There is no limit of things you would do or the extent to which you would go to make a wonderful reception for Krsna. The point is that Krsna does come in the form of His holy name and because He is very kind, He doesn' even require a reception. You can just chant Hare Krsna.
t is the perfect medicine for curing the disease of bewilderment, for inspiring sages to engage their minds in meditation, and for tormenting the mighty Daitya demons. It alone is the medicine for restoring the three worlds to life and for bestowing unlimited blessings on the Supreme Lord's devotees.
Prthu Maharaj wanted to perform 100 Asvamedha yagna (Horse sacrifice). He performed 99 yajnas without any hindrance. While He was performing the 100th sacrifice, Indra became afraid and envious of Prthu Maharaja because once He completes the sacrifice, He will become eligible to take over the post of Indra.
There was a great devotee of the Lord Panduranga, by the name Yoga Paramananda living on the banks of the Chandra Bhaga river in the pilgrimage place of Pandripur. Every morning he used to come to river banks and recite the 700 verses of the Bhagavad Gita and at the end of each verse he used to say "Om Pandurangaya namah" and prostrate on sand
His Divine Grace had spent all his time in devotional activities and in translating the scriptures all night, had slept hardly for 3 to 4 hrs a day in the last 12 years of his life when he was preaching all over the world and here I am such a lazy soul, giving lame excuses to myself of being tired and doing nothing and not even relishing his work which he has given us.
Srila Prabhupada said that by reading his books we get in touch with the previous acharyas.Indeed, his purports to the sastra draw on the realization of the previous acharyas, whose commentaries Prabhupada consulted before composing his own.
Bhagavad Gita gives us the preliminary philosophical principle - ye yata maam prapadyante and Bhagavatam enhances it further thru His pastimes. Whatever He says in Gita, He proves it in Srimad Bhagavatam thru various episodes. This is how we should study Srimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad Gita.
How could an intelligent man competent enough to possess such exalted qualities allow his followers to praise him if he did not actually have them? Praising a man by saying that if he were educated he might have become a great scholar or great personality is nothing but a process of cheating. A foolish person who agrees to accept such praise does not know that such words simply insult him."
It is very much true what he has said. It is very difficult for us to stop blowing our own trumpet subconsciously even if not consciously. If we do not react to someone who has hurt us then we may be into the right path. CHANTING HARE KRISHNA could be the only means to get grace from Lord Krishna to develop internally.
It is well understood by all of us now that any bad karma that we commit will result in our suffering either in this lifetime or the next. However one must also understand that executing a good deed also results in one having to compulsorily live or take another birth to reap its benefits.
I think the drones that are buzzing all around You must have been Your devotees in their past lives. They cannot leave Your company because no one can be a better, more affectionate master than You. You are the supreme and original Personality of Godhead, and the drones are just trying to spread Your glories by chanting every moment.
The actual situation is that we are so much attached to the bodily concept of family and friends. We have the feeling that this is our permanent residence. On the one hand, the Lord refers to the home which is the constructed house and on the other the home refers to this material body in which the soul is encaged.
Lord himself says in Gita, "naasty anto vistarasya me' - "My opulence is limitless". However just because He cannot be glorified fully, we shouldn't stop glorifying the Lord. We should glorify to the best of our ability and when the Lord is pleased with the glorification, He bestows His mercy.
Just as a legitimate son has to simply remain alive to gain an inheritance from his father, one who simply remains alive in Krishna consciousness, following the regulative principles of bhakti-yoga, automatically becomes eligible to be promoted to the kingdom of God.