Krishna is compared to sunshine and maya is compared to darkness. Wherever there is sunshine, there cannot be darkness. As soon as one takes to Krishna consciousness, the darkness of illusion (the influence of the external energy) will immediately vanish.
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has recommended that everyone should chant the Hare Krishna mantra just to cleanse the dust from the heart. If the dust of the heart is cleansed away, then one can actually understand the importance of the holy name.
Bood Written by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada are law books for next 10,000 Years…
Milk is very good and nourishing, but when it is touched by the mouth of a snake it is no longer nourinshing; rather, it becomes a source of death. Similarly those who are not strictly in the Vaisnava discipline should not make a business of Srimad Bhagavatam and become a cause of spiritual death for so many heares.
One should understand Krishna in truth and this one can do only by serving a pure devotee. — Srimad Bhagavatam, 07.09.24.
Love of God is not an ordinary commodity.
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.23.8,
If one team wins the world cup, dozens lose. This shows that in material world ratio of people suffering is always greater than ratio of people happy
Krishna may crush our ego, pulverize it, crush it to powder, make it into granules. Do we still continue to remain faithful to Krishna?
There are many incarnations, who are compared to lamps but the first lamp, the original Personality of Godhead, is Krishna.