How to Enter Madhurya-rasa

How to Enter Madhurya-rasa

Devotee 2: The gopis are Srimati Radhika’s expansions but the souls are not Her expansions. So how can they enter Vrndavana after attaining madhura-rasa? Srila Gurudeva: You should see by the instance of the creeper. The creeper is lying down on the earth. If there is...
Qualified for ABCD?

Qualified for ABCD?

These topics are so high class. Without knowing all these discussions on bhakti, you cannot be a bona fide Vaisnava. So if you want to be a bona fide Vaisnava and if you wish to sincerely serve the lotus feet of Prabhupada, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada,...
What Do You Want?

What Do You Want?

If Krsna comes and asks you, “What do you want?” Don’t ask for a service that is less than the highest service. What is the highest service? What is our goal, prema-prayojana? Krsna will ask, “Do you want the prema of Kubja?” “We don’t want the prema of Kubja.” “Do...
The Doorway Out

The Doorway Out

[Excerpt from Srila Gurudeva: Around the World, Holland 1996, the first book in a series of volumes on Srila Gurudeva’s world preaching tours.] He contemplated, “For many years I haven’t found the exit door, so why will I come across it now?” Thinking as such,...