Evening Darsana – Everyone Requires A Guru – May 12, 1977, Hrishikesh
843) Whether I know a bona fide disciple can become a bona fide Guru! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
——————- Indian man (5): You can’t have that in authoritarianism. You get that in Delhi, where they feel that they are authority.
Prabhupada: So become authority. That is… We said that. You become guru, authority. But you learn first of all as cela [sisya] from the guru. And then you become guru. And without any learning, without any…, how become a guru? That is going on. Everyone is self-made guru. That has to be stopped.
Indian man (5): I feel, in this country at least, the young generation, the present generation, absolutely has got no base, religious base. And…
Prabhupada: Religious base is there. There is scriptures. But they are not being trained up. ———————–