Category: Srila Prabhupada Said…

Words of Wisdom from our Beloved ISKCON Founder-Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

Our Only Business in the Human Form of Life Should Be to Revive Our Relationship With the Supreme Personality of Godhead…

Our Only Business in the Human Form of Life Should Be to Revive Our Relationship With the Supreme Personality of Godhead…

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam 7.6.3, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport,  “Our only business in the human form of life should be to revive our relationship with the Supreme Personality of Godhead and thus become qualified to return home, back to Godhead. Material happiness and distress come as soon as we accept a material body, regardlessmore>>

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…Then all fortune is automatically present.

…Then all fortune is automatically present.

In a letter to Brahmananda Das, on December 11, 1968, Srila Prabhupada wrote,  “When we simply remember to accept the control of Krishna and not to act independently, then all fortune is automatically present.”                 Share this article…more>>

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Devotees who are always absorbed in thoughts of Krishna will soon see Krishna face to face without a doubt.

Devotees who are always absorbed in thoughts of Krishna will soon see Krishna face to face without a doubt.

In the Caitanya-caritamrita, Madhya-lila 13.155, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport,  “Due to his intense love, the pure devotee always sees Lord Kṛishna present within his heart. All glories to Govinda, the primeval Personality of Godhead! When Krishna is not manifest before the inhabitants of Vṛindāvan, they are always absorbed in thoughts of Him. Thereforemore>>

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“One Should Try to Purchase a Ticket to Go Back Home, Back to Godhead.”

“One Should Try to Purchase a Ticket to Go Back Home, Back to Godhead.”

In the Caitanya-caritamrita, Adi-lila, Chapter 1, Text 56, Srila Prabhupada writes, “One should try to purchase a ticket to go back Home, back to Godhead. The price of such a ticket is one’s intense desire for it, which is not easily awakened, even if one continually performs pious activities for thousands of lives. All mundanemore>>

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“…When a Devotee is Fit to Receive Worldly Reputation, he is Envied by Many People.”

“…When a Devotee is Fit to Receive Worldly Reputation, he is Envied by Many People.”

In the Caitanya-caritamrita, Madhya-lila, 4.147, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport: … “Jealous people generally turn against one who automatically attains some reputation. This is natural for jealous people. Consequently, when a devotee is fit to receive worldly reputation, he is envied by many people. This is quite natural. When a person, out of humility,more>>

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This Life is a Preparation for the Next Life.

This Life is a Preparation for the Next Life.

In the Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Introduction, Srila Prabhupada writes,  “The process of quitting this body and getting another body in the material world is also organized. A man dies after it has been decided what form of body he will have in the next life. Higher authorities, not the living entity himself, make thismore>>

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“I Simply Wish and Hope that Some Way or Other I May be Able to Approach Your Lotus Feet…”

“I Simply Wish and Hope that Some Way or Other I May be Able to Approach Your Lotus Feet…”

In the Nectar of Devotion 18, Srila Prabhupada writes, “I simply wish and hope that some way or other I may be able to approach Your lotus feet, and this hope is giving me pain, because I think myself quite incompetent to approach that transcendental goal of life.” The purport is that under this headingmore>>

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One Should Not Be Very Anxious About the Body’s Changing From Childhood to Boyhood…

One Should Not Be Very Anxious About the Body’s Changing From Childhood to Boyhood…

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam 7.2.60, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport, “…As long as we are in this human form of body, our duty is to understand the soul within the body. The body is not the self; we are different from the body, and therefore there is no question of friends, enemies or responsibilities inmore>>

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Give Protection to the Cows.

Give Protection to the Cows.

In an evening talk in Washington, D.C. (U.S.) on July 8, 1976, Srila Prabhupada said, “Give protection to the cows. Krsna mentioned specifically, go-raksya. That is our request, because Krsna      says go-raksya. And in His practical life He played as a cowherd boy giving protection to other cows. There is a picture, Krsna is sitting, andmore>>

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Then his devotional service beings.

Then his devotional service beings.

In the Srimad- Bhagavatam, 5.19-20, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport:  “In the material world, in the bodily concept of life, everyone is working in the wrong direction. When one becomes brahma-bhūta (SB 4.30.20), spiritually realized, one understands that he is not the body and that working in the bodily concept of life is useless andmore>>

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