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Srila Prabhupada's Quote Of The Day

August 10

You expand the empire of Krishna consciousness. Krishna has given you the ability. Do it enthusiastically with the courage of an Englishman and the heart of a Bengali mother.

Vrindavan, August 10, 1977

August 9

Krsna takes special appreciation for His devotees who are engaged in risking for His preaching work, and He will give you special care and guidance at all times because you are sincerely trying to serve Him in this way.

Letter to Amogha, August 9, 1972

August 8

The pickpocket takes from your pocket and he becomes a criminal, and when the wife takes thousand dollars from your pocket, you do not consider her to be criminal. You laugh, "Oh, you have taken the money?" "Yes, I've taken." The business is a pickpocket. Actually thieves and rogues, but we have named them "relatives."

Tehran, August 8, 1976

August 6

Our Society is like one big family and our relationships should be based on love and trust. We must give up the fighting spirit and use our intelligence to push ahead.

Letter to Upendra, August 6, 1970 Август, 6

August 5

Habit is the second nature. So practice.

Detroit, August 5, 1975

August 4

Vaisnavas do not require to practice any yogic power to become materially powerful. Simply his surrender to Krisna makes him all-powerful. This is the position of Vaisnava.

Vrndavana, August 4, 1974

August 3

Anything fresh, that is full of vitamin. Grow fresh, take fresh.

Paris, August 3, 1976

August 2

A fish, when it is put into the land, it is unhappy, or death. Similarly, if you, the creature of the land, if you are put into the water, you are unhappy, and death. So because we belong to the spiritual nature, so long we shall remain in the material nature, we must be unhappy.

Vrindavan, August 2, 1974

August 1

Sometimes by association of the great, one appears great. In the sun is great heat and light, and by reflecting the greatness of the sun's light, the moon in dead of night also appears great. Actually the moon is by nature dark and cold but in association with sun it has become accepted as great.

Letter to Jahnava, August 1, 1973

July 31

There is a book called Aquarian Gospel in which it is stated that Lord Jesus Christ lived in the temple of Jagannatha. Without being His devotee, how could he live there and how the authorities could allow a non-devotee to live there? From that book it appears that Lord Jesus Christ lived in intimate relations with the priest order.

Letter to Hayagriva, July 31, 1969