Movement Alone Where is the difficulty? (September 19):
"People may say that I've done wonderful, but there is nothing magic. Because I am following Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Leader, so far it has become successful."

I Started This Movement with Forty Rupees Kṛṣṇa's mercy (September 19):
"So they gave me a free ticket, and the government allowed me to take with me forty rupees. In this state, condition, I started for New York. You see?"

I Always Take Risk for Krishna Fully depending on Krishna (September 19):
"I came here in your country risking my life. And still although I am physically unfit, I am trying to execute the orders of my Guru Maharaja as far as possible."

I Have Come to Your Country with This Mission Be happy (September 18):
"So if you actually feel for your country, for your community, for your people, just spread this Kṛṣṇa consciousness. They're dying."

A Devotee Should Not Be a Mercantile Man Kṛṣṇa's servant (September 17):
"In the material world a servant works when money is paid, wages. A devotee is not like that. A devotee serves Kṛṣṇa out of duty."

If We Want to Be Saved from Suffering Surrender to Kṛṣṇa (September 16):
"All of human society must take advantage of this offer and thus be saved by Kṛṣṇa from the danger of being crushed by the wheel of time..."

Go to a Person Who Knows God Finding the right person (September 16):
"If you want to know God, then you have to go to a person who knows God. You might have gone to a person who does not know. That is another thing."

A Pure Devotee Fears Nothing Fully dependent on the Lord (September 15):
"Even though his life may be threatened, he is not at all afraid. He does not even treat an enemy like an enemy."

A Pure Devotee Is Most Dear to the Lord Don't offend him (September 15):
"If a person derides a pure devotee, he is never recognized by the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

The Well-Wisher of All Living Entities A friend to everyone (September 14):
"He is the most compassionate personality toward all fallen souls. One of his qualifications, therefore, is kāruṇika, great mercy to the fallen souls."

Receiving the Direct Help of the Lord Depends on sincerity (September 14):
"As soon as the Lord finds that a particular soul is very eager to go back to Godhead, the Lord at once sends His bona fide representative."

The Business of a Disciple All glories to Srila Prabhupada (September 9):
"This is the business of the disciple, how to glorify the spiritual master, paramparā."

When the Acharya Disappears Things become disordered (September 8):
"Whenever an ācārya comes, following the superior orders of the Supreme Personality of Godhead or His representative, he establishes..."

A Pure Devotee Is a Friend of the Fallen Patita-pavana (September 8):
"The devotee knows that the Lord wants all the fallen souls to come back to Home, and therefore the devotee always tries to induce..."

Do Not Manufacture Anything I have given you the standards (September 7):
"Do not try to innovate or create anything or manufacture anything, that will ruin everything."

We Should Not Imitate (Compilation) We must try to follow (September 7):
"Just like Caitanya Mahāprabhu, He's the symbol of Rādhārāṇī's mahā-bhāva. He says that 'I do not love Kṛṣṇa. I do not know how to love Kṛṣṇa.' "

The Glories of Srimati Radharani (Compilation) (September 4):
"Just see how Radharani is great. Just try to understand the greatness of Radharani. Therefore She is so great, and we have to offer our respect."

Hare Krishna Address (Text and Audio) Hara is Radharani (September 3):
"Hara is the supreme pleasure potency of the Lord. This potency, when addressed as Hare, helps us in reaching the Supreme Lord."

Understanding Radharani Through Srila Prabhupada (September 2):
"While glorifying Radharani and invoking Her blessings, we should always be conscious of our indebtedness to Srila Prabhupada for opening our eyes..."

Face the Danger In this world there is danger at every step (September 1):
"If you think that 'We are very safe; we are very expert; we have made this world very happy,' then you are fool number one."

Change of Mentality, Not Change of Place Krishna-centered (August 31):
"Bhakta does not mean that he'll have to change everything. No. He hasn't got to change anything. Simply he has to change his consciousness."

If We Can Save at Least One Soul The greatest service (August 31);
"In our lifetime, if we can fix up at least one soul in Krishna Consciousness, Krishna immediately recognizes the service."

Help the Devotees with Their Bodily Ailments Vaisnavas care (August 31):
"So long we have got this material body the problems of birth, death, old age, and disease will continue. Therefore, to help the devotees..."

Prabhupada Didn't Show Favorites By Keshava dasa (August 30):
"Did Prabhupada really love his disciples? What kind of love was it? How would you understand it?"

No Such Thing as Big or Small We're all servants of Krishna (August 30):
"Actually in our movement there is no such thing as big or small. Everyone is a devotee."

No Distinctions of Higher and Lower Krishna sees our endeavor (August 30):
"In the transcendental loving service of the Lord, it doesn't matter whether we are working, cooking, painting, writing, chanting, or whatever..."

A Genuine Representative of Sri Nityananda Servitor Godhead (August 29):
"Only out of His immense compassion does the Personality of Godhead reveal Himself as the spiritual master."

If You Want to Know Me How can we know Srila Prabhupada? (August 29):
"If you want to know me, then you must know about me from me. You can not speculate about me."

A Pure Devotee Can Become Anything By the grace of Kṛishna (August 28):
"I understand, Śrīla Prabhupāda, that the pure devotee can be as pervasive as Supersoul?

Scholars Review Srila Prabhupada's Books (Compilation) (August 27):
"The increasing numbers of Western readers interested in classical Vedic thought have been done a service by Swami Bhaktivedanta."

Beautiful Krishna (Compilation) Śrī Kṛṣṇa Janmāṣṭamī (August 23):
"The body of Krishna, the ocean of the eternal beauty of youth, can be seen to move in waves of beauty. There is a whirlwind at the sound of His flute..."

Krishna Is Willing to Shower His Mercy To one who is engaged (August 22):
"Krishna is always willing to shower His mercy upon His devotees, so we have simply to become receptive to this mercy by devotional service..."

A Pure Devotee Is Fully Directed by Krishna Spontaneous love (August 20):
"So if the living entity out of love subordinates his free will to Krsna that is his liberation. He is no longer forced to act helplessly..."

A Pure Devotee Is Never Puffed Up He is a surrendered soul (August 20):
"Sometimes the Lord gives extraordinary powers to His devotee, but the devotee knows always that the power belongs to the Personality of Godhead..."

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..."

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...

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."

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."

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?"

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..."

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."

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?"

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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?"

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."

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..."

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.' "

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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 (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."

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."

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

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 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."

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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?"

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?"

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?"

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?"

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..."

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

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."

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."

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."

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..."

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...'"

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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..."

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..."

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..."

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."

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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