Srila Prabhupada with Japa Mala.jpg
September 4, 2017

 Having material attachments is not an offense. It is, however, an offense to consciously, deliberately, and complacently maintain those attachments to the temporary and to the material circumstances of life. We are to act dutifully and use those things in relationship to Krishna with a view of becoming attached to Him. That is proper.

Adapted from a lecture by HH Romapada Swami entitled 10-Ten Offenses Part 2, Festival of Holy Name Chicago 2017