1. The Perfection of Renunciation

    Being purified by his intelligence and controlling the mind with determination, giving up the objects of sense gratification, being freed from attachment and hatred, one who lives in a secluded place, who eats little, who controls his body, mind and power of speech, who is always in trance and who is detached, free from false […]
  2. Snakelike men

    Let them chant and take prasadam. Everyone will get. Then gradually, as a snake charming, by chanting, chanting, chanting, then they will be subdued. And that is guaranteed process. There is no doubt. Anyone, even a man is like a snake. In material world everyone is a snake — envious. Snake is very envious. You […]
  3. Don’t try to approach Krsna directly

    In an office, you cannot contact the proprietor directly. There are subordinate officers. Through them you have to take the proprietor’s help. The office master is there. You have to satisfy the office master. You cannot directly approach the proprietor. If you satisfy the office master, then your promotion and other things is all right. […]
  4. Alert in understanding the sastric conclusions

    Go on reading books and have the correct perception and Krsna will help you. siddhanta baliya citte na kara alasa iha haite krsna lage sudrdha manasa [Adi 2.117]. A sincere student should not neglect the discussion of such conclusions, considering them controversial, for such discussions strengthen the mind. Thus one’s mind becomes attached to Sri […]
  5. Suffering is Krsna’s mercy

    It is natural for those who have developed intense love for Krsna not to care for personal inconvenience and impediments. Such devotees are simply determined to execute the order of the Supreme Personality of Godhead or His representative, the spiritual master. In all circumstances, even amidst the greatest dangers, they undeviatingly carry on with the […]
  6. Laksmi and Narayana

    We are praying to Laksmiji with sambrahma, “Mother, give me little money. Give me little favor, I may be happy.” We are worshiping Sri. Still, she does not remain, Sri. Sri’s another name is Cancala. Cancala, she is in this material world. Today I may be millionaire; tomorrow I may be beggar in the street. […]
  7. Book distribution and income

    We are selling our books unexpectedly; therefore we shall have never scarcity of money. Never. Either in India or abroad. Whatever you are doing by selling these books, that this is a great opportunity. We are not existing like others, simply by the contribution of others. Srila Prabhupada, Room Conversation — February 2, 1977, Bhubaneswar