Accepting a spiritual master is a condition. The Supreme Personality of the Godhead is established for those who would like to see Him. Quite contrary to the sahajiya understanding of many, God cannot be realised on the basis of our intuition or by the strength of our mental and sensual perception. After all, to indulge in illusory concepts is one of the basic qualities of the conditioned soul. God is real; our perception may be illusory.
"The system", a magic word for any demoniac totalitarian regime, is operated by system creators and system guardians...
As a hungry man sees the need to lecture about food, a cruel man writes volumes of books about love, and an asocial man may present himself as the ultimate social mediator, one may wonder why some among the ISKCON leaders stress the need for absolute forgiveness so rigidly as if seeking some amnesty for themselves.
When asked what he was before becoming the leader of the Hare Krsna movement, Srila Prabhupada offered various answers, depending on the person asking.
Arjuna said: O infallible one, please draw my chariot between the two armies so that I may see those present here, who desire to fight, and with whom I must contend in this great trial of arms.
Once hearing Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, talk in His Bhagavad Gita and learning about his all-pervasive presence as Supersoul and His special concern for his devotees,
There are those who emerged out of the wasteland of conditioned souls tossed by their karmic destiny here and there, finally finding shelter in the oasis of Krsna consciousness Srila Prabhupada created for us.