Question: Sometimes our spiritual desires are not fulfilled. It seems to have an opposite result. I know with patience it may happen. How to be patient and hopeful for our spiritual desire?

Jayapataka Swami: I don’t know what you are considering as your spiritual desire. We know that Kṛṣṇa consciousness is a gradual process. So one may desire something spiritual, that may take some time. And someone may desire something which is not purely spiritual and...

Question: Is there any difference between staying in Goloka Vṛndāvana or staying in the material world in the pure service of Lord Kṛṣṇa or Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu?

Jayapataka Swami: A pure devotee wants to serve the Lord and for him serving the Lord in the material world or serving the Lord in the spiritual world is not different. But we would like devotees to transfer themselves from the material world to the spiritual world....