"THIS IS VANI. EVEN THE GURU IS NOT PHYSICALLY PRESENT, IF YOU FOLLOW THE VANI, THEN YOU ARE GETTING HELP."
"The lack of these aspects of sincerity is the cause of all of the confusion in the movement today, on the part of the leadership and even on the part of the new members..."
"When disciples do not stick to the principle of accepting the order of their spiritual master, immediately there are two opinions."
"Simply by depending on the mercy of the Lord and carrying out the order of the spiritual master, ones success in spiritual life is guaranteed."
"One time we were distributing Arabic Bhagavad-gitas in Beirut during the civil war (1978). Bombs were blowing off everywhere and machine gun fire riddled the buildings around us. We ended up in a very dangerous area of the city..."
"Affection for the spiritual master and following the instructions of the Spiritual Master is the same. My instruction is that all of my disciples must attend the mangala arati and chant 16 rounds daily."
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"Another point specifically to those who use the bait and switch tactic of luring devotees into your camps under the pretense of being sincere to Prabhupada; both the ISKCON "gurus" and the Sridhara Maharaja "gurus" are doing this. It is illegal, demoniac and a crime that I have every intention to putting a swift halt to."
In the mood of Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva, Lord Caitanya ran through the city streets, club in hand, ready to kill all the atheists.
Rupanuga das quotes this Los Angeles arrival lecture, May 18, 1972 to JUSTIFY they are INITIATING gurus [...]