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Srila Prabhupada's Quote Of The Day

December 26

Laksmi, the godess of fortune, is called cancala. She does not remain at one place. Today one man is very rich; next generation is no longer rich. If you are actually religious, then don’t spoil your money for sense gratification. Use it for service of Krishna. If you have got some money, try to construct a very nice temple for Krishna’s situation. That is proper use.

Bombay, December 26, 1972

December 25

Simply propagate this chanting, dancing, feasting and following the regulative principles. These are the four pillars of our success.

Letter to Krsna das, December 25, 1969

December 23

Anukarana, anusarana, there are two Sanskrit words. One is imitation, and one is following the footprints. If one tries to follow the footprints of great personalities, that is very nice, but we cannot imitate. Imitation is dangerous.

Los Angeles, December 23, 1968

December 22

There is no limit to perfection—we may go on improving more and more, and still there is no limit to how much we may please Krishna, just like for the materialist there is no limit to how much Maya kick us!

Letter to Balavanta, December 22, 1971

December 20

If one can please a pure devotee of the Lord, such action means immediate satisfaction of the Lord, even though such a person is not officially qualified to receive the mercy of the Lord.

Letter to Yeager, December 20, 1970

December 17

Every one of us is searching after some mellow, some pleasure from everything. Krishna is the reservoir of all pleasures, rasa-vigraha, fully personified. Whenever there is Krishna, there is rasa, a transcendental mellow, enjoyment, relishable.

Surat, December 17, 1970

December 16

One can take service from a particular type of well for a particular purpose, but if he goes to the ever-flowing river, all water purposes will be served there. So if you take Krishna consciousness, then all the purposes of different types of wells is served in the ever-flowing river of Krishna consciousness.

Los Angeles, December 16, 1968

December 15

There is need of a clue as to how humanity can become one in peace, friendship and prosperity with a common cause. Srimad-Bhagavatam will fill this need, for it is a cultural presentation for the respiritualization of the entire human society.

Delhi, December 15, 1962

December 14

"Sir, I am suffering from some disease, so without going to the doctor, and saving so much money, let me pay hundred rupees to the sadhu and he’ll give me blessings. So I will save thousands of rupees, for curing the disease." For this purpose they go to sadhu. Nobody goes to sadhu for going back to home, back to Godhead.

New Delhi, December 14, 1975

December 13

God’s business is to protect the faithful and kill the demons. Therefore we find lord Visnu, the four symbolic representations: for killing, the club and the chakra; and for protecting, the lotus flower and conchshell.

Indore, December 13, 1970