1. Sannyasis with women secretaries

    All the sannyasis of Ramakrishna Mission, they eat meat, they drink, they have woman secretary, and everything. Unless one is purely Krsna conscious, one cannot give up all these bad habits. Unless one is substantially advanced in krsna-bhakti, they cannot give up this material attachment — illicit sex, meat-eating. They cannot. It is impossible. So even in the name of
  2. Polygamy and morality

    Yesterday on the beach I was talking with Karandhara, "Why your country does not allow to marry more than one wife?" He said they think it is immoral. I do not know what is the ethics or psychology behind it, but giving opportunity for the girls to become prostitute is not immoral? To marry more than one wife is immoral? You see your leaders. This is the leaders. Why? Because there is no varnasrama-dharma, they do not know. The...
  3. Srila Prabhupada’s books could be banned

    Yasodanandana: I think that some of the comments of Your Divine Grace, some of the purports of the Fourth Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam, if they come to the notice of the Indian government, it may give us some... They may seriously consider about banning, because in that one purport you openly criticize how unfortunate the citizens are because they have a woman as the prime minister, and in another purport you openly say that
  4. Chant and get everything

    The chanting process is that you chant with your tongue Hare Krsna and hear. That's all. Then you are saved. Hare Krsna must be chanted by the use of tongue, and you hear it, that's all. Where is the difficulty? Everything may come, but this is the process. This is the process. Chant Hare Krsna and become happy. Nothing is difficult in...
  5. Motorcar civilization will be finished

    This motorcar civilization will be finished within another hundred years. It has begun, say, for the last hundred years, and after a hundred years, when... The scientists say the petroleum will be finished within fifty years or like that, so, say hundred years, this motorcar will be finished. So anything we manufacture, the so-called empire, so-called material civilization, it will be finished.
  6. The prime symptom of love

    What is the symptom of love? The symptom, the prime symptom, most important symptom of love, is that the devotee wants to see that his Lord's name, fame, etc. become widespread. He wants to see that "My Lord's name be known everywhere." This is love. If I love somebody, I want to see that his glories are spread all over the world. And Krsna also says in the Bhagavad-gita, na ca tasmat manusyesu kascit me priya-krttamah: anyone who preaches...
  7. The duty of a woman, according to Krsna

    Krsna explained the duty of a woman. He also stressed the point of serving the husband: "Even if he is not of very good character, or even if he is not very rich or fortunate, or even if he is old or invalid on account of continued diseases, whatever her husband's condition, a woman should not divorce her husband if she actually desires to be elevated to the higher planetary systems after leaving this body. Besides