Jyotirmayī: So he said: "Yeah I know what it means service. Service means that I must do something good . . ."
Jyotirmayī: ". . . to someone. But what does that mean to serve God? If you are not able to do it, what is it exactly? Why do we have to do it?"
Prabhupāda: No, you can do it, as you are serving your country, your family or your friend. You are serving already. It is not that you are not serving. Similarly, you can serve God. Just like, we find from Bhagavad-gītā, Arjuna. Arjuna served God, Kṛṣṇa. He was a military man. So he was engaged in fighting. Kṛṣṇa wanted him to fight for His interest, so he fought. That is service to God. Every position, as you are serving your country, your family, your friend, you can serve God also.
(break) . . . show you the example in every center, what we are doing. We are glorifying the Lord. We are preaching God's glory. We are publishing book for understanding God. We are cooking for feeding God. So many, all our activities are meant for serving the Lord. That's all.
Jyotirmayī: So his question is, if we glorify God every day, all the time, then is God going to give us something back, something in return for our service?
Prabhupāda: God is already giving you everything, (laughter) even if you do not serve. He is so kind that even those who are not serving, He is supplying all the necessities. So when you serve God, whatever you want you will get.
Jyotirmayī: He says, so the service that we offer now, are we going to get it back in another life?
Prabhupāda: No, in this life. Just like we, we are serving God. We have no profession, we have no business, we have no income, but Kṛṣṇa is supplying all the necessities of life. We are paying for this house two thousand dollars per month. We have got one hundred such centers. We are spending about one million dollars per month, (laughter) but we have no fixed income. Kṛṣṇa is supplying.