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The Prabhupada Connection Update Om Tat Sat (May 8, 2021):
"I'm writing to let you know that the time has come for me to move on to another service after working on The Prabhupada Connection for the past 20 years."

Save Yourself Everyone will be smashed (April 17):
"People are so degraded. So unless one takes to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, there is no possibility of being saved."

The Highest Realization Our topmost priority (April 17):
"That is our real mission, to deliver the world by preaching Krsna's message to others, but even higher realization..."

The Prabhupada Revolution (Editorial) (April 17):
"Prabhupada ignited a spiritual revolution that swept across the globe at lightning speed."

Under Krishna's Protection No question of danger (April 16):
"This is the position of Vaiṣṇava. Vaiṣṇavas, they do not care for all these yogic power. They depend on Kṛṣṇa."

Krishna Saved Me I would have been killed in that riot (April 16):
"I had some experience in my childhood, in 1911. I was thirteen years old. There was a riot."

A Devotee Is Going Back to Krishna He is not dying (April 15):
"He is very pleased, 'Now my labor is finished. I am going to Kṛṣṇa.' That is his feeling. And others, they are crying..."

Krishna, Krishna, Krishna, Krishna Pray to Krishna (April 15):
"The foolish people, they are thinking that 'We are very happy and we are very safe.' But nobody is safe."

Krishna Helps His Devotee Krishna takes charge (April 14):
"Devotee generally remembers Kṛṣṇa. But even if he cannot, Kṛṣṇa will help him."

Devotees Are Protected by the Vishnudutas No fear (April 14):
"He may be attacked with severe type of diseases and so many things. But he will be protected."

A Devotee Is Never Afraid of Death He is fearless (April 13):
"Not only can a pure devotee easily surpass death, but by his grace his followers can also do so without difficulty."

A Devotee Is Never Afraid of Anything Abhayaṁ (April 13):
"You will die today or tomorrow. That's all. If you want to save yourself, then go to Kṛṣṇa."

Crossing the Sea of Dangers Go to the other side (April 12):
"So long you are on the sea, you are on the dangerous position, however strong your ship may be."

The Captain of Our Ship (Compilation) (April 12):
"So the guru is there. He is the chief man, giving direction, or the captain. And others are plying..."

Don't Be Afraid Kṛṣṇa will appear as Nṛsiṁhadeva (April 11):
"Don't be afraid if somebody tortures us, somebody teases us. We must go on with Kṛṣṇa consciousness..."

Protected by Lord Nrsimhadeva (Compilation) (April 11):
"When Prahlad Maharaj saw Lord Nrsimhadev, he was not at all afraid of the fierceful feature of the Lord."

Don't Give up the Rope Prabhupada's assurance (April 10):
"Regarding your request for your deliverance from the clutches of Maya, please rest assured of being delivered..."

Anyone Who Has Come to Me He is my beloved son (April 10):
"Temporarily one may display some Mayic affliction, but that can not prolong."

Slow But Sure (Compilation) All's well that ends well (April 10):
"It doesn't matter if things are going a little slow; but make everything slow but sure. That is a good principle."

All Impediments Will Be Vanquished Have faith (April 9):
"You just remain fixed up in devotional service, and all impediments that may come will be vanquished..."

There Are No Stumbling Blocks Prabhupada's kick (April 9):
"You mentioned that your pathway has become filled with stumbling blocks, but there are no stumbling blocks."

Guru Means Heavy He is heavy with knowledge (April 8):
"Guru, guru means one who has got perfect knowledge. One who hasn't got perfect knowledge, he cannot become guru."

Utilizing Anger in Krishna's Service (Compilation) (April 8):
"A devotee of the Lord cannot tolerate blasphemy of the Lord or His other devotees, and the Lord also cannot tolerate blasphemy..."

I Have to Execute My Duty In spite of all my difficulties (April 7):
"Now, because it is my duty. I have brought some message for you people. Because I am ordered by superior, my spiritual master..."

Fight With Maya (Compilation) Fighting must be there (April 7):
"We have to fight with all these so-called leaders, scientists, and philosophers, just like Krsna came to kill all the demons..."

A Declaration of War How can you save yourself? (April 6):
"Always remember that this Kṛṣṇa consciousness is a sort of declaration of war with this illusory material nature."

Fallible Soldiers (Compilation) Who will protect you? (April 6):
"Nobody will give you protection. You have to protect yourself. Everyone is responsible for his own work."

You Must Have Faith The beginning is faith (April 5):
"So if you have got faith in spiritual master, then you will advance. If you have no faith, then it will be lost."

Faith in the Acharya That is the way (April 5):
"Everywhere, the footprints of ācāryas are followed. Just like in your country you are following the footprints of Lord Jesus Christ."

Srila Prabhupada Writes to Pope Paul Vl A humble plea (April 4):
"Please accept my respectful humble obeisances at Your lotus feet. I beg to introduce myself as an Indian monk..."

Christ Appeared in His Spiritual Body The Resurrection (April 4):
"Prabhupāda? Does Lord Jesus Christ appear in the spiritual sky with the body he manifested on the earth?"

Ponder over Lord Christ's Crucification Handwritten note (April 4):
"Regarding your question about sufferings of master, you can simply ponder over Lord Christ's crucification."

The Best Service to Humanity They do not know (April 3):
"So a blind man leading other blind men, what is the result? The result is catastrophic."

Now It Is Your Choice At least make an experiment (April 3):
"So this opportunity is offered. Take Kṛṣṇa consciousness. There is no tax, there is no loss, but everything is gained. Try it."

Remembering Krishna (Compilation) Is it very difficult? (April 2):
"Do not waste any time, but work always to please Krishna within your heart. He is witnessing everything."

Seek Krishna's Protection He is our only protector (April 2):
"If Kṛṣṇa does not give him protection, despite all supply of good medical treatment and medicine, he'll die. This is a fact."

Drops of Nectar from Srila Prabhupada (Compilation) (April 1):
"We must always think like this, that I do not know how to serve Radha and Krishna, but my Spiritual Master knows so I am assisting him."

Honoring the Pure Devotee (Editorial) (March 31):
"As the latest headlines and news reports from around the world become increasingly disturbing for us all, it's quite natural to wonder..."

A Devotee Can Achieve Wonderful Success (March 30):
"By the grace of the Lord, a devotee can achieve wonderful success simply by willing, but a real devotee does not like that."

A Devotee Should Not Be a Mercantile Man (March 30):
"In the material world a servant works when money is paid, wages. A devotee is not like that. A devotee serves Kṛṣṇa out of duty."

The Mercy of Gaura-Nitai (Compilation) (March 29):
"I offer my respectful obeisances unto Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya and Lord Nityānanda, who are like the sun and moon."

Lord Chaitanya Induced the Animals to Chant (Compilation) (March 29):
"Caitanya Mahāprabhu asked the tiger, 'Why you are sleeping? Just stand up. Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa.' And the tiger began to dance."

Lord Caitanya's Universal Formula Gaura Purnima (March 28):
"This Movement means taking mercy from the ocean of mercy of Kṛṣṇa and distribute it all over the world..."

Lord Caitanya Is Lord Krishna Himself He is all-attractive (March 28):
"In the Age of Kali, intelligent persons perform congregational chanting to worship the incarnation of Godhead who constantly sings the name of Kṛṣṇa."

Lord Caitanya and Ramananda Raya A divine conversation (March 28):
"Being very satisfied, Lord Caitanya smiled and showed Rāmānanda His real form as the combination of Śrī Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa."

Lord Caitanya's Mission Śrī Śikṣāṣṭaka (March 27):
"Although Lord Caitanya was widely renowned as a scholar in His youth, He left only eight verses, called Śikṣāṣṭaka."

