Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is the inaugurator of the sankirtana movement, anyone who performs sankirtana to please the Lord is very, very glorious. Such a person has perfect intelligence, whereas others are in the ignorance of material existence.
Srimad Bhagavatam 5.19.24 Purport
These books are so potent that anyone who reads them is sure to become krishna Conscious, so it is a very valuable service to distribute our books.
Chanting Hare Krishna With Mridangas and Kartals…. this is also Kirtan; when you Distribute books, that is also Kirtana.
The Lord is the protector of cows and the brahminical culture. A society devoid of cow protection and brahminical culture is not under the direct protection of the Lord, just as the prisoners in the jails are not under the protection of the king but under the protection of a severe agent of the king.
Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.14.34 Purport
The sufferings of humanity are due to forgetfulness of Krishna as the supreme enjoyer, the supreme proprietor and the supreme friend. Therefore, to act to revive this consciousness within the entire human society is the highest welfare work. One cannot be engaged in such first-class welfare work without being liberated.
Parents teach their children using technology at an early age, similarly, Krishna consciousness should also start at an early age.Children are a blank slate. You can mould them as you like & they are eager to learn.
Everyone has got some way he can contribute himself for serving the Supreme Personality of Godhead, everyone. Just develop your sincere attitude of serving Krishna and He will kindly provide all the necessities for further advancement in Krishna Consciousness.
Among all the forms of charity, Annadhanam is considered as an act of highest virtue. All the other human needs like clothes, shelter, and education impact only the quality of life but the food impacts the life itself.
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has recommended that everyone should chant the Hare Krishna mantra just to cleanse the dust from the heart. If the dust of the heart is cleansed away, then one can actually understand the importance of the holy name.
A demoniac civilization will never bring peace to the world… . When the people take to eating only prasadam offered to the Deity, all the demons will be turned into Vaishnavas… . It is then and then only that a peaceful condition can prevail in society.
Gifts & Paraphernalia
Gifts have always been an important part in developing healthy, loving relationships. A gift, no matter how small, is a statement that you care about someone. It is a gesture of love and peace that can make an enormous difference to a person. Acts of kindness are very important, but a gift endures in a way that an act of kindness doesn’t.
Once when Srila Prabhupada was sitting on the terrace of Mayapur ISKCON centre, he saw a child sitting near a waste bin fighting with a dog for leftover food from a leaf plate thrown near the waste bin. Srila Prabhupada was moved by that and with tears in his eyes; he passed a mandate that no child should go hungry within 10 miles of any ISKCON centre.
To make it possible for people to know and cherish the glories of the Supreme Lord, His devotees, His pastimes thereby immersing themselves in the nectar of Krishna Consciousness which is indeed the central aspect of India’s culture and heritage.