On this gross planet earth, there are airplanes run by machine, but on other planets the airplanes are run not by machine but by mantric hymns.
We are simply engaged in temporary castle building which will be relics sooner or later. So are we not wasting our time?
The Kalki avatara is the fierce incarnation who vanquishes the class of the atheists born in this Age of Kali.
Srimad Bhagavatam 6.8.19
Meditation means stopping all nonsensical activities, at least for the time being. Devotional service, however, not only puts an end to all nonsensical mundane activities, but also engages one in meaningful devotional activities. — The Nectar of instruction, Text 02
If one practices eating prasada, even if there is some little sinful activity involved, one becomes free from the results of sinful acts.
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.10.9,
So I am always emphasizing book distribution. It is the better kirtana. It is better than chanting. Of course chanting should not stop, but book distribution is the best kirtana.
[Letter to Srutadeva Dasa 24 Oct 1974]
In the darkness of night a snake can find its eatables simply by hearing the frog’s very pleasant cry. Similarly, people who are taking all nonsense without Krishna Katha, they are inviting the Yamaraj.