Who is Srila Prabhupada - his following
Srila Prabhupada, a glorious modern sage, shares his love with all he meets, via his profound teachings, which bring to life Lord Chaitanya's message: how to develop pure love for Krishna, or God. Srila Prabhupada's outstanding personality - his transcendental desires, qualities, character and personal history - is abundantly expressed in his lectures, conversations, letters and, to some degree, in his books. An endearing presentation on his following is found within this Vaniquotes category - My Following (Prabhupada).
It is well-known that if a student closely follows his teacher, and if the teacher is an expert in the subject, then the student is bound to learn quickly. This is the conventional and proven method for achieving success. Regarding spiritual matters also, one has to follow a bona fide spiritual master in order to get full success in spiritual life, and this is exactly what Srila Prabhupada (founder of Iskcon) did. Hence, he attributes his success to his following his spiritual master's order, thereby showing us the path that we need to follow for our spiritual progress.
An introduction is given below in the following 6 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's teachings
|Concerning our use of analogy. We do not bring in imperfect analogy, but we follow the instructions of the Sastras strictly. Our authority is on the basis of Sastra, not analogy. (Letter, 21 October 1975, Johannesburg)|
Srila Prabhupada's following - explore more within this category.
Vanipedia has now over 301 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's teachings from the series Who is Srila Prabhupada. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's outstanding personality - his transcendental desires, qualities, character and personal history - There is a subject for everyone.