Transcendental knowledge is not simply academic

“Real transcendental knowledge is not simply academic but it comes alive in the heart like a flower blossoming in due course, like someone awakening from sleep or like the sun rising in the east. By chanting Hare Krishna, reading the teaching of lord Krishna and...

We need to remain faithful

“All the devotees of the Krishna Consciousness movement are helping Lord Caitanaya in fulfilling His Prediction, which means that they are part of Lord Caitanya’s pastime. If you take everything as Lord Caitanya’s pastime, then everything is blissful and...

How gloriously one dies?

“It’s not how gloriously one live but how gloriously one dies. If he dies crying, if he dies evacuating, this is not glorious. And then, if one dies chanting Hare Krishna leaves his body in through devotion, peaceful, that is glorious, that is human life. People...

Question: Many times we are enthusiastic to take services for which we may not be capable or qualified, both materially and spiritually. So how can we decide because we don’t want to be a disturbance for your mission.  

Guru maharaj: We offer ourselves for service and whether they give us service or not, that depends on the guru and spiritual authorities. At one time we heard that Srila Prabhupada was criticizing Vrndavan, so we were ready to help in Vrndavana. And Srila Prabhupada...