An enlightening interview with Gadadhar Pandit Prabhu, a faithful disciple of our Gurudev, Srila B.S. Govinda Deva-Gowami. Recorded as part of the introductory 'Seeking the Essence' video series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duksCYoPgk4&t=55s For other videos in the series: On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnd9xGTiRdlHFKrfQhv5h-A?view_as=subscriber And FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/Seeking-the-Essence-102042594816951/
Śrīla B.S. Govinda Mahārāj speaks on the need for harmonious dealings between different groups and missions within Krishna consciousness.
"If the living being is not guided by their belief in the inner world, or knowledge of dharma, they cannot follow the path of peaceful co-existence. This means that there is no possibility of peace in the negative world until the living being enters into connection with the positive world. When one is in connection with the positive world then one realises the insignificance of ‘small and great,’ ‘profit and loss,’ ‘happiness and distress,’ and ‘victory and defeat’ found within this negative world."
Srila Sridhar Maharaj discusses the proper mood of approach.
The deepest vision of Sri Guru.
"How will you chant the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahāmantra, can you tell me? You are chanting, 'Hare Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Hare Hare' through your tongue, and your tongue is mundane, but Kṛṣṇa is transcendental and Harinām is nondifferent from Kṛṣṇa."
"O leader of the Lord’s associates Nityānanda Prabhu! Please give this fallen soul firm faith and devotion to Śrī Gaurāṅga, the embodiment of the taste of the nectar of the sweetness of the rasa of Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa’s Pastimes. If anyone neglects His lotus feet, all their practice and service (sādhana and bhajan) become false like a dream. I serve Him, the giver of shelter to the fallen, the giver of Gaura, Śrī Nityānandachandra."
"I consider that the glory, praise, etc., that you shower upon me is actually made for the lotus feet of my Śrī Guru and I pray that by the touch of the lotus feet of his ever illuminant resplendent glory, the world will find the perennial stream of spiritual fulfilment of the highest magnitude."
Srila Sridhar Maharaj discusses this important issue.
Sri Vaishnava Toshani: Srila Guru Maharaj's Centenary Edition, Jan–Feb 1995, Vol 4 #1 is presented here.