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Your Spiritual Life Is Already Here Can LSD be helpful? (October 26):
"Some people claim that it can give religious insights or ecstasies. Do you think that it could be helpful in spiritual life?"

Whatever You Have, Offer It to Krishna That is the process (October 26):
"Interrupting the lecture, an old white-bearded Bowery bum enters and walks down the middle of the room. We sit in confused silence."

All Glories to the Pacific Ocean Pacific means calm (October 26):
"When something is so great, it will naturally be calm because it has nothing to fear."

What Is That Voice Across the Sea? Beyond everything material (October 26):
"In Bengali, there is one nice verse. I remember. 'O, what is that voice across the sea, calling, calling, come here... come here?' "

The Power of the Hare Krishna Mantra The taste of bliss (October 25):
"Everyone of you should be thoroughly convinced of the power of the Hare Krsna mantra to protect you in all circumstances..."

Devotees Are Protected by the Vishnudutas Divine protection (October 25):
"So the devotees are protected by the Viṣṇudūtas always, constantly. They are invisibly wandering all over the universe."

Devotees Are Not Afraid of Anything Protection from the demons (October 25):
"So those who are disturbed by the demons may take shelter of this form of God, Hare Kṛṣṇa. Then you'll be saved."

It Is Your Own Choice The mercy is there if you want it (October 24):
"As your beloved spiritual master and father, it is my duty to give you all protection; but if you allow Maya to act upon you..."

A Vaishnava Is Transcendental He's given all protection (October 24):
"If one becomes Kṛṣṇa conscious, then all the good qualities of the demigods will automatically manifest in Him."

Human Life Is Meant for Detachment Gradually detached (October 24):
"Just like if you have got fever, 105 degrees, you should not increase it. You should decrease it."

Were You Ever Chastised By Your Guru? A valuable instruction (October 23):
"Śrīla Prabhupāda, is there any instance when you were chastised by your spiritual master?"

A Disciple Should Not Think He Is Perfect The proper attitude (October 23):
"So disciple should be always ready to be chastised. He should not think that he has become perfect. That is perfection."

When I Point Out Some Discrepancy There is no material grudge (October 23):
"When I point out some discrepancy of my disciples, it is always with good will so you can become the best servant of Krishna."

Somehow or Other Serve Krishna You'll become happy (October 22):
"Actually every living being is an eternal servant of Kṛṣṇa, but due to forgetfulness, a living entity engages himself as an eternal servant of māyā."

A Paramahamsa Is Very Rare The supreme swanlike devotee (October 22):
"A perfect paramahaṁsa, being completely given up to the service of the Lord, is perfectly nonenvious. He loves every living being..."

Don't Become a Hog Don't be enamored by the external energy (October 22):
"Stool is very nice thing? But prakṛti has given this hog a certain type of body and he is relishing, 'Oh, stool is so nice.' This is going on."

Remembering Vishnujana Swami By Vishnudas (October 21):
"I met Vishnujana Swami off and on from 1970 to 1976. From the first time I met him to the last, he was always the same, always on a mission..."

Radha Damodara Traveling Sankirtan Party By Vyasasan das (October 21):
"I had the great fortune to be a part of the Historic RDTSKP in the years 1975-1976. What great and extraordinary personalities did I encounter..."

Do Not Quarrel (Compilation) That is my special request (October 20):
"The whole world is going to hell and everyone is suffering. In light of this, how can we argue amongst one another and neglect our responsibility..."

Honoring Our Godbrothers and Godsisters (Compilation) (October 20):
"Relationship between Godbrothers must be very genuine and pleasing. Otherwise, the future of our institution will not be very hopeful."

The Acharya Is the Guru of Everyone Some obey wholeheartedly (October 19):
"The ācāryadeva to whom we have assembled tonight to offer our humble homage is not the guru of a sectarian institution..."

Krishna Is Willing to Shower His Mercy We have to be receptive (October 19):
"We have to engage all of our words, thoughts, and activities in Krishna Consciousness under the direction of the Spiritual Master."

Krishna Is the Only Reality We are concerned with Reality (October 19):
"Nobody has ever gained anything by becoming a tool in the hands of Maya, but everyone has become eternally happy by serving Krishna."

Bhakti Means Practical Activity Meaningful devotion (October 18):
"Bhakti is a sort of cultivation. As soon as we say 'cultivation,' we must refer to activity. Cultivation of spirituality does not mean sitting down idly..."

We Should Be Anxious to Serve Krishna The real asset (October 18):
"He's perfect in Himself. He doesn't require any service also. But if you are anxious to serve Him, then He does not refuse. That is His mercy..."

Memories of a Dear Godbrother By Ranchor Dasa (October 17):
"Tribhuvanatha Das, born in 1952 in Longford, Ireland, as Thomas Hegarty, was one of life's great individualists. All his life he stood out from the crowd."

The Glasgow Program Prabhupada's visit to Glasgow (October 17):
"I am very glad to hear your report of getting the very nice temple in Edinburgh. I think it is Krishna's desire that you have got that place..."

How to Get Out of Maya's Influence We are not afraid of māyā (October 16):
"So don't be afraid of māyā. Simply enhance chanting and you'll be conqueror. That's all."

How to Attain Peace of Mind (Compilation) That is called śānti (October 16):
"Here in the material world you cannot be endowed with the peace of mind. It is not possible. Why? Because here everything is māyā."

One Must Be Determined (Compilation) Testing our sincerity (October 15):
"The Lord is more clever than any living entity; therefore He wants to see how painstaking the devotee is in devotional service."

The Devotee of My Devotee The secret of pleasing Krishna (October 14):
"My dear Pārtha, one who claims to be My devotee is not so. Only a person who claims to be the devotee of My devotee is actually My devotee."

The Service of the Vaishnavas The highest form of worship (October 14):
"'Let me become a sincere servant of the devotees because by serving them one can achieve unalloyed devotional service unto the lotus feet of the Lord."

Krishna Is Under the Control of His Devotees Dear to Krishna (October 14):
"The Supreme Personality of Godhead said to the brāhmaṇa: I am completely under the control of My devotees. Indeed, I am not at all independent."

A Bona Fide Spiritual Master Beware of self-interested people (October 13):
"A bona fide spiritual master is in the disciplic succession from time eternal, and he does not deviate at all..."

A Spiritual Master Must Have Seen Krishna With eyes of love (October 13):
"Without seeing, he cannot be spiritual master. But how Kṛṣṇa can be seen? Kṛṣṇa can be seen by love."

A Real Devotee A pure unalloyed servant of Krishna (October 13):
"My Lord Kṛṣṇa, wherever I may be, it doesn't matter. Please keep me always engaged in Your consciousness."

A Pure Devotee Is Constantly Engaged Full samadhi (October 13):
"Sometimes he chants, sometimes he hears or reads books about Kṛṣṇa, or sometimes he cooks prasādam..."

Don't Be a Pretender Don't accept spiritual life for living (October 12):
"You should not take Kṛṣṇa's activities, Kṛṣṇa consciousness, professionally, for livelihood. That is danger. Your life should be sacrifice for Kṛṣṇa."

The Price of Success Not money, not prestige, not beauty (October 12):
"To achieve Kṛṣṇa consciousness perfectly, this ecstatic eagerness or greediness, to serve Kṛṣṇa, that is the only price to achieve success."

Sacrifice Everything for Krishna Krishna should be satisfied (October 12):
"It doesn't matter the whole world is going to hell, but if Kṛṣṇa is satisfied, a devotee's prepared to do that. That is, that is called uttama bhakti."

Your Life Will Be Glorious Deliver the message of Krishna (October 12):
"So, I am so pleased that these boys are kindly helping me in spreading this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement, and Kṛṣṇa will bless them."

Jagad-Guru Srila Prabhupada Krishna's mercy-incarnation (October 11):
"Kṛṣṇa is so merciful, He's trying to educate from within, and outside He sends His representative to teach."

Our Relationship Is Eternal Prabhupada is our eternal father (October 11):
"So far as I am concerned, I have accepted you as my disciple and you have accepted me as your spiritual father. This relationship cannot be ended..."

Escaping Samsara The cycle of birth and death (October 11):
"You take your birth once in some form of body. You live for some time. Then you have to give up this body. Then you have to accept another body."

The Guru Will Never Speak Nonsense Following the authority (October 10):
"We don't manufacture things. What is the use of manufacturing things? We are imperfect; what we can manufacture?"

Why Do We Repeat? We repeat because we love (October 10):
"The more we repeat means we learn to love. That is required. Anything which you do not love, you cannot repeat. It will be disgusting."

Repetition The need for cultivating a deep understanding (October 10):
"Repetition of something is necessary in order that we understand the matter thoroughly without error."

Mature Understanding The guru's mission takes precedence (October 9):
"Mature understanding of Krsna consciousness means that whatever condition of life I am in at present, that is Krsna's special mercy upon me..."

