Posted on April 11, 2009 at 2:52pm
A young hippy asked Srila Prabhupada, "If our purpose is to go back to
Godhead, why is Maya so strong?" Without the slightest hesitation Srila
Prabhupada profoundly and poetically answered, "Because your purpose is not
In other words Maya, the Lord's illusory energy, only has power over us to
the extent that we are not determined to go back to home, back to Godhead.
If we are determined to become fully Krishna conscious and not take birth