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Srila Prabhupada's Quote Of The Day

October 11

A Krishna conscious person must be seen by ears and not by the eyes. One should try to know the depth of realization by Krishna conscious person and not see the beard, which has become the practice of the Hippies.

Letter to Brahmananda, October 11,1967

October 10

Even Krishna, whom we accept as the Supreme Lord, had to go to gurukula and serve the spiritual master as a menial servant.

Durba, October 10,1975

October 9

Hanuman was ordered to bring some medicine from some mountain. He was a monkey, he was animal, he did not know how to pick it up - "Take the whole mountain. Execute the order." And then Ramachandra and Laksmana, They'll find out what is that medicine." This is Vaisnava. In ones own capacity he should give the best service to the Lord.

Aligarh, October 9, 1976

October 8

You have got this body. You have to eat something. You have to cover yourself. So produce your own food and produce your own cloth. Don't waste time for luxury, and chant Hare Krishna.

Vrindavan, October 8, 1977

October 7

If there is some earthquake or there is some danger, naturally, spontaneously, we pray. But we forget it. The tendency of offering prayer to the Lord at the time of danger is automatic. So we should know that we are in danger. We are in this material condition of life means we are in danger. Therefore we should pray.

Durban, October 7, 1975

October 6

"Home, sweet home." Yes, very sweet. The whole day and night, work. This is moha. He is working hard day and night. There is not a single moment leisure, and still, he's: "Sweet home." This is illusion.

Mayapur, October 6, 1974

October 5

If one is situated in real Krishna consciousness, he can face the most severe type of adversity and remain completely undisturbed.

Calcutta, October 5, 1971

October 4

Krishna is not poor. Krishna has not come here. He is very hungry, He has come here to eat your puri and rasagulla. No. But Krishna is so kind that He has come before you to accept whatever you can offer with devotion.

Bombay, October 4, 1972

October 3

For me, either live or die, I don't mind. But if you are trying for my life, try it very seriously. That is my formula. No negligence.

Vrindavan, October 3, 1977

September 30

The real preaching is selling books. You should know the tactic how to sell without irritating. What your lecture will do for three minutes, but if he reads one page his life may be turned.

Letter to Bali-mardan, September 30, 1972