A Devotee Can Serve Krishna Anywhere In heaven or hell (October 9):
"I did not go to your country taking Vṛndāvana with me. I had to stay in places where in the refrigerator there is meat."

The Guide of All Devotees Earning our claim to God's kingdom (October 9):
"My dear Lord, any person who is constantly awaiting Your causeless mercy to be bestowed upon him, and who goes on suffering the resultant actions..."

A Devotee Accepts Suffering as a Blessing (Compilation) (October 9):
"When a devotee is in great danger, he sees that danger to be the great mercy of the Lord because it is an opportunity to think of the Lord very sincerely..."

There Is No Healing Facing the hard truth about material life (October 8):
"You give me some medicine. Does it mean that there will be no more disease? You heal that temporary disease. Again another disease."

Srila Prabhupada on Health (Compilation) Do the needful (October 8):
"It is important to keep the body fit and healthy so that we will not meet the obstacle of ill health while serving Krishna."

Should We Endeavor in Spite of Pain? Tapasya is required (October 8):
"If you take some medicine, it is bitter, it is painful, but if it helps to cure disease, we must take it. That is tapasya."

Physical Disabilities Are Not an Impediment Krishna will help (October 8):
"There are many examples in history of persons who have been very much disabled physically, but still have executed Krishna Consciousness."

Enjoy with Krishna With Kṛṣṇa, you can enjoy very nicely (October 7):
"Enjoy with Kṛṣṇa, that is your real enjoyment. But without Kṛṣṇa, when you want to enjoy, that is māyā. That is māyā."

Poem on My Spiritual Master By Harsharani Devi, 1968 (October 7):
"I offer my respects unto the Lotus Feet of my Spiritual Master, Who is always herding cows In Goloka Vrindaban, with His Dearmost Friend, Krishna."

We All Belong to Krishna's Family Reviving our memory (October 7):
"We have now forgotten our eternal relationship with Krishna, exactly like a man who is mad forgets his family relationship and loiters in the street."

Utilizing Everything in Krishna's Service Anything can be used (October 6):
"One should not give up anything which can be utilized in the service of the Lord. That is a secret of devotional service."

Typing for Krishna Devotional service is on the absolute platform (October 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."

One Day Krishna May Kiss You By Saradiya devi dasi (October 6):
"I wasn’t too interested in philosophy. I liked to chant, but it was Prabhupada’s personal interest in me that encouraged me and kept me enlivened..."

The Lotus Feet of Krishna (Compilation) (September 22):
"Even if you have material desires, still, you take shelter of Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa will fulfill your material desires and at the end will give shelter at His lotus feet."

The Lotus Feet of Our Spiritual Master (September 22):
"The lotus feet of our spiritual master are the only way by which we can attain pure devotional service. I bow to his lotus feet with great awe and reverence."

The Petals of a Lotus in the Autumn Season (September 21):
"The beauty of the lotus feet of the Lord is compared to the petals of a lotus flower which grows in the autumn season."

As Beautiful as the Stars in the Autumn Sky (September 21):
"The clean heart of a devotee in Kṛṣṇa consciousness can be compared to the clean sky of the autumn season."

Come to the Light You come to this light and be happy (September 20):
"Veda says, 'Come to the light.' Tamaso mā jyotir gamaya: 'Don't remain in darkness. Come to the light.' "

Don't Remain in Darkness The light is Vedic knowledge (September 20):
"It should be understood that a person who does not have Vedic knowledge always acts in ignorance..."

George Harrison Is Always a Good Boy Dear to Prabhupada (September 19):
"No, no, he is very nice boy. I have studied. Very good boy, George. He showed me in Bombay. He came to see me in Bombay."

George Harrison Talks About the Soul (1-Minute Video) (September 19):
"Krishna said, there's no time when we didn't exist and there'll be no time that we cease to exist. The only thing that changes is the body."

A Pure Devotee Knows His Business No one should criticize (September 18):
"The devotees, being always situated in the core of the Lord's heart, surely get all instructions directly from the Lord, as confirmed by the Lord Himself..."

Our Only Business Na te viduḥ svārtha-gatiṁ hi viṣṇum (September 18):
"So people do not know that our only business is to take shelter of the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. That is the only business. We have no other business."

An Advanced Devotee Is Very Humble It's not a bluff (September 17):
"He does not think himself that he is bigger devotee or greater devotee than others. He thinks himself as the lowest of all."

No One Can Understand a Pure Devotee (Compilation) (September 17):
"Even the most learned man cannot understand the words, activities and symptoms of a person situated in love of Godhead."

My Father Was a Great Devotee Gour Mohan De (September 16):
"To my father, Gour Mohan De, 1849–1930, pure devotee of Kṛṣṇa, who raised me as a Kṛṣṇa conscious child from the beginning of my life."

I Am Very Much Indebted to My Father He was Vaiṣṇava (September 16):
"He wanted me to be preacher of Bhāgavata, Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, and player of mṛdaṅga, and to become servant of Rādhārāṇī."

Devouring the Forest Fire Krishna saves the day (September 15):
"Dear Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma, we are now burning from the heat of this blazing fire. Let us take shelter of Your lotus feet."

The Lord Is Both Death and Immortality Cause of all causes (September 15):
"The Lord, therefore, is simultaneously death and immortality. He is death for demons and immortality for devotees."

There Was Hard Struggle Do it very cautiously (September 14):
"Don't take things very easily. Things are very serious. Therefore we have to go step by step."

I Am Your Servant Servant of the servant (September 14):
"Of course, on behalf of Krishna I am accepting your sincere service, but on the whole, I am servant of the servant of Krishna."

Everyone Should Be Eager to Serve Be careful (September 14):
"If we take it that 'Here is an institution where we can have free hotel, free living and free sense gratification,' then the whole institution will be spoiled."

Prayer to the Lotus Feet of Krishna A poem by Prabhupada (September 13):
"Although my Guru Mahārāja ordered me to accomplish this mission, I am not worthy or fit to do it. I am very fallen and insignificant."

I Am Just a Messenger Srila Prabhupada's humility (September 13):
"I am not the actual bestower of mercy, rather I am just a messenger for Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu."

I Shall Die for Krishna's Cause Srila Prabhupada's dedication (September 13):
"On this principle, at the age of seventy years, I took all the botheration—'All right.' The other friends were thinking that 'This man is going to die...' "

There Is No End to His Mercy All glories to Srila Prabhupada (September 12):
"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."

Srila Prabhupada Is Always Available (Compilation) (September 12):
"Although physically we are not together, we are not separated spiritually. So we should be concerned only with this spiritual connection."

The World Is on Fire Then how to extinguish it? (September 11):
"The whole world is blazing, and just like in the blazing fire of the forest, the animals are going here and there, and some of them are dying..."

The Threefold Miseries of Material Life No happiness here (September 11):
"Materialistic activities are always mixed with three kinds of miserable conditions—adhyātmika, adhidaivika and adhibautika."

If You Actually Feel for Your Country They'll be happy (September 11):
"So if you actually feel for your country, for your community, for your people, just spread this Kṛṣṇa consciousness. They're dying."

When I First Came to America Srila Prabhupada's mission (September 10):
"I came to the U.S.A. just to try to give a chance to as many people as possible to take to Krishna Consciousness, because it is the only hope for humanity..."

When I Landed in Boston Prabhupada's arrival in the U.S.A. (September 9):
"I came here alone in 1965 without any help practically. Where to live, where to sleep, there was no destination."

Markine-Bhagavata Dharma Prabhupada's arrival in the U.S.A. (September 9):
"Srila Prabhupada arrived in Boston on September 17, 1965. He carried within his heart the order of his spiritual master to spread the teachings..."

Srila Prabhupada's Miracle Prabhupada's arrival in the U.S.A. (September 9):
"I'm not a magician. I do not know how to create wonderful. I have simply Bhagavad-gītā, presenting Bhagavad-gītā as it is, that's all."

A Godless Civilization Is Doomed A stark warning to humanity (September 8):
"Within a second, Hiraṇyakaśipu and his followers were destroyed, and similarly if this godless civilization continues, it will be destroyed in a second..."

At Any Time the Whole Thing May Collapse Be prepared (September 8):
"That is the way of material civilization too much depending on machine. At any time the whole thing may collapse..."

The City Is More Dangerous Than the Forest In Kali-yuga (September 8):
"If one enters an unknown city without friend or shelter, living in that city is more difficult than living in a forest."

There Will Be Collapse Devotees shall remain unaffected (September 8):
"Man-made laws cannot work any rupture in Krsna's plan. Better let us remain now under Krsna's shelter fully dependent..."

Krishna Is Very Kind Try your try your best to serve Krishna (September 7):
"So Krishna is very kind upon us, and His kindness will be more exhibited the more we expand this Krishna Consciousness Movement."

