1. Srimad-Bhagavatam: each and every verse — transcendental

    Discuss Bhagavatam daily, as much as possible. Everything will be clarified. Because Bhagavata is the essence. Nigama-kalpa-taror galitam phalam idam [SB 1.1.3]. And vyasadeva-krta. Kim anyaih sastraih. When he’s self-realized, he made this. Maha-muni-krte. The more we read Srimad-Bhagavatam, the knowledge becomes clarified. Each and every verse — transcendental. Srila Prabhupada, Room Conversation — October […]
  2. Srila Prabhupada on gurukula education

    Teach him Sanskrit and English and let him read our books. Then perfect knowledge. He doesn’t require to go to school. And so far mathematics and history concerned, everyone knows. Two plus two equal to four, it doesn’t require much education. Even illiterate man who has never gone to school, he can also count. “How […]
  3. Determined to live simply

    An intelligent man in human society should make his own program of activities very simple. If there are suggestions from his friends, children, parents, brothers or anyone else, he should externally agree, saying, “Yes, that is all right,” but internally he should be determined not to create a cumbersome life in which the purpose of […]
  4. Let all be one

    Let there be one mantra for the whole world — the maha-mantra: In this present day, man is very eager to have one scripture, one God, one religion, and one occupation. So let there be one common scripture for the whole world — Bhagavad-gita. And let there be one God only for the whole world […]
  5. A matter of great regret in India

    Here we have got, in India especially, so nice literature, Vedic literature. Essence of Vedic literature — Nigama-kalpa-taror galitam phalam [SB 1.1.3]. It is recommended that nigama means Vedas. Nigama is compared with a tree. Nigama-kalpa-taru. Kalpa-taru means desire tree. From the Vedas you can take all kinds of education, knowledge. Therefore it is called […]
  6. Be happy with the dealings of the Lord

    Devotees should always be happy with all the dealings of their master, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. A devotee may be put into difficulty or opulence, but he should accept both as gifts of the Supreme Personality of Godhead and jubilantly engage in the service of the Lord in all circumstances. Srila Prabhupada, CC Adi […]
  7. Protection from nuclear devastation

    You have asked about whether nuclear devastation on this planet would affect the Sankirtana Movement. No, there is nothing that can stop the Sankirtana Movement because it is the will of God Himself, Lord Caitanya, that His Holy Name be heard in every town and village. Neither can the demons devastate this planet independent of […]