Dandavats Sriman Jonathan,
i have been making inquiries in regard to Srila Prabhupada`s directions for ISKCON Diety Puja. So far i have been quite disappointed with my correspondence with people in position~?~ as2how they seem to have never been personally instructed by Him and also have never heard from anyone that was~?~
I suspect they (“people in position”) are also quite disappointed with you, as I am.
In my opinion you should not be making inquiries into the matter of Deity Puja, nor should anyone respond to your inquiries.
Instruction about Deity Puja is for initiated devotees who get such instruction after receiving gayatri mantra. Without the mantra, received from a guru in a bonafide disciplic succession, there can be no Deity worship.
Therefore, I do not see that