1. No fear from the mahamaya police

    The police department may be horrible for the criminals, but to the government it is a department as good as university department. Similarly, mahamaya is horrible to the conditioned soul, but to the liberated soul, there is no fear of mahamaya, because he is protected by yogamaya. It is stated in the Bhagavad-gita when Krishna […]
  2. Everyone is a rascal

    Beginning from Brahma down to the small insect, they are all in ignorance, all fools and rascals. That is the constitutional position. Nobody should be proud of his knowledge. Everyone is a rascal. Everyone. Here it is said, klisyamananam avidya-kama-karmabhih. So Brahma is desiring that “If I can get the opportunity, the post of Brahma, […]
  3. Discovery of India

    Jawaharlal Nehru, first prime minister of independent India (1947–64), died May 27, 1964. Srila Prabhupada: Intelligent policy to kill India’s spiritual status. Because there was one Britisher politician, Lord Macaulay. He studied the whole Indian situation. They were very expert politicians. So he reported that “If you keep Indians as Indians, you’ll never be able […]
  4. Birth control

    The birth of a human being is a great science, and therefore reformation of the act of impregnation according to the Vedic ritual called Garbhadhana-samskara is very important for generating good population. The problem is not to check the growth of the population, but to generate good population on the level of Vidura, Vyasa and […]
  5. Divorce and animalism

    Prabhupada: One who is not God-conscious, one who does not know that he is not body, he is animal. That’s all. Maybe in different dress, in different… So you have to set up real human society in a small scale so people will see, “Yes.” Because man has got intelligence. Just like, although I am […]
  6. Vaikuntha children

    My dear Arundhati, Please accept my blessings. I am in due receipt of your letter dated July 19, 1972, and I am simply surprised that you want to give up your child to some other persons, even they are also devotees. For you, child-worship is more important than deity-worship. If you cannot spend time with […]