Yes, sannyasi, brahmacari, means preaching. They are not meant for material management. They have dedicated their life for spiritual

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"Yes, sannyāsī, brahmacārī, means preaching. They are not meant for material management. They have dedicated their life for spiritual"

Conversations and Morning Walks

1977 Conversations and Morning Walks

Yes, sannyāsī, brahmacārī, means preaching. They are not meant for material management. They have dedicated their life for spiritual—although this material service is also spiritual—but they are not doing much (indistinct). You cannot expect a very expertly at management and... But they act. Simply ask them to do the needful.

Prabhupāda: Yes, sannyāsī, brahmacārī, means preaching. They are not meant for material management. They have dedicated their life for spiritual—although this material service is also spiritual—but they are not doing much (indistinct). You cannot expect a very expertly at management and... But they act. Simply ask them to do the needful.

Mr. Myer: That's right.

Tamāla Kṛṣṇa: Yeah, out of desire to serve you, they carry out whatever you ask.

Prabhupāda: They cannot be expert, these men, managers. They are not... They are giving up everything. But as soon as there is big establishment, we require a top manager.

Mr. Myer: Sometimes there are so many different areas. There is temple management. There is book distribution. There is guesthouse. Now the gurukula is coming.

Prabhupāda: Therefore we want some expert manager to see to this. When they cannot manage, it is not their fault, because they are not meant for this.

Mr. Myer: Quite right.

Prabhupāda: So if you kindly take up the general management, you are welcome. Money is being squandered. I know that. If you can save some money, that is your great success.

Mr. Myer: And then we must try to follow the local customs here. What happens when people come to the temple, they normally like to offer flowers, special pūjā. And it might mean that we require more pūjārīs, and also we need some more public relations, because today there are not many people to conduct these guests around the..., visitors who come to worship.

Prabhupāda: Because they are different men. They are coming from different country.

Mr. Myer: That's true. So it's difficult for them to relieve.

Prabhupāda: And they are...

Mr. Myer: Local people, we have to have local people with more language and...

Prabhupāda: The local people... Some educated people come, they... Then it can be done.

Mr. Myer: 'Cause why...

Prabhupāda: But whatever they're doing, simply by training, that there may be some...