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To our readers and friends around the world: May Lord Ramachandra please bless you with strength, courage and victory in your spiritual life.

Observing Lord Ramachandra's Advent Day Sri Rama Navami (April 2):
"So far the Advent Day of Lord Rama Candra, it should be celebrated as Lord Caitanya's Birthday was done."

Invoking Lord Ramachandra's Presence Sri Rama Navami (April 2):
"It is said, kali-kāle nāma-rūpe kṛṣṇa-avatāra: Kṛṣṇa descends in this Kali-yuga in the form of His holy name—Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Rāma."

Honoring Lord Ramachandra (Compilation) Sri Rama Navami (April 2):
"Lord Kṛṣṇa is Rāma Himself, and wherever Lord Rāma is, His eternal servitor Hanumān and His eternal consort Sītā, the goddess of fortune, are present."

Glories to Lord Ramachandra's Lotus Feet Sri Rama Navami (April 2):
"Let us be firmly fixed at the lotus feet of Lord Rāmacandra, and let us offer our respectful obeisances unto those transcendental lotus feet."

Human Civilization's Path of Ruination Sri Rama Navami (April 2):
"Due to materialistic opulences, persons like Rāvaṇa become puffed up for sense gratification. Rāvaṇa even dared kidnap Sītā..."

Understanding Lord Ramachandra (Compilation) Sri Rama Navami (April 2):
"One feature of the Supreme Personality of Godhead Lord Rāmacandra is omnipotence. The Lord can act without regard to material impediments..."

The Night and Day Dream Don’t remain in this dark place (April 1):
"Maya-sukhaya: you are dreaming, 'This process will make me happy' or 'That process will make me happy,' but the whole process is only a dream."

Don't Be Disturbed by the Dream Dreaming is always temporary (April 1):
"Try to become Kṛṣṇa conscious, and then you'll not be disturbed with all these external, ephemeral changes of the material world."

Just Like a Lunatic Asylum We cannot stand to see people suffering (April 1):
"We cannot expect that the people of Kali-yuga will welcome our attempt to spread Krsna consciousness. It is just like a lunatic asylum."

Jagad-Guru Srila Prabhupada Kṛṣṇa's mercy-incarnation (March 31):
"Kṛṣṇa is so merciful, He's trying to educate from within, and outside He sends His representative to teach."

The Lord Is Very Kind to His Devotees Kṛṣṇa is so grateful (March 31):
"A person who is intelligent and able to understand the philosophy of Kṛṣṇa consciousness naturally gives up everything and takes shelter only of Kṛṣṇa."

A Devotee Is Satisfied with Krishna He is peaceful (March 31):
"A kṛṣṇa-bhakta knows that his friend and protector in all respects is Kṛṣṇa, who is able to do anything for His devotee."

Krishna Takes Special Care of His Devotees He will protect me (March 31):
"So sometimes, if Kṛṣṇa takes special care for you, He'll do in such a way that you will have no other way than to go back. He'll take charge, take charge."

Maya's Business Is to Punish the Rascals Her task is thankless (March 30):
"Yes, I shall kick you because you are not Kṛṣṇa conscious. I shall make you Kṛṣṇa conscious by kicking, kicking, kicking. That's all."

How to Be Free from Maya's Entanglement Krishna is like the sun (March 30):
"The whole principle of spiritual life is to turn our attention back to Krishna, and thus immediately be freed from all entanglements of Maya."

Devotees Are Not Afraid of Anything Whether in heaven or hell (March 30):
"So those who are disturbed by the demons may take shelter of this form of God, Hare Kṛṣṇa. Then you'll be saved."

Don't Be Afraid We must go on with Kṛṣṇa consciousness (March 30):
"You try to trace out the history of the world, you'll find always persons who are for Kṛṣṇa or God, they have been persecuted."

There Is No Other Means harer nāma harer nāma (March 29):
"In this Age of Kali there is no other means, no other means, no other means for self-realization than chanting the holy name, chanting the holy name..."

Chant Hare Krishna at Home It is a great opportunity (March 29):
"Without much bother, if one simply keeps a picture of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu at home and chants Hare Krishna, then one will realize God."

