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Chant Chant Chant, Can't Can't Can't.

Everyone can chant. What is the difficulty? Everyone can chant Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare... Where is the difficulty? But they'll not chant. They'll not chant. They'll talk so many rubbish things, but as soon as you ask him to chant Hare Krishna, he'll be silent. That we have experienced. But still our thankless task is to induce everyone: "Chant Hare Krishna.

There is a cartoon picture in New York. One old man and his wife, sitting together. The wife is requesting the husband, old husband, "Chant, chant, chant," and the husband is replying: "Can't, can't, can't." This cartoon we have seen. So this is the... He will say three times: "Can't, can't, can't." But not "Krishna, Krishna, Krishna." That is not possible. 

A similar story is there in the Bengal. One old mother was dying, and the sons requested the mother: "Mother, now you say 'Hare Krishna Hare Krishna'". So after requesting two, three times, mother became disgusted: atha katha nivalta nare. So atha katha vibol ta parane. she could say. Not Hare Krishna. Not Hare Krishna. This is the position. 

Reference: Lecture on Bhagavad-gita 9.10 - Calcutta, June 29, 1973