1. Useless duty

    You are doing your duty very nice. That’s all right. But by doing your duty, if you do not develop your Krsna consciousness, then you are simply wasting your time. From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on The Nectar of Devotion — Bombay, January 6, 1973
  2. PhD in Krishna Consciousness

    Srila Prabhupada now wants to establish a seat of Krishna Consciousness at the Gorakhpur University in Gorakhpur. It is a very formidable university and Dr. Rao (Ramananda) and Kirtanananda Maharaj and others are presently there trying to establish such a program. The idea is that students may come there to receive their PhD in Krishna […]
  3. Endeavor of devotees and non-devotees

    The Mayavadis, they also undergo severe austerities to become one with the Supreme, impersonalists. Any… I have given the… Karmi, jnani, yogi, politicians, and everyone — everyone has got some aim. Many rich men, they commit suicide. So this is possi… This is the ultimate result of nondevotee. He may rise up by endeavor to […]
  4. The Nectar of Devotion

    “This book, Nectar of Devotion, Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu, if you read regularly, try to understand, this means you are associating with Srila Rupa Gosvami directly. And if you act accordingly, then you are serving [his] lotus feet.” From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on the Nectar of Devotion (20 October, 1972, in Vrndavana)
  5. Simply speak what Krsna has said

    One who has understood Krsna perfectly – this is the qualification of guru. So that qualification, to attain, is not very difficult. But because we are rascals, we do not try to take the qualification. That qualification is very simple. Who can understand Krsna? Krsna is not so cheap thing. He has said already that […]
  6. Suffering is Krsna’s mercy

    Learned devotees accept even conditions of distress as representing the presence of the Supreme Lord. When a devotee is in distress, he sees that the Lord has appeared as distress just to relieve or purify the devotee from the contamination of the material world. While one is within this material world, one is in various conditions, and  […]
  7. Please become a hog

    Not that because I want sense gratification, therefore let me under the name of independence, let me become naked and have sex life on the street. That day is coming. It already has come to some extent. They are taking this as freedom. This freedom is not very good. This freedom means that as soon […]
  8. The value of Srila Prabhupada’s books

    Prabhupada: Who will understand this philosophy? Tamala Krsna: Now with your books, the whole world may understand. Prabhupada: Of course, we have made such attempt. Tamala Krsna: People write that now they have got your books they are feeling actually alive for the first time. People write like that. They get so many letters, at […]