(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 20 March 2013, Cape Town, South Africa, Srimad Bhagavatam 8.12.7) Why are the gopis classified as the top most devotees? Because they gave up everything. These gopis, they … more
Sometimes even in the cause of preaching we are confronted by the mode of ignorance and we have to deal with it.
We get very impulsive to the mode of ignorance and passion – that is dangerous!
For that we must only apply to a limited extent.
When we are very transcendental than you can do anything…..Prabhupada went to the morning star ranch in California, where hippies were living and many of them were not wearing clothes!
Prabhupada was with the boys and girls who had no clothes!
Prabhupada went there and had kirtan with them!
I wouldn’t do that – I think!
But Prabhupada was so transcendental that he could do such a thing.
But we must protect ourselves from the mode of ignorance.
(Kadamba Kanana Swami, Melbourne, October 2010)