First Work, Then Samadhi




Now we are five hundred men, and we each have fifty years. So think of what we can do. But you must become dedicated as I am. Sometimes a Vaisnava is criticized as doing nothing. But Arjuna and Hanuman were Vaisnava warriors. When the high-court judges wear tilaka, then we are successful–my Guru Maharaja said that. My Godbrothers were for getting temples, some rice, eating a little, chanting. But for us–first we work, then samadhi.

(from Srila Prabhupada lilamrta)


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