Krishna consciousness is for everyone because…

“Krishna consciousness is for everyone because they have a desire for it. The problem is that the desires they have are actually for Krishna, but they don’t know it. If they realize how wonderful Krishna is, then even a drunkard would realize that in his...

Beware of the mind

“Be careful; beware of the mind which is very treacherous, trying to give so many false doubts for us not to chant. Simply dive in and chant.” His Holiness Jayapataka Swami 26th July 1981 Bangalore, India

The devotee who is preaching

“For the devotee who is preaching, the devotee who is dedicating and depending on Krishna, even before Krishna is fully visible, just like the sun rising in the east but the sky becomes illuminated, already the person’s consciousness becomes illuminated...

How serving becomes enjoyable and sweet

“By performing bhajana-kriya, one becomes free from anarthas and gradually improves. Then comes nistha, and from nistha comes ruchi or taste; then serving becomes enjoyable and sweet. This is ruchi in devotional service.” His Holiness Jayapataka Swami 14th...

Doing service to Krishna together as couple

“Normally, the conditioned soul tries to enjoy this material world. In the grhasta-asrama people adopt the pravriti-marga. If the grhastas can practice yukta-vairagya (by doing everything for Krishna’s pleasure), then their life will be perfected. I am...