“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #5”
