Prabhupāda: You must know Kṛṣṇa. Na jāyate na mriyate vā (BG 2.20). That is (indistinct; microphone problems) We are so foolish that still they are . . . (indistinct)
(break) . . . that Kṛṣṇa said those who are not taking to this Kṛṣṇa consciousness: na māṁ prapadyante . . . Kṛṣṇa consciousness means to surrender to Kṛṣṇa: sarva-dharmān parityajya mām ekaṁśaraṇaṁ vraja (BG 18.66). So we are teaching these boys and girls to surrender to Kṛṣṇa. I have no difficulty. I have not manufactured anything. The thing is already there. Kṛṣṇa says: "Surrender unto Me." I simply say: "Surrender to Kṛṣṇa."
Devotees: Jaya! Haribol!
Prabhupāda: What is the difficulty? And (laughs) by simply doing this I have become a great spiritual master. (laughter) I am surprised why they worship me as spiritual master. I am a damn rascal, but I am . . . (loud laughter) But I know I have not adulterated the word of Kṛṣṇa. That's all.
Prabhupāda: I have not become a big yogī and commentator on Bhagavad-gītā and doing something rascaldom. I am simply saying the words of Kṛṣṇa. Kṛṣṇa says: "Surrender unto Me." He's God; He's Kṛṣṇa. I am saying: "Please surrender to Kṛṣṇa."
Prabhupāda: So it is very simple to understand who is a rascal. Anyone who is not Kṛṣṇa consciousness, he is a rascal. Bring any scientist, any yogī, any jñānī before me, I will prove that he is a rascal number one.
Devotees: Haribol! Jaya! (loud applause)
Prabhupāda: So that is my request, that to understand who is a rascal is not very difficult thing. Simply try to know whether he has got any Kṛṣṇa consciousness, or God consciousness. That will be known. How? Yasyāsti bhaktir bhagavaty akiñcanā sarvair guṇais tatra samāsate surāḥ (SB 5.18.12): "Anyone who has got Kṛṣṇa consciousness, all godly qualities will develop." Not that a man is doing all nonsense, and he says: "I am Kṛṣṇa conscious." No. If one is Kṛṣṇa conscious, then all godly qualities will develop.
So this is practical test. Anyone can understand. Bhaktiḥ pareśānubhavo viraktir anyatra syāt (SB 11.2.42). These European and American boys, from their childhood they were accustomed to take meat, wine, and accustomed to so many nonsense things—according to our Vedic standard most abominable, condemned. But just see how they have given up very easily. Very easily. That is this test of Kṛṣṇa consciousness. Not that I am doing all nonsense and I am Kṛṣṇa conscious. That is nonsense. There must be symptoms.
Just like if one man is rich man, then there must be symptoms: he must have a good car, he must have good dress. Oh, yes, if he says, "I am a very rich man," we can admit. Similarly, when one person is freed from all this material attachment—bhaktiḥ pareśānubhavo viraktir anyatra syāt (SB 11.2.42)—he will have aversion for all these nonsense things.