At least in India there must be an institution that is strictly following the principles of Bhagavad-gita. This is my institution. We don't want anything more, other help. We simply request them that "Give some of our men permanent residentship"

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"At least in India there must be an institution that is strictly following the principles of Bhagavad-gītā. This is my institution"

Conversations and Morning Walks

1977 Conversations and Morning Walks

All prescription of material life, spiritual life, social life, political life, religious life, artistic life—Bhagavad-gītā is full of knowledge. At least in India there must be an institution that is strictly following the principles of Bhagavad-gītā. This is my institution. We don't want anything more, other help. We simply request them that "Give some of our men permanent residentship. We shall guide it."


Room Conversation with Mr. Myer -- July 2, 1977, Vrndavana:

Mr. Myer: Now is a very good time for ISKCON, because this new government, all their policies is what ISKCON is already doing.

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Let us see actually if it is good.

Prabhupāda: No, it can be successful, provided they do it nicely. It can be successful very easily, especially in India. That one line of Bhagavad-gītā, kṛṣi-go-rakṣya-vāṇijyaṁ vaiśya-karma svabhāva-jam (BG 18.44). We have to take this. Satyaṁ śamo damas . . . there is cātur-varṇyaṁ mayā sṛṣṭaṁ guṇa-karma . . . (BG 4.13). If they follow this program, everything will be . . . the face of the world will be . . . everything. Annād bhavanti parjanyaḥ. Eh? Annād bhavanti bhūtāni parjanyād anna-sambhavaḥ (BG 3.14). Eh? Parjanyād . . .

Akṣayānanda: Yajñād bhavati sam . . .

Prabhupāda: Ah, yajñād bhavati parjanyo yajñaḥ karma-samudbhavaḥ (BG 3.14). Yajñārthe karmaṇo 'nyatra loko 'yaṁ karma-bandhanaḥ (BG 3.9). All prescription of material life, spiritual life, social life, political life, religious life, artistic life—Bhagavad-gītā is full of knowledge. At least in India there must be an institution that is strictly following the principles of Bhagavad-gītā. This is my institution. We don't want anything more, other help. We simply request them that, "Give some of our men permanent residence. We shall guide it." That they'll institute. What help . . . what is the harm? Have we got such a . . .

Mr. Myer: It is problem. If they help ISKCON, then there are all the churches in India, they'll want to plead . . .

Prabhupāda: Then it is not helping ISKCON.

Mr. Myer: No, you see, if they're convinced . . .

Prabhupāda: It is not helping ISKCON.

Mr. Myer: Hare Kṛṣṇa. Within the scope the support is gone.

Prabhupāda: There is no question of support. It is etiquette.

Mr. Myer: It is etiquette now.

Akṣayānanda: Etiquette.

Prabhupāda: American is giving. I am permanent resident of America. If they are giving Indians permanent resident for some business, why not Americans?