Krsna and us — and the souls we want to reach
In a letter to Subala on November 12, 1967, Srila Prabhupada wrote, “The
principle of chanting is to glorify the Lord and not to attract a crowd. If
Krsna hears nicely, then He will ask some sincere devotee to gather in such
The same goes for book distribution. If we’re Krsna conscious, and we’re
going out to glorify Krsna and help the conditioned souls, Krsna will send
people to us to come and take books. But if our consciousness is material,
then He will sometimes make it difficult for us, so that we get purified.
Krishna wakes us up in this way, so that we take more shelter of Him.
Your servant, Vijaya Dasa