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21.†††† If everyone simply sat down together and considered these things, then what nice preaching there could be!

22.†††† That is your order also, that everyone coming together should merge in your message and preach it to the world.

23.†††† If everyone simply imitates, then there will only be a contradictory result. As long as it goes on, there will only be failure.

24.†††† Even now, my Godbrothers, you return here in the order of our master, and together we engage in his puja.

25.†††† But simply a festival of flowers and fruits does not constitute worship. The one who serves the message of the guru, really worships him.

26.†††† The service of the message is the real meaning of the Vedas. Donít be proud, brothers. Come back to this.

27.†††† Kalidas Nag [a learned man who was defeated in debate by Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati and later became his disciple], that master said in public forum one day,

28.†††† That Kaliís mission was to kill all the entire world while the essential meaning of Lord Chaitanyaís message was kept locked up in a cage.

29.†††† Oh, shame! My dear brothers, arenít you embarrassed? In the manner of businessmen you increase your disciples.

30.†††† Our spiritual master said to preach! Let the neophytes remain inside the temples and simply ring the bells.