Krishna Helps His Devotee na me bhaktaḥ praṇaśyati (March 29):
"Generally devotee dies remembering Kṛṣṇa. Generally. But even if for material condition he cannot, then Kṛṣṇa is taken charge."

Crying for Krishna (Compilation) The world is vacant without Kṛṣṇa (March 29):
"Nothing more. No ritualistic ceremony, no formula, nothing. If your heart is always crying for God, that is perfect religion."

A Devotee Is Protected by the Holy Name Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa (March 28):
"Transcendentally the holy name of the Lord and the Lord Himself are identical, being absolute. The holy name of the Lord is as powerful as the Lord."

A Devotee Is Inspired by the Supersoul He is never stagnant (March 28):
"Always engaging in the activities of devotional service, devotees feel ever-increasingly fresh and new in all their activities."

A Devotee Is Always Dependent on the Lord He is dear to Kṛṣṇa (March 28):
"In Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (2.2.5) there is a very nice verse stating that a devotee should always remain dependent on the mercy of the Supreme Lord..."

Serve Person Bhagavata or Book Bhagavata Be fixed up (March 27):
"Nityam means daily, twenty-four hours. Either you read Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam or carry out the order of your spiritual master."

You Will Not Be a Loser Everything belongs to Kṛṣṇa (March 27):
"So best thing is to return everything to Kṛṣṇa. This is Kṛṣṇa consciousness. And you will not be a loser; you will be gainer..."

Maya Means Insanity Māyā means which has no existence (March 27):
"Māyā means insanity, forgetfulness of God. And by Kṛṣṇa consciousness treatment he comes to the original consciousness, he becomes a cured man."

What Do You Try and Teach? This is our philosophy (March 26):
"Reporter: What do you try and teach, sir? Prabhupāda: I am trying to teach what you have forgotten."

Our Only Shelter Is Krishna The time is very dangerous (March 26):
"So we have to be very careful. The age is very bad, the Kali-yuga. You are experiencing. We have to simply take shelter of Kṛṣṇa and always cry..."

A Program to Make Everyone Happy This is Vedic culture (March 26):
"Don't be allured by big, big highways and skyscraper building with full advertisement of wine and cigarette. This is not life. This is not life."

May There Be Good Fortune Throughout the Universe (March 25):
"May all living entities become calm by practicing bhakti-yoga, for by accepting devotional service they will think of each other's welfare."

Lord Nrsimhadeva Protects His Devotees Nṛsiṁhadeva ki jaya! (March 25):
"Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva says: 'Anyone who prays unto Me and takes shelter from Me becomes My ward, and I protect him always from all sorts of calamities.' "

Namaste Narasimhaya Prayers to Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva (March 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..."

A Godless Civilization Is Doomed A stark warning to humanity (March 25):
"Within a second, Hiraṇyakaśipu and his followers were destroyed, and similarly if this godless civilization continues, it will be destroyed in a second..."

Prepare Yourself Birth, death, old age and disease will be solved (March 24):
"If you prepare yourself in this life for going back to home, back to Godhead, then where is perplexity? There is no perplexity."

For Those Who Are Actually Thoughtful Facing reality (March 24):
"I'm planning to enjoy this material world, but I have to die. I have to give up this body at any moment. There is no guarantee..."

Where Is the Question of Darkness? When you are in Kṛṣṇa love (March 23):
"Just like a poor man, if he gets sufficient money, then at once his all distress is over, at once, immediately."

Our 18th Anniversary March 22, 2002—March 22, 2020 (March 22):
"Today we're celebrating our 18th anniversary—thanks to you, our loyal readers and friends around the world."

Honoring the Pure Devotee (Editorial) Posted March 22, 2002 (March 22):
"The pressing threat of war, economic collapse or some other cataclysmic disaster hangs ominously above our heads..."

A Sadhu Is Never Disturbed He is tolerant and merciful (March 22):
"A sādhu who has got the shelter of Kṛṣṇa, if he is placed in the severest type of dangerous condition, he is never disturbed."

We Cannot Violate the Laws of God Then we'll be punished (March 22):
"As soon as you forget Kṛṣṇa and you want to act independently, then immediately you are captured by māyā and you are punished."

