Prabhupāda: Lomaśa Muni, his duration of life is that when one Brahmā dies, one hair from the body falls. So in this way, when all the hairs of his body will fall down, he'll die. He has such a great length of... So he was standing on the side of sea and chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa. So Nārada Muni approached him, 'Why don't you make a small cottage here?' He said, 'How long I shall live? (laughter) Aiye, standing will do. Let me finish my business...' Just see. And here they'll live for twenty years and making skyscraper building (makes sound:) 'tok-dong, tok-dong, tok-dong'. (laughter) Does not calculate that 'I shall live for twenty or thirty years'."
Svarūpa Dāmodara: That is not guaranteed also.
Prabhupāda: That is also not guaranteed. Why I am taking so much trouble? They are so foolish persons.