Reading without serving no use

    Posted on December 3, 2015

For one who is not engaged in devotional service, reading all of the books is simply like licking the outside of the honey jar... If we can simply understand one book, or one sloka, then perfection is there. Lord Caitanya warned about reading too many books, although I see in America this is very popular to get volumes and volumes of books and not understand one.

(From Srila Prabhupada's letter to Pradyumna, February 17, 1968)

 

See also:

Remain under Krsna, like a wife under her husband
How to become a pure devotee
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
 

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