People can be Krishna conscious on their own self-situation because Deiva Varnasrama means that everyone is Krishna conscious or has a very strong Krishna conscious influence on their life, in a very positive and constructive way, may not be cent-percent or hundred percent Krishna conscious, but they are Krishna conscious enough that it immunizes them and counteracts any detrimental effect that the sense gratification is doing. It is just like that our bodies are filled with disease all the time, but it’s antibodies and the resistance that we have that keeps it down. When we get weakened and the percentage of disease is more and our resistance is reduced then the disease starts to take over.
His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaj,
1997, Feb 12th, SB class, @ New Talavan, USA