"I have given the foundation, now you have to develop it"

    Posted on August 23, 2015

This or a variation on it is often quoted as a "Prabhupada said. " But did Srila Prabhupada actually say this? The closest quote I found was:

Over the past ten years I have given the framework and now we have become more than the British Empire. Even the British Empire was not as expansive as we. They had only a portion of the world, and we have not completed expanding. We must expand more and more unlimitedly.

>>> Ref. VedaBase => Letter to: All Governing Board Commissioners  -- Honolulu 19 May, 1976

 

See also:

If you cannot do anything, do this
Don't think these boys' life is being spoiled
Effects of reading KRSNA book
Srila Prabhupada inherits a curse (and passes it on)
The difference between Western and Eastern culture
Srila Prabhupada's chilhood and Krsna's childhood
Part demon, part devotee
Effect of sincere chanting
Shining Devotees
Difference between demigods and demons
Srila Prabhupada's mercy on technologists
Why are there daily calamities?
No draft board in Krsnaloka
University education
Chanting "mango" and chanting "Krsna"
 

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