1. More sinful than pious men

    Only five thousand years we have passed, and the number of sinful men is already greater — three-fourth’s sinful men, one-fourth pious men — and it will increase, and gradually it will become zero. And the total duration of life of Kali-yuga is 432,000’s of years. That means there is a balance of 427,000’s of […]
  2. What benefit does Nehru derive now?

    These rascals, simply for maya-sukha, temporary happiness, they are busy, always running here and there for constructing hundred and fifty-stories’ house, and bring your money for that. Very busy, very busy. Just like Mr. Birla, he’s always busy, [he] cannot see [you]. They do not know that “What happiness I am creating?” Just at the […]
  3. Material world: no peace

    As the forest fire automatically takes place, nobody goes to set fire, similarly, in this material world, even if you try to live very peacefully and without quarreling with any other man, the place is such nuisance that you’ll not be able to live in peace anywhere, anywhere within this universe. Srila Prabhupada – Lecture […]
  4. Be satisfied with nature’s gift

    Be satisfied with nature’s gift. Nature will give you so many things. Krsna has given you food grains, fruits, milk. You don’t require to eat meat and open slaughterhouses. Be satisfied with, as Krsna is satisfied: patram puspam phalam toyam yo me bhaktya prayacchati [Bg. 9.26]. Srila Prabhupada, Talk on Bhagavad-gita 4.19 — April 8, […]
  5. What do you mean by “mystic”?

    Mr. Faill: Do you think the great mystics down through the ages have actually seen the spiritual spark you mentioned earlier? Srila Prabhupada: What do you mean by “mystic”? Mr. Faill: It’s just a name given to people who have had an experience of another level of reality. Srila Prabhupada: We don’t use the word […]
  6. Causes of falldown

    One who is not satisfied with the mind must fall to degradation. One must conquer lusty desires, anger, greed, fear, lamentation, illusion, fright, unnecessary talks on material subjects, violence, the four miseries of material existence, and the three material qualities. That is the objective of human life. One who has no faith in the spiritual […]