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Srila Prabhupada's Quote Of The Day

March 17, 2010

A pure devotee always think himself as not-devotee. If one thinks he is a big devotee that is not good,thinking that he is a first degree. We should not be puffed up. A devotee avoids it, remaining always in second degree. Krishna has given everyone something extraordinary, and to serve Krishna with one`s extraordinary`s talent means successful life.

Letter to Sukadeva, March 17 , 1973

March 16, 2010

Everyone is being controlled by God, but a devotee is so exalted that Krishna says, "I wish to be controlled by you." This is Krishna`s position.

Vrindavana, March 16, 1974

March 15, 2010

Today, 15th March, now it is 7:35, gone, as soon as it is 7:36, you cannot bring back that 15th March, evening, 7:35 again. Even if you pay millions of dollars, "please come back again, " no, finished. Chanakya Pandita says, "Time is so valuable that if you pay millions of golden coins, you cannot get back even a moment," What is lost lost for good. " If you such valuable time spoil for nothing, without any profit, just imagine how much you are losing, how greatly you are loser."

San Francisco, March 15, 1968

March 14, 2010

There is a story that one fool was sitting on a branch of a tree and he was cutting off. And somebody said, "You`ll fall down. " " Ha, fall down." But when he fell down he said, "Oh, you are a great astrologer." So who goes to the astrologer? Only fools and rascal. No sane man goes. What is to happen, that will happen. Why shall I go to astrologer?

Mayapur, March 14, 1976

March 13, 2010

Don`t approach the cheater guru, bluffer guru, and be cheated.Stop this business.This has spoiled the whole spiritual atmosphere of the world. Take guru, the supreme guru, Krishna.

Tehran, March 13, 1975

March 12, 2010

Simply by changing dress, one does not improve unless he seriously takes the principles of devotional service. But in Kali-yuga, they`ll think, "Because I have changed my dress, I have become a big sannyasi." You see? "Because I have got a sacred thread, now I am a brahmana." No. There must be regular training.

Vrindavan, March 12, 1974

March 11, 2010

It is the duty of the disciple that even if the spiritual master , or senior acharya, agrees to be defeated, it is the duty of the disciple to see that his spiritual master and superior is not defeated.

Vrindavan, March 11, 1972

March 10, 2010

In this age, Kali-yuga,to kill the demons means to stop their demonic activities by weapon of kirtana, hari-sankirtana, which is spread by Lord Chaitanya`s associates.

London, March 10, 1975

March 9, 2010

Sometimes somebody takes his bird in the field and let`s him loose, out of the cage, and the bird goes and then again comes into the cage. This human form of body is just like being let loose. Now you get the freedom of flying away from this cage of birth and death, but that we`ll not do. We`ll enter again. We are not interested how to get out of the cage. We are again and again coming back to the cage.

Calcutta, March 9, 1972

March 8, 2010

Temple means people should come, people should learn the science of God. Not that to make a business of temple. Temples means spiritual educational shelter. People should come and learn what is spiritual life, what is God, what is my relationship with God.

Calcutta, March 8, 1972