This is the research we have to carry out. Please write something. Do something. Study something. Otherwise we are wasting our time here. Better go to the illusory world and do something there. But we are not, neither doing that nor doing this. This is our tragic situation. Please! Please! Please!
There are two types of lifestyles in this world. One is śreya and another one is preya. We are following preya. Whatever suitable for my sense gratification I will do it. Whatever doesn't fit into my frame of sense gratification, I reject it. That is preya
The administrative posts occupied by the demigods for maintaining the regulations of the material world are offered to the highly elevated pious living beings. When there is a scarcity of such pious living beings, the Lord incarnates Himself as Brahma, Prajapati, Indra, etc., and takes up the charge
A sober person, even when harassed by other living beings, should understand that his aggressors are acting helplessly under the control of God, and thus he should never be distracted from progress on his own path. This rule I have learned from the earth.
The best path is to transcend all material curses and benedictions and take shelter of the Supreme Lord, Kṛṣṇa, and remain in a transcendental position. Persons who have taken shelter of Kṛṣṇa are always peaceful; they are never cursed by anyone, nor do they attempt to curse anyone. That is a transcendental position
Simply by remembering the lotus feet of Krishna and simply by offering prayers to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one is immediately freed from material contamination, the material bodily concept, by the blazing fire of ecstasy. This effect takes place immediately without a seconds delay.
O Brahmā, the prayers that you have chanted praising the glories of My transcendental activities, the penances you have undertaken to understand Me, and your firm faith in Me — all these are to be considered My causeless mercy.
So we can produce not one newspaper daily, but every minute a newspaper. We can produce. Unfortunately, there is no customer. You see? This is the difficulty. For material news, there are so many customers, but when we put something spiritual news, no customer. This is the difficulty. Otherwise... You are thinking of one newspaper daily. We could issue every second a newspaper about spiritual news.
It so happened that his wife, accidentally went to the market. And in the second hand tape shop, she got one tape and that was Prabhupada's chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa. He was lucky, he was lucky and she was playing that because she knew that this is a lost case, there is nothing.
It is better to voluntarily surrender to these activities and if you want to elevate, please then don't leave these scriptures for a single second. And Prabhupada will definitely pick us up. Otherwise we are completely gone.
He is the Superintendent, mayādhyakṣeṇa prakṛtiḥ, sūyate sa-carācaram. And this is very clear that as soon as you come to Kṛṣṇa, your life is bound to be completely cleansed, whether you are in grahastha ashram, whether you are in brahmachari ashram or vānaprastha or sannyās.