There are three kinds of miseries of life: adhyatmika, adibhautika, adi-daivika, Instead of understanding that we are being punished for sinful activities, under the spell of illusory energy we are thinking that this kicking, slapping and thrashing are accidental. This is illusion.
A Devotee hears transcendental knowledge with complete willingness to surrender to that knowledge.
The surest path to happiness is to live by the principles laid down by the Lord and not disobey His established laws, which are enacted in the Vedas and the Puranasfor the forgetful living entities.
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.3.13,
Spread the glories of Lord Krishna in every town and village all over the world.
He does not like to read anything except topics relating to Krishna; he does not like to eat anything which is not of offered to Krishna; and he does not wish to go anywhere if Krishna is not involved. Therefore, his senses are controlled.
By tolerance only can one conquer desires and avarice.
Krishna Consciousness means to do things for Krishna in such a way that you get inspired to do more & more.
Hankering after material happiness is called Lust & such activities are sure to meet with frustration in the long run.