1. Ratha-yatra: Seeing with the eye of love

    When our eyes are anointed with love of God, we can see Him everywhere. That is the injunction of the sastras. We have to develop our seeing power by developing love of Godhead. Premanjana-cchurita bhakti-vilocanena [Bs. 5.38]. When one is sufficiently developed in Krsna consciousness, he can see the Lord every moment within his heart […]
  2. In God we trust

    The main point is that “In God we trust,” on this slogan… So the same point that, “What do you mean by God and what do you mean by trust? That you do not know.” So you have to explain what is God and what is trust, thoroughly, from our books. Our point of propaganda […]
  3. The mercy of Caitanya Mahaprabhu

    Caitanya Mahaprabhu, because these rascals, they have misunderstood Krsna — “Why shall I surrender to Krsna? I am also Krsna” — therefore Caitanya Mahaprabhu, without any condition, He’s distributing krsna-prema.  Krsna-prema is not so easy thing. First of all one cannot understand Krsna. And what is krsna-prema? manusyanam sahasresukascid yatati siddhayeyatatam api siddhanam[Bg 7.3] Big, […]
  4. Avoid Mayavadi and atheist association

    Srila Bhaktisiddhanta warns all devotees engaged in broadcasting the Krsna consciousness movement not to speak to the impersonalist Mayavadis who are always determined to oppose such theistic movements. The world is full of atheists and Mayavadis and the political parties of the world take advantage of their philosophies to promote materialism. The Mayavadis and other […]
  5. Here is Krsna in the temple

    Krsna is living everywhere — that is the vision of the higher devotees. Actually He’s living, but still, because we are in the lower condition, we should know that here is Krsna in the temple. Krsna is everywhere, but for us, because we have no such vision to see Krsna anywhere and everywhere, therefore we […]
  6. The power of chanting

    Our mantra is so strong that it is acting on the brain. So why don’t you take this side, that “If we are simply chanting and it is acting on the brain, even from your side, that it is so strong that we are giving up everything for this process. So how much this chanting […]
  7. Loving God and loving dog

    Interviewer: Can you convert the world? Prabhupada: Yes provided you listen to me. I say that you love God, if you think, that “I shall love dog,” then how can I convert you? You may ask, “What is the difference between loving God and dog?” The difference is if you love God then you can […]
  8. How to abandon lust, anger, greed, and fear

    Translation: By making plans with determination, one should give up lusty desires for sense gratification. Similarly, by giving up envy one should conquer anger, by discussing the disadvantages of accumulating wealth one should give up greed, and by discussing the truth one should give up fear. Purport: Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura has suggested how one […]