In “Power Struggles,” Kapila Monet writes about another kind of power the power to control, which drives the materialist. He describes how the thirst for power can never be quenched until one surrenders to Lord Krishna, the source of all power.
We’re dependent on Krishna for the power to accomplish anything, material or spiritual. When a small group of devotees in Panama desired to honor Him by holding a grand Rathayatra festival, He empowered them with success.
From the other side of the world, Lokanath Swami tells us about the seventeenthcentury saint Tukarama, empowered by the Lord to spread the chanting of the holy names in western India.
• To help all people discern reality from illusion, spirit from matter, the eternal from the temporary.
• To expose the faults of materialism.
• To offer guidance in the Vedic techniques of spiritual life.
• To preserve and spread the Vedic culture.
• To celebrate the chanting of the holy names of God as taught by Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
• To help every living being remember and serve Sri Krishna, the Personality of Godhead