We Have to Seek Out Our Eternal Life This life is but a flash (September 7):
"We have to seek after our eternal life in Krishna Consciousness and be transferred to the spiritual world in the association of Krishna."

Receiving the Direct Help of the Lord Depends on sincerity (September 7):
"One can achieve the ultimate success of going back to Godhead if he is favored by the Lord's sending His true representative."

Take to the Worship of Lord Sri Krishna He's the ultimate truth (September 6):
"If we at all want to end the cause of our conditioned life, we must take to the worship of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, who is present in everyone's heart..."

A Voluntary Life of Renunciation Not fooled by phantasmagoria (September 6):
"So-called comforts of life are not actually helpful for progressive civilization; rather, they are detrimental to such progressive life."

The Fallible Soldiers No one will survive in this material world (September 6):
"The whole materialistic advancement of human civilization is like the decoration of a dead body. Everyone is a dead body flapping only for a few days..."

Krishna Will Give Me Protection Even in the greatest difficulty (September 5):
"If you are convinced in Kṛṣṇa consciousness that 'Kṛṣṇa will give me protection,' and if you are true to Kṛṣṇa, that is the standard of happiness."

Krishna Will Provide Everything He has got agents everywhere (September 5):
"Kṛṣṇa says. Teṣāṁ satataṁ yuktānām. If you are actually engaged in the service of Kṛṣṇa, all your necessities will be supplied by Kṛṣṇa."

Krishna Rescues His Devotee from Death Krishna will help him (September 5):
"Generally devotee dies remembering Kṛṣṇa. Generally. But even if for material condition he cannot, then Kṛṣṇa is taken charge."

How to Understand the Bhagavad-Gita The authorized way (September 4):
"Simply if you try to understand Bhagavad-gītā as Arjuna understood it, then you also become self-realized. So it is not a very difficult job."

Krishna Can Save You Your business is to surrender unto Him (September 4):
"If you think that 'Oh, I have committed so many sinful activities. How Kṛṣṇa will save me?' No. Kṛṣṇa is all-powerful. He can save you."

The Importance of Hearing About Krishna He reveals Himself (September 3):
"One has to hear from a devotee without speculation. One does not even need to change his worldly position; he simply has to hear Your message."

Mother Yasoda's Vision of the Universal Form Krishna is God (September 3):
"Mother Yaśodā saw within that mouth the complete opulence of creation. She saw the entire outer space in all directions, mountains, islands, oceans..."

A Pure Devotee Is Pleasing to Everyone A friend to all (September 2):
"Kṛṣṇa is situated as the Supersoul in everyone's heart. So if someone becomes a pure devotee of Lord Kṛṣṇa, he immediately becomes pleasing..."

The Right Spirit (Compilation) Prabhupada sets the tone (September 2):
"It is important that we preach the message of Krishna Consciousness exactly as we have heard it from our Spiritual Master."

Don't Be Depressed Carry on in Krishna consciousness (August 28):
"All along my godbrothers gave me only depression, repression, compression— but I continued strong in my duty."

Don't Just Talk Actions speak louder than words (August 28):
"That is the disease. We won't do anything. We talk much of this, that, this, that. Do anything, but do it perfectly."

We Want Sincere Workers (Compilation) Serving Krishna (August 28):
"Whatever allocation of duty there may be, if we try to execute such specific duty sincerely, that alone can make us much more advanced..."

Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya The Absolute Truth (August 27):
"O my Lord, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, son of Vasudeva, O all-pervading Personality of Godhead, I offer my respectful obeisances unto You."

Radharani Is the Most Beautiful The Queen of Vrindavan (August 24):
"Among the gopīs, Śrīmatī Rādhikā is the foremost. She surpasses all in beauty, in good qualities, in good fortune and, above all, in love."

Understanding Radharani Through Srila Prabhupada (August 23):
"Srimati Radharani is as fully spiritual as Krishna. No one should consider Her to be material. She is definitely not like the conditioned souls..."

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

There Are Different Types of People Swanlike and crowlike (August 19):
"The swans will never go to the crow or the crow will never go to the swan. In human society also, the same natural tendency is there."

You Cannot Improve Your Material Condition It's not possible (August 19):
"Otherwise in New York City, so opulent, so materially advanced, why we see so many men in the Central Park lying on the bench? Why?"

Who Is a Saint? He is very kind to all people, all living entities (August 18):
"The Lord is very much anxious for the saintly persons who have sacrificed everything for the service of the Lord. They are very, very dear to the Lord."

You Cannot Expect a Favorable Situation Make it favorable (August 18):
"When I came in America, I never expected any favorable situation. I wrote that poetry in disappointment, that 'Who will accept this?' That is the position."

This Is the Beginning Our natural relation with God is so sweet (August 18):
"As much as you can, you devote yourself to this service of chanting 'Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare' and then gradually you'll be free..."

The Captain of Our Ship (Compilation) Cross the ocean of Kali (August 17):
"This human form of body is just like a very nice boat to cross over this ocean of ignorance, and the guru is the pilot, or the captain."

You Will Be Judged After Your Death Yamaraja's duty (August 16):
"The Christian also believe 'The day of judgment.' The judgment is given by Yamarāja. But who goes to his court for judgment?"

A Devotee Is Going Back to Krishna Attaining deathlessness (August 16):
"So a devotee seemingly dying, he is not dying. He is going back to Kṛṣṇa. He is very pleased, 'Now my labor is finished. I am going to Kṛṣṇa.' "

Go Back to Krishna and Everything Is Solved It is up to you (August 16):
"All right, it is very good proposal. By going back to Kṛṣṇa, everything is solved. Yes, I'll go. So what is the method?"

What Is Krishna Bhakti? You simply agree with Krishna (August 15):
"Kṛṣṇa did not say, 'Call Vyāsadeva. I have to speak Bhagavad-gītā. He is learned scholar.' No. Arjuna was not a learned scholar..."

Nothing Stops a Devotee You must become convinced (August 15):
"When one becomes fixed-up in devotional service he never allows anyone else or any condition at all to hamper his service to Krishna..."

A Devotee Is Not Envious Material life means enviousness (August 15):
"When I cannot tolerate other increasing in opulence, I become envious. This is material life. The spiritual life is different."

Follow in His Footsteps One who teaches by example (August 14):
"Lord Caitanya said that a teacher should behave properly even before he begins teaching. One who teaches in that way is called ācārya..."

Example Is Better Than Precept Creating an ideal class (August 14):
"If you cannot rise early in the morning, then how can you ask others to rise early in the morning? What is the effect? There is no effect."

Krishna Has a Plan Even reverses are the grace of the Lord (August 13):
"When something is arranged by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one should not be disturbed by it, even if it appears to be a reverse..."

Accept Krishna's Plan (Compilation) The whole instruction (August 13):
"If you follow Krishna's instruction, you'll always be happy. And if you create your own plans, then you'll be unhappy."

The Mission of the Guru Appearance of Srila Prabhupada (August 12):
"The bona fide guru is he who advises his disciples exactly in accordance with the principles spoken by Kṛṣṇa."

The Guru Can Be Present Anywhere Prabhupada's Appearance (August 12):
"Just as Krishna can be present simultaneously in millions of places. Similarly, the spiritual master can be present wherever the disciple wants."

The Supreme Controller Is Krishna Īśvaraḥ paramaḥ kṛṣṇaḥ (August 10):
"When Kṛṣṇa was present on this planet, nobody could control Kṛṣṇa, but He controlled everyone. Nobody could control Kṛṣṇa."

One Who Has Received the Mercy of God The bona fide guru (August 10):
"One who has received mercy of God, he can become spiritual master. He can deliver the mercy of God."

There Are Two Gurus (Compilation) Within and without (August 10):
"There are two gurus—one internal and the other external. The internal Guru is Krishna Himself seated in everyone's heart, and the external Guru..."

My Heart Is Always Hankering for Vrindavan Prabhupada's risk (August 9):
"Now here I am sitting, New York, a very great, the world's greatest city, so magnificent city, but my heart is always hankering after that Vṛndāvana."

A Pure Devotee Sanctifies the Holy Places Travels for our benefit (August 9):
"Because the devotee always carries the Supreme Personality of Godhead within his heart, wherever he goes becomes a place of pilgrimage..."

A Pure Devotee Always Lives in Vrindavan (Compilation) (August 9):
"A realized soul is always living in Vṛndāvana. Caitanya Mahāprabhu has said. One who has realized Kṛṣṇa, then he's always living in Vṛndāvana."

Your Best Friend God is our father, God is our friend (August 8):
"Who can be better friend than the father? Huh? Father always wants to see that 'My son is happy.' That is natural."

Please Come to Krishna By forgetting Krishna, I am suffering (August 8):
"Kṛṣṇa is my eternal master. He is my eternal father. I am not this body. I am also the same thing as Kṛṣṇa, spiritual..."

