It was Rupa Goswami who more than anyone else, firmly established the sankirtana movement of Lord Chaitanya. He wrote a large number of important books on the science of bhakti-yoga and after the disappearance of Lord Chaitanya in 1534, Rupa became the undisputed leader of all the Gaudiya Vaisnavas in the world.
"Don't think that "Innocent animals, they cannot protest. Let us kill and eat." No. You'll be also punished."
Srila Prabhupada explains that a real disciple does not aspire to become guru and amass followers; but he strives to perfect himself, practicing obedience to the order of the spiritual master...
Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu did not speak about Jesus Christ. The Acaryas,... just briefly touched on topics of Jesus Christ. It is ONLY Srila Prabhupada who EXTENSIVELY lays claim of THAT Holy Spirit. The CLEAR evidence is his books, CD's, tapes.
Holy Bible, John 16:7-15: "Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but If I go, I will send him to you. When he comes, he will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgement: in regard to sin, because men do not believe in me;...
Srila Prabhupada explains the importance and benefit of chanting the prescribed 16 rounds daily.
We can confidently proclaim that only those who accept Srila Prabhupada as ultimate authority can understand the conclusions of the scriptures today. Almost everyone else speculates inconclusively based on sentiment and personal bias.
A rare lecture and example of Srila Prabhupada's pure, unalloyed love and devotion. Truly touching.
It may be puzzling that so many big and experienced disciples of Srila Prabhupada have deviated from his teachings and completely misunderstood and misrepresented the philosophy. The quotes herein indicate why.
ISKCON has tried to artificially elevate conditioned souls to the position of sakshat-hari. This has proven to be the worst offense against the holy name and has demonstrated to have horrific effects in the society.