The Threefold Miseries of Material Life No one can escape (March 22):
"Materialistic activities are always mixed with three kinds of miserable conditions—adhyātmika, adhidaivika and adhibautika."

Take Shelter of the Hare Krishna Mantra Divine protection (March 21):
"Our business, however, is simply to take shelter of the Hare Krsna Maha Mantra and pray to the Holy Name to give us protection."

My Concern Is for the Fools and Rascals Vaiṣṇava compassion (March 21):
"Everyone struggles very hard to fight through the modes of passion and ignorance and conquer material nature, but at the end everyone is vanquished..."

Modern Civilization Is Misguided The blind leading the blind (March 21):
"The rascal leader is also blind and the followers are blind, so both of them are doomed. Therefore the conclusion is, the modern civilization is misguided."

Rakhe Krsna Mare Ke, Mare Krsna Rakhe Ke (Compilation) (March 20):
"If Krsna wants to kill someone no one can save Him, and if Krsna wants to save someone no one can kill him."

Why Shall I Be Afraid? I will be very glad to die if Kṛṣṇa wants (March 20):
"I have no objection either way. But I am not afraid of death. That much strength I have got. Why shall I be afraid?"

Do Not Fear Lord Kṛṣṇa's final instruction in the Bhagavad-gītā (March 19):
"Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reaction. Do not fear."

A Devotee Is Fixed Up (Compilation) vyavasāyātmikā buddhiḥ (March 19):
"You just remain fixed up in devotional service, and all impediments that may come will be vanquished by the unlimited potency of the Lord."

How I Met Srila Prabhupada, 1972 By Janaspriha das (March 18):
"I was at the Vancouver temple on 16 Avenue and had been living at the temple for a few months when I heard that Srila Prabhupada was coming to L.A."

You Have Nothing to Worry Just do the needful (March 18):
"So go on in this way, serving your spiritual master to best of your capacity, and remaining always fixed and steady in your determination..."

Under the Protection of the Divine Nature The mahātmā (March 18):
"O son of Pṛthā, those who are not deluded, the great souls, are under the protection of the divine nature."

Hare Krishna Address (with Audio) Invoking Krishna's protection (March 18):
"The three words, namely Hara, Krishna and Rama, are transcendental seeds of the maha-mantra, and the chanting is a spiritual call for the Lord..."

Remember the Teachings Attaining the supreme peace (March 17):
"When we feel separation from Kṛṣṇa or the spiritual master, we should just try to remember their words of instructions, and we will no longer feel that separation."

Krishna Sent Prabhupada to Teach Us The jagad-guru (March 17):
"Kṛṣṇa is so merciful, He's trying to educate from within, and outside He sends His representative to teach."

How Can We Understand the Guru Perfectly? This is the process (March 17):
"First of all, who requires a guru? That is the question. Because guru is not a fashion."

What Is the Definition of Love? Love means reciprocation (March 16):
"I must deal with you open-hearted, you must deal with me open-hearted, then there is love. This is one of the basic principles."

Good Sex Life and Bad Sex Life You must act as a human being (March 16):
"Not that 'Whenever and wherever I like, and with whomever I like, I shall have sex life.' It is all sinful activity."

Jaya Srila Prabhupada (Video) Seven minutes of nectar (March 15)

Regarding Your Question, Part 37 Prabhupada answers (March 15):
"Our Krishna Conscious movement is not a religious movement; it is a movement for purifying the heart."

Everything Is Individual You just set up the fire (March 15):
"Can you make a child Kṛṣṇa conscious if you yourself don't believe in Kṛṣṇa consciousness?"

Safety in a Dangerous World (Editorial) Spiritual protection (March 15):
"The following editorial was written in 2002, but the message is still relevant today."

Only Krishna Can Give You Protection He is the supreme father (March 14):
"Therefore we should always seek the protection of Kṛṣṇa. That is our security, not any other thing."

Freedom from All Calamities (Lecture) Danger is Kṛṣṇa's mercy (March 14):
"So if you are put into the dangerous position and if that dangerous position gives an impetus to remember Kṛṣṇa, that is welcome."

