But simply a festival of flowers and fruits does not constitute worship–SP

June 13, 2020 in Articles by Damaghosa dasa


Phalgun Krsna Pancami of Srila PrabhupadaThird Vasistya

21. If everyone simply sat down together and considered these things what nice preaching there could be.

22. What is your order also, that everyone, coming together, should merge in your message and preach it to the world.

23. If everyone just initiates then there will only be a contradictory resultAs long as it goes on, there will be only failure.

24. Now even, my God brothers, you return here to the order of our master, and together we engage in his puja.

25. But simply a festival of flowers and fruits does not constitute worshipThe one who serves the message of the guru really worships him.

  1. The service of the message is the real meaning of the Vedas. Don’t be proud, brothers, Come back to this.

Adi 12.10-The order of the spiritual master is the active principle in spiritual life. Anyone who disobeys the order of the spiritual master immediately becomes useless.PURPORTHere is the opinion of Śrīla Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī. Persons who strictly follow the orders of the spiritual master are useful in executing the will of the Supreme, whereas persons who deviate from the strict order of the spiritual master are useless.