681021c Lecture - Srila Prabhupada Speaks a Nectar Drop in Seattle

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Nectar Drops from Srila Prabhupada
"In my family life, when I was in the midst of my wife and children, sometimes I was dreaming my spiritual master, that he's calling me, and I was following him. When my dream was over, I was thinking—I was little horrified—'Oh, Guru Mahārāja wants me to become sannyāsī. How can I accept sannyāsa?' At that time, I was feeling not very satisfaction that I have to give up my family and have to become a mendicant. At that time, it was a horrible feeling. Sometime I was thinking, 'No, I cannot take sannyāsa'. But again I saw the same dream. So in this way I was fortunate. My Guru Mahārāja pulled me out from this material life. I have not lost anything. He was so kind upon me. I have gained. I left three children, I have got now three hundred children. So I am not loser. This is material conception. We think that we shall be loser by accepting Kṛṣṇa. Nobody is loser."
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