By chanting, hearing, directly contact Krsna
Posted on May 16, 2016
You can get the same benefit by chanting Krsna's name as you get personally talking with Krsna.
[Srila Prabhupada; Lecture, Bhagavad-gita As It Is 7.1, Uppsala University, 8 September, 1973]
By hearing the narration of the pastimes of the Lord, one contacts directly the Personality of Godhead.
[Srila Prabhupada; Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.5.26, purport]