The Test of Advancement According to Srila Rupa Gosvami (August 7):
"My dear friend, if you desire to enjoy the company of material society, friendship and love, then please do not go to see this smiling boy Govinda..."

There Is Danger at Every Step (Compilation) padaṁ padaṁ (August 7):
"This material world is full of dangers at every step, but a devotee has no fear because devotional service is so auspicious that it automatically counteracts..."

Face the Danger Keep this faith: Krishna will save me (August 6):
"So we should not be disturbed by the dangers of this material world. If we are actually Kṛṣṇa conscious, we should face the danger and depend on Kṛṣṇa."

We Should Always Remain a Fool That is a good qualification (August 5):
"In spite of our superior qualities, we are always fool. You should know. Don't be puffed up with your superior qualities."

Trust No Future, However Pleasant (Compilation) (August 5):
"Devotees, they do not want any opulence of this material world. They are, what is called, pessimistic. They do not give any value to the opulence..."

Srila Prabhupada's Departure for the U.S.A. Prabhupada's diary (August 4):
"Today at 9 a.m. embarked on M.V. Jaladuta. Came with me Bhagwati, the Dwarwan of Scindia Sansir Mr. Sen Gupta, Mr. Ali and Vrindaban."

He Was Alone Prabhupada's courage and determination (August 4):
"When he left Calcutta harbour for New York there was no one on the shore to bid him goodbye. He was alone. A lone fighter."

Austerities and Penances Are Blessings Prabhupada's example (August 4):
"I was on the sea for one month and ten days continually, and that was a horrible account. Perhaps you have read it in my diary..."

If I Did Not Leave Vrindavan Prabhupada's compassion (August 4):
"It is better that you give Vrindavan to others. If I did not leave Vrindavan, you would not know Vrindavan."

Sri Balabhadra-Stotra-Kavaca Prayer and armor of Lord Balarama (August 3):
"May Lord Balarama protect me from near and far. May Lord Balarama protect me everywhere."

Work Hard for Krishna That should be the motto of life (July 30):
"One should work hard and worship the Supreme Lord by the fruits of one's hard labor for existence."

Om Purnam Adah Purnam Idam Sri Isopanisad, Invocation (July 29):
"The Personality of Godhead is perfect and complete, and because He is completely perfect, all emanations from Him..."

We Are Always Dependent on Krishna He is the proprietor (July 28):
"So those who are intelligent, they know that everything is supplied by Kṛṣṇa. So why not depend on Kṛṣṇa only?"

The Qualities of a Brahmana He is happy by his knowledge (July 27):
"If he does not get his food, then he will think that, 'This day Kṛṣṇa desired that I should not have my food. Oh, it is Kṛṣṇa's pleasure. It is Kṛṣṇa's mercy.' "

Poverty Is Good for a Devotee Helpful in spiritual advancement (July 27):
"I think it is good to remain financially poor because always we shall be able to pray Krishna, asking His help to execute His service."

One Should Be a Menial Servant of the Guru Krishna's example (July 27):
"Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma exactly followed those principles with great devotion and underwent the regulations of brahmacarya."

Krishna Is My Lord How can we say that God is mine? (July 26):
"So why the living creatures shall not say 'My God'? Do you follow? Kṛṣṇa says: 'You are Mine.' Why shall you not say: 'Kṛṣṇa, You are mine'?"

Serve Krishna to Your Best Capacity Just apply what you know (July 26):
"You find out what is your occupation, what you can very nicely and easily perform, and do it for Kṛṣṇa. That's all. Is that clear?"

All Glories to the Assembled Devotees Prabhupada's kindness (July 26):
"Yes. All glories to you because you are interested in Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Certainly it is glorious. Greatest science."

Pure Devotees Understand Everything Past, present and future (July 25):
"The devotees of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa can very easily understand the science of Kṛṣṇa, as well as the situation of the material and spiritual creations..."

We Accept Knowledge from One Who Knows Perfect knowledge (July 25):
"Our process is to receive knowledge from a person who knows past, present and future. Just like Kṛṣṇa and the ācāryas. They know."

No Happiness in a Demonic Civilization Greedy and lusty people (July 25):
"Just like there was Napoleon, there was this and that. So they will come and go. They will come and go, create some disturbances and go."

This Motorcar Civilization Will Be Finished It has begun (July 24):
"They think, 'By increasing motorcars, we shall be happy.' This is called māyā. That will not help."

Banking, Fanking, Everything Will Collapse Paper money (July 24):
"What is this nonsense, keeping some paper and thinking that he has got money? How cheating it is going on..."

All Their Plans Will Be Frustrated It will never be successful (July 24):
"Roman Empire, the Carthagian Empire, Greece Empire, Egyptian Empire and Mogul Empire, British Empire—all frustrated."

Hare Krishna Rural Life Our farm projects are extremely important (July 24):
"We must become self-sufficient by growing our own grains and producing our own milk, then there will be no question of poverty."

Hear from the Bona Fide Spiritual Master All paths aren't the same (July 23):
"Unless one hears from a bona fide ācārya, who is never disturbed by the changes of the material world, one cannot have the real key..."

Our First Duty One's first duty is to accept a bona fide spiritual master (July 23):
"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."

Take Shelter of a Devotee First Seek the mercy of a saintly person (July 23):
"That is God's mercy. He takes the devotee's prayer very seriously. Therefore our another process is to take the shelter of a devotee first."

Faith and Love (Compilation) Keeping in touch with God (July 22):
"One should unhesitatingly accept Kṛṣṇa as the supreme savior of all living entities. With faith and love, one should surrender unto Him."

The Ocean of Beauty The superexcellent beauty of Krishna (July 21):
"The gopīs used to relish the beauty of Kṛṣṇa as a ceremony of perpetual enjoyment. They enjoyed the beautiful face of Kṛṣṇa..."

You Are All Intelligent Boys and Girls (Compilation) Amavasya (July 20):
"You are all very intelligent boys and girls and I have full faith in you for pushing on this movement all over the world."

Detachment (Compilation) Everything should be used for Krishna (July 19):
"Krishna Consciousness means attachment for Krishna and detachment for personal benefit, that's all."

The Shelter of Krishna's Lotus Feet Freedom from all anxieties (July 18):
"This Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement is trying to bring everyone under the shelter of the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa..."

Your Destiny is Already Fixed Up You cannot make betterment (July 18):
"So far these things are concerned, that how to eat, how to sleep, how to have sex life and how to defend, this is already arranged."

Don't Become a Platypus Be careful what you wish for (July 18):
"This is Kṛṣṇa's mercy. If somebody is thinking, 'If I had like this, like that, like that, like that,' 'All right, you will have all.' " (laughter)

Without Krishna, Heaven Is Hell Life is hell without Krishna (July 17):
"A pure devotee of Lord Kṛṣṇa never desires to be promoted to the heavenly planets, or even to Vaikuṇṭha or Goloka Vṛndāvana..."

Mad After Krishna Madness should be for Krishna (July 17):
"Why I am loving this body, loving this apartment? Ultimately it goes to Kṛṣṇa. But that you do not know. You are actually trying to love Kṛṣṇa."

My Only Request What can we do, Srila Prabhupada? (July 17):
"Don't worry. Everyone will die, today or tomorrow. I am also old man. There is nothing to be regrettable."

In My Old Age (Compilation) I came to your country in ripe old age (July 16):
"I have come here in this old age neither for sight seeing nor for any personal interest. It is for the interest of the entire humanity..."

Who Is Interested? In Kali-yuga people have become so dull (July 15):
"The human life is meant for making solution of birth, death, old age and disease, but they will not take it. 'Oh, that's all right. Let us die.' "

Vedic Culture Is Not so Blind Vedic culture has an aim (July 15):
"This is Vedic culture, that before death one should prepare very nicely to go back to Godhead. This is Vedic culture."

All Deaths Are Temporary The seer is the same, medium is different (July 15):
"When you change body, you die for seven months. This death is for few hours, and that is for seven months. That's all."

Without Light Our Eyes Have No Value Seeing things as they are (July 14):
"As the sun dissipates the darkness of the universe, so when the light of the Supreme Personality of Godhead comes down..."

Finish Your Business in This Life Guru has a big responsibility (July 14):
"Prabhupāda, I heard it said that the spiritual master will always come back until his devotees, his disciples, have achieved God realization."

Material Existence Is a Big Dream Simply a long duration dream (July 14):
"Do you think this skyscraper building will stay? Nothing will stay. It may stay for five hundred years or five thousand years, but is it not permanent."

The Life of Freedom The guru opens our eyes with knowledge (July 13):
"Pāragam refers to one who can take the disciple to the other side. This side is conditioned life; the other side is the life of freedom."

I Am Always Dependent on Krishna If He desires, I shall do it (July 13):
"Tattva-vit means one who knows the truth, that 'I cannot do anything without Kṛṣṇa's sanction.' Therefore he does not do anything."

