“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #10”
The Nectar of Devotion — Vrndavana, November 7, 1972
2314) Whether I know what hasti-snana is! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
———— Prabhupada: The elephant… Hasti-snana, hasti-snana. This is very practical example. The elephant takes bath in the lake, very profusely throws water on his body, and becomes cleansed, and as soon as he comes on the shore, he takes again dust and spreads over his body. So these are natural examples. Similarly, there are different processes for getting out of the reaction of sinful activities, but you…, we take it. But if we again commit those sinful activities, then what is the use of such penance or prayascitta? ——–——————