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Srila Prabhupada's Quote Of The Day

April 20

Cleanliness is next to Godliness. This point should be very carefully observed, then you will advance very quickly to the perfectional stage of Krishna Consciousness.

Letter to Kanchanbala, April, 20, 1970

April 19

Devotional service must continue under all circumstances. This material body is actually a bad bargain because it is prone to suffer, but we must make the best use of this bad bargain. That means to always be engaged in the service of Krishna without fail.

Letter to Viruha, April 19, 1975

April 18

They have forgotten Krisha, they have forgotten God, and I am trying to make them Krishna conscious. It is a very difficult job. I have to shed my blood three tons before I make on convinced in Krishna consciousness. That is my experience. I have to talk with them, especially these Europeans and Americans. They do not accept anything so blindly.

Hong Kong, April 18, 1972

April 17

In this material world, we are trying to be happy in society, friendship and love. But the happiness we are getting, that is compared with a drop of water in the desert. Our heart desires real pleasure, transcendental bliss. We are hankering after Krishna. That is our inner desire. We are trying to get eternal happiness.

Vrindavan April 17, 1975

April 16

We may discover so many defending instruments or weapons, but there is no defense from the cruel hands of death. However you may be advanced in manufacturing so many nice things, you cannot manufacture anything that can save you from death, or from disease, or from old age.

LA, April 16, 1970

April 15

My dear boys and girls, you are working so hard for broadcasting the glories of Lord Krishna's lotus feet and thus my Guru Maharaja will be so pleased upon you. Certainly my Guru Maharaja will bestow His blessing thousand times more than me and that is my satisfaction. All Glories to the assembled devotees.

Letter to Boys and Girls, April 15, 1973

April 14

This Krishna consciousness temple is the hospital for the diseased spirit soul. And everyone is diseased. Come to this hospital. We shall take care of you and cure your material disease.

Auckland, April, 14 1972

April 13

Shiva is dahi and Krishna is milk. Dahi, the preparation of dahi that you like milk, pure milk and mix with little sour thing, then it becomes dahi. Similarly, Krishna is pure spirit and when this pure spirit is mixed up with maya, that is Shiva.

Hyderabad, April 13, 1975

April 12

By prasadam distribution you will do service to the Lord, and the public will be pleased upon you as well. Gradually increase the number of guests, and don't deny anyone. Continue in this way: whatever is there, distribute equally-it may not be very sumptuous, but no one should be denied equal portion.

Letter to Giriraja, April 12, 1972

April 11

If they insist on touching your feet and there is no other way to avoid, it you can simply remember your predecessor Acharyas and Spiritual Masters and accept them and return namaskara with folded hands. That is the Vaisnava etiquette.

Letter to Acyutananda, April, 11, 1970