Let all be one
- March 28, 2022
Krsna is joyful. I am part and parcel of Krsna; therefore I must be also joyful. That is natural. If my father is black, then I am also black. If my mother is black, I am also black. So our father, the supreme father Krsna, is joyful. Don't you see Krsna's attitude? Anywhere you see, Krsna is joyful. He is not engaged in some industrial work or in some heavy machine making. He is simply playing on His flute. You see? And Radharani is there. That is joyful nature.
From Srila Prabhupada's lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 7.9.8 — Hawaii, March 21, 1969
Tamala Krsna: If you read that book, you have to know something about Krsna. Every page is about Krsna, every word. One professor complained that the trouble with your books is that everywhere you talk about Krsna. Even when Krsna's name isn't there, you put it there. [laughter]
Prabhupada: Krsna phobia. [laughs] And that is my idea. Let there be repeatedly the sounding, "Krsna, Krsna, Krsna." Krsna krsna krsna krsna krsna krsna krsna he. They want to avoid it, [laughs] and I don't allow.
Tamala Krsna: That reporter in Bombay complained against you that you had a one-track mind.
Prabhupada: Yes. They say, "Why you are stressing so much on Krsna?" And that is the only business.
Conversation Pieces - May 27, 1977, Vrndavana
If there is little pain in the finger, I become so much disturbed because I have got intimate connection with this finger. Similarly, we have got intimate connection with Krsna, and we are fallen. Therefore Krsna also feels little pain, and therefore He comes down. Krsna is feeling pain. So you become Krsna conscious. Then Krsna will feel pleasure.
From Srila Prabhupada's lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.7.7 — Vrndavana, April 24, 1975
Hrdayananda: [translating] Is it possible to achieve liberation with other religious...
Prabhupada: There is no other religion except Krsna consciousness. All cheating religion. That is the... We discussed. Dharmah projjhita-kaitavah: "All cheating type of religion is rejected, kicked out."
Hrdayananda: [translating] ...in other words, until you have arrived here, there was no possibility of liberation for humanity?
Prabhupada: That you can judge. [laughter] If I say, it will be self-advertisement. But you are intelligent. You can judge. But I have not brought something invented by me. I have brought the Bhagavatam and Bhagavad-gita. That's all.
(February 24, 1975, Caracas)
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