1. Dangerous debts

    In India, according to Vedic civilization, one is very much afraid of taking loan from others, because he has conviction, “If I do not pay, then in my next life I’ll have to pay many times. So I must liquidate my debt.” That’s a fact. If you take one cent from somebody else without doing […]
  2. Avoiding famine, pestilence, and war

    Whenever there is unwanted population these three things will naturally, by nature’s course will appear — famine, pestilence, and war — and the population will be finished. So there was some unwanted population at that time also for which Krsna arranged the war, battlefield of war. Battlefield of war. So we have to follow. If […]
  3. “Chant, chant, chant,” “Can’t, can’t, can’t”

    One old man and his wife, sitting together. The wife is requesting the husband, old husband, “Chant, chant, chant,” and the husband is replying: “Can’t, can’t, can’t.” This cartoon we have seen. So this is the… He will say three times: “Can’t, can’t, can’t.” But not “Krsna, Krsna, Krsna.” From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on Bhagavad-gita […]
  4. All pure devotees

    A pure devotee is he who loves Krishna, without any material desire. People are generally engaged in karma. Karma means work and get the result and enjoy life. And jnana, jnana means speculating process to understand the Absolute Truth. So one who does not indulge in speculating habit, neither tries to gain something by his […]
  5. Dullheads, take prasadam!

    We are giving you prasadam. And that is fact, that by eating, eating, eating, eating, you one day will become Krsna conscious. Simply by eating. Because you are so dull, you cannot understand the philosophy. You know the belly like the animals. So therefore we are giving facility, “All right, fill up your belly, fill […]
  6. Krsna’s asirvada (blessing)

    They want asirvada so that their nefarious activities may continue peacefully. The difficulty is sometimes Krsna’s asirvada may be just the opposite. Krsna will take away. So at that time they become atheist. From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 2.9.9 — 25 April, 1972, Informal Class in Room