Question: You kindly give mercy to everyone to do more and more devotional service. But only some devotees are able to render significant services and able to give uninterrupted services. Can you kindly give us tips how we can rise up to your expectations and become empowered?

Jayapataka Swami: Tip! How much do I get for the tip! So it is an open secret! So we make one step to Krsna, He makes ten steps to us. We should try to make those steps. For that we can pray to Krsna, we can pray to guru and we can do the puja to the Tulasi devi. Now...

Srila Prabhupada Daily Quotation

“The soul already has a spiritual body, which material body covers. My material body grows upon me – my spiritual body – but my material body is unnatural. The real body is spiritual. I am accepting various bodies that position is to be the servant of Krishna.” — Los...

Question: How can I understand what influences my current situation in Krsna consciousness, advancement or effect? Is it due to sukriti or karma or fate? Can you please explain with an example.

Jayapataka Swami: We went to the Arda Kumbha Mela in Prayag and Srila Prabhupada was giving a lecture. So he said, if someone took to bhakti yoga he already performed all other yagnas and sacrifices. One devotee asked after the lecture, ‘in my whole life I have...