How to Behave
With the Acarya
Devotee (4): The difficulty is that we cannot understand, we cannot feel what pleases Krsna now, yet we can feel what pleases us, and that is the difficulty?
Prabhupada: You have no feeling, that everyone knows. Therefore you have to carry out the order of spiritual master, that's all.
Devotee (1) : If we try to please Krsna with all of our service and activities, that automatically brings pleasure to the self?
Prabhupada: You cannot please Krsna directly. You please your spiritual master, Krsna will be pleased. If you want to please directly Krsna, that is not possible. That is concoction You cannot please. Yasya prasadad bhagavat-prasadah. You have to please your spiritual master, then Krsna will be pleased. Don't jump. Guru-mukha-padma-vakya, cittete koriya aikya. What is that song you daily sing? What is that?
Pradyumna: By the words of the spiritual master our mind becomes conclusive from...
Prabhupada: Ara na koriha mane asa. Don't concoct. Don't you sing daily? Ara na koriha mane asa. Don't manufacture ideas. That is dangerous. Caitanya Mahaprabhu teaches by His example. Guru more murkha dekhi' karila sasana. Caitanya Mahaprabhu said to Prakasananda Sarasvati that "My spiritual master saw Me fool number one, so he has chastised Me, that 'Don't try to read Vedanta; chant Hare Krsna.'
AND AFTER WE HAVE GENUINELY PLEASED OUR SPIRITUAL MASTER-- THEN THE FOLLOWING HAPPENS...
SB 3.4.35 P
Vidura Approaches Maitreya
Vidura was overwhelmed by the ecstasy of love when he understood that Lord Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, thought of him atthe last moment. Although he thought of himself as insignificant, he was remembered by the Lord, by His causeless mercy. Vidura acceptedthis as a great favor, and thus he cried. This crying is the last wordin the progressive path of devotional service. One who can cry for the Lord in love is certainly successful in the line of devotional service.