BOOKS ARE THE BASIS
"There is no literature throughout the universe like Srimad Bhagavatam. There is no comparison. There is no Competition. Every word is for the good of human society. Somehow or other, if a book goes in someone's hand, he will be benefited… Therefore we are stressing so much, 'Please distribute books, distribute books, distribute books'" – Srila Prabhupada.
This is the first time in history that so many religious books are sold so popularly. Keep distributing as many as possible in huge quantities. This is my pleasure.
"The success of your preaching will be substantiated by how many book are sold." "The art is to sell many, many books and not to irritate the public."
"These books are so potent that anyone who reads thaem is sure to become Krishna Consicous. So it is very valuable service to distribute our books." – Srila Prabhupada.
Distribution of my books is the most imporatant thing. These other thing such as selling incense and records are not as important as this. I want that my books be distributed in huge quantities and thus we will be able to thoroughly convince the majority of population.
"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.