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Must All Devotees Live in the Temple?

Follow the instruction. Wherever you remain, it doesn’t matter. You are secure. Follow the instruction. Then you are secure anywhere. I saw my Guru Maharaja not more than ten days in my life, but I followed his instruction. I was a householder, I never lived in the temple. It is practical.

Prabhupada: Hm?

Devotee: Nature’s law?

Prabhupada: Yes, how the nature is working.

Guru-krpa: It’s working, mayadhyaksena prakrtih suyate sa-caracaram.

Prabhupada: Yes.

Guru-krpa: Acting under Krishna’s…

Prabhupada: Under Krsna’s plan. Therefore you cannot violate Krsna’s law. As soon as you violate nature’s law, then you have to be punished. (pause)

Guru-krpa: Bhagavad-gita, that prakrteh kriyamanani…

Prabhupada: …gunaih karmani sarvasah. Yes, and prakrti is working under the direction of Krsna. That means, nature’s law means Krsna’s law or Krsna’s plan. So what is the Krsna’s plan? What Krsna wants?

Guru-krpa: Krsna wants every living entity to come back to home, back to Godhead.

Prabhupada: Thank you. This is the plan. If this plan is not executed, then there is suffering. So this human life is given to the living entity for understanding this plan and do the needful. If they do not understand, then they are punished. (break)

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