1. Srila Prabhupada conquered the world

    Srila Prabhupada was telling that when He was a young man, that at an early age he was such a great businessman, pharmaceutical distribution, that already he had control of all of northern India. His horoscope foretold that Srila Prabhupada was destined to become as powerful and wealthy as Birla, and that the astrologers couldn’t […]
  2. A meditation for Janmastami

    Krsna appears in this material world in His original eternal form, with two hands, holding a flute. He appears exactly in His eternal body, uncontaminated by this material world. Although He appears in the same transcendental body and is Lord of the universe, it still appears that He takes His birth like an ordinary living […]
  3. The beauty of Krsna

    Krsna is known as Madana-mohana because He conquers the mind of Cupid. He is also known as Madana-mohana due to His bestowing favors upon the damsels of Vraja and accepting their devotional service. After conquering Cupid’s pride, the Lord engages in the rasa dance as the new Cupid. He is also known as Madana-mohana because […]
  4. Krsna is joyful

    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, […]
  5. Krsna phobia

    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 […]
  6. Relieving Krsna’s pain

    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 […]
  7. No chance for liberation before Srila Prabhupada came

    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 […]
  8. Manufacturing truth

    I cannot fashion truth. Truth is true. Fire is hot. That is true. If I imagine that fire is cold, is that philosophy? Who does not know what is truth, they imagine or manufacture truth. Just like Vivekananda, Ramakrishna, yata mata tata patha, “You can manufacture your truth.” That is going on. The hippies, they […]
  9. False happiness

    This is a false happiness, that “If I get money, I’ll be happy.” That is false. So many men, they have got money. We see practically. The whole European civilization, American civilization, is based on this fundamental idea that “Let us have money and we shall be happy.” And nobody is happy. Nobody is happy, […]