Question: In the material world we have a lot of attractions, but that should ideally be amongst the devotees. If we have a lot of material desires, they always keep bothering us and weaken us.

Jayapataka Swami: Lord Caitanya’s third verse of the Siksastakam refers to this in particular. Amaanina mana dena kirtaniya sada Hari. Give respect to the others and do not expect respect for ourselves from anyone. In this way you can always chant the holy names. We...