The 4 regulative principles are as follows: 1. No Intoxication - No alcohol, no tobacco consumption. No smoking or taking any type of intoxicants. One should also not take caffeine products like tea, coffee, chocolate, cold drinks carrying caffeine, alcohol, drugs, charas etc.
2. Food Restrictions- One should not eat foods which are in the mode of passion and ignorance like
Meat Products Both red and white, Fish, Eggs, Mushroom, Masoor Dal (lentils), Onion, Garlic, Food cooked three hours before consumption
3. No Illicit Sex- No sex out of marriage. Sex should only be for begetting children.
4.No Mental Speculation- The devotee should strictly abstain from gambling or mental speculation.Gambling includes daily trading in share market, playing cards, or any form of gambling, no dishonest dealings, no mental speculation, for example, giving own interpretations regarding spiritual matters.
We offer the Kanthi Mala to Srila Prabhupada, Shri Shri Gaur Nitai and Shri Shri Radhagopshreshta before sending. You can wear it directly. For long life, dip the kanthi mala in Ghee or Mustard Oil for 7 days.