Who is Srila Prabhupada - his following in the footsteps
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 in the Footsteps (Prabhupada).
Following in a great person's footsteps enables one to develop similar habits to that person and thereby achieve similar success. This applies to spiritual progress also. As Srila Prabhupada followed in the footsteps of the great saints in the Vaishnava disciplic line, so must we. He has clearly stated that his policy is following in the footsteps of Rūpa Gosvāmī (a great saint) whose first and foremost lesson was that a person must develop attachment to Lord Kṛṣṇa if he wants to move forward in his devotional service.
An introduction is given below in the following 7 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's teachings
|It must be approved by great ācāryas. We are pushing on this Kṛṣṇa consciousness not by whims. It is approved by great ācāryas. We are following their footsteps. That's all. That is our business. (General Lecture, 11 April 1969 ,New York)|
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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.