1. Where is the difficulty?

    What Krsna says, that is not at all difficult. Even a child can perform. What Krsna said? Man-mana bhava mad-bhakto mad-yaji mam namaskuru [Bg. 18.65]. Very simple thing. Krsna says, “Always think of Me.” What is the difficulty? Even a child can think of Krsna. If he goes to the temple and if he understands from his parents that “Here is the Deity, Krsna,” it impresses. He understands, “Here is Krsna,” because he is simple. So he can also think of Krsna: “I went to the temple. I saw Krsna very nicely dressed, very nicely decorated. Very nice foodstuff was offered, and I got the prasadam.” Where is the difficulty? Man-mana bhava mad-bhakto. And if you go regularly to see Krsna in the temple and to remember Him, then you become a bhakta. It doesn’t require that you have to pass M.A. examination to become a bhakta, or you have to become a very learned scholar. But because that is the end of knowledge. Vedais ca sarvair aham eva vedyam [Bg. 15.15].

    Srila Prabhupada, Srimad-Bhagavatam 5.5.3-4 — March 29, 1977, Bombay