1. London is hell

    In the Western countries where there is no sun, it is hell, simply hell, simply hell without sun. All the condemned countries are devoid of sunlight. This morning we were speaking that London, it is without sunlight practically throughout the whole year. Long ago, in 1969, in the television, the television man asked me that "Where is hell?" and "It is here in London." [laughter] That was published in the paper. There is such a… And always dark and always moist and always so cold. So this is hell.

    From Srila Prabhupada's lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.28.21 — November 1, 1975, Nairobi