Guru-tattva – The Required Understanding

Bhagavad-gītā 4.34 | August 30, 2015 |

English; Inis Rath, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Play (1 h 14 m)     Download (34.1 MB)    

You can mark interesting parts of the page content and share unique link from browser address bar.

Mark




Related Lectures

Bali Maharaja's Previous Life

September 25, 2012 |

English; Orlando, Florida, USA

Who Is a Perfect Vaisnava?

May 27, 2011 |

Question: Who is called perfect Vaisnava? Those who follows four regulative principles and chant 16 rounds japa daily or who has through knowledge of sastras?

English;

Farcical Brahmins in ISKCON Also

December 15, 2013 |

English; Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Conceptions of Godhead

November 21, 2014 |

English; Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Balarama – Beauty, Srength, and Service

August 10, 2014 |

English; Lika, Croatia

Lokanath Goswami and Varnasrama Communities

September 21, 2014 |

English; Soho, London, England

  • Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta 2.18.48-49

  • 1 h 7 m  |  30.9 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Different Shades of Saffron

January 6, 2014 |

Question: Why do different saffron renunciants wear different shades of saffron in different temples even if they are initiated by the same Guru (for example, Pune and Chowpatty)? I am not even sure why different sannyasi gurus wear different shades of saffron either. The question I wanted to ask is that since we are all one family; why don't we have one standard?

English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Raganuga is not a Dirty Word

November 26, 2014 |

English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta 2.8.221

  • 1 h 12 m  |  33.4 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Gaudiya Matha and Householders

December 3, 2012 |

Question: I have been speaking w various devotees about the standard for grhasthas regarding initiation. I am sure you saw my post on the sannyasa conference. One devotee wrote back to me the following: An afterthought: It strikes me that in the Gaudiya Math during Bhaktisiddhanta's time, the math was strictly a place for brahmacaris and sannyasis. My guess:… Expand>

Question:

I have been speaking w various devotees about the standard for grhasthas regarding initiation. I am sure you saw my post on the sannyasa conference. One devotee wrote back to me the following:

 

An afterthought: It strikes me that in the Gaudiya Math during Bhaktisiddhanta's time, the math was strictly a place for brahmacaris and sannyasis. My guess: The presupposition seems to have been that householders were/are more clearly separated from the renunciants because of their marital engagements, including especially sexuality, which I don't know that Bhaktisiddhanta specified must be for procreation only among householder disciples (would be interesting to know if there is any info on this).

 

Do you have any info on the above?

^ Show less

English;

Monkey Like Disciples, Part-1

October 14, 2014 |

English; Hyderabad, Telangana, India

  • Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.1.58-60

  • 45 m 23 s  |  20.8 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Interview with Asia TV

August 15, 2016 |

English; Seattle, USA

Sannyasa and Sannyasis

September 13, 2004 |

English; Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

  • Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.6.12-13

  • 34 m 10 s  |  15.6 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Lessons From The Golden Temple

December 28, 2008 |

English; Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Are Scientists Really Fools?

July 28, 2011 |

Question: Srila Prabhupada says scientists are fools. But without them we would not have any facilities like computer, tube lights, fans, airoplanes…etc. Is it true that scientists are really fools?

English;

Third World War or Sankirtana

November 4, 2011 |

Question: Sometimes Srila Prabhupada says that Krishna will arrange a big war and all the contemporary demons will be killed. At other times we hear that Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu kills the demons by killing their demoniac heart through Nama sankirtan. How do we understand this seemingly different procedures? Can we expect a third world war because everything has become so… Expand>

Question:

Sometimes Srila Prabhupada says that Krishna will arrange a big war and all the contemporary demons will be killed. At other times we hear that Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu kills the demons by killing their demoniac heart through Nama sankirtan. How do we understand this seemingly different procedures? Can we expect a third world war because everything has become so sinful or will the sankirtan movement avert such a catastrophe by turning all the demons into devotees.

^ Show less

English;

Small is Beautiful

December 14, 2010 |

English; Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

August 31, 2004 |

English; Denver, USA

Dharma-gup

August 7, 2016 |

English; Zurich, Switzerland

To be a Sincere Follower of Srila Prabhupada, Part-3

April 30, 2014 |

English; Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Siddhidah

August 24, 2013 |

English; Inis Rath, Fermanagh, Ireland