Such nice dress is there, so nice climate is there, you wash saree in the morning and evening it is dry. Please the outward appearance we should not, the outward glamour should not disturb us. This is nija-lābha-pūrṇ.
Once the roof is not there, you are open to all the rain or whatever, you know. By roof we are completely protected. And the roof is not going to be there then you will be open. And in the open, you will not be able to concentrate.
The children are not attached to the building there, because they know that, "I can create, I can demolish." This is how. Krishna doesn’t have any attraction to any of these things, whereas we all have full attraction for this.
No association at all is not our situation. We have to associate, but associate only for the purpose. That’s it, finished. You can see, whichever association is there, hardly there is half a minute’s job. But we spend half an hour minimum.
One engaged in the Lord’s devotional service in the material world may sometimes be very much disturbed by awkward circumstances. There is a declaration of war between the two parties, the illusory energy and the devotee, and sometimes the weak devotees fall victim to the onslaught of the powerful illusory energy.
That Brahmā engaged himself for the Personality of Godhead, Nārāyaṇa, means that he engaged himself in the service of the Lord; that is the highest penance one can perform for any number of years. There is no retirement from such service, which is eternal and ever encouraging
As we know when he got down at Boston from the Jaladuta, he didn't know whether to go right or left. That was his condition. Nobody knew him. He didn't have any acquaintances. He didn't know whether he can prepare khichdi somewhere or not to eat.
You go to Haridwar, you cannot stand in the flow of Ganges river. So powerful flow is there. And you will be surprised to know that the mental disturbances are completely cured if you take snana in a flowing water.
The point is that Ganga and Yamuna they are all pervading. Kṛṣṇa is all pervading. So whatever is touched by Kṛṣṇa is all pervading. If you allow, allow sincerely yourself to be constantly touched by Him you also become all pervading.
It's a, it's a sweet ocean inside you know. You can't see the other side. Such a mass of sweet water goes into the ocean. And the funny thing is that if you really sit there and watch the water it doesn't mix with the, with the ocean water. But it drops down really. It goes down.
My Guru Mahārāja wanted that some books should be published. So I tried my best, and he's giving success more than expectation. In the history nobody has sold religion, philosophical books in such large quantity.
Out of his causeless mercy for suffering conditioned souls all over the world, saṁsāriṇāṁ karuṇayāha - Srila Prabhupada travelled by sea, by air, by road and by rail to different cities, towns and villages in the world and gave Krishna consciousness to all people freely - without making any discrimination based on country, colour, caste
What is it then? āha, he speaks. And what does he speak? purāṇa-guhyaṁ, this mysterious scripture. This should be our way. We have come here, you please take it in and āha. As soon as you understand, you are going to speak about it.
Wherever we go, we have only one thing to give and that is unflinching knowledge about the Supreme Absolute Truth, Kṛṣṇa. Otherwise we don't want to go anywhere, we don't want to come anywhere. We will lock ourselves in and we forget about everything.
We think, "We are quite all right. Why should we surrender unto Krsna and go back to His kingdom?" This is called illusion, or maya. Everyone is satisfied with his standard of living, however abominable it may be.