A Sincere Soul Is Helped by the Lord Sowing the seed of bhakti (July 13):
"By systematic nurturing, the creeper will grow to such an extent that it will penetrate the coverings of the universe..."

Where Time Is Conspicuous by Its Absence Everlastingly blissful (July 12):
"In the transcendental realm there is no creation and no destruction, and thus the duration of life is eternal unlimitedly."

The Ideal of Human Civilization Not a dungeon of demons (July 12):
"Fruits, flowers, beautiful gardens, parks and reservoirs of water with ducks and swans playing in the midst of lotus flowers..."

There Is No Satiation in the Spiritual Realm Krishna is limitless (July 12):
"Anything material seen for a number of times ultimately becomes unattractive by the law of satiation."

Krishna's Service Is Manyfold Bhakti is not stereotyped (July 11):
"If you cannot do something which is hard for you, you do anything for Krishna under the direction of spiritual master, you'll get perfection."

Do What You Can for Krishna After all, we are so tiny (July 11):
"In the transcendental loving service of the Lord, it doesn't matter whether we are working, cooking, painting, writing, chanting, or whatever..."

Just Try to Work for Krishna Voluntary service to the cause (July 11):
"If you cannot practice the regulations of bhakti-yoga, then just try to work for Me, because by working for Me you will come to the perfect stage."

Prabhupada Didn't Show Favorites Blessings distributed evenly (July 11):
"I knew that Prabhupada got so much satisfaction and relief out of a little child who brought the flower, or of the devotee who was humble..."

The Swan of My Mind Do not wait for the last stage of your life (July 10):
"O Lord Kṛṣṇa, at this moment let the royal swan of my mind enter the tangled stems of the lotus of Your feet."

Saffron Mercy Particles A pure devotee's voice is very powerful (July 8):
"The process of hearing from a pure devotee is recommended in all Vedic scriptures, especially by Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu."

The Dust of the Feet of Great Devotees One should seek the mercy (July 8):
"The person who has not at any time received the dust of the feet of the Lord's pure devotee upon his head is certainly a dead body."

It May Not Be Vanquished in My Absence There was hard struggle (July 8):
"Practically, I was sitting here in Vṛndāvana, in Rādhā-Dāmodara temple. So at the age of seventy years, nobody goes out."

Don't Give Trouble to Krishna Accept His plan (July 7):
"So except the devotee of Kṛṣṇa, everyone is simply giving Kṛṣṇa trouble, trouble, trouble, trouble."

Don't Follow Rascals and Fools Ācāryopāsanam (July 7):
"Don't follow rascals and fools. Then it will be useless waste of time. Follow the great ācāryas."

Unable to Recognize a Liberated Soul People are so fallen (July 6):
"At the present moment it has become fashionable to disobey the unimpeachable directions given by the ācāryas..."

I Have Decided to Retire and Write Books Politics have entered (July 6):
"You are all my children and I love my American boys and girls who are sent to me by my spiritual master..."

A Devotee Has No Desire to Be Honored Beyond material deception (July 5):
"Humility means that one should not be anxious to have the satisfaction of being honored by others."

A Devotee Forgets All Material Pleasure No more material necessity (July 5):
"Everyone wants to become leader, and some followers. Caitanya Mahāprabhu says that, 'What is the use of becoming leader of these fools?' "

By Love Everything Is Possible Do you think we have got any want? (July 5):
"God is not so poor. Everything belongs to God. So if you are sincere, oh, God will supply you everything."

My Plan Was That "I Shall Go to America" That is my success (July 4):
"So my plan was that 'I shall go to America. America is the leading country of the world. If I can convince the younger generation of America..."

When I First Came to America (Compilation) God is not dead (July 4):
"I came to the U.S.A. just to try to give a chance to as many people as possible to take to Krishna Consciousness, because it is the only hope for humanity..."

The Only Solution You try to love God and everything will be solved (July 3):
"Let anybody come before us and we shall be able to convince him that this is the only solution for all the problems of the world."

Your Only Business Is to Satisfy Krishna Catch Kṛṣṇa very strongly (July 3):
"Simply whenever there is māyā's attraction, just pray to Kṛṣṇa, 'Please save me. Please save me.' This is the only way. And He'll save you."

There Is No Question of Failure Don't be worried, do your best (July 2):
"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..."

One Is Forcibly Dragged to Success The Lord brings him back (July 2):
"Devotional service is so pure and perfect that once having begun, one is forcibly dragged to ultimate success."

There Are No Stumbling Blocks One stroke of Prabhupada's kick (July 1):
"You mentioned that your pathway has become filled with stumbling blocks, but there are no stumbling blocks."

There Is No Impediment Love of Kṛṣṇa cannot be stopped (July 1):
"There is no impediment in this world which can stop the flow of the river. Or the waves of the Pacific Ocean."

All Obstacles Will Be Overcome Even in extreme difficulty (July 1):
"In order to attain the topmost perfection of this human form of life one simply has to try for Krishna with enthusiasm and patience..."

They Glorify Nixon and We Glorify Krishna Crows and swans (June 17):
"Why should we waste our time in the crows' manifestation? The same politics, same Nixon, same Dixon, same Hitler."

Krishna Consciousness Is a Dynamic Force Joyful life (June 16):
"It is not a dead, stereotyped thing. It is dynamic force. The more you work for Kṛṣṇa, the more you feel energetic, the more you feel light."

Result We Leave for Krishna We shall try our best (June 16):
"Result we leave it for consideration of Krishna, and we shall not be disappointed whether the result is favorable or unfavorable."

Keep on Helping Me Your life will be perfected (June 16):
"We should also desire intensely to see and be with Krishna, but first thing is to become purified through devotional service."

Leaning Towards Krishna Remember this great secret (June 15):
"If you lean towards Krishna, you will be in Krishna Consciousness; and if you lean towards Maya, then you will be captivated by material nature."

Enthusiasm for Serving Krishna The first qualification (June 15):
"If there is always keen enthusiasm for serving Krishna, and if there is also patience and determination, then everything will be successful."

Prabhupada Speaks Out on Propaganda Making a conspiracy (June 15):
"These Britishers simply made propaganda that, 'Whatever you have got in India, this is all allegory, fiction. These śāstras are nothing.' "

You Have to Spend Gallons of Blood Willing to die for Kṛṣṇa (June 14):
"You have to spend or waste gallons of blood before you can convert a person to Kṛṣṇa consciousness. It is so difficult task."

Serving a Devotee Is Our Duty Immediately serve him (June 13):
"Prabhu means your master. So 'Because you are devotee, we accept you as master.' Master means 'I am ready to serve you..."

One Cannot Call Himself a Devotee dāsa-dāsa-dāsānudāsaḥ (June 12):
"One cannot call himself a devotee, but servant he can call himself always."

To Become a Devotee Is Not so Easy Thing Cheating will not do (June 12):
"You don't think that because you have got a tilaka you have become devotee. Why do you think like that?"

Become the Servant of the Servant Kṛṣṇa is not so cheap thing (June 12):
"You have to learn how to become servant of the servant of Kṛṣṇa. The more you become in the lower position—servant, servant, servant..."

A Devotee Doesn't Want Any Credit (Compilation) (June 12):
"When one is actually advanced in ecstatic love of Kṛṣṇa, he does not try to advertise himself."

A Disciple Is Unable to Repay His Debt Forever indebted (June 11):
"A Vaisnava always feels himself incapable to repay his debt to his spiritual master therefore he works very hard..."

Disciple Means Discipline Obedience is the first law of discipline (June 11):
"So unless there is obedience, there cannot be any discipline. And unless there is discipline, there is no question of disciple."

You Don't Have to Submit Yourself Blindly That is allowed (June 11):
"Although your spiritual master may be self-realized and experienced in the Absolute Truth, still, you have to question."

The Spiritual Master Is Just like a Cloud The ocean of mercy (June 11):
"So the spiritual master's duty is to save the living entities who are so much embarrassed by the forest fire. That is the duty of spiritual master."

We Don't Want Anything from Anyone This is our mission (June 10):
"We don't want to do any business, but we are simply spreading this Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra because people are being washed away."

We Don't Accept Vox Populi We are accepting Krishna (June 10):
"People may take or not take, but a God's servant must speak the truth. Just like Jesus Christ. He was crucified."

I Have Come Here to Give (Compilation) (June 10):
"I have not come to earn money from your country, but I have come to your country to give you something sublime..."

The Mercy Is There for Everyone Come into the light (June 9):
"Actually the mercy of the bona fide spiritual master is there equally for everyone. Just like the sun is shining equally everywhere..."

Will You Always Be Our Spiritual Master? Birth after birth (June 9):
"Whatever we do here, it is for eternity because it is not on the material stages. It is all on the spiritual platform."