Lord Caitanya's Mercy (Compilation) The Golden Avatar (March 27):
"My dear Lord Caitanya, please have mercy upon me. There is no one who is as merciful as You. My plea is most urgent..."

There Is Danger in Every Step Get out of this scene (March 21):
"It is a fact that the whole human civilization is a society of cheaters and cheated. That's all. Any field."

I Wish to Die Without a Doctor Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa and die peacefully (March 11):
"Don’t be disturbed. Everyone has to die. Let us die peacefully, without doctor. All this medicine, injections and prohibitions, this, that."

Doctors Are Not the Ultimate Healer This is Krishna's position (March 11):
"When there is no other alternative, of course we have to take shelter of such demonic treatment, but as far as possible try to avoid that..."

The Root Cause of All Quarrel Worthless men at the helm (March 10):
"Such men at the post of a king are sure to first hurt the cow and the brahminical culture, thereby pushing all society towards hell."

Truthfulness Is a Forgotten Story The brahminical qualification (March 10):
"A businessman, he cannot become strictly truthful. That is not possible. A politician, he cannot become actually truthful."

No More Milk and Butter in Kali-yuga According to Bhāgavatam (March 10):
"You are killing cows, the source of butter. Now, time will come, there will be no more cows. Misusing. And then where you will get butter?"

The Most Intelligent Man This is the highest cause (March 9):
"You have to give up this body. Why don't you give it up for the highest cause? Highest cause."

Solving the Ultimate Problem Nobody wants to die (March 9):
"A young man cannot understand, but one who is old, he can understand, there is suffering."

To Err Is Human (Compilation) That is not a disqualification (March 8):
"After all, we commit so many mistakes. That is human nature. To err is human. That is not fault. But try to rectify with cool head. That is required."

Asking Forgiveness If one has offended a pure devotee (March 8):
"Yes. One should be very cautious, and if it happens so, then he should ask to be excused. That's all."

When to Reject a Guru (Compilation) According to śāstra (March 8):
"Even by mistake you have come to a rascal who does not know how to become guru, you can reject him. Why should you stick to him?"

The Gifts of a Sadhu The royal road of liberation (March 7):
"If we want to associate with a sādhu, we cannot expect him to give us instructions on how to improve our material condition."

The Gift of Bhakti Enough of this material disease (March 7):
"So you can invent so many means of curing the danger. But as soon as the sun is there, immediately all mist is over."

The Gift of Lord Krishna It is so nice and sublime (March 7):
"It is my duty to help you always in the matter of understanding Krishna Consciousness and whatever I am trying to bestow upon you all..."

We Can Start a Temple Anywhere Simply by sitting, chanting (March 6):
"We don't require any huge building. You see? Temple means wherever there is God, that is temple."

Our Main Business Is to Practice Personally Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa (March 6):
"To practice personally, that is our main business. Not that everyone will be preacher, but at least his own life be perfect."

Where Is Your Freedom? The rascal is thinking that he's free (March 5):
"If you are free, then why you are dying? If you are free, then do not die. Nobody wants to die. What is the answer?"

How to Obtain Full Freedom Everyone is anxious for freedom (March 5):
"Illusioned by the external energy, everyone thinks that he is free, but actually he is bound up by the laws of nature."

My Guru Maharaja (Compilation) Srila Bhaktisiddhanta's Appearance (March 3):
"My Guru Mahārāja, my spiritual master, used to say that you have to select a spiritual master not by seeing but by your ear, but by hearing."

​Who Is a Bona Fide Guru? People are being misled (March 2):
"All the swamis and yogis who came here, they do not belong to this paramparā system, so therefore they are not bona fide guru."

Who Is Following the Acharya? One who is to be followed (March 2):
"So who is following the ācārya? Nobody is following. Ācārya is there, but nobody is following ācārya."

Staunch Faith in Guru and Krishna They go together (March 2):
"By the Grace of Guru one gets Krishna and by the Grace of Krishna one gets a bonafide Guru."

Everything Will Be Revealed The secret of advancement (March 2):
"The Lord is the original spiritual master, and a person in the disciplic succession can convey the message of the Lord as it is to his sincere disciple."

My Disciples Are Not Fools Therefore they are surrendering (March 1):
"I am not bribing them. They are not fools. They have got very nice brain to act. So they accept me as the spiritual master brain..."

Neophytes Are Always in Danger How can they be saved? (March 1):
"Those who are neophyte, they are always in danger. Therefore their duty is to be guided by sādhu-śāstra-guru. That's all."

Why Be Whimsical and Go to Hell? Simply become sincere (March 1):
"Kṛṣṇa is there; guru is there. Why should you manufacture your own way? If you are sincere, Kṛṣṇa will dictate from within."

Chanting, Dancing and Feasting (Compilation) Simply bliss (February 28):
"Our Hare Kṛṣṇa movement is standing on three principal things: chanting, dancing and eating prasādam. It is not very difficult."

Pure Devotees Are like Bumblebees The wish-fulfilling tree (February 28):
"If one is fixed in the service of the lotus feet of the Lord, there is unlimited transcendental bliss..."

The World Acharya Dream By Govinda Dasi (February 28):
"Srila Prabhupada sat regally upon the huge Vyasasana, like a lion king sits atop a mountain. From there he could see all the world..."

Drops of Nectar from Narottama dasa Thakura Appearance Day (February 27):
"My plea is most urgent because Your mission is to deliver fallen souls, and no one is more fallen than I. I beg priority."

Don't Kick Me Away Appearance of Srila Narottama dasa Thakura (February 27):
"Don't neglect me because I am so sinful, my past life is so black. Don't neglect me. Please accept me. Don't kick me away."

A Genuine Representative of Sri Nityananda Bona fide ācārya (February 26):
"Only out of His immense compassion does the Personality of Godhead reveal Himself as the spiritual master."

We Do Not Belong to Any Faction The secret of success (February 26):
"Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura, at the time of his departure, requested all his disciples to form a governing body and conduct missionary activities..."

We Live in Vrindavan and Nowhere Else Purified eyes (February 26):
"Although anyone living in Vṛndāvana somehow or other is benefited, the real Vṛndāvana is appreciated only by a pure devotee."

Lord Nityananda's Appearance Day Lecture Trayodaśī (February 25):
"So today, the appearance day of Nityānanda Prabhu. Nityānanda Prabhu is Baladeva, Baladeva-tattva."

The Lotus Feet of Lord Nityananda Nityānanda Trayodaśī (February 25):
"The lotus feet of Lord Nityānanda are a shelter where one will get the soothing moonlight not only of one, but of millions of moons."

A Manifested Representation of Nityananda Ācāryadeva (February 24):
"In all the ancient scriptures of devotional service and in the more recent songs of Śrīla Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura, Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura and other..."

Don't Worry About This World Utilize your time wisely (February 23):
"Don't consider what will happen to this world. The nature will take care of it. You don't puzzle your brain with these thoughts."

We Are Not After Titles and Designations A devotee is humble (February 23):
"Lord Caitanya made it a principle that we must teach by personal example. This is what I have tried to do."

A Devotee Is Not Poor (Compilation) He is spiritually wealthy (February 23):
"The brāhmaṇas, as a matter of routine, keep themselves in a poverty-stricken condition to save themselves from the false prestige of material opulence."

Everyone Is Eternally Servant of God Some admit, some don't (February 22):
"Please try to understand this point that everyone is servant. Even your president is servant of the nation."

Serving Prabhupada Is Serving Krishna Ācāryaṁ māṁ vijānīyāt (February 22):
"When one voluntarily agrees to serve the dictation of the spiritual master... means to follow the dictation of Kṛṣṇa."

