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Niranjana Swami's Quote Of The Day

November 26

So Krsna will help you, but you must show Him that you want His help, by praying and chanting... Krsna will certainly reciprocate with one who chants with sincerity. But without chanting it is virtually impossible to develop the required devotional mentality to gain Krsna's favor.

November 26, 1986, Letter to Elise

November 24

Regarding a "method" to help you overcome the sadness of old age, the method is to arm yourself with the weapon of knowledge of the self. One has to gain this knowledge not only by study and hearing, but by practical engagement in a way that corresponds to one's status in life.

November 24, 1999, Letter

November 23

We cannot give up everything immediately, but we can start by taking one step. If we take one step forward and we will see that actually “Yes, I am experiencing that by following these instructions my life is changing and I am getting some realization”, than we want to take another step.

November 23, 1991, St.Petersburg

November 22

We were all experiencing within our heart, and getting confirmation within our heart again and again and again, that by doing something to please Srila Prabhupada, we are pleasing Lord Krsna.

November 22, 2009, Budapest

November 21

This is our way of giving thanks to Krsna - to call to His Name with an intense eagerness, with an intense desire to please Him, to serve Him, to satisfy Him and to remember Him.

November 21, 1997, Boston

November 20

The perfect stage of independence is to serve the Supreme Being according to one's desires to serve Him.

November 20, 1998, Almaty

November 18

The faith in the words of the spiritual master and in the Supreme Personality of Godhead is the secret of success.

November 18, 2001, Moscow

November 17

We should not think that the temple is the place designed to facilitate our desires. We are supposed to cultivate the consciousness that we are eternal servants of Krsna, not that Krsna is meant to serve us.

November 17, 1995, Letter

November 15

The ultimate purpose for everyone in this world is to satisfy the Supreme Lord. This is the actual message of "Bhagavad-Gita", how to serve and satisfy the Supreme Lord by one's activities.

November 15, 2009, Kiev

November 14

Nobody can be satisfied by thinking: "How I can simply do enough to maintain my body". It doesn’t work. It never did. It never will. It can’t satisfy the self. Only Krsna consciousness can satisfy the self.

November 14, 1998, Perm