Kicking out newspapers

    Posted on August 12, 2015

These Americans boys who have come to Krsna consciousness, they have kicked out newspaper. No more newspaper. Because there is no krsna-katha, they don't like to read it. This is called bhaktih paresanubhavo viraktir anyatra syat [SB 11.2.42]. This is the test. We do not know what is the happening daily. It is, it does not matter, newspaper. It is a waste of time. Better that time read some literature like Srimad-Bhagavatam, Bhagavad-gita. You'll be benefited. Why you should waste the valuable time of your life?

(From Srila Prabhupada's lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.25.12 - Bombay, November 12, 1974)

 

See also:

How Napoleon and Gandhi are like Raghunatha dasa Gosvami
Sastra recommends to become lazy
Reciting rasa-lila
Remain under Krsna, like a wife under her husband
How to become a pure devotee
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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
 

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