Help Me in This Great Adventure (Compilation) A disciple's duty (February 22):
"I request all my spiritual sons and daughters to help me in this great adventure, and if you all help me, I am sure I shall be successful."

If You Want Happy, Blissful Life The real remedy (February 21):
"If one wants the uncontaminated pleasure of blissful life, he must engage himself in the transcendental loving service of the Lord."

The Nature of This Material World You’ll never get peace (February 21):
"So long you have got this body in the material world, you’ll have these two processes. Somebody will be your friend, and somebody will be your enemy."

What Does Krishna Consciousness Mean? God is the center (February 20):
"Nothing belongs to you. Everything belongs to God. Everyone has got right to live on God's property. This is Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

The First Symptom of Krishna Consciousness Joyfulness (February 20):
"Real Kṛṣṇa consciousness, when one achieves, he becomes prasannātmā, joyful. That is the first symptom of becoming full, Kṛṣṇa conscious."

A Krishna Conscious Person Is Not a Madman He is sane (February 20):
"If I am trained in Kṛṣṇa consciousness, then I am a sane man. I am not a madman because I know what is my position, what is God..."

The Pancha-Tattva Lord Krishna in five different potencies (February 19):
"Lord Caitanya is described as follows: He is the only shelter for the forlorn, for the most fallen, and He is the only hope for those..."

The Pancha-Tattva Made No Conditions They broke the seal (February 19):
"In distributing love of Godhead, Caitanya Mahāprabhu and His associates did not consider who was a fit candidate and who was not..."

Chanting the Pancha-Tattva Mantra The authorized method (February 19):
"As preachers of the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement, we first offer our obeisances to Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu by chanting this Pañca-tattva mantra..."

The Glories of Sri Advaita Acharya (Compilation) Avirbhava tithi (February 18):
"All glories to Advaita Prabhu, the incarnation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead! He induced Kṛṣṇa to descend and thus delivered the entire world."

We Have to Accept the Acharya (Compilation) Ācāryopāsanam (February 18):
"Nityānanda Prabhu, Advaita Prabhu and śrīvāsādi-gaura-bhakta-vṛnda, they are all carriers of orders of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu."

Don't Hear Scriptures from the Devil A preacher must be pure (February 17):
"So we should receive knowledge of God, message of God, from a person who is not a devil. Then it will be effective. Otherwise, it will act as poison."

God Is Joyful Krishna doesn't require a hammer and a saw (February 17):
"Anywhere you see, Kṛṣṇa is joyful. He is not engaged in some industrial work or in some heavy machine making. He is simply playing on His flute."

God Created This World to Give Us a Chance It's up to us (February 17):
"This process of realizing the Supreme Personality of Godhead is open for everyone, but still it is the choice of the particular living entity..."

God Is Never Under the Influence of Satan He is transcendental (February 17):
"God is never under the influence of Satan. Is there any statement in the Bible that 'God has become under the influence of Satan'? "

What Is Successful Life? We are proposing successful life (February 16):
"Successfully living does not mean that you work hard just like cats and dogs, and eat something and have sex life at night. That is not successful life."

Srila Prabhupada Is Our Hero The greatest preacher (February 16):
"I am very grateful to you for your kind words about me, but I do not think that I have done anything, but I am only delivering the best message as it is."

I Am Trying to Inspire You Krishna will help you in all respects (February 15):
"Krishna inspired My Guru Maharaj, and He inspired Me, and I am trying to inspire you all because Krishna wants it."

We Are All Criminals in the Material World The demonic state (February 15):
"A citizen expected to render service to the state, but if he refuses, then he's considered a traitor or a criminal and is put into punishment."

How to Cure the Material Disease The bigger solution (February 15):
"In Bhagavad-gītā there is no such statement that you take care of the eyes of the people. There is no such statement. That is your manufactured."

Real Love (Compilation) Real love is exchanged with Krishna (February 14):
"Everyone, we are attached to the love of this material world, but we are all disappointed. From everyone's experience, you will find."

No One Needs to Change His Position Hear from a realized soul (February 14):
"If one is fortunate enough to take shelter of a pure devotee, hear from him about self-realization and follow in his footsteps, he will be gradually elevated..."

The Fruit of Love of Godhead Nourishing the seed of bhakti (February 14):
"Out of many millions of living entities, one may be fortunate enough to receive the seed of the bhakti-latā, the creeper of devotional service."

There Is No Impediment to Love of God (Compilation) (February 14):
"Nobody can say that 'For this reason I could not love Kṛṣṇa.' There is no reason. There is no impediment for anyone. Any circumstances."

You Can Realize God Anywhere The simple method (February 1):
"Without much bother, if one simply keeps a picture of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu at home and chants Hare Krishna, then one will realize God."

Prabhupada Chants Hare Krishna (Audio) Happening Album (February 1):
"This Transcendental Sound Vibration is called Bhaktiyoga, or the Yoga of Ecstacy. It is easy and can be practiced by anyone."

He Lives Forever (Editorial) The eternal connection (February 1):
"As you are always thinking of me, I am always thinking of you also. Although physically we are not together, we are not separated spiritually."

Don't Miss This Golden Opportunity Go with me back to home (January 26):
"You have got now the golden opportunity of this human form of life, and it is not accident that you have got your spiritual master, so take advantage..."

Don't Squander It Don't spoil Krishna's grace (January 26):
"Kṛṣṇa's grace is always there, but we spoil Kṛṣṇa's grace. That is our business. 'But Kṛṣṇa is giving us so much grace. Let us spoil it.' "

Don't Waste Time (Compilation) Always be engaged (January 26):
"Krishna consciousness is so nice. So find out some business for Krishna. Don't waste time. That is the perfection of Krishna consciousness."

O Lord Krishna, Please Protect Me Our only shelter is Krishna (January 25):
"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..."

Hari Bol Lord Caitanya raised His hands and chanted Hari bol (January 25):
"There are two slogans. One Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa. And another, short, is Hari bol, Hari bol. You can practice also that. Hari bol."

Chant Hare Krishna and Be Happy (Compilation) The holy name (January 25):
"Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra... That is our only request. Then, in spite of this contaminated age of Kali, you'll be saved. You'll be saved."

Only Krishna Can Save You One must have Krishna's sanction (January 24):
"It is not that if a child is in danger, because the father and mother is very strong, very rich, he will be able to give protection to the child. No."

So-Called-Suffering Is Krishna's Favor The vision of a devotee (January 24):
"A devotee never accuses Kṛṣṇa that 'Kṛṣṇa, I am serving You so nicely, and You are giving me so much suffering?' No. This is not devotee's view."

Stick to Krishna Accept His words and one day you'll be fearless (January 24):
"We have no difficulty. What we are requesting you? 'You think of Kṛṣṇa. Chant Hare Kṛṣṇa.' That's all. Where is the difficulty?"

Only Krishna Can Protect You Always be under His protection (January 23):
"If Kṛṣṇa desires to kill somebody, nobody can give him protection—no power. And if He wants to save somebody, nobody can kill him."

Some Way or Other, Take Shelter of Krishna The asset is there (January 23):
"Even ten percent you have done, that goes with you. So there is no loss. Then again you begin from 11%. From the eleven point, you begin."

Finish All Business in This Life Take help from guru and Krishna (January 23):
"Finish this business of birth, death, old age and disease in this life. You can do that. This is our main business, not to make arrangement for eating..."

Srila Prabhupada's Father He was a pure Vaiṣṇava (January 22):
"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."

The Lord Wants to See Our Sincerity He will give us facility (January 22):
"So in my childhood, when I was five or six years old, I requested my father that 'Father, give me this Deity. I shall worship.' So father purchased for me..."

