Question: How can we overcome the bondage of relationships of this material world? Even after chanting the holy names why is it so difficult sometimes to overcome the attachment with our family?

Guru Maharaj: By spiritual knowledge, we can understand that Kṛṣṇa is our real mother, father, friend. He is our son, He is everything. He is our dhana-prāṇa – our life and soul. As one develops that natural affection to Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, then naturally the other...

Question: While generally preaching to others, especially youth, they question why maintain celibacy or stay away from lust, when Krishna Himself had His lilas with the gopis? When we tell that it is on the transcendental level and not mundane, they question back saying we are doing it for our convenience. In that case, what do we do Guru Maharaj?

Guru Maharaj: One can be in whichever asrama they want to. Whichever they feel more comfortable. If they feel that grihasta asrama is more appropriate for you, that allows certain license for sex life. Krishna has made machines – male and female form. So they can...