The Seeds of Discord
"This animosity, these things have not grown overnight—it has been growing
and increasing day by day, day by day. You did not see what was happening
inside, and now that tree grown very big!" Download
the audio (3 Mb, 9 min)
Strong Faith and
"He may not be able to talk now like before, but he can see everything, and
he is watching everything. I think those who say Gurudev is not here anymore
have not got any connection with Gurudev. That is why it is necessary to have
a strong faith." Download
the audio (1.9 Mb, 6 min)
"I Want to Forget"
"I want to go somewhere—I want to get some relief. When I am sitting in the
office, I get some relief, but as soon as I go to my room, I again start
remembering everything. I want to forget it, but I cannot... It is impossible
to forget this. Such is my situation." Download
the audio (0.9 Mb, 3 min | 30 March 2010)
20 April 2010
"...Lord Siva entered the rasa-mancha in this mood, and Krishna understood
who had come. Everyone wondered where the new gopi had come from and why
Krishna was giving her so much honour." Download
the audio (2.2 Mb, 7 min)
"Anywhere you can stay, be it forest or a house, it is necessary to chant,
only to chant constantly. When you stop chanting, illusory environment can
come. Chant constantly!"
The morbid consequences of neglecting the proper following of the four
regulative principles—the four dwelling places of Kali Maharaj; and
the affectionate advice on this matter.
Mercy at Your Doorstep
"What has Sri Guru come for? Krishna sent him to rescue us, to take us
home, but we do not want to go. Krishna is pulling us one way, and we are
grasping onto our house pillar. Krishna and Gurudev are saying, 'Come with
me! I have come to take you home.' But we reply...."
Nimai: "Worship Me! I
will give you everything!"
"On special days, all the ladies would come to the Ganga to do Ganga
puja, they would bring some white rice, bananas, other different fruit
and ingredients, but Mahaprabhu would break their puja..." Download
the audio (0.8 Mb, 2 min)
"It is not necessary to show detachment, just as it is not necessary to
[externally] show love and affection. The jiva soul wants to serve the
Lord, but it cannot because the illusory environment is always pressuring
it—it cannot get out of it." Download
the audio (1.3 Mb, 4 min)
Sri Guru's Forgiving
"Gurudev is always merciful. I can give you an example of how merciful
Gurudev is, I can tell you one story. Disciples always do wrong, but Gurudev
is always merciful..." Download
the audio (2.4 Mb, 7 min)
Faith Is the Currency
"I have carried so many things from Nabadwip, it is such a heavy load on My
head—do I now have to go again back to Nabadwip with all this? I cannot do
it. I must distribute it! If somebody can pay at least a little price, I will
distribute it to them!" Download
the audio (1 Mb, 4 min)
and Ego: How to Survive?
How to escape Yamaduts? Is it really necessary to wear Tulasi neck beads?
Can a grihastha be totally surrendered? And what to do if along
with a lot of service there comes a lot of ego?
"Narottam Das Thakur was born in Sripat Keturi (Bangladesh) and in his life
he composed many Vaishnav songs. Actually, all our Guru-varga serve the Lord
and serve their Guru whole-heartedly, with body, mind, and speech." Download
the audio (2.7 Mb, 6 min)
17 June 2010
Do not follow your mind:
surrender to your Guru
"We cannot follow our mind. We do not know what will be good for us, so
what instructions Gurudev gives, what is Gurudev's desire, and what will
happen—depend on him, give up everything to him."
The Devotee and the
"How do you know there is no God? You never went to God. You never go to
Krishna's devotee, you never go to Krishna's temple. Go and then you can
understand whether Krishna exists or not."