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Niranjana Swami's Quote Of The Day

September 25

Sacrifice means, that you give something, you make an offering, you give something to somebody else - without any expectation in return. That is the supreme sacrifice – to give to the Lord without any expectation in return.

September 25, 1997, Minsk

September 24

Everything what we do, we should do as an offering to Krsna and remember Krsna constantly. Therefore, by that constant endeavor to remember the Lord in the execution of all our activities, we will attain that ultimate goal – going back home, back to Godhead.

September 24, 1992, Rostov

September 23

Best charity is to give message of Godhead for the wealth of the human society.

September 23, 1997, Minsk

September 22

If the question is asked, “can I actually achieve pure devotional service in this life?”, then one should understand the principles of faith and how to protect and nourish them and if one continues to cultivate this one genuine desire and not the other desires, then the answer to this question is “Yes”.

September 22, 2004, Moscow

September 21

A devotee always thinks that he is an instrument and that he is subordinate to the superior order and the potency to execute that superior order is already impregnated in the words of that order. If any good qualities manifests or any abilities to induce others to develop good qualities and become Krsna conscious manifests, it is only because the devotee is following the instructions.

September 21, 2009, Almaty

September 20

The necessity of life is not simply to maintain life in the body but to take to the higher understanding that the necessity of life is service to the Supreme.

September 20, 2009, Almaty

September 19

One who became a brahmacari because householder life is too troublesome is not a brahmacari. Yet one who became a brachmacari because he likes to study sastra, to chant and hear in the association of devotees, to preach Krsna consciousness, to rise early in the morning and to engage in sadhana in the association of devotees, this is brahmacari life. One who likes to live simply and doesn’t like to accumulate things.

September 19, 2004, Almaty

September 18

A devotee has to feel helpless, but never hopeless.

September 18, 2008, Ukraine festival

September 17

To the degree that we see things in connection with Krsna, remember Krsna, speak about Krsna and hear about Krsna in the association of Vaishnava’s, to that degree attachment and fever of illusion will gradually decrease and we will come down and become healthy. So we have to learn how to see things properly according to the vision of liberated souls.

September 17, 2008, Ukraine festival

September 16

A Vaishnava is always giving the most valuable thing, the holy names of the Lord and instructions in relationship to it and when we will know such value, then we will know the value of the Vaishnava’s who are giving these things to us. It will make us become very much attached to them, want to hear from them and take everything of value which they wish to offer to us. That is what it means to become attached

September 16, 2004, Almaty