1. India should take this movement very seriously

    And all over the world… There are many Bhagavad-gitas. There are about six hundred and forty different editions. But still ours, this Bhagavad-gita As It Is, it is being accepted very widely, and therefore we are very much hopeful. And as practical example you can see so many European, American, they have taken to this Krsna consciousness very seriously. And before this movement, many swamis, yogis, and scholars went to the foreign countries, but not a single person became a devotee of Krsna. That’s a fact. Not a single person. But now, because Bhagavad-gita is being presented as it is, so many thousands, they are becoming devotees of Krsna, Krsna consciousness.

    So this movement has practical effect, and both in the scholarly and people in general circle. And as advised by Caitanya Mahaprabhu, India should take this movement very seriously and send many trained teachers so that India’s glories will be enhanced. People will take it very seriously.

    Srila Prabhupada, Press Interview, 16 October 1976, Chandigarh