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How To Make Your Life Successful

“If you want to make your life successful, happy, and peaceful, then try to give all of your love and affection to Krsna, and sometimes partly to all living beings. Don’t try to control others by your order or your mind. Try to give your whole being. Love has nothing to take, but everything to give.”

Odessa, Ukraine, 2002

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