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The Most Important Activity

Quotes by Srila Prabhupada on The Most Important Activity

 
"Our Most Important Activity"
 
"There is no doubt about it: to distribute books is one most important activity. The temple is not a place for eating & sleeping, but a base from which we send out our soldiers to fight with maya. Fight with maya means to drop thousands and millions of books into the lap of conditioned souls. Just like during war time the bombs are raining from the sky like anything." – August 03, 1973 to Ramesvara.

The Best Time to Chant

The morning section of the day is the foundation for the rest of the day and is considered the best time for bhakti. A businessman earns maximum profit when he runs his business during this period. Our business, as devotees, is to chant Hare Krishna and to attain Lord’s maximum mercy, thus,  we should chant in the morning.

Tapasya

Tapasya means to act according to the responsible occupation we may have in life but to never perform any activity unfavorable for spiritual advancement.

The Practice in India

Quotes by Srila Prabhupada on The Practice in India

In India the practice was hand grind daily. That's exercise their body fit & beautiful. In the morning they chant Hare Krishna & grind. Whatever they require for the day, they grind fresh. Churning milk, grinding the wheat, this is their household activity. full engagement. no time for gossiping.

Non-Permanent appearance of Happiness And Distress

Lord Krishna on Non-Permanent appearance of Happiness And Distress

O son of Kunti, the nonpermanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. They arise from sense perception, O scion of Bharata, and one must learn to tolerate them without being disturbed.
Bhagavad Gita 2.14,
Srila Prabhupada