The paper presented below was prepared by ISKCON’s GBC after Srila Prabhupada’s disappearance and sent to all ISKCON temple presidents in 1978. I read the paper carefully at that time and was astonished to see that my Godbrothers apparently had so much knowledge of the matters presented therein. I remained puzzled, however, at how they had gained such insight and by the phrase “in consultation with higher authorities.” Who were these “higher authorities”? Years later I leaned “they” were Srila Sridhara Maharaja; the one from whom the GBC, at Srila Prabhupada’s direction, sought… Read More... “The Process for Carrying Out Srila Prabhupada’s Desires for Future Initiations.”
We offer this for the pleasure of the devotees, with full gratitude to the Bengali translators for the portions in bold type completed during February 2013. Bracketed “[ ]” text and some edits by Swami B.K. Giri.
Please Note: All transcriptions such as this are more or less works in progress presented with the expectation of future corrections and simultaneously with the intent to satisfy the hearts of the devotees eager to have these great talks available in text form for study and research.
Освобождённая душа никогда не говорит: «Я освобождена». Как только человек утверждает, что он «освобождён», он становится мошенником. Освобождённая душа никогда не говорит: «Я освобождена». Такова характеристика освобождённой души.
Чайтанья Махапрабху, Он есть Бог – гуру море муркха декхи’карила сашан [ЧЧ. Ади 7.71]. «Мой Гуру Махарадж увидел во Мне первостатейного глупца и подверг меня суровой критике». Он – Бог. Таков пример. Если человек всегда сохраняет положение слуги… Read More... ““Тогда ему конец””
“Then He’s Finished” by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Liberated soul never says that “I am liberated.” As soon as he says “liberated,” he’s a rascal. A liberated soul will never say that “I am liberated.” That is liberated.
Caitanya Mahaprabhu, He is God—guru more murkha dekhi’ karila sasan [CC. Adi 7.71]. “My Guru Maharaja saw Me a fool number one, and he has chastised Me.” He’s God. This is the example. If one remains always a servant ever-lastingly of guru, then he is liberated. And as soon as he… Read More... ““Then He’s Finished””