Please join, like or share our Vanipedia Facebook Group
Go to Vanipedia | Go to Vanisource | Go to Vanimedia


Vaniquotes - the compiled essence of Vedic knowledge

I don't go (to the movies or restaurant). We do not go to the movies or to the restaurant. It is different taste. Therefore it is calculated three kinds of men - sattvika, rajasika, tamasika - their tendencies are different

From Vaniquotes

Expressions researched:
"I don't go. We do not go to the movies or to the restaurant. It is different taste. Therefore it is calculated three kinds of men—sāttvika, rājasika, tāmasika—their tendencies are different"

Conversations and Morning Walks

1976 Conversations and Morning Walks

I don't go. We do not go to the movies or to the restaurant. It is different taste. Therefore it is calculated three kinds of men—sāttvika, rājasika, tāmasika—their tendencies are different.


Prabhupāda: Enjoy life means . . . even the industrialists, they go to the remote village and have a peaceful house there. That is the anxiety, how I shall live peacefully. The poorer class, the workers, they live in the city, and the capitalist, he goes to a different place.

Jñānagamya: Vṛndāvana. They came to Vṛndāvana, those Indian industrialists. They were so nervous, always like this, "Who is here? Who is also here? Should I talk to him about business?" Very nervous.

Hari-śauri: But variety is the spice of life.

Prabhupāda: Variety, there are qualities of varieties. Just like we enjoy varieties prasādam, and there is variety in the brothel also. Two qualities of variety. Variety is good, that's all right.

Hari-śauri: Well, sometimes we want to sit in a garden like this, and sometimes we like to be inside, and other times we like to go out to the movies.

Prabhupāda: I don't go. We do not go to the movies or to the restaurant. It is different taste. Therefore it is calculated three kinds of men—sāttvika, rājasika, tāmasika—their tendencies are different.

Nava-yauvana: Karmīs can't understand why a devotee doesn't want to go to the cinema.

Prabhupāda: So many things—they do not smoke, they do not drink, they do not go to cinema.

Hari-śauri: We're as good as dead. (laughs)

Prabhupāda: Yes.

Harikeśa: What happens with all these people who, like for example, myself, I can't live on a farm?

Prabhupāda: Eh?

Harikeśa: I can't live on a farm.

Prabhupāda: That does not make you . . . what is called?

Nava-yauvana: Unfit?

Prabhupāda: Unfit. You can do something like that.

Harikeśa: I mean I was born in a city, raised in a city, and feel very good when I'm in a city, but when I'm on a farm, I'm very disturbed. So where . . .

Prabhupāda: Rājasika. You have got rājasika. So that means your mode of nature is rājasika. There are three kinds of—sāttvika, rājasika, tāmasika.