Will It Lead to Guru Groupism?
ASK BVKS | September 27, 2011 |
When the disciples hear some criticism (about another sannyasi), from their spiritual master (especially in a lecture), it may happen that they also develop a critical attitude towards that sannyasi and speak things like “this sannyasi is like this, that sannyasi is like that etc…). Do you think this may promote the ongoing guru groupism even more as the devotees will start thinking that my guru is the best and the rest have faults?
January 25, 2017 |
English; Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, India
May 14, 2011 |
English; Guruvayur, Kerala, India
May 15, 2016 |
English; Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
June 8, 2011 |
Question: Hi! It's a cliche question and many must have asked you, "what's the purpose of life?" Is it only a means of ensuring the sustenance of human race, some doing ordinary, some extra ordinary and all going back? How do I know what's best for me?
August 2, 2011 |
Question: Did Prabhupada name his version of the Gita, As it is to give a sub meaning to tat tvam asi-that thou art, and aham brahmasmi. Why is it that bhakti can be attained without necessarily taking part in other forms of yoga? Narada Muni explains in the bhakti sutras that bhakti is the fruit of all yoga paths. My real question is Where is the tree or vine in relation to this metaphor?
December 21, 2014 |
English with தமிழ் translation; Karur, Tamil Nadu, India
September 30, 2011 |
English; Valsad, Gujarat, India
April 24, 2012 |
Question: If a karmi sees a picture of Radha Krsna and feels an emotion of joy, admiration, and appreciation of the picture, can this be called bhava-bhakti? If a kanistha devotee who has faith in the supreme position of Krsna feels an emotion of joy love and appreciation when seeing the deities, can this be called bhava-bhakti? Basically… Expand>
If a karmi sees a picture of Radha Krsna and feels an emotion of joy, admiration, and appreciation of the picture, can this be called bhava-bhakti?
If a kanistha devotee who has faith in the supreme position of Krsna feels an emotion of joy love and appreciation when seeing the deities, can this be called bhava-bhakti?
Basically how can we define bhava-bhakti and can you experience it even when you have a mundane material consciousness?
More importantly how can a devotee transform his bhava-bhakti to suddha-bhakti?^ Show less
June 5, 2014 |
English; Alachua, Florida, USA
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English; London, England
August 23, 2016 |
English with Český translation; Brno, Czech Republic
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English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
August 26, 2012 |
English; San Diego, California, USA
August 29, 2011 |
Question: My question is that Srila Prabhupad used to blaspheme for all new developments but we are utilizing all the modern items for our day to day use nowadays like — staying in a big building, travelling through airplane, using modern equipments for our health… how we do counteract when people ask that one way you are condemning modern civilization but in other than you are using the modern utilities…
January 17, 2016 |
English; Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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English; Mumbai, Maharastra, India
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English; Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
July 23, 2016 |
English with Русский translation; Moscow, Russia
August 22, 2011 |
English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
May 6, 2011 |
Question: I would like to know some detail about horse-headed incarnation, Hayagriva which is mentioned in Vibhavari Shesha Bhajan.