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Super Consciousness

Super Consciousness

Super consciousness cannot be imitated by the individual soul, who has limited awareness: I can understand what is going on within my limited body, but I cannot feel what is…

Poem of Narottama das Thakur

Although I have come to this human form My Lord I have passed my life uselessly. I did not care to serve Radha and Krishna Yet I have swallowed poison…

How Can Work Be Worship?

How Can Work Be Worship?

Rascals cannot understand the difference between bhakti [devotional service] and karma [material activity]. Bhakti looks like karma, but it's not karma. In bhakti we also work, but for Krsna's sake.…

The Nationalism of Pure Consciousness

The Nationalism of Pure Consciousness

The impure consciousness of nationalism has kept all the big heads of the world's nations ever active for an amicable adjustment of everyone's national interest. They have now made a…

Srila Prabhupada has Changed the History of the World

Srila Prabhupada has Changed the History of the World

He's A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, the Acharya (Holy Teacher) from India, who came to the U. S. in 1965 and touched off a major revolution.The Swami's revolution strikes at the very…

Nobel Prizes for Fools

Nobel Prizes for Fools

The men who are awarding the Nobel Prize are also rascals. It is a society of fools and rascals. Therefore my Guru Maharaja [spiritual master] used to say, "This is…

Lust and Love — Myth and Reality

Lust and Love — Myth and Reality

Krsna loved the gopis. The gopis were young girls, and Krsna was a young boy, and He loved them. But here the so-called love between a young boy and girl…

The Swamiji has Started a Revolution

The Swamiji has Started a Revolution

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami has touched off a major revolution. The Swami's revolution affects not the external things of the world. It strikes at the very root of being—at consciousness. He…

The Soul in Matter: A Fish out of Water

The Soul in Matter: A Fish out of Water

Your home is the spiritual world. But by karma you are put into this material world. Then you must struggle, like a fish out of water. And if the fish…

The Dis-United Nations — Srila Prabhupada

The Dis-United Nations — Srila Prabhupada

Suppose I ask the United Nations to explain the purpose of this cosmic manifestation. I am created a man, another is created an elephant, and another is created an ant.…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Modern Civilization

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Modern Civilization

The extra intelligence of the human being is making a deluxe edition of eating, sleeping, sex, and defense. The modern civilization is a deluxe edition of animal life. That's all.…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out in the Tuileries Gardens

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out in the Tuileries Gardens

If the people of Paris would have installed the Deity of Krsna in these buildings, how nice that would have been! People chanting, dancing, and taking prasadam [food offered to…

When Men Become Animals

When Men Become Animals

Eating, sleeping, sex, and defense—these are common to both human beings and animals. The distinction between humans and animals is a man can search after God but an animal cannot.…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks on Plain Living and High Thinking

Srila Prabhupada Speaks on Plain Living and High Thinking

You may enjoy, but by enjoying you forget your real goal in life. Is that intelligent? You have been given the human body to improve your next life. Suppose you…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks on Improving the Material World

Srila Prabhupada Speaks on Improving the Material World

"This material world is worthless"—that is real knowledge. As long as one thinks, "No, it is not always bad; sometimes it is very good"—that is ignorance.…

Krsna Consciousness— A State of Joy Beyond False Boundaries

Krsna Consciousness— A State of Joy Beyond False Boundaries

Chanting the holy names of God in congregation raises us to the state of pure spiritual consciousness--a state of joyful awareness of God that transcends all petty prejudices and material…

The “Krsna” Books: Antidote for Suffering

Srila Prabhupada's Krsna books directly tell us what God is like in His original, personal form and what He and His liberated associates are doing in the eternal, spiritual world.…

Where Is Your Love For God?

Where Is Your Love For God?

Your charge is that they have forgotten God. They will answer, "We have not forgotten God. We are going to church. How have we forgotten God?"…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Responsibility

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Responsibility

We are not irresponsible. But we are in such a position that we have passed all material responsibilities. "One who has fully surrendered to Krsna no longer has any responsibility…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Education and The Good Life

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Education and The Good Life

Vedic culture teaches the culmination of education is to understand God. That is education. Otherwise, the education for learning how to eat nicely; how to sleep nicely, how to have…