Question: During the lockdown, many people are relaxed and staying at home, not showing an interest in spiritual life. How can we inspire them to value and appreciate Kṛṣṇa.

Jayapataka Swami: Well, there maybe some people who are lazy. But in general, we find that people are more interested. Recently in Chennai, they advertised on social media, that they are having a class for beginners on Bhagavad-gītā, they expected about 100 people,...

Question: How can I increase my faith to guru and Gaurāṅga that they will give mercy to me surely although I am a very fallen soul? I have no quality to serve them and get Their mercy.

Jayapataka Swami: Lord Caitanya said that He would deliver even the most fallen,and so that is your qualification. You are saying you are the most fallen, you are very fallen. He said He would deliver the very fallen and most fallen. He just advised that, one should...

Question: How to avoid negativity amongst devotees? Transgressing the devotees sometimes due to certain actions of some devotees brings negativity and we end up transgressing them either mentally or in person.

Jayapataka Swami: Śrīla Prabhupāda answered this question that,the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement/ temple is a hospital. What do you find in a hospital? If you find sick people, is it something surprising. People go to hospital because they are sick, and they have...

Question: Still, people are persecuted while they attempt to preach in communist Government. countries. So how can devotees relate to these pastimes while seeing Mahāprabhu leading civil disobedience?

Jayapataka Swami:  You see Gaurāṅga Mahāprabhu. He was able to bring all the people of Navadvīpa under His leadership,and they all marched in kīrtana on the house of the Chand Kazi. Unfortunately, in most communist countries, we are not able to get all the people...