Question: One sannyasi said that "we don't have to take sastras literally." He shows the example that Ravana doesn't have ten heads, "sastra tried to make a point that he was powerful." So, when should we have to take sastra literally and when do not?
Where: Salem, Tamil Nadu, India When: 20 Dec 11 Scripture: BG 2.16 Language: English
A series of lectures by Sripada Bhakti Vikasa Maharaj where he answers to contentions raised by a Christian priest about follies of Vedic culture and Sanatana Dharma. Maharaj speaks elaborately on history of Christianity, origin and editions of Bible, baptism, limbo, caste system, etc. Download Part-1 Download Part-2 Download Part-3
Where: Bhimavaram, AP, India When: 4 Nov 11 Language: English with Telugu translation
Question: If a disciple is seeing that the guru is deviating from the original path and not following the words of Srila Prabhupada (for e.g. by promoting philanthropic activities), then what is the duty of the disciple and who should correct the guru? And, if at all, a disciple thinks that the guru is deviating, is [...]