Our span of life on earth is short. Our life will be crowned with success if the body wears out with constant discourses on Hari.
That is my ideal of life, to form a nice group of devotees to perform Sankirtana and to distribute our books in wider circles.
Letter to Gurudasa – Los Angeles 5 February, 1969.
One has to continue chanting the Hare Krishna mantra and preaching the chanting of this mantra because such preaching and chanting constitute the perfection of life.
Purport on Srimad Bhagavatam 4.24.67
Once I was giving a lecture and saying, “Life is uncertain”. Just then a bird came, touched the fan and fell down on the groud. Then I said, “This bird has sacrificed his life to prove my words”.
Natural life is when the power of love forces you to always do the right thing.
Marriage with a view to peaceful and virtuous life and with a view to procreate servants of the Lord is a good institution for a Vaisnava. Spiritual cultivation is the main object of life. Do everything that helps it and abstain from everything that thwarts the cultivation of the spirit.