‘Instructions of the week’ are short selections from Srila Romapada Swami's lectures and writings which capture essential, inspirational messages for progressive spiritual development. These Instructions are especially personal, practical, and universal in their relevance to devotional aspirants, and they are intended to help remind, guide, and be applied by the reader/recipient.

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December 18, 2017

Prabhupada described an example. Imagine there is a pond of water and we're all holding little pebbles. On the count of three, we will all throw our pebbles into the water. Are you ready? One, two, three! ...What happens? Chaos. Circles intersecting with other circles everywhere, and it is big chaos. So then Prabhupada explained: Suppose we all placed our pebbles in the same place. It doesn’t even have to be at the same time, but in the same place. Then what will happen?