Acaryas Quotes Gurudeva said today If Anyone Wants to Enter Into the Spiritual Realm

If Anyone Wants to Enter Into the Spiritual Realm

If anyone wants to enter into the spiritual realm, they should read this book — Jaiva-dharma — thoroughly. They should read it not only one time, but one hundred times, under the guidance of a high-class, realized Vaiṣṇava. Otherwise, it is not possible to enter into its deep meanings. In Caitanya-caritāmṛta (Antya-līlā 5.131) it is stated that you should read Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam under the guidance of the bona fide Vaiṣṇava, and this fact is also true in relation to Jaiva-dharma. Then you can realize its truths.

September 21, 2001 Mathurā

Must Read


Śrīla Gurudeva went to houses of people from all walks of life to inspire them to practice bhakti. When a local congregational member was struggling or someone was sick in the family, Gurudeva would go and give comfort and help. He once went at dawn, without telling anyone he was leaving, and did not return until late morning. His brahmacārī assistant had prepared his breakfast as normal, but when Śrīla Gurudeva returned, he said, “I already ate.” “Where?” the brahmacārī asked. “I went to the home of poor gṛhasthas who keep donkeys for labor work. One of them was sick, so I went to help.”

10 March 2017 A Question – Madhavendra Puri’s Tirobhava

Madhavendra Puri’s Samadhi-mandira is present there in Remuna. Guru and Vaisnavas used to take us there and explain that if you come to this place with the desire for vraja-seva then Gopinatha will happily make all arrangements for you...

Establishment of Sri Gaudiya Charity Clinic

Srila Acaryadeva said, “The Sri Gaudiya Charity Clinic is not the same as the clinics of the Ramakrsna Mission and the Bharata Sevasrama Association. It may look the same from the external point of view of distributing medicine to patients, but there is a tremendous difference in the purpose. If we endeavour to give material help and sympathy to human beings, it will cause their bondage..."

Stages in the Development of Bhakti

Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī wrote the stages in the development of bhakti as follows: ādau śraddhā tataḥ sādhu-saṅgo ’tha bhajana-kriyā tato ’nartha-nivṛttiḥ...

Invite Krishna to Come – Harinama-cintamani

Kṛṣṇa has all potencies, power, and infinite greatness. When you pray to Kṛṣṇa, pray, “O Lord, please give me good qualities, and the taste to serve You and be present with You. Please allow me to come to Vraja and serve You under guidance of the Vraja-vasis..."

More Articles Like This