10 Reasons to Chant Hare Krishna (Compilation) (June 8):
"There are many beneficial reasons to chant Hare Krishna, but here are ten of our favorites—plus one bonus reason."

Nine Kinds of Devotional Service (Compilation) (June 8):
"Each and every one of these processes is so powerful that if anyone follows even one single one of them, he can achieve the desired perfection..."

Krishna Is Always Ready to Help Us Accept His helping hand (June 7):
"Krishna is always ready to help us for He is more eager to have us come back to Him than we are to go."

Cling to the Lotus Feet of Krishna He will save us from danger (June 7):
"This age is especially meant for dissension, therefore whenever there is such occasion we should simply call for the help of Krishna."

We're All Floating in the Waves of Maya Only Kṛṣṇa can save us (June 7):
"You are under the clutches of māyā. You have no independence. Neither anyone has got any independence to save you."

This World Is a Madhouse We are all running mad in the streets (June 6):
"Our Father, Krishna or God, is the wealthiest father, and we are all His sons gone mad."

We Belong to the Category of Eternity We do not wish to die (June 6):
"I am eternal, so why should I be interested in nonpermanent things? Who wants nonpermanent existence? No one wants it."

We Must Be Prepared for Death This is our only duty (June 5):
"There is no guarantee that, 'I am not yet old enough. I am not yet eighty years, ninety years. Why shall I die?' No."

Take Shelter of a Pure Devotee (Compilation) (June 5):
"No one can get out of this struggle for existence, which is full of miseries, without accepting a pure devotee of the Lord."

Pleasing the Spiritual Master A disciple's reason for living (June 4):
"Pleasing the spiritual master is the active principle in spiritual life and offerings made with love and devotion are always pleasing to the spiritual master."

Come to the Ocean and Be Happy Following the guru (June 4):
"The real ocean of mercy is Krishna and it is the duty of the spiritual master to tell his disciple to come to the ocean and be happy."

Unflinching Trust in Something Sublime Our aim is one (June 4):
"I should, therefore, meditate and pray for his mercy three times a day, and offer my respectful obeisances unto him, my spiritual master."

Civilization Will Collapse (Compilation) That position is coming (June 3):
"Civilization will collapse very soon, all over the world. It will collapse. Either you may bring this ism or that ism, this civilization will collapse."

One Who Knows Past, Present and Future (Compilation) (June 3):
"Those who have reached the highest perfectional stage of mystic power and can see everything in the past, present and future are called tri-kāla-jñas."

Prabhupada His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (June 2):
"The spiritual master is addressed as 'Prabhupāda' because he is a completely self-realized soul. The word pāda means 'position'..."

The Mercy Representative of the Lord Self-realized spiritual master (June 2):
"A person burning in the flames of material existence may receive the rains of mercy of the Lord through the transparent medium..."

The Duty of a Gentleman I am taking sympathy on you (June 1):
"Even a child, or the boy is not his son, but because he is a gentleman, he wants to give him some protection. It is the duty of gentleman."

I Have to Execute My Duty In spite of all my difficulties (June 1):
"Now, because it is my duty, I have brought some message for you people. Because I am ordered by superior, my spiritual master..."

They'll Want to Crush Down This Movement Keep it pure (June 1):
"So if we keep our movement pure, then you are as strong as Kṛṣṇa. And as soon as we deviate from it, immediately ordinary. This is the secret."

What Is the Test? Srila Prabhupada answers very clearly (May 31):
"Devotee: You said that if we are performing some activity, that activity must be tested to see if Lord Kṛṣṇa is pleased. But what is the test?"

There May Be Severe Test One has to pass the test (May 31):
"Faith means that you are meant for giving some service to Kṛṣṇa. You should stick to that service, that path, in spite of all impediments."

What If the Spiritual Master Is Far Away? Associate by words (May 31):
"Spiritual master…, Kṛṣṇa is not limited. It is not material. You can associate with Kṛṣṇa and the spiritual master in any circumstance..."

No Happiness Without Prabhupada The most distressed condition (May 30):
"When Lord Caitanya asked Rāmānanda Rāya what is considered to be the most painful existence, Rāmānanda Rāya replied that separation..."

The Lord Appears as the Spiritual Master External Supersoul (May 30):
"If one takes shelter of a bona fide spiritual master, it is to be understood that he has obtained the grace of the Lord."

One Who Has Love for His Spiritual Master guru-bhakti (May 30):
"A disciple who has actual love for his spiritual master is endowed, by the blessings of the spiritual master, with all confidential knowledge."

A Pure Devotee Is Always in the Spiritual Sky Transcendental (May 29):
"A pure devotee of the Lord does not live on any planet of the material sky, nor does he feel any contact with material elements."

Feeling Separation from Guru and Krishna Absolute platform (May 29):
"To feel separation from the Spiritual Master or Krishna is very good position. That means one who is in pure love with Krishna and His Representative..."

Please Remember Me by My Teachings We'll always be together (May 29):
"The Spiritual Master lives forever by His divine instruction, and the disciple lives with him."

Krishna Takes Charge of His Devotee My duty is to serve Him (May 28):
"There is no question of hopelessness. No. We have to do our duty very seriously. Then everything is all right."

Krishna Will Save Me Your business is to surrender unto Him (May 28):
"That is spiritual life. Avaśya rakṣibe kṛṣṇa viśvāsa pālana. This strong faith, that 'Any dangerous condition, Kṛṣṇa will save me,' this is surrender."

A Devotee Is Not Disturbed by Difficulties Let us do our duty (May 28):
"When a devotee's in difficulty, he's not disturbed. He thinks, 'It is Kṛṣṇa's wish that I should suffer like this. It is not suffering; it is my pleasure.' "

Hare Krishna Address (with Audio) Invoking Krishna's protection (May 28):
"The chanting is exactly like a genuine cry by the child for the mother. Mother Hara helps in achieving the grace of the supreme father, Hari, or Krishna."

A Devotee Has Full Faith in Krishna's Words This is surrender (May 27):
"This is called full faith, that 'Kṛṣṇa has said that if I am in devotional service, I will never be lost. Kṛṣṇa will give me protection.' "

Accept Any Situation as Krishna's Mercy Nothing is an accident (May 27):
"In the material world, all these situations are meant for tribulation, but in Krishna consciousness, they are meant for advancement."

A Suicidal Civilization They are not afraid of the threat (May 26):
"Threat is already there. Everyone will die. That is the problem. So who is caring for this? They are avoiding this. They cannot take any anti-measures."

Materialistic Persons Are Ghostly-Haunted They talk nonsense (May 25):
"So the man who is attacked, he forgets himself, and he speaks and walks according to the dictation of the ghost. That is called ghostly-haunted man."

Get on the Airplane You just try to become enlightened (May 23):
"You are going somewhere, purchasing the plane ticket. Do you ask, 'How many tickets you have sold?' Huh? What is the use of?"

Ready to Come Back from Goloka Capture the rope tightly (May 23):
"Just like a rope comes down the well so that anyone who may catch the rope from any position is sure to be delivered..."

The Wonderful Fruit of Love of Godhead Lord Caitanya's mercy (May 22):
"Here the wonderful fruit of love of Godhead distributed by Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu is described."

Don't Be Disappointed (Compilation) Success or no success (May 22):
"Go on with Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Don't be disappointed or hopeless, even there is some trouble."

Don't Worry What Will Happen to This World Our life is short (May 21):
"You don't puzzle your brain with these thoughts. You utilize whatever time you have got in your possession and go back to home, back to Godhead."

Don't Go Very Speedily We should be curious within our limit (May 21):
"Try to understand. Don't go very speedily. A guru can become guru when he's ordered by his guru. That's all."

The Natural Way of Life It is not a question of religion or faith (May 21):
"It is nobody's way of thinking; it is the natural way of life. Just like you eat. It is not a way of thinking; it is natural demand of the body."

How Do I Know Which Guru to Choose? It's a great responsibility (May 20):
"Now, suppose if you accept a wrong person as spiritual master, and if you, if he guides you wrongly, then your whole life is spoiled."

What Is the Value of Scientific Experiment? First become perfect (May 20):
"You are imperfect. What is the value of your experiment? Therefore it is rejected. Whatever you'll do, that is imperfect."

Why Am I Suffering from All These Troubles? It's unnatural (May 20):
"Because we are part and parcel of God, we living entities, we should be as happy as God is. That is our position. Sac-cid-ānanda-vigrahaḥ."

Who Is Crazy? One of Prabhupada's first publications in the West (May 19):
"Don't sleep! Don't sleep! Be awake! Be awake! Get up! Get up from this sleep! Utilize the boon which you now have. Don't be foolish."

Everyone Is More or Less Crazy Under the control of material nature (May 19):
"He is completely under the control of God, but still, he has the audacity to say, 'No, I don't believe in God.' Crazy man."

