1. Stories of hell

    {A missionary, preaching to miners:] “Jesus Christ is son of God. If you don’t worship him, you will go to hell.” So they enquired, “What is that hell?” “It is very dark and moist and so on, so on…” They did not reply, because they are working in the mine. So this is the position. […]
  2. Imperfect but not useless

    The more one feels imperfect in Krishna’s service, the more he is advancing in Krishna Consciousness. Even the topmost devotees feel they are inadequate in their service to the Lord. So it is good to feel inadequate, and to try harder to please Krishna with better service. But one should never feel, oh, I have […]
  3. Our first business

    I have noted with great pleasure that you are opening a new centre in Bloomington, Indiana. You are fixing up your new place very nicely, that will attract men to come there. But always remember that our first business is preaching and distributing literatures, never mind we have to live under a tree. But because […]
  4. Lord Caitanya gives the greatest contribution

    Lord Caitanya’s philosophy — that is the greatest contribution to the world — that these living entities who are hankering after happiness by different process. By material process, by philosophical process, by mental concoction or mental process they are trying, and Lord Krsna also said — they are trying — but that happiness is available […]
  5. Worship the spotless moon, Gauracandra

    The Supreme Personality of Godhead appeared on the full-moon day as Gauracandra, or the spotless transcendental moon. The material moon has spots on it, but on the transcendental moon, Gauracandra, there are no spots. In order to fix the purified mind in the service of the Supreme Lord, one has to worship the spotless moon, […]
  6. Caitanya-caritamrta study is for the advanced

    Study this Caitanya-caritamrta. Now we have got this English edition, very elaborately described, following the footsteps of our Guru Maharaja, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada. So there is no such edition of Caitanya-caritamrta, very elaborately described. But it can be understood by the advanced student. It can be… And so… Advanced, you can, anyone, you can […]
  7. Caitanya Mahaprabhu was not lazy

    Everyone can be raised to the platform of Krsna consciousness. There is no difficulty. That is Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s movement. So from early in the morning He is teaching. Udilo aruna purava bhage dwija mani gora amani jage [When the rising sun appeared in the East, the jewel of the twice-born, Lord Gaurasundara, awakened]. He was […]