Jaanvi, 30th December 2014
Could you tell me if it is alright or correct to advise other people about spiritual path?
Even though, one may not be a pure or perfect devotee and may have many faults.
Bhakta Sunil, 31st December 2014
Mataji Hare Krishna
You can tell them how much you know and realize about this sublime process
Even if you do not practise what you preach , you can tell them : that is what is correct according to Scripture
With regards to this point, hope the following Question-Answer from Ultimate Self Realization E-Course also helps :
Answers by Citing the Vedic Version:
Question: How to Develop a Desire for Chanting
My Dear Guru Maharaja,
Please accept my humble obeisances.
All glories to you and to your worldwide e-preaching!!!
All glories to our dearmost Gurumataji!!!
1. What is the best and the surest way of becoming determined for getting out of bodily identification?
2. How to win over internal laziness?
3. How to chant my rounds so that I feel like chanting? Not just an activity which I have to do, rather something which I want to do?
4. I have heard many times from many devotees: “First be strong in ecstatic in kirtan and japa. Then go out to preach others.” I am not at all strong in either of them. Does that mean I should not go out to preach?
Begging your mercy
Answer: Remember that You are Meeting Krishna
To get out of bodily identification rise early every morning before sunrise, take bath, and deeply absorb yourself in chanting Hare Krishna.
Conquer internal and external laziness by love for Guru, Krishna, and Vaisnavas.
Chanting is enchanting. Even if you don’t taste the ecstasy yet, always remind yourself that chanting Hare Krishna japa is the sweetest, most relishable thing you do each day because it is that time every day when you get to have your own personal, intimate one-on-one private meeting with the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Sri Krishna.
Those who only do bhajan but do not share the mercy of Krishna with those who are suffering due to a lack of Krishna consciousness are disobeying Lord Caitanya’s order that we must tell everyone about Krishna. Because of this neglect of Lord Caitanya’s order they will not be able to relish the full taste of Krishna consciousness.
Sankarshan Das Adhikari
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