Everything Comes by Hearing The more you hear, it will react (May 19):
"Because it is spiritual, hearing has got a potency to purify you. This is not ordinary hearing. This is spiritual hearing, so it has got a potency."

Preaching Is Our Only Business A preacher is already liberated (May 18):
"One who is actually preacher, engaged in Kṛṣṇa's glorification, service, he's already in Vaikuṇṭha. That is stated in Bhāgavata."

Perfection Is to Serve Krishna Work whole life for Krishna (May 18):
"Real duty is Kṛṣṇa consciousness. That is normal duty. All, all other duties are abnormal duties, crazy duties."

The Only Hope to Save the World There will be no food grains (May 17):
"People will be reduced to eating flesh and seeds, and many good, spiritually inclined people will have to forsake their homes..."

The Material Disease Trying to build a staircase to heaven (May 17):
"The whole material world is moving on this false attempt of becoming independent of the laws of nature."

Modern Civilization Will Never Be Successful It's going to hell (May 17):
"The modern civilization is to give freedom to sense satisfaction, because they cannot control. Just like you are riding on a horse..."

Victory or Defeat, It Doesn't Matter Fighting must be there (May 17):
"Never mind if we are defeated. That is also service. Kṛṣṇa sees the service. Defeated or victorious, depend on Kṛṣṇa."

Why Is Krishna's Devotee Put in Distress? It has a purpose (May 16):
"Not only is the Lord’s mercy upon the tried devotee great and unlimitedly expansive, but it is of the finest quality of transcendental love..."

The Ecstatic Summit of Chanting When will that day come? (May 16):
"I am simply crying just to make a show. I do not love Kṛṣṇa. If there was pinch of love for Kṛṣṇa, then I would have died long, long ago without Kṛṣṇa."

Krishna's Magic Take to Krishna and everything will be done (May 16):
"Why should he take trouble himself, to play the magic himself? Kṛṣṇa will show how magical things are performed by the devotees. Kṛṣṇa will show."

We Are Unaffected by Man-Made Difficulties Transcendence (May 16):
"Man-made laws cannot work any rupture in Krsna's plan. Better let us remain now under Krsna's shelter fully dependent..."

A Vaishnava Is Dependent Only on Krishna He is self-sufficient (May 15):
"He can sit down anywhere; he can sleep anywhere; he can eat anything. He doesn't require anyone's help."

Why Not Depend on Krishna Only? Everything is supplied by Kṛṣṇa (May 15):
"Depend does not mean, 'Now let me sleep, and Kṛṣṇa will do everything. Depend on Kṛṣṇa.' No, not like that."

Krishna Consciousness Is Universal The spirit soul is the same (May 15):
"Paṇḍitāḥ sama-darśinaḥ. A learned, really learned man, he sees everyone on the same level, because he sees to the spirit..."

The Need of the Spirit Soul He wants to see the free light and spirit (May 14):
"The need of the spirit soul is that he wants to get out of the limited sphere of material bondage and fulfill his desire for complete freedom."

Remembering Krishna Is My Primary Business That is perfection (May 14):
"We have presented so many formulas. Why? Not the formulas are important, but the formulas will help me to remember Kṛṣṇa always."

Bhakti-Yoga Is the Safe Path Transcending the material nature (May 14):
"That is bhakti-yoga—always engaged in devotional service. Then you are above all these material qualities."

The Safest Position Not to go to the hellish planet (May 13):
"Kṛṣṇa is so attractive that if anyone only once has fully applied his mind in thinking of Kṛṣṇa and surrendering, then he becomes immediately saved..."

How to Be Free from Fear Even in dreams he doesn't see Yamarāja (May 13):
"The highest kalyāṇa (auspicious) activity is to surrender to Kṛṣṇa. That is the only path by which to save oneself from falling down into hellish life."

People Will Not Accept the Simple Thing They want hodgepodge (May 12):
"So things are very easy, and one can achieve very easily, but they are reluctant to take the easiest process given by Kṛṣṇa, given by Caitanya Mahāprabhu."

Krishna Will Help You He is sitting within your heart (May 11):
"God does not interfere with your little independence. If you want to act according to the order of God, then God will help you."

Krishna Will Direct According to Your Desire Positive or negative (May 11):
"How this direction takes place? According to your desire. If you want to be cheated, Kṛṣṇa will direct you how you become cheated."

Why Should You Lose This Opportunity? The choice is yours (May 11):
"Just like if somebody offers you one million dollars, 'Take it.' You do not know what is the value of one million dollars; you will refuse it."

An Empowered Devotee One must qualify himself to be empowered (May 10):
"Unless one is specifically empowered by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, he cannot spread the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement."

Maya Will Never Be Satisfied There is no happiness here (May 10):
"You construct everything for happiness, but there will be something which will put you into the most miserable condition. This is called material world."

These Rascal Scientists Are Brainwashing They simply speculate (May 10):
"I say 'These rascal scientists are brainwashing,' and they say, 'These rascal Kṛṣṇas, they are brainwashing.' (laughs) This is the position."

Stay High Forever A simple flyer distributed by devotees in 1966 (May 9):
"No More Coming Down/ Practice Krishna Consciousness/ Expand your consciousness by practicing the TRANSCENDENTAL SOUND VIBRATION..."

A Society of Cheaters and Cheated Everyone is in ignorance (May 8):
"When the king or governmental head does not follow the proper principles, nature deals out the punishments in the forms of war, famine and so forth."

The Entire World Is in a Precarious Condition The only hope (May 8):
"The entire world is now full of many asuras in the guise of politicians, gurus, sādhus, yogīs and incarnations, and they are misleading the general public..."

This Civilization Is Not at All Human A condemned civilization (May 8):
"An uncivilized man can do anything for the satisfaction of his senses. He can kill children, he can kill cows, he can kill brāhmaṇas, he can kill old men..."

A Vaishnava Feels Great Compassion Unhappy to see others suffer (May 8):
"When a Vaiṣṇava sees mismanagement in the government, he feels great compassion in his heart and tries his best to purify the situation..."

No Compromise (Compilation) We must present the śāstra as it is (May 7):
"We speak from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, we speak from Bhagavad-gītā, and present them as it is, without any adulteration. This is our position."

Lord Nrsimhadeva's Protection (Compilation) Appearance Day (May 6):
"In the Nṛsiṁha Purāṇa, Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva says: 'Anyone who prays unto Me and takes shelter from Me becomes My ward, and I protect him always..."

The Whole World Is Disturbed by Demons Sri Nrsimha-caturdasi (May 6):
"So those who are disturbed by the demons may take shelter of this form of God, Hare Kṛṣṇa. Then you'll be saved."

You Have to Fight for Krishna The secret of Bhagavad-gītā (May 4):
"If you fight for Kṛṣṇa, work for Kṛṣṇa, if you eat for Kṛṣṇa, if you sleep for Kṛṣṇa, if you do everything for Kṛṣṇa, then you are the yogi..."

You Have to Struggle Against the Difficulties This is the process (May 4):
"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."

We Should Face the Danger This material world is full of dangers (May 4):
"If you think that 'We are very safe; we are very expert; we have made this world very happy,' then you are fool number one."

You Have to Become Strong There is fight, and māyā will go away (May 4):
"Māyā cannot do anything. Simply you have to become strong. And what is that strength? Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare..."

Guru is the Mercy Incarnation of God Real devotees accept this (April 29):
"The same Paramātmā, when He comes before you, being very much merciful upon you, to teach you from outside, that is guru."

We Have to Seek the Mercy It is not the education or scholarship (April 29):
"Sir, I am illiterate. I cannot read. It is not possible. But my Guru Mahārāja ordered me to read. What can I do?"

A Devotee Is Never Vanquished His path back home is guaranteed (April 28):
"A devotee is never afraid of death or of changing his body; his consciousness is transformed into Kṛṣṇa consciousness..."

A Devotee Is Always Attracted by the Honey A friend to everyone (April 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..."

We Must Simply Persevere Do as much as possible each day (April 28):
"We are so fortunate to be in this human form of life, and to have the opportunity and the capacity to serve Krishna..."

We Must Stick to Krishna Consciousness (Compilation) (April 28):
"So this should be our principle. We stick to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, then everything will be all right in due course of time."

Get Up and Prepare to Fight Become an instrument for Krishna (April 27):
"They are already put to death by My arrangement, and you, O Savyasācin, can be but an instrument in the fight."

Save Yourself Everyone in the modern civilization will be smashed (April 27):
"People are so degraded. So unless one takes to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, there is no possibility of being saved."

The Highest Realization Prabhupada reveals our topmost priority (April 27):
"That is our real mission, to deliver the world by preaching Krsna's message to others, but even higher realization..."

