Meeting Regarding Ramakeli

In the afternoon after taking rest, I had official meeting regarding Rāmakeli. Rāmakeli is the place where Lord Caitanya met Rūpa and Sanātana and gave them initiation. We discussed about Rāmakeli, the place where Lord Caitanya met Rūpa and Sanātana, who were serving...

Question: In the present society, youth are getting addicted to bad habits. How to preach to them, they are not interested in Krsna consciousness, not chanting and not taking interest. How to give them Krsna consciousness?

Jayapataka Swami:  That is what I hear from the IYF preachers. And in Mayapur we have hundreds of people visiting for mangala arati every day. And then sometimes 20, 30, 40 youths, they chant one round together, attend mangala arati. So I said, it is so difficult to...

Question: In Krsna consciousness we see that every process has got benefits, for example when we circumambulate Tulasi maharani, all sinful reactions are eradicated, or just by chanting one holy name, shuddha nama, we get the highest perfection. But somehow or other in our lives, we are not able to get those results. What is lacking in myself that I am not able to see that result in my life? What should I improve?

Jayapataka Swami:  If there is something that we can see, when we go around Tulasi we sing ‘yani kani cha papani brahma-hatyadikani cha tani tani pranashyanti pradakshinaha pade pade.’ So how we should see that, that your karma, what you don’t get,...