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I've seen in the sea also, as soon as there is fog... When I was coming to your country on ship, the ship stops and they began to bugle: gaonh gongh gonhgonh, like that. But as soon as there is sun, this thousands miles of fog immediately

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Srimad-Bhagavatam Lectures

As soon as there is sunrise, the mist or the fog immediately disappears. Many thousands of miles. People in the mist, in the fog, they cannot run on railway, they cannot run on the airplanes. And I've seen, I've experienced. Yesterday practically our plane was lost in the fog, and high in the sky. And I've seen in the sea also, as soon as there is fog... When I was coming to your country on ship, the ship stops and they began to bugle: gaonh gongh gonhgonh, like that. But as soon as there is sun, this thousands miles of fog immediately...


Lecture on SB 6.1.15 -- New York, August 1, 1971:

There are so many Indians in this country; they're not helping me. But these boys, these girls, because they have come to the transcendental platform, they're helping me so nicely. Therefore the movement is going forward. This is practical. Kevalayā bhaktyā. Simply by taking to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, devotional service.

It is just like, I sometimes give example: the blacksmith's method and the goldsmith's method. The goldsmith, he has got a small hammer—tuk-tuk-tuk-tuk-tuk-tuk-tuk-tuk,-tuk-tuk. And the blacksmith has a big hammer—dumh, finish. (laughter) So our is blacksmith method. We take the big hammer of bhakti-yoga and finish all, everything. You see? We won't have to undergo so many tuk-tuk-tuk-tuk.

And there is no possibility. If I say: "Now you have to become completely a brahmacārī. You have to sit down in the forest and stay at right angle and press your nose for six months," who will follow? There is no possibility. This tuk-tuk method, there is no possibility. We have to get this hammer, blacksmith hammer of Kṛṣṇa consciousness, and immediately finish everything. This is Kali-yuga.

Simply one . . . who can do this? This one hammer, finishing all sinful reaction, who can do this? Vāsudeva-parāyaṇāḥ. Bhaktyā vāsudeva-parāyaṇāḥ. By devotional service one has to become vāsudeva-parāyaṇa, devotee of Lord Vāsudeva. That's all. That is being taught here: how to become lover of Vāsudeva.

This prescribed method, that rise early in the morning, have maṅgala-ārātrika, kīrtana, then bhoga-ārātrika, kīrtana, then go to the street saṅkīrtana, then come back, again kīrtana, again ārātrika—simply engaged in Vāsudeva's service. That includes everything—all these austerity, penance, charity and cleanliness . . . they're clean. They're taking bath every day three times, at least two times they are taking bath, although previous to this, perhaps weekly they were taking once bath. (laughter) (chuckles) You see? So how they have become? This is practical proof. Vāsudeva-parāyaṇa.

Therefore whole people of the world should be made vāsudeva-parāyaṇa by the simple method of Kṛṣṇa consciousness, and they will be all peaceful. It will become Vaikuṇṭha. Otherwise it is hellish. It is . . . has already become a hell, the whole world. And if you don't take to this Kṛṣṇa consciousness, this hellish condition of life will simply make progress, in spite of all your education and economic development. That's a fact. Those who are thoughtful, they should take this movement very seriously. They should try to understand what is the value of this movement. It is not that something manufactured by me or by my men. It is authoritative. Here it is said: bhaktyā vāsudeva-parāyaṇāḥ.

Aghaṁ dhunvanti kārtsnyena: they become able, quite competent, to cut down all sinful reactions simply by one method, kārtsnyena. How? Nīhāram iva bhāskaraḥ. Bhāskara means sun. As soon as there is sunrise, the mist or the fog immediately disappears. Many thousands of miles. People in the mist, in the fog, they cannot run on railway, they cannot run on the aeroplanes. And I've seen, I've experienced, yesterday practically our plane was lost in the fog, and high in the sky.

And I've seen in the sea also, as soon as there is fog . . . when I was coming to your country on ship, the ship stops and they began to bugle: gohn-gohn-gohn-gohn, like that. But as soon as there is sun, this thousands miles of fog immediately disappears. The example is very nice: nīhāram iva bhāskaraḥ.

So you try to make Kṛṣṇa sun rise in your heart. Kṛṣṇa sūrya-sama (CC Madhya 22.31). In the Caitanya-caritāmṛta it is said Kṛṣṇa is just like sun. Māyā haya andhakāra. And māyā, this illusory energy, it is darkness. Yāhāṅ kṛṣṇa tāhāṅ nāhi māyāra adhikāra (CC Madhya 22.31). As soon as there is sun, Kṛṣṇa, immediately darkness of māyā disappears.

So why not take this simple method? All māyā disappears. Daivī hy eṣā guṇamayī mama māyā duratyayā (BG 7.14). Otherwise, to surpass, to overcome this ocean of darkness, māyā, is very difficult. Daivī hy eṣā guṇamayī mama māyā duratyayā. Duratyayā, very, very difficult. Hard. Then how? Mām eva ye prapadyante māyām etāṁ taranti te (BG 7.14). Simply teach people to surrender unto Kṛṣṇa, God. All illusion, fog, mist will disappear. Will disappear.

And the method is very simple: chant Hare Kṛṣṇa. Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa . . . the more you go on chanting, the . . . the fog within your heart, the clumsy darkness of many, many lives' sinful activities, will be cleared. Ceto-darpaṇa-mārjanam (CC Antya 20.12). And everything will be seen very distinctly. What I am. What is God. What is this world. What is our interrelation. How I shall live in this world. Then what is my next life.