|.: Prabhupada Letters :. Anthology
a.c. bhaktivedanta swami
January 4, 2014 1971 January 4: "So I am glad that you are preaching in the outlands. That is very nice. The real life of a man is preaching. If one has got any life at all in him then he will preach."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1971 letters | 13:55 |
1972 January 4: "Have nice Deity program, always have lots of Kirtana, serve ample Prasadam very sumptuously and speak something from my books. If this is done in every center our movement will very soon become the world religion as has now been predicted."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 13:52 |
1973 January 4: "My Dear George: Yes, if one simply comes to that platform of spontaneous love for the Spiritual Master, then very quickly he will get love of Krishna. It is not by accident that you are coming gradually to the right point, neither it is very common thing."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 13:51 |
1973 January 4: "Not that they shall become your disciples, but you will be empowered by me to chant their beads and that is the same effect of binding Spiritual Master and disciple as if I were personally chanting. Is that all right?"
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 13:50 |
1973 January 4: "Why you are asking these things? Who has given you such freedom? I have given you everything already, there is no need for you to add or change anything."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 13:48 |
1973 January 4: "The greatest danger to our movement will come when we manufacture and create our own processes. Unless I order you to change, just follow to the exact standard as I have given you, that's all."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 13:46 |
1974 January 4: "Yes, if we have too much money then unwise spending enters. You have just enough to get by and you are therefore having to spend wisely."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1974 letters | 13:31 |
1975 January 4: "You have finished three chapters of Gita already. So they can be immediately printed and then as soon as you translate three chapters more they can be printed. In this way the whole book will be done in six volumes."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1975 letters | 13:27 |
January 3, 2014 1972 January 3: "I am the only one in India who is openly criticizing, not only demigod worship and impersonalism, but everything that falls short of complete surrender to Krishna."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 11:08 |
1972 January 3: "This we must declare boldly to the whole world. My Guru Maharaja never compromised in His preaching, nor shall I - nor should any of my students."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 11:06 |
1972 January 3: "So with full faith in Krishna and Spiritual Master, push on this work with full force. We have got a great mission to fulfill, and these books and magazines are the torchbearers of Truth which can save the world."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 11:04 |
1973 January 3: "Let any man see our devotees working so hard for Krishna, then let anyone say that they are not better than many millions of so-called yogis and transcendentalists, that is my challenge."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 11:00 |
1973 January 3 : "Just go on preaching His message. Remain always without anxiety for destination and comfortable situations, always relying only on the mercy of Krishna for your plan."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 10:52 |
1974 January 3 : "You are trying your best especially even though the weather is cold you are emphasizing Sankirtana book distribution. So that is very important and that is why we are opening Centers."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1974 letters | 10:32 |
1974 January 3 : "Keep strong by following the spiritual practices as I have taught them and do not unnecessarily add anything; otherwise, everything will automatically degrade."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1974 letters | 10:24 |
1975 January 3 : "Swami has left our camp. He has his own plans. He has violated our rules and regulations and thus fallen down from the spiritual platform. Under these circumstances, please do not act under his advice."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1975 letters | 10:09 |
January 2, 2014 1970 January 2: "Forty years before when two of my eldest God-brothers came to London with this mission they simply devoted their time in lecturing in some renowned public place and inviting some leading politician to preside over the meeting."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1970 letters | 03:46 |
1970 January 2: "When I began my preaching work in New York I never followed this policy of lecturing amongst stereotyped politicians or society elites. If I had, I think I would have gone back to India without any success."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1970 letters | 03:44 |
1970 January 2: "By the grace of my Guru Maharaja and Krishna, this policy of Sankirtana, Prasadam and Srimad-Bhagavatam has become successful in the practical field. Please follow this transcendental policy with heart and soul."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1970 letters | 03:42 |
1972 January 2 : "In the spiritual world the center is one. If you draw innumerable circles they will not overlap. Similarly, whoever is rendering service, there is never competition or maliciousness."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 03:40 |
1973 January 2 : "Krsna Consciousness movement rests upon the words of Krsna, so if people can read for themselves what Krsna is saying, then they shall understand. Otherwise it will be very difficult to convince them."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 03:38 |
1972 January 2 : "Krishna Consciousness means practical living, not something utopian, idealistic or vague. We simply do the needful, whatever pleases Krishna most, that's all. That you will learn by studying our books."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 03:38 |
1973 January 2 : "So many big big lawyers, doctors, government ministers, professional men are there. So make many, many life members amongst this class of men, that will be your great contribution."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1973 letters | 03:36 |
1974 January 2 : "When I was alone in India I introduced my books in so many libraries and schools. The American Library of Congress took 18 copies. If you try you will get also an order for 18 copies of all our books."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1974 letters | 03:34 |
1974 January 2 : "An initiated disciple although he has respect for the Christian Bible, nevertheless must understand the Bhagavad-gita and must apply all study there and not spend time unnecessarily with other literatures."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1974 letters | 03:32 |
1975 January 2 : "We should have a little common sense in all activities. Deity worship or lecturing in the colleges is just as important as book distribution. Not that we should do one thing at the sacrifice of another."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1975 letters | 03:30 |
January 1, 2014 1971 January 1 : "If you keep to the standard of pure spiritual life as I have humbly instructed you there is no doubt that this Sankirtana Movement will overtake all the earth and all opposing parties will be cracked down to nothing."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1971 letters | 15:30 |
1972 January 1 : "I wish that it be noted down in history that this Krishna Consciousness Movement was responsible for saving the world."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 12:13 |
1972 January 1 : "Krishna will bless you a million times over for doing this work. I am so much grateful to you. By distributing my books profusely you are giving me great encouragement to translate."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 12:08 |
1972 January 1: "Where will I go at the time of death if I am thinking of my spiritual master? You will go to Him. Whatever we are thinking about at the time of death - we shall attain to that nature without fail."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1972 letters | 12:07 |
1974 January 1 : "I am asking you to take new heart and try to cooperate with each other. If we have to constantly move until we find the situation where there is no personal difficulty then we may never get down to our real work."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1974 letters | 10:49 |
1974 January 1 : "You are my dear and beloved son and because you are carrying out my instructions exactly as I have taught you, Krsna will be very pleased with you."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1974 letters | 10:45 |
1975 January 1 : "You can make ISKCON FOOD RELIEF cards. But the money collected using this card must be sent to India where we are actually feeding people. We should not do anything which will create a bad impression or make us unpopular."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1975 letters | 09:58 |
1975 January 1 : "People are after these books, they are hankering for them. We don't need to take cheating method. I never had to use any cheating method when I first began. I simply presented the real thing."
Prabhupada Letters :: 1975 letters | 09:54 |