What Is Our Material Disease? The kingdom of God without God (April 26):
"That independence we have got, little independence, and we can misuse it, that 'Why shall I serve Kṛṣṇa? Let me serve myself.' "

How Long Will It Take to Cure Our Disease? It's up to the patient (April 26):
"Suppose a man is diseased. No doctor can guarantee that 'This will be cured in so many days.' You see?"

Leave This Place as Soon as Possible There is no adjustment (April 26):
"They want that all old man of the society, they should be killed. That is one of the theories put forward by the communists."

If You Love Me, Love My Dog Kṛṣṇa is immediately pleased (April 25):
"One man is going with his dog. His friends meet, and if the friends pats the dog, the man becomes pleased. Is it not?"

Guru Bhakti I am interested only with the words of my guru (April 25):
"So he said that 'I am not interested for my salvation or going back to Godhead. I am not interested.' "

A Devotee Will Starve If Krishna Wants He's fit for being liberated (April 25):
"A devotee, when he's starving, he knows, 'Kṛṣṇa has put me in this starving condition. It is good for me.' He never complains."

A Devotee Knows That the Lord Has a Plan He is never disturbed (April 24):
"When something is arranged by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one should not be disturbed by it, even if it appears to be a reverse..."

I Do Not Fear A devotee does not get another material body (April 24):
"The material body is the cause of pains and pleasure. So if you don’t get the material body, if you remain in your spiritual body, that is real enjoyment."

Let Us Hope They'll be saved if they take to Kṛṣṇa consciousness (April 24):
"Śrīla Prabhupāda, you said yesterday, or a few days ago, that this movement will go on unimpeded for ten thousand years…"

A Pure Devotee Is Never Disturbed He is calm, quiet and patient (April 23):
"Whenever a devotee is in distress or has fallen into difficulty, he thinks that it is the Lord’s mercy upon him."

Make the Best Use of a Bad Bargain (Compilation) Be a dhīra (April 23):
"This material body is actually a bad bargain because it is prone to suffer, but we must make the best use of this bad bargain."

Can They Increase Life by a Single Moment? Great rascals (April 22):
"These rascals, they are talking big, big words. First of all prove. Make one egg. Then talk of big, big brain. Make one egg."

Blind Leaders and Blind Followers All their plans are failure (April 22):
"Everyone is blind. And they are trying to lead other blind men. So what will be the result? All of them will fall down on the ditch."

The Best Intelligence Is How to Avoid Death Become immortal (April 22):
"Best business is, before the death comes let us finish our Kṛṣṇa consciousness perfectly. That is wanted. Death will come. You cannot avoid it."

Srila Prabhupada Waved at Us By Aprakrita Dasa (April 21):
"Here was a paramahamsa, constantly absorbed in loving devotion to Krishna, who took the time to personally acknowledge the presence of a few..."

The Only Scarcity You can make the whole world happy (April 20):
"My Guru Mahārāja used to say that the whole world is full of everything. Only scarcity is Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Only scarcity."

We Are Creating Some Brain To know the purpose of human life (April 20):
"Not only in your country; every country nowadays. There is no brain. Brain is finished. Therefore everywhere you will find chaos and confusion."

He Will Do Everything When There Is Need Prophetic words (April 20):
"He (Guru Mahārāja) said: 'Yes, he is very expert. He can do. So it is better to live apart from you. And he will do everything when there is need.' "

Overcoming the Greatest Obstacle The real philosophy (April 19):
"The ultimate obstacle is that you don't like to die, but you can die any moment. This is greatest obstacle. Why don't you think of it?"

Can the Scientists Stop Death? Pay the scientists for bluffing (April 18):
"This is all bluffing, and fools are bewildered by these, all these propositions. You have to die today or tomorrow. Can you stop your death?"

Scholars Praise Srila Prabhupada's Books (Compilation) (April 17):
"No one of whatever faith or philosophical persuasion who reads these books with an open mind can fail to be both moved and impressed."

The Greatest Threat in the World Today Atheistic communism (April 15):
"The state has taken the place of God. That is why, seen from this angle, the socialist dictatorships are religions, and state slavery is a form of worship."

They May Sometimes Give Me Trouble Srila Prabhupada's risk (April 15):
"For me it is better to remain in Vṛndāvana or die. Hmm. Because they may be very envious, 'Here is the man who is behind all this.' "

Serving Krishna Is a Labor of Love Connect yourself with Kṛṣṇa (April 13):
"So you can perform bhakti-yoga by fighting, by cooking, by going to the office, everything, if that purpose is for Kṛṣṇa. That is bhakti-yoga."

Bhakti Is Not a Business (Compilation) No personal remuneration (April 13):
"That is the secret of this movement. Every member & worker must learn to sacrifice for God's sake; that is the principle of this movement."

America Is Finished You be saved and save your brothers (April 12):
"America is finished. They cannot do anything anymore. Neither industrialists nor big scholars, neither big fighter. Anything. Simply spoiled."

There Will Be Catastrophe This civilization will not stay (April 12):
"Many times it has happened, and it will happen because transgressing the law of nature, or laws of God, is most sinful. That is sinful."

Dog Is Protected and Cow Is Killed Everything is topsy-turvy (April 11):
"In your country the dog is protected, and the cow is killed. The dog is passing stool and urine in the street, he is considered the best friend of man..."

A Most Heinous Civilization Cows are giving milk and we kill them (April 11):
"So from the very beginning of my life I am subsisting by the foodstuff given by mother, cow, and when I am grown up, I kill. This is my gratitude."

Now It Is Your Choice We are placing it for your judgment (April 10):
"So this opportunity is offered. Take Kṛṣṇa consciousness. There is no tax, there is no loss, but everything is gained. Try it. At least make an experiment..."

Bhakti Is Such a Nice Thing Pure devotional service (April 10):
"But what is that bhakti? That bhakti is animittā bhāgavatī. That bhakti should be animittā, not with a motive..."

The Highest Service to Human Society I have no more want (April 10):
"Just try to understand what sort of service is this Kṛṣṇa consciousness: no more hunger, no more demand. Svāmin kṛtārtho 'smi: 'Oh, I am fully satisfied.' "

The Way of All Lucky Vaishnava Families The great devotees (April 9):
"By the grace of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, we had the chance of being born in a Vaiṣṇava family, and in our childhood we imitated the worship of Lord Kṛṣṇa..."

In My Childhood I Was Saved Prabhupada as a young boy (April 9):
"In my childhood, when I was three, four years old, I was saved. My all cloth burned, and there is a scar. You have seen. I would have died that day..."

Krishna Saved Me Prabhupada tells a story from his childhood (April 9):
"I had some experience in my childhood, in 1911. I was thirteen years old. There was a riot. So our house was there in Mahatma Gandhi Road..."

Child Is the Father of Man Children are the hope of the future (April 9):
"So in my childhood, when I was one and one-half year old, I suffered from typhoid, and the Dr. Kartik Chandra Bose, he said..."

There Is Danger at Every Step (Compilation) Death is coming (April 8):
"Padaṁ padaṁ yad vipadām (SB 10.14.58). Śāstra says in every step there is danger. But if you become a devotee, then you escape."

Vrindavan Bhajan (Poem) Written by Srila Prabhupada in 1958 (April 6):
"Srila Prabhupada wrote the following poem in Bengali while living alone in his humble rooms overlooking the Radha-Damodar courtyard in Vrindavan..."

Srila Prabhupada's Final Instructions Live forever by serving Krsna (April 5):
"There is nothing new to be said. Whatever I had to say, I have already said in my books. Now you must all try to understand it..."

Everyone Has to Fly Their Own Plane Help is offered on the ground (April 5):
"At the end of life, when one has to go back home, back to Godhead, everyone has to take care of himself without help rendered by another."

The Only Remedy The human civilization is not in right order (April 4):
"If you kindly take this Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement seriously, your country will be saved, and the whole world will be saved."

We Are All Prisoners in the Material World (Compilation) (April 4):
"Every one of us, as long as we are put into this material body, it is to be understood that we are all criminal."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

A Devotee Is Protected by the Holy Name Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa (March 29):
"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."

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."

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."

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."

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?"

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..."

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."

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."

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?"

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."

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."

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?"

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."

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."

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.' "

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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

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."

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."

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."

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.

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."

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."

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 Test for a Sincere Devotee Serve guru in any situation (January 4):
"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 4):
"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 Requirement Is Sincerity Dependent on your desire (January 3):
"Some scholars recommend that knowledge and renunciation are important factors for elevating oneself to devotional service. But actually that is not a fact."

Difficulties Are Blessings From Krishna They help us advance (January 3):
"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..."

The Glories of a Pure Devotee (Compilation) (January 2):
"The smile of such a Krishna conscious person is so attractive that simply by smiling he wins so many admirers, disciples and followers."

The Power of a Pure Devotee (Compilation) (January 1):
"Śrīla Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura has sung that the devotees of Lord Caitanya are so powerful that each one of them can deliver a universe."

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