I Was Never Forgetful of Krishna Krishna always saved me (January 22):
"By the grace of Krsna I got these two opportunities in the present life to be born of a pious father and brought up in one of the richest, aristocratic families..."

Krishna's Plan Is the Only Plan Other plans are phantasmagoria (January 20):
"So far your thinking about things and making so many plans, that is all right, but our first business is Krishna's plan. That is the only plan..."

Prabhupada's Talk at Radha Govinda Mandir Mullick Deities (January 20):
"We had the opportunity of seeing this Rādhā-Govinda from very childhood. When I was three or four years old I used to visit this Rādhā-Govinda daily."

The Way of All Lucky Vaishnava Families Liberated from birth (January 20):
"The life history of many such devotees is almost the same because there is always symmetry between the early lives of all great devotees of the Lord."

The Vision of a Devotee Compassionate to all conditioned souls (January 19):
"Because devotees are learned and know that every living entity is part and parcel of the Supreme Lord, they preach Kṛṣṇa consciousness to everyone..."

Surrender to Krishna or Surrender to Lenin? Surrender is there (January 19):
"So you have to surrender in any circumstance. Either you become Communist or this 'ist' or that 'ist,' you have to surrender."

The Great Cultural Mission of India (Compilation) Brotherly love (January 19):
"That is called Indian cultural mission. We should learn to look upon every living being as our own brother and treat him in that love."

Never Call Yourself a Devotee We are trying to be transcendental (January 18):
"To become devotee is not so cheap thing. You don't think that because you have got a tilaka you have become devotee. Why do you think like that?"

Never Imitate a High-Grade Devotee He sees with equal vision (January 18):
"The first grade devotee, of course, sees everyone in relationship with Krishna and as such, he makes no distinction between a devotee or non-devotee."

A Devotee Is Never Afraid of Anything Krishna is everything (January 18):
"One who knows everything is Kṛṣṇa, why he should be afraid? If bomb is coming, he will see, 'Oh, Kṛṣṇa is coming.' Yes. That is the vision of the devotee."

Don't Follow Blindly (Compilation) Take everything with logic (January 17):
"You should be religious, but should understand everything philosophically. Otherwise one becomes fanatic, religious fanatic."

Human Sheep Cheat one sheep, and all others will be followers (January 17):
"Veri means lamb or sheep. If you can push one of them in the slaughterhouse, all of them enter. This is called veriya dāsan."

What Is the Alternative to Being a Sheep? We can change (January 17):
"The so-called leaders, they are just like shepherd, and we are like sheep. But that does not mean the shepherd is an important man."

Don't Follow Rascals and Fools Follow the great ācāryas (January 17):
"So we have to follow. Mahājano yena gataḥ sa panthāḥ. Don't follow rascals and fools. Then it will be useless waste of time."

Honoring Srila Jiva Gosvami Disappearance of Jiva Gosvami (January 16):
"So Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī became a great scholar in grammar and then he studied all Vedic literatures, and after that he approached his uncle Rūpa Gosvāmī..."

Prayers to the Six Gosvamis (Video) Jiva Gosvami Tirobhava tithi (January 16):
"They are just like the ocean of love of God, and they are popular both with the gentle and with the ruffians, because they are not envious of anyone."

The Glories of Srila Jiva Gosvami (Compilation) Tirobhava tithi (January 16):
"My mission is develop the glories of Srila Jiva Goswami all over the world and I think you should cooperate with my honest endeavour."

Remembering Srila Prabhupada By Vishoka Dasa (January 15):
"It was the summer of '75, and we were hustling like anything, getting ready for Ratha-yatra and the coming of Srila Prabhupada."

Be Prepared for War (Compilation) When Kālī becomes angry (January 14):
"The atomic bomb is already there, and as soon as the next war breaks out, all their skyscrapers and everything else will be finished."

Be Prepared for Death We have to give up this body (January 14):
"Death is there. You cannot save yourself. Either you are on the land or on the plane, death will be there. You must be prepared..."

You Can Kill Me or You Can Keep Me Never mind miseries (January 14):
"That is devotee's sincerity, that he does not go to Kṛṣṇa for some material profit. Any condition, he is Kṛṣṇa conscious. That is his humbleness."

A Devotee Is Thoughtful Those who are thoughtful, not trifling (January 13):
"Manīṣiṇaḥ means those who are thoughtful philosopher, those who can take up things by philosophical conclusion that, 'I am consciousness...' "

Your Radio and Television Won't Save You Please get out (January 13):
"You cannot make even compromise: 'All right, it is a place of suffering, but we have got our radio and television. We shall live here.' No."

One Must Be Disgusted with Material Life No happiness here (January 13):
"Now, in order to approach a bona fide spiritual master, one must be very much disgusted with this material way of life. That is very nice qualification."

Our Movement Is a Declaration of War Our weapon is kartals (January 12):
"In this age there is no need of fighting with rifles because the population is so poor that they are already killed by so many disturbances."

How Can You Save Yourself? This is the process (January 12):
"If you persistently simply adhere to the devotional service of Kṛṣṇa, there will be no more strength of this illusory nature to drag you."

Overflood the Demons' Godless Civilization Big saṅkīrtana (January 12):
"This book distribution is the most important task in our Society. Therefore I am giving so much stress and I am working so hard on this."

Today I Am Surrendering Unto You From this day I am Yours (January 11):
"My dear Lord Kṛṣṇa, although I have forgotten You for so many long years in the material world, today I am surrendering unto You."

There Is No Loss in Krishna Consciousness (Compilation) (January 11):
"Devotional service is so pure and perfect that once having begun, one is forcibly dragged to ultimate success."

We Must Go on with Our Duty Troubles will come and go (January 11):
"So bodily, mental, by enemies, so many impediments will come. What can be done? We have to tolerate. That is material world."

Srila Prabhupada on Health (Compilation) Practical advice (January 11):
"It is important to keep the body fit and healthy so that we will not meet the obstacle of ill health while serving Krishna."

The Benefits of Chanting Hare Krishna (Compilation) (January 10):
"Krishna and Krishna's name nondifferent. As soon as you chant Hare Krishna, that means Krishna is dancing on your tongue."

Hare Krishna Address (with Audio) From the Happening Album (January 10):
"Even a child can take part in the chanting, or even a dog can take part in it. The chanting should be heard, however, from the lips of a pure devotee..."

Stay High Forever (1966 Flyer) Rejoice in the ocean of bliss! (January 10):
"No More Coming Down/ Practice Krishna Consciousness/ Expand your consciousness by practicing the TRANSCENDENTAL SOUND VIBRATION..."

Prabhupada on Real Intelligence This is human reasoning (January 9):
"This material nature is a machine and the operator is God. Even though you cannot see God, by logic you can know He exists." 

To Those Who Are Constantly Devoted Krishna gives intelligence (January 9):
"The qualification is that a person always engage himself in Kṛṣṇa consciousness and with love and devotion render all kinds of services."

A Television Box Within Your Heart This is the perfection of yoga (January 9):
"It is not you have to purchase one machine, or television set. It is there, and God is also there. You can see, you can hear, you can talk..."

Our Process Is Slow But Sure (Compilation) Step by step (January 8):
"It doesn't matter if things are going a little slow; but make everything slow but sure. That is a good principle."

Our Movement Is Based on Practical Activity We have to fight (January 8):
"You have to work for Kṛṣṇa sincerely, intelligently, and victory or defeat, it doesn't matter. Just like Jaṭāyu was defeated fighting with Rāvaṇa."

How Does One Become Strong? Srila Prabhupada answers (January 8):
"To remain strong is not difficult, but we don't want to remain strong. That is our decision. Otherwise it is not difficult."

