Approaching a Spiritual Master - an essential subject

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In order to learn more about a certain subject, we submit ourselves to the appropriate authority to impart their knowledge to us. Similarly, to become an expert in spiritual topics, we should approach a genuine spiritual master. This is confirmed by our Vedic literatures which state that "in order to learn the transcendental science, one has to approach the Spiritual Master", and a spiritual master means one who has heard correctly from his Spiritual Master (in the disciplic succession which starts with Lord Krishna).

Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Approaching a Spiritual Master category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 8 quotes.



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