Category: Srila Prabhupada Said…

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

Association is very meaningful…

Association is very meaningful…

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam 5.8.30, Srila Prabhupada writes in his Purport,  “Association is very meaningful; therefore ISKCON (International Society for Krsna Consciousness) tries to perfect one who enters the society. The members of this society should always remember that the society is not like a free hotel. All the members should be very careful to executemore>>

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In the Srimad-Bhagavatam 5.14.12, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport,  “If one gets more than is needed, the surplus should be fully engaged in the Lord’s service. That will make the conditioned soul, the world and Krishna happy, and this is the aim of life.”             Share this article…more>>

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By the grace of the Lord…

By the grace of the Lord…

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam 4.10.30, Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport, “By the grace of the Lord, if a devotee, at the time of death, can simply chant His holy name—Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare/ Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare—simply by chanting this mahā-mantra, he immediately surpasses the great oceanmore>>

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I am happy…

I am happy…

In a letter to Madhudvisa written on September 18, 1974, Srila Prabhupada said, “I feel happy that even after my departure, things will go on. I am happy that I have got so many sincere devotees who will carry on. That is my happiness.”          Share this article…more>>

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The Difference Between God and You…

The Difference Between God and You…

In a class given in Melbourne, Australia on April 3, 1972, Srila Prabhupada said,  “God is also an individual person as you are (an) individual person. I am (an) individual person, but the difference between God and you and me is this, that you know your business, I know my business, but God knows everyone’smore>>

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“Happiness and distress do not hamper the process of devotional service.”

“Happiness and distress do not hamper the process of devotional service.”

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam, 6.16.34, Srila Prabhupada writes in his Purport, “Pure devotees are described as sama-mati, which means that they never deviate from devotional service under any circumstances. It is not that devotees worship the Supreme Lord only when happy; they worship Him even when in distress. Happiness and distress do not hamper the processmore>>

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“Physically and mentally we may be disturbed sometimes…”

“Physically and mentally we may be disturbed sometimes…”

In a letter written to Yamuna devi and Harsarani devi dasi – Los Angeles – on January 15, 1968, Srila Prabhupada wrote, “Physically and mentally we may be disturbed sometimes, but we have to stand erect on the spiritual platform. I may inform you in the connection that I am at the present moment physicallymore>>

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So, the secret of success is…

So, the secret of success is…

In a letter to Jananivasa Das on January 26, 1970 written from Los Angeles, Srila Prabhupada said,  “Perhaps you remember the verse in the tenth chapter of Bhagavad-gita that the Lord Himself supplies the light and intelligence from within the heart of a devotee who is constantly engaged in His transcendental loving service. So, the secretmore>>

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The service attitude of the devotee gradually increases…

The service attitude of the devotee gradually increases…

Srila Prabhupada writes in the Srimad-Bhagavatam Purport in 3.2.3: “Transcendental service to the Lord is not mundane. The service attitude of the devotee gradually increases and never becomes slackened. Generally, in old age a person is allowed retirement from mundane service. But in the transcendental service of the Lord there is no retirement at all;more>>

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One can never restrict the coming and going of happiness and distress…

One can never restrict the coming and going of happiness and distress…

Srila Prabhupada writes in the Purport of the Bhagavad-gita As It Is 13.8-12,  “If one is in full Krishna consciousness, he can make his home very happy, because this process of Krishna consciousness is very easy. One need only chant Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna, Krishna, Hare Hare/ Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Haremore>>

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