Question: Lust is always bothering and affecting my mind, and stands as an obstacle from making me a good devotee. But I want to get out of this situation? How can I get out of this situation and how can I, under any situation, keep my mind firmly fixed on the lotus feet of Lord Kṛṣṇa?

Jayapatākā Swami: I just said that we should pray to Kṛṣṇa that whatever we do, we do service in a Kṛṣṇa conscious way. Firstly, you have to get married, and then the two should pray that you have Kṛṣṇa conscious children. Hare Kṛṣṇa! 17-April-2022 Sridhama Mayapur,...

Question: How could I develop unalloyed love for Kṛṣṇa as any near material allurement distracting my mind toward it and I am unable to focus my mind on chanting and services, etc.?

Jayapatākā Swami: We should not be attracted by temporary things. Temporary things only last for short time, so we should not be distracted by them. If we are attracted by some temporary things, we should think how to do that in the service of Kṛṣṇa. In this way, we...

Question: Generally, it is considered that if a husband is always thinking about his wife, his children, it is not very Kṛṣṇa conscious. But if a devotee husband is thinking about his devotee wife, is that considered a deviation?

Jayapatākā Swami: It depends, what the thinking is. We saw in many households the wife is worshiping Deities, cooking bhoga and offering to the Deities. So like that the wife is showing a good example of serving Kṛṣṇa and if that inspires you and helps you to increase...