There Will Be Catastrophe This civilization will not stay (January 7):
"There will be catastrophe, waiting. Many times it has happened, and it will happen because transgressing the law of nature, or laws of God..."

We Shouldn't Care for These Catastrophes They come and go (January 7):
"This is the relative world, and we should know that what has happened in this world is not worthy of consideration in terms of universal affairs."

We Must Go On There may be so many impediments (January 7):
"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."

A Pure Devotee Is Never Disturbed He is always calm and quiet (January 7):
"Whenever a devotee is in distress or has fallen into difficulty, he thinks that it is the Lord’s mercy upon him."

All Devotees Are More or Less Poets (Compilation) (January 6):
"Out of 26 qualifications of a perfect devotee, one is poetic sense. So we can write so many poetries in praise of the Lord, or about His pastimes."

Preaching in Egypt Let them chant and take prasādam (January 6):
"Simply follow this. Give them prasādam and let them chant. That is preaching. And if they're educated, let them read books."

Take a Risk for Preaching Work I went to your country also alone (January 6):
"My Guru Maharaja repeatedly requested his disciples to go out into far-off lands for spreading the message of Lord Caitanya."

Dinosaurs Are Imaginary Let them talk all nonsense (January 5):
"First thing is they are all imperfect speculators. So what is the value of their sport? We don't take any value of it."

The Pyramids Were Built by Giants They were very good artist (January 5):
"Such stories are in Mahābhārata also. The demons were engaged, giants and demons, for construction. Yes."

The Pyramids Are like a Samadhi Kumbhaka-yoga (January 5):
"Yes, it is just like samādhi. Samādhi, when you become samādhi, then if you're, I mean to say, put within the earth, you do not die."

What They Have Achieved? Big, big politicians, they have tried (January 5):
"Roman Empire, the Carthagian Empire, Greece Empire, Egyptian Empire and Mogul Empire, British Empire—all frustrated. It will never be successful."

The Valuable Jewel of Spiritual Love The most precious of gems (January 4):
"Devotees should protect their valuable jewel of spiritual love from the clutches of thieves and burglars."

The Spiritual Master of the World Such a person is a true guru (January 4):
"The spiritual master is described in every scripture as the representative of the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

A Pure Devotee Can Become Omniscient By the grace of Krishna (January 4):
"I understand, Śrīla Prabhupāda, that the pure devotee can be as pervasive as Supersoul?"

The Spiritual Master Can Appear Anywhere External Supersoul (January 4):
"Just as Krishna can be present simultaneously in millions of places. Similarly, the spiritual master can be present wherever the disciple wants."

Everything Depends on Purity Keeping in touch with Prabhupada (January 4):
"Śrīla Prabhupāda, when you are not present with us, how is it possible to receive instructions, for example, on questions that may arise?"

Hippies Are Our Best Customers (Compilation) Saving the youth (January 3):
"I want that all the hippies should come to me and I shall solve their problems. Actually all these hippies should join us."

We Are Not Hippies How they conclude that we are hippies? (January 3):
"So you can advertise that 'We are not hippies, but we are converting many hippies to the sane condition of life.' That's a fact."

Radha-Krishna Temple, Haight-Ashbury 1967 (with Map) (January 3):
"Srila Prabhupada and his early band of disciples played an intrinsic part in the spiritual and cultural revolution of America in the 1960s."

A Devotee Is More Kind Than God He is very dear to Krishna (January 2):
"Kṛṣṇa says, 'Those who are absorbed too much in material consciousness, don't disturb them.' But devotees take the risks, even at the cost of life."

Never Be Disappointed Satisfying Krishna is our reward (January 2):
"So a Kṛṣṇa conscious person should not be disturbed whether his preaching work is being accepted by the people or not. It doesn't matter."

Leaders Must Be Ideal Men This is very important (January 2):
"If the leader is a sinful man and doing all impious activities, then how you can expect the citizens to be all good and pious? It is not possible."

Only a Devotee Can Benefit Society Follow Krishna's devotee (January 2):
"Those who are coming from spiritual kingdom or kingdom of... they have no want. They haven't got to do anything. They are all perfect

I Have Instructed Everything in My Books (Compilation) (January 1):
"By reading daily the knowledge will be revealed to you and by this process your spiritual life will develop."

If There Are No More Temples Prabhupada's books are the basis (January 1):
"You have taken the right view of the importance of my books. Books will always remain. That was the view of my Guru Maharaja..."

The Nectar of Krishna-katha Drink the amṛta (December 31):
"The entire world is suffering because of spiritual thirst. Every living being is Brahman, or spirit soul, and needs spiritual food to satisfy his hunger and thirst."

Plain Living, High Thinking This is ideal life (December 31):
"The country is less disturbing, less taxing on the brain. Just work a little for your food, and the rest of the time engage yourself in Krishna consciousness."

Rogues and Thieves in the Guise of Protectors Asuric leaders (December 31):
"Rogues and thieves in the guise of protectors arrange for a voting system, and in the name of democracy they come to power by hook or crook and exploit..."

The Story of Sarvajna the Astrologer The hidden treasure (December 30):
"When Sarvajna saw the horoscope of the poor man, he was at once astonished that the man was so poor."

The Story of the Illiterate Brahmana Firm faith in guru (December 30):
"I have narrated several times the story of a brāhmaṇa in South India. He was illiterate, and he was reading Bhagavad-gītā."

Again You Become a Mouse You must always remember this (December 30):
"You know the story, punar mūṣiko bhava? Anyone knows? Punar mūṣiko bhava means 'Again you become a mouse.' (laughter) "

Krishna Consciousness Is Not Artificial We should not neglect (December 29):
"We shall take regular bath, we shall, regular nice food, Kṛṣṇa prasāda, keep our mind and body healthy. That is required."

Prabhupada on Responsibility We are not irresponsible (December 29):
"I am an old man, yet I am traveling all over the world, thrice in a year. Who else would take such a responsibility?"

Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness Cleansed inside and outside (December 29):
"You have to keep your body clean, you have to keep your apartment clean, everything clean, and there will be no more disturbance."

Touch Sensation Is Not Happiness Real happiness is eternal (December 28):
"Any happiness which is ended at a certain point, that is not happiness. That is, rather, source of distress."

It Is a Gradual Process Preaching is not an easy thing (December 28):
"One has to be qualified to preach. It is a gradual process that one becomes sense controlled and a personal example."

We Are on Sound Footing You should go on with your work (December 28):
"Our process is to chant and that process will gradually clear everything in due course. There is nothing to be disrupted..."

You Have to Become Patient (Compilation) Keep your balance (December 28):
"Suppose I have begun immediately. So if there are so many impediments, I am not immediately successful, oh, that does not matter."

Dear Krishna, I Forgot You for so Many Lives Like a lost child (December 27):
"My dear father, it was my misunderstanding that I went away from your protection, but I have suffered. Now I come to you."

As Sure as Death (Compilation) Nobody is safe here (December 27):
"You may be very strong and stout in your health and go on exercising on the beach daily, but you can die any moment."

Prabhupada on War and Death The really fearful problems (December 27):
"How can they prevent death? That they do not know how to prevent death. They can accelerate it, that’s all."

You Are My Eternal Master Prahlad prays to Lord Nrsimhadeva (December 26):
"O my Lord, I am Your unmotivated servant, and You are my eternal master. There is no need of our being anything other than master and servant."

Prabhupada on "Might Makes Right" Find the perfect authority (December 26):
"All the rascals are fighting with one another, and the one who is a little mightier becomes prominent. That’s all."

What Did Prabhupada Say About Jesus? (Compilation) (December 25):
"Jesus Christ, Lord Jesus Christ, is... He is son of God, the best son of God, so we have all respect for him. Yes."

