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If you do not protest, and if you do not say anything... So such a big criticism from (indistinct), and they are silent. Why do they not go to the court? Bluff only

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Conversations and Morning Walks

1976 Conversations and Morning Walks

Why you are silent? Silent means acceptance. Maunam (indistinct). If I say, "You are rascal, you are thief," and if you don't reply, that means you accept it. Maunam (indistinct). If you do not protest, and if you do not say anything... So such a big criticism from (indistinct), and they are silent. Why do they not go to the court? Bluff only.


Prabhupāda: That is the main point. If you can criticize Śrīdhara Svāmī, then your criticism, why you take the criticism? Then others, you must be judged.

Indian devotee: Because all of these other gurus, they are all devotees now, all of them.

Prabhupāda: So what they are going to answer to this? Will you accept everything? Ask them. So when the rascal . . . (indistinct) . . . but exposes you, what answer you have got? Why you are silent? Silent means acceptance. Maunam . . . (indistinct) . . . If I say: "You are rascal, you are thief," and if you don't reply, that means you accept it. Maunam . . . (indistinct) . . . If you do not protest, and if you do not say anything . . . So such a big criticism from . . . (indistinct) . . . and they are silent. Why do they not go to the court? Bluff only. That means he accepts . . . (indistinct) . . . has been made here?