Taruni devi dasi Remembers Srila Prabhupada

Following Srila Prabhupada

Interview DVD 11

Taruni: Srila Prabhupada had been standing looking at the wonderful fields. The devotees were gathered around. There were two fellows who were new devotees, very enthusiastic. They were country boys from not too far away, and they had brought from their own garden a medium-sized basket full of vegetables. And Srila Prabhupada picked up an eggplant out of the basket and he just held it in his hand as though it were a jewel of some sort, and he held it up and just looked at it. It had a real value, this produce. You could just tell his pleasure was immense. So at some point he spoke about how we should be able to feed the neighboring city temples, supply them with very luscious kinds of fresh foods like this. Not only that, but in time of need we should be prepared to also produce an abundance sufficient to feed people living in a 10-mile radius.