Swami Jesus And a little child shall lead them (December 25):
"Some time the Lord speaks through innocent child and I take this honour as sent by Lord Jesus through an innocent child..."

The Secret of Bhagavad-gita The Advent of Bhagavad-gita (December 24):
"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..."

As It Is (Compilation) The Advent of Bhagavad-gita (December 24):
"We don't manufacture any ideas. That is not our business. Therefore we present this Bhagavad-gītā as it is. As it is. We don't change it."

Prabhupada Receives the Macmillan Gita Gita Jayanti (December 24):
"In His amazing way of innocence and childlike excitement, He took it and held it to His head, saying 'Jai! Jai!' It was awesome to be present..."

Be Happy and Make All Others Happy Sarve sukhino bhavantu (December 23):
"That is Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Sarve sukhino bhavantu. That is Vedic idea. Everyone be happy. That is the benediction."

If You Can't Do Something Which Is Hard Service is manyfold (December 23):
"If you cannot do something which is hard for you, you do anything for Kṛṣṇa under the direction of spiritual master, you'll get perfection."

Take the Credit or Someone Else Will Seize the opportunity (December 23):
"Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu has forecast that this Hare Krsna Mantra will be heard in every nook and cranny of the globe. He is God, so it will happen..."

Follow the Plan Life should move according to Krishna's plan (December 22):
"The plans of the Supreme Personality of Godhead are understood by His mercy, and the plans of the devotees are as good as His plans."

Help Me Spread This Movement The highest type of activity (December 22):
"Practically speaking, our Krishna philosophy will save the whole world from the most dangerous condition, that is a fact."

Nothing Can Stop the Sankirtan Movement It's the will of God (December 22):
"For our parts we should just be determined to carry out our mission against all opposition, demons, nuclear war, whatever."

The Entire World Is in a Precarious Condition The only hope (December 21):
"These rulers are so powerful that by hook or by crook they capture the highest posts in government and harass countless numbers of people..."

Western Civilization Will Be Finished The wages of sin (December 21):
"European and American civilization will be finished on account of this sinful activity of killing the cows."

Thou Shall Not Kill Cow-killing is the greatest sin (December 21):
"Cows are innocent; they give us milk. You take their milk—and then you kill them in the slaughterhouse. This is sinful."

Krishna Forgives His Sincere Devotee Krishna is all-merciful (December 15):
"In the conditioned stage there is every possibility of being mistaken; but Krishna will always protect us if we are sincere..."

Adding the Krishna Chemical Purifying our consciousness (December 14):
"Water from the sky falling down on the ground looks muddy, but water is not muddy, it is clear. When the water is again filtered..."

The Cool Breeze of Krishna's Grace Becoming free from maya (December 14):
"So this is our business, to submit to Krishna’s desire to have us back with Him in the eternal sky of Krishna Loka."

Whenever You Feel Some Difficulty Be rest assured (December 14):
"Whenever you feel some difficulty, chant Hare Krishna. Pray to Krishna to help you, and there will be no difficulty."

Love of Krishna Cannot Be Stopped Like the flow of a river (December 13):
"Nobody can say that 'For this reason I could not love Kṛṣṇa.' There is no reason. There is no impediment for anyone."

Of Lights I Am the Radiant Sun Krishna is like the sun (December 13):
"Godhead is Light, Nescience is darkness. Where there is Godhead there is no Nescience."

Love of Krishna (Compilation) Krishna is always your friend (December 13):
"If you love Krishna, then your life will be successful. You haven't got to search out any other friend. The friend is already there."

Tulasi Prayers by Vishnujana and Children (with Audio) (December 13):
"vrndayai tulasi-devyai/ priyayai kesavasya ca/ krsna-bhakti-prade devi/ satyavatyai namo namah."

How to Get Prabhupada's Blessings Be blessed (December 12):
"In our Krishna Consciousness Movement, anyone who has got full blessings and confidence of the Spiritual Master, and therefore Krishna, his success is sure."

We Have to Seek the Mercy This is the secret (December 12):
"Caitanya Mahāprabhu says, guru-kṛṣṇa-kṛpāya, by the mercy of guru, by the mercy of Kṛṣṇa. It is a question of mercy."

Do What You Can for Srila Prabhupada (Editorial) (December 12):
"Actually the mercy of the bona fide spiritual master is there equally for everyone. Just like the sun is shining equally everywhere..."

We Can Remember Krishna In Every Moment 24 hours (December 11):
"We can remember Krishna as soon as we see the sunlight in the morning, because the sunlight is a reflection of Krishna's Bodily Effulgence."

Krishna Is Everywhere There is nothing but Krishna (December 11):
"The more you make advancement in Krishna Consciousness, the more you will see Krishna everywhere."

Seeing Krishna Everywhere Nothing exists without Krishna (December 11):
"A person in Krishna consciousness certainly sees Lord Krishna everywhere, and he sees everything in Krishna."

The Vision of a Maha-Bhagavata He sees Krishna everywhere (December 11):
"Ordinary persons cannot understand how the Supreme Lord is situated in everyone’s heart, but a devotee can actually see Him."

Where Is the Difficulty? You can become Krishna conscious (December 10):
"So where is the difficulty to make yourself perfect in Kṛṣṇa consciousness? There is no difficulty at all. Provided you are serious."

There Is No Difficulty Everyone drinks water many times (December 10):
"So every time, if you drink water and remember Kṛṣṇa, then you are on the devotional service. Where is the difficulty? But the rascals will not take it."

There Is No Adjustment You have to go out of the scene (December 9):
"So better to leave this place as soon as possible. Not to come again. That should be our serious attention."

Big, Big Buildings Can't Solve Our Problems They're fleeting (December 9):
"Surely it is material advancement, admitted. But this advancement is advancement of the illusory energy."

The Whole Material World Is Nothing A mirage in the desert (December 9):
"So this material world is  temporary, we can know it is. But it is useless, that we do not know. Therefore we struggle."

How Can We Repay You? A disciple asks Srila Prabhupada (December 7):
"Nobody can repay. Therefore it is better to remain always obliged. That's all. That's all right?"

Live Peacefully and Chant Hare Krishna A simple formula (December 7):
"Take prasāda and chant Hare Kṛṣṇa, that's all. And we have now nice buildings. Live there peacefully, chant Hare Kṛṣṇa. Bas."

Carving Krishna Out of Hard Wood Make your life successful (December 7):
"So this life of material existence is just like hard wood and if we can carve Krsna out of it, that is the success of our life."

Engage Your Talent in Krishna's Service (Compilation) (December 7):
"Krishna says, svakarmana: 'Whatever talent you have got, you can serve Me and be perfect.' That is the program."

A Pure Devotee Has the Power He's full of spiritual potencies (December 5):
"A Kṛṣṇa conscious person is fully electrified spiritually, and therefore anyone who touches or takes shelter of such a pure devotee..."

Take Shelter of a Great Soul That will make your life perfect (December 5):
"A common man cannot rise to the topmost stage of spiritual perfection simply by following the rituals and religious principles."

You Have Asked Me, Part 1 (Compilation) Prabhupada replies (December 5):
"You have asked me how many hours you should work. Our life is dedicated to Krishna, and you should work for Him 24 hours."

Ambassador of Bhakti Yoga From the Butler Eagle (December 4):
"On September 22, 1965, only five days after his arrival in America, Srila Prabhupada lectured at the YMCA in Butler, Pennsylvania."

A Devotee Can Serve Krishna Anywhere Even in hell (December 4):
"I did not go to your country taking Vṛndāvana with me. I had to stay in places where in the refrigerator there is meat. And I was cooking."

