Year 15 Special Editions
A Collection of Flowers
by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja
❝O ocean of compassion and foremost of ācāryas! The specialities of your mercy are blossoms of divinity – infinite and innumerable. Never could they be counted! I have plucked but a few petals from them and, in a childish effort, attempted to worship your feet in the way that one makes oblations of Gaṅgā water to the Gaṅgā herself. Kindly reveal a glimpse of your transcendental message within my heart and grant me the eligibility to serve your dearest ambitions.❞...
Ethical Problems on Gopanna’s Devotion
by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Svāmī Prabhupāda
❝We will first deal with the point, “What is the real position of a devotee of God, in this mundane world?” A devotee’s position is not relative. Because he is fixed in the service of the Absolute, in all his activities he does not live in the relative world, although apparently, he seems to remain among us. Being situated in the Absolute, a devotee is not to be conditioned by the laws of physical world.❞...
Not Attained by Our Own Effort
by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Trivikrama Gosvāmī Mahārāja
❝As long we do not possess that qualification, ekāntika devotion is not possible. So, what do we have to do? Our attempt only will not be helpful in this regard; the ascending process will not be helpful for us. We must follow the descending process.❞...