Face the Danger In the material world there is danger at every step (March 14):
"This is called surrender, that 'I may be in danger, but Kṛṣṇa... I have surrendered to Kṛṣṇa. He must save me.' Keep this faith."

Face Things As They Are We cannot expect smooth, very happy (March 14):
"So bodily, mental, by enemies, so many impediments will come. What can be done? We have to tolerate. That is material world."

God Wants to See How Much You Are Eager He will reciprocate (March 13):
"I am speaking of you of my personal experience how this eagerness of hearing is a very important thing."

Krishna's Devotee Can Never Be Lost Bhakti is so auspicious (March 13):
"Kṛṣṇa consciousness is perfect and eternal, and therefore it cannot be lost under any circumstances."

What Happens to a Fallen Devotee? Not like a fallen karmī (March 13):
"Even though a devotee of Lord Kṛṣṇa sometimes falls down somehow or other, he certainly does not undergo material existence like others..."

Krishna Is the Real Beautiful Don't run after this mirage (March 12):
"This is the cause of our bondage. We are being bound up by some false, illusory beauty of this world. Mirage."

The Higher Taste Giving up inferior things for better things (March 12):
"A sincere devotee of the Lord learns to hate all material sense enjoyment due to his higher taste for spiritual enjoyment in the association of the Lord."

We Should Not Miss This Chance A very risky civilization (March 12):
"They are reading all rascal novels and literatures and sex life, frauds, and this and that, books. How they are wasting their time!"

Krishna Hasn't Got to Work He's enjoying with Radharani (March 11):
"We don't hear from Bhāgavatam, any Vedic literature, that Kṛṣṇa has a great factory, and He has to go office at ten o'clock, and then bring money..."

All Problems Will Be Solved Fully surrender to Krishna (March 11):
"Our principle should be we should not think about our personal maintenance. We should dedicate our life for Kṛṣṇa, and Kṛṣṇa will take care of it."

How Long Does It Take? God said "You surrender unto Me" (March 11):
"Journalist: What about yourself? How long have you had this understanding and awareness of God?"

Take Shelter of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (mp3) Gaura Purnima (March 9):
"Caitanya Mahāprabhu even does not demand surrender. He is so kind. (voice choking) So take shelter of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and be happy."

What's the Meaning of Surrender? Kṛṣṇa is master; I am servant (March 7):
"First of all, you have to check yourself whether you firmly believe in the words of God. If you don't believe, there is no question of surrender."

Faith Is the Beginning The gradual development of love of Godhead (March 7):
"In the beginning there must be faith. Then one becomes interested in associating with pure devotees."

Radha-Krishna Consciousness That is your natural position (March 6):
"If you don't serve Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa, then you have to serve your senses, māyā. So your service position will remain."

Krishna Takes Special Care of His Devotee Intimate friends (March 6):
"When a gentleman loves all children but he has special love for his own children, that is natural. That is not partiality."

Krishna Will Give You Protection How to become fearless (March 6):
"If you are prepared to take His protection, ahaṁ tvāṁ sarva-pāpebhyaḥ, then you should immediately attain abhayam, no more fear."

The Only Resort Relief from the hard struggle of material existence (March 5):
"No one can get out of this struggle for existence, which is full of miseries, without accepting a pure devotee of the Lord."

There Is No Justice in Kali-Yuga The combined company of frauds (March 5):
"So unless you pay money, you will never get justice. This is Kali-yuga. Therefore a poor man cannot get justice. He cannot bribe."

This Is Kali-Yuga The common people have no good house, no food (March 5):
"This is Kali-yuga, means 'Plunder the citizens, take money from them, and live comfortably at the cost of the poor citizens.' "

Krishna Bhakti Is Natural Awakening our natural love for Krishna (March 4):
"Pure love for Kṛṣṇa is eternally established in the hearts of the living entities. It is not something to be gained from another source."

Ishvara Parama Krishna Krishna is the prime cause of all causes (March 4):
"Kṛṣṇa who is known as Govinda is the Supreme Godhead. He has an eternal blissful spiritual body. He is the origin of all."

