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Srila Prabhupada's Quote Of The Day

April 25

The difficulty is sometimes Krishna's ashirvad (blessing) may be just the opposite. Krishna will take away. So at this time they become atheist.

Tokyo, April 25, 1972

April 24

If there is little pain in the finger, I become so much disturbed because I have got intimate connection with this finger. Similarly, we have got intimate connection with Krishna and we are fallen therefore Krishna also feels little pain, and therefore He comes down. Krishna is feeling pain. So you become Krishna conscious. Then Krishna will feel pleasure.

Vrindavan, April 24, 1975

April 23

Krishna is dancing - you have seen - similarly, our position is simply dancing with Krishna and being happy. That is our position. But we have come to this material world to enjoy independently of Krishna. Therefore we have been captured by illusory energy.

Hyderabad, April 23, 1974

April 22

Nowadays people are very fond of diving within the water and swim. This has become a fashion. So next life they are going to become fish. Yes. If you at the time of death, if you think of that, how to swim very nicely within water, that means next life nature will give you a fish life. You get it. That is God's mercy. Why you artificially try to become a fish? You become actually fish. That is nature's gift.

Melbourne, April 22, 1976

April 21

I am very glad to learn that you are doing spiritual activities very nicely and you are always alert to see whether you are committing some offense. This is a very nice attitude. In rendering service to Lord Krishna and the representative the Spiritual Master, we should always maintain this fearful attitude, which means careful attention. This attitude will advance you progressively in Krishna Consciousness.

Letter to Gopal Krishna, April 20, 1970

April 20

Cleanliness is next to Godliness. This point should be very carefully observed, then you will advance very quickly to the perfectional stage of Krishna Consciousness.

Letter to Kanchanbala, April, 20, 1970

April 19

Devotional service must continue under all circumstances. This material body is actually a bad bargain because it is prone to suffer, but we must make the best use of this bad bargain. That means to always be engaged in the service of Krishna without fail.

Letter to Viruha, April 19, 1975

April 18

They have forgotten Krisha, they have forgotten God, and I am trying to make them Krishna conscious. It is a very difficult job. I have to shed my blood three tons before I make on convinced in Krishna consciousness. That is my experience. I have to talk with them, especially these Europeans and Americans. They do not accept anything so blindly.

Hong Kong, April 18, 1972

April 17

In this material world, we are trying to be happy in society, friendship and love. But the happiness we are getting, that is compared with a drop of water in the desert. Our heart desires real pleasure, transcendental bliss. We are hankering after Krishna. That is our inner desire. We are trying to get eternal happiness.

Vrindavan April 17, 1975

April 16

We may discover so many defending instruments or weapons, but there is no defense from the cruel hands of death. However you may be advanced in manufacturing so many nice things, you cannot manufacture anything that can save you from death, or from disease, or from old age.

LA, April 16, 1970