Temple means spiritual educational shelter, not a business

    Posted on May 25, 2015

In Vrndavana there are so many temples, they have become, made a business by showing temple, collecting money. This is not good.

Temple means people should come, people should learn the science of God.

That is temple.

Not that to make a business of temple. Therefore everything is, not only in India, all over the world, the churches also, they're dwindled. Now, Europe and America, so many churches are for sale. We have purchased so many churches because people have no more interest. There is no education.

Temple means spiritual educational shelter. People should come, they should learn what is spiritual life, what is God, what is my relationship with.

That is temple.

(Srila Prabhupada --  March 8, 1972, Calcutta)

 

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Effect of sincere chanting
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Difference between demigods and demons
Srila Prabhupada's mercy on technologists
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University education
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