Krishna Is Pleased by Loving Devotion The essence of the Gītā (March 4):
"Only by devotional service is the Supreme Truth, Kṛṣṇa, pleased, and by His inconceivable energy He can reveal Himself to the heart of the pure devotee."

Seeing the Supreme Personality of Godhead The surefire method (March 3):
"If one engages in the service of the spiritual master, he not only sees the Supreme Personality of Godhead but attains liberation."

Civilization Is Nearing the Path of Ruination Grossly animalistic (March 3):
"In human society there must be religion. Without religion, human society is only animal society."

Human Beings Will Become Cannibals Just like serpents (March 3):
"There will be no grain, no milk, no sugar, no fruit. So I have to eat you, and you will have to eat me. Full facility for meat-eating."

What Does "Prabhupada" Mean? Honoring Srila Prabhupada (March 2):
"The word Prabhupada is a term of the utmost reverence in Vedic religious circles, and it signifies a great saint even among saints."

Real Independence Being situated in our constitutional position (March 2):
"The independence of the conditioned soul does not mean to fight with the obstacles offered by māyā, but to surrender to Kṛṣṇa."

Curing Our Material Disease We do not like to be cured (March 2):
"Although Kṛṣṇa is coming and canvassing, 'Just surrender unto Me,' but still we are revolting. This is our disease."

Krishna Is Very Dear to Every Living Entity The soul forgets (March 1):
"Due to the intimate relationship between the soul and the body, the body is important and dear to everyone. Similarly, the soul..."

Don't Be Impatient Even if all passengers are not to your liking (March 1):
"You have to cross the Atlantic Ocean, patiently cross. Just sit down tightly on the ship and take advantage of the opportunity."

Modern Science Creates so Many Difficulties It is a fact (February 29):
"Now, whole modern materialistic civilization is depending on the motorcars and aeroplanes, transportation. So if the petroleum supply is stopped..."

The Deterioration of Modern Civilization Corrupt and sinful (February 29):
"I can understand your concern about the deterioration of the civilization. Yes, the city will be more dangerous place as Kali-yuga advances."

How Can There Be Peace in a Dog's Society? Full of madmen (February 29):
"So there is derangement of the social order in the present-day world. Why? There is no head. They are all rascals. I frankly say it."

I Am Your Unknown Friend Prabhupada warns Mahatma Gandhi (February 27):
"I tell you as a sincere friend that you must immediately retire from active politics if you do not desire to die an inglorious death."

At a Certain Age, You Must Retire No more worldly duties (February 27):
"There are many retired men's house in your country, but they do not know what is the ultimate goal of life."

Real Sannyasa Renouncing everything for serving the Supreme (February 27):
"Sannyāsa means to give up all material contaminated activities for the sake of the Supreme Lord. That is called sannyāsa."

All Bums and Drunks Srila Prabhupada's struggles in NYC (February 26):
"A loft, Bowery Street. I did not know the Bowery Street was not a good quarter. All bums and drunks."

Srila Prabhupada on the Bowery A journalist remembers (February 26):
"I looked in and there was Swami Bhaktivedanta sitting there cross-legged in saffron garments, with the markings on his forehead and nose..."

The Strong Chain of Disciplic Succession Catch the rope (February 25):
"This chain is coming down from the highest platform, Krishna. Just like a rope comes down the well..."

The Guru Who's Coming in Parampara System No other way (February 25):
"Unless we surrender to the lotus feet of a pure devotee, it is not possible to come to the platform of devotional service."

The Founder-Acharya (Compilation) The ultimate authority (February 25):
"I am presenting the genuine thing as it was given by Lord Krishna Himself, or Lord Caitanya Himself, approved by the Great Acaryas..."

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."

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."

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 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."

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..."

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..."

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..."

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."

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."

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 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..."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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?"

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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?"

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

Understanding Radharani Through Srila Prabhupada (September 3):
"While glorifying Radharani and invoking Her blessings, we should always be conscious of our indebtedness to Srila Prabhupada for opening our eyes..."

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..."

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 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..."

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."

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...

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."

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."

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."

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..."

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..."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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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