Srila Prabhupada Writes to Sally Agarwal (Compilation) (December 4):
"Upon his arrival in America in the fall of 1965, Srila Prabhupada was hosted by Gopal and Sally Agarwal in Butler, Pennsylvania for nearly a month."

Become Krishna-ized Warm, warmer, warmer, then red-hot (December 1):
"Kṛṣṇa is within your heart. So if you think of Kṛṣṇa, then gradually you become Kṛṣṇa-ized. Just like you put the iron rod in the fire."

Thinking About Krishna at the Time of Death He is not void (December 1):
"One should meditate upon the Supreme Person as the one who knows everything, Who is the oldest, Who is the controller..."

Thinking About Our Guru at the Time of Death Our destination (December 1):
"And to answer your last question, where will I go at the time of death if I am thinking of my spiritual master?"

The King of All Moons Krishna is the central figure of all moons (November 30):
"The Vedic hymn which is known as Kamagayatri describes the Face of Krishna as the king of all moons."

The Full Moonlight of Krishna Consciousness Fully refreshed (November 30):
"Our material conditional life is simply due to ignorance, and when you come to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, the full moonlight of Kṛṣṇa consciousness..."

Nectarean Rivers on the Moon Sound vibration of pure devotees (November 30):
"In this age it is very difficult to follow thoroughly the regulative principles and studies of the Vedas which were formerly recommended."

Spots on the Full Moon Amid volumes of transcendental bliss (November 30):
"On the full moon there are some spots which may appear to be pockmarks. Still, the illumination spread by the full moon cannot be checked."

Without Krishna There Is Nothing Krishna is everywhere (November 29):
"The more you make advancement in Krishna Consciousness you will see Krishna everywhere. Not only on the bank of the river, but also on streets..."

Without Krishna Everything Is Zero Krishna is truth (November 29):
"What is the value of your skyscraper building and billions of dollars in the bank? You cannot take it with you."

A Pure Devotee Sees Krishna Everywhere With eyes of love (November 29):
"A person in Kṛṣṇa consciousness certainly sees Lord Kṛṣṇa everywhere, and he sees everything in Kṛṣṇa."

Satisfy Krishna's Senses and You'll Be Happy Radha Raman (November 28):
"Sense gratification is there, but through Kṛṣṇa. Then you feel complete sense gratification. Just like the gopīs, perfect."

We Should Depend on Krishna Everyone will be pleased (November 28):
"There is a plan, God's plan. It will go on. You don't have to bother yourself, that without you, everything will be topsy-turvied. No."

The Time Will Come (Compilation) Don't give up the fight (November 27):
"In the beginning there may be some failures. That is quite natural. Just a child is trying to stand, he may fall down."

Don't Be Disappointed or Hopeless Even there is trouble (November 27):
"In one life if we execute our Kṛṣṇa consciousness attitude, even there is suffering little, don't mind. Go on with Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

Result We Leave for Krishna We shall try our best (November 27):
"Result we leave it for consideration of Krishna, and we shall not be disappointed whether the result is favorable or unfavorable."

There Is No Cause of Feeling Forlorn Prabhupada's mercy (November 27):
"There is no cause of feeling so forlorn. As long as we are chanting Hare Krishna Mantra we are always under Krishna's protection."

There Is No Material Impediment to Bhakti ahaituki apratihata (November 26):
"Devotional service must be without any material ambition and there is no material impediment which can check advancement in devotional service."

40 Years Anniversary 1980-2020 By Rudrani devi dasi (November 26):
"It was over 40 years ago in Jaipur India that a set of Radha Krishna 12 inch marble murtis stood undressed in the shop window of the Panday brothers."

No Material Impediments to Love of God (Compilation) (November 26):
"Devotional service must be without any material ambition and there is no material impediment which can check advancement in devotional service."

How to Immediately Become a Mahatma Agree to Krishna (November 24):
"You simply acquire this qualification that, 'From this day I fully surrender to Kṛṣṇa.' That everyone can do. Is there any difficulty?"

How to Escape a Very Risky Life The darkness of Kali-yuga (November 24):
"So people will be very much embarrassed by two things: one thing is taxation, and another thing will be scarcity of food."

Is Krishna Here in the Room? Krishna is everywhere (November 24):
"Whether you look or not look, He's there. If you have got some eye disease, you cannot see. But He is there."

God Is Not Dead You can meet God face to face (November 23):
"God is not dead. God cannot be dead. This is all foolishness. God is there. How you can conceive, how you can perceive that God is not dead?"

God Is Good Whatever qualities we possess originate in God (November 23):
"The evil qualities... what you call evil, that quality is also there in God. But God, being absolute, there is no evil; everything is good."

If God Created Everything, Why Is There Evil? Good question (November 23):
"Just coming here from Philadelphia we were talking with the aeroplane crews, the captain, the pilot. They were very patiently hearing us."

Let There Be Calamities Queen Kunti prays to Krishna (November 22):
"In this very interesting verse, it is described that vipadaḥ—calamities or dangers—are very good if such dangers and calamities remind us of Kṛṣṇa."

Try Your Best for Krishna (Compilation) He will help you (November 22):
"The secret of success in Krishna Consciousness is to render service to Krishna to the best of our capacity. There is no other alternative to this."

Everyone in the Material World Is Intoxicated Maya's spell (November 22):
"Instead of getting out of this intoxicated life, if we more increase our intoxication—big, big signboard, 'Beefeaters' and this, 'Whiskey'..."

Take Shelter of a Devotee Even if one is a fool or rascal (November 21):
"One who takes āśraya, shelter of a devotee, Kṛṣṇa does not give him up. Kṛṣṇa accepts him."

A Devotee Begins from Where He Left Off Bhakti is not lost (November 21):
"Bilvamaṅgala Ṭhākura was advanced in his previous life up to bhava-bhakti. Somehow or other, it was checked."

Please Continue with Krishna Consciousness Reciprocation (November 21):
"The disciple is always thinking how he or she can better serve the spiritual master, and the spiritual master is always thinking how to help his disciple..."

Things Will Be Revealed in the Heart The secret of success (November 20):
"Perhaps you remember the verse in the tenth chapter of Bhagavad-gita that the Lord Himself supplies the light and intelligence..."

Krishna Reciprocates with His Devotees Anxious to take us (November 20):
"The Lord is reciprocally respondent to His devotees. When He sees that a devotee is completely sincere..."

The Only Remedy for a Hellish Society Unfit for a gentleman (November 20):
"There is an immediate need for a good government—a government by the people, with Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

A Vaishnava Always Thinks Himself Helpless Vaishnavism (November 19):
"Vaiṣṇava is always thinking himself helpless. Helpless. And begging help from the previous ācārya."

My Lord and Master, His Divine Grace By Vishnu das (November 19):
"Srila Prabhupada, being Sri Krishna's pure representative, you are the sun of our lives, and despite the darkness all around us now..."

Serving the Guru with Heart and Soul The proper attitude (November 19):
"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."

Srila Prabhupada's Final Instructions Disappearance Day (November 18):
"These excerpts from Srila Prabhupada’s last statements reveal the mind of the pure devotee and universal teacher."

Faith in the Acharya He knows the purport of the scriptures (November 17):
"You have to approach an ācārya. That is the way of learning transcendental knowledge in all Vedic scriptures."

When the Acharya Disappears He establishes bona fide religion (November 17):
"It is the ācārya’s duty to spread a bona fide religious system and induce everyone to bow down before the Supreme Lord."

The Founder-Acharya (Compilation) He teaches by his life (November 16):
"I hope you will not misunderstand the position of the Acharya who is so important a figure in the matter of learning the transcendental science."

Forever Grateful to Srila Prabhupada (Editorial) (November 13):
"The mercy of Krishna has come to this world through Srila Prabhupada and therefore so many souls are forever grateful..."

Always Remember Krishna And never forget Him (November 11):
"We should always try to mold the activities of our lives in such a way that we will constantly remember Viṣṇu, or Kṛṣṇa. That is Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

Spiritual Life Is a Declaration of War Māyā is very powerful (November 10):
"Always remember that this Kṛṣṇa consciousness is a sort of declaration of war with this illusory material nature. So there is war."

Always Take to Krishna We must keep our faith (November 10):
"We must take to Kṛṣṇa consciousness in, at all circumstances, even it's the most dangerous position."

Will You Serve God or Satan? You have to serve someone (November 9):
"If you don't serve Kṛṣṇa, then you will have to serve māyā. There are two things: God or Satan. So similarly, God is Kṛṣṇa, and Satan is māyā."

What Is the Satanic Mentality? Foolish things are going on (November 9):
"That 'I want to be God.' Always thinking falsely, 'I am God,' or 'Independent,' 'I can do anything, everything...' "

How to Change the Satanic Situation Cultivate real knowledge (November 9):
"One should become an unalloyed devotee of the Personality of Godhead, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, and serve Him with rapt attention."

Don't Hear Scriptures From the Devil A preacher must be pure (November 9):
"Just like milk is very nourishing food, but if it is touched by the lips, by the tongue, of a serpent, it becomes poison."

An Idle Mind Is the Devil's Workshop No time for idleness (November 8):
"We should always remember that Maya and Krsna are side by side, just like light and darkness stand side by side."

Please Accept Me This is a simple method (November 7):
"All you have to do is bow down before Krishna with faith and say, 'My Lord Krishna, I was forgetful of You for so long, for so many lives.' "

Krishna, Please Force Me You can pray like that (November 7):
"Yes, you can pray to Krishna—Krishna may be prayed that I am unwilling to become Krishna Conscious, so you can force me to become so."

No Sincere Prayers Go in Vain They're transmitted positively (November 7):
"Are the Spiritual Master and the Grand Spiritual Master consciously aware of the prayers of a sincere devotee who prays in love to Them?"

Your Prayers Must Be Sincere Krishna is everywhere (November 7):
"If your prayers are sincere then Krishna will accept them and if Krishna accepts them then automatically I accept them..."

The Lord in the Heart Knows Our Sincerity The Supreme Soul (November 7):
"The Lord is situated in every living entity’s heart, although the living entity may be very insignificant. The Lord knows everything about the living entity..."

I Am Servant of Krishna—That Is Greatness nitya-kṛṣṇa-dāsa (November 6):
"As soon as you become Kṛṣṇa conscious, you'll simply think, 'Kṛṣṇa is great; we are nothing, insignificant.' That is Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

We Are Not Introducing Anything New Follow the footprints (November 6):
"And what is new? There is nothing new in the world. The sun was rising on the eastern side. Still it is rising on the eastern side."

Whatever We Have Belongs to Krishna He is the proprietor (November 6):
"We should always remember that whatever Krishna gives us, that never becomes ours. It is Krishna's."

Drops of Nectar from Narottama dasa Thakura Tirobhava tithi (November 5):
"Although an eternally liberated soul, Srila Narottama's songs were written as if he was a fallen conditioned soul..."

Maya Cannot Touch a Pure Devotee Transcendentally situated (November 4):
"When you find a devotee is supposed in difficulty it is not the work of Maya but it is the work of the Lord by His Personal internal energy."

We Should Not Be Puffed Up A pure devotee is humble (November 4):
"A pure devotee always thinks himself as not-devotee. That is a good attitude. If one thinks he is big devotee that is not good..."

The Main Purpose of Our Society Linking with the supreme (November 4):
"The main purpose of the society is to understand the nature of God and our relationship with Him."

Guru Bhakti Love and devotion for the spiritual master (November 3):
"Whether I will be successful or not successful, it doesn't matter. I must take the words of my Guru Mahārāja as my life and soul."

Love of Prabhupada (Compilation) A connection of love (November 3):
"A disciple who has actual love for his spiritual master is endowed, by the blessings of the spiritual master, with all confidential knowledge."

Srila Prabhupada's Love (Compilation) Divine love (November 3):
"We are giving him eternal life, eternal bliss. Unless we love them, why we are taking so much trouble? The preacher must love the people."

Jaya Radha Madhava (Video) Powerful voice of a pure devotee (November 3):
"Srila Prabhupada said that this song is a picture of Vrindavan. Everything is there—Srimati Radharani, Vrindavan, Govardhana, Yasoda..."

We Can Use Everything for Krishna Utility is the principle (November 2):
"To accept all varieties of creation and engage them in Kṛṣṇa's service, that is Kṛṣṇa consciousness."

Utilizing Anger in Krishna's Service (Compilation) (November 2):
"So we should be very much angry. When? When there is anything against God and God's devotee."

Things Become Revealed by Devotion Not by education (November 1):
"One has to receive Kṛṣṇa's mercy through the bona fide servant. Kṛṣṇa cannot be bluffed by so-called education and grammar."

Don't Make Guru a Fashion Guru has to be given service (November 1):
"If you find out somebody where you can fully surrender, then accept guru. Don't make guru a fashion, just like you keep a dog..."

Things Will Deteriorate If We Forget Krishna Be careful (November 1):
"So even in religious movement, if there is materialistic motive, then it will deteriorate. It will not stand."

The Sum and Substance of Rasa-Lila The ultimate goal (October 31):
"So this discussion of rasa-līlā is the summit of Kṛṣṇa consciousness. It is not ordinary thing. They're purely spiritual."

Gopis Are in the Perfectional Stage Feeling of separation (October 31):
"The gopīs did not actually feel any pangs of material existence, but they felt the separation of Kṛṣṇa."

How Do I Serve the Servant of the Gopis? It will take time (October 31):
"Gopīs, they are not conditioned souls. They are liberated spirits. So first of all you have to come out from this conditioned life."

Understanding Krishna's Rasa-Lila (Compilation) (October 31):
"So Krishna's pastimes in Vrindavana with the cowherds boy and with the gopis, they are all spiritual. They are not material."

Krishna's Protection Begins Immediately The Lord is so kind (October 29):
"If one simply begins devotional service, he is immediately protected by the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

Why Is Krishna Blue? (Compilation) Srila Prabhupada answers (October 29):
"People always ask why Kṛṣṇa is blue. The color of the Lord has not been imagined by an artist. It is described in authoritative scripture."

One Who Knows Krishna Knows Everything It is not fictitious (October 29):
"Kṛṣṇa is sitting in everyone's heart, and He talks with the bona fide person. Just like a big man, he talks with some bona fide person..."

This Is My Success Srila Prabhupada's kindness (October 28):
"Take prasāda and chant Hare Kṛṣṇa, that's all. And we have now nice buildings. Live there peacefully, chant Hare Kṛṣṇa."

One Moon Is Sufficient Srila Prabhupada's hope (October 28):
"If I find one or two boys or girls sincerely have learned how to love God, Kṛṣṇa, then my mission is successful."

I Tried My Best Srila Prabhupada's success (October 28):
"That is my Guru Mahārāja's blessings. He ordered me, I tried my best, so there is little success."

Do What You Can for Krishna Krishna sees our service (October 27):
"In the transcendental loving service of the Lord, it doesn't matter whether we are working, cooking, painting, writing, chanting, or whatever..."

The Importance of Deity Worship (Compilation) (October 27):
"This is very important business, Deity worship. The more the Deity is decorated, the more your heart will be decorated with Krishna consciousness."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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—adhyātmikaadhidaivika 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."

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..."

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."

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?"

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."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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..."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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."p

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?"

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..."

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..."

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."

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."

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..."

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."

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."

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."

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."

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