Today, in remembrance of Srila Govinda Maharaja’s disappearance, I wanted to hear how he described the disappearance of a Vaishnava Acharya. I chose the following recording for us to listen to:
SGM on SP Disappearance 1995
The first ten minutes or so of the recording have some distracting noise, but Srila Gurudeva’s voice can still be heard and his message is loud and clear.
… Swami Maharaja was taking me for preaching and he is sitting down [lower] and giving me the chair of the Vyasasana … I am reading Sanskrit slokas and Swami Maharaja is giving a lecture over that commentary. In this way he is preaching. Any instrument he is getting, like me, he is using for his preaching purpose. This is my feeling. He is using me, he used Guru Maharaja