Question: I try to chant the holy names of Kṛṣṇa sitting still with straight back. But no matter how hard I try I cannot stand it and I have to get up. I do not have enough patience to endure the pain of the body. What to do?

Guru Maharaj: In chanting the holy names, there is no hard and fast rules. Apparently, Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Gosvāmī Prabhupāda, He personally liked to walk and chant. So, it is not necessary that one has to sit down and chant. If it gives you pain to sit...

Question: Being in gṛhastha life, is it ok not to plan our future if we have no interest to do so? Or is it an act of irresponsibility? I am not interested to take anxiety on that matter. Kindly advise.

Guru Maharaj: Lord Caitanya was in Agradvīpa and His brahmacārī assistant had kept some digestive spices from the previous day. So, when he did that, Lord Caitanya said, that you are not taking the vairāgī path, you are taking the gṛhastha path, for they keep savings...

Question: What is the meaning of serving Vaiṣṇavas according to the instructions of Śrīla Prabhupāda? Should we fulfill all the desires of the devotee, or this is limited to certain types of service?

Guru Maharaj: How we can fulfill all the desires of the devotees? We are not Bhagavān,but we can serve devotees,we can appreciate them. We can do what is in our capacity to do. Even offering sweet words will also, it’s also considered as devotee care. We heard today...