Question: My kids are 8 and 6 years old. My husband is an occasional chanter. I have my in-laws with me. My mother-in-law and sister also stay with us. Please guide me how I can be instrumental in their spiritual life?

Jayapataka Swami:  How can you encourage them in their practice of Krsna consciousness? If they can chant a little bit, or they can take some prasadam and if you appreciate any little bit they do, then maybe they will be inspired to do more. Whenever your husband...

Question: I cannot understand this. I have a brother who is working on a legal case and there is a little girl she is like 6 years old, she was in a car accident and she is in a vegetative state, her seat belt ripped all of her body and her organs but she is alive. So my brother was telling me that there was a chance that probably she would live another 50 years on life support. Maybe even longer and that they brought in specialists from Canada who can communicate with people in vegetative state and they understand that the little girl, even though she cannot open her eyes, she cannot really do anything, she can respond, she is happy in that state. But the question is that she has a mother who knows that her little girl is responding, that she wants to win, she is happy. But then you have the insurance people who want to pull the plugs because she cannot live by herself. What is the right thing to do in a situation like that where she is mentally responding, that she does not want to die?

Jayapataka Swami: We don’t particularly give any opinion on these things usually. What we are concerned with is that where does the soul go after death? If you can read Srimad Bhagavatam or Bhagavad-gita to the person who is injured this way, if they can hear, they...