Author: HH Bhakti Vikas Swami

  1. Save yourself: don’t be alone:

    Maya is so strong that as soon as I am sitting in a solitary place, then I’ll think of money and women. Therefore we should live always in assembly and chant Hare Krsna and save ourself from the danger of material falldown. From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on Bhagavad-gita 16.11-12 — 7 February, 1975
  2. Facing severe adversity

    If one is situated in real Krsna consciousness, he can face the most severe type of adversity and remain completely undisturbed. In our Krsna consciousness movement, we are giving people this ability. Srila Prabhupada, as quoted in Journey of Self-discovery 7.3: Psychoanalysisand the Soul.
  3. Inauspicious comet

    Bali-mardana: There’s a comet in the sky and they’re saying that some very inauspicious… Prabhupada: And what is auspicity now? We are describing all inauspicity, even without the comet. [laughter] Where do you find the auspicity? One man said that “He has kicked me, he has beaten me with shoes, and again he has said […]
  4. Srila Prabhupada’s Holy Places

    (Tommorow, 14 Jul 2020, is the anniversary of the incorporation of ISKCON in New York in 1966) One time we were showing Prabhupada some slides of Lord Nrsimha temples and other holy places we had visited in South India. Prabhupada was interested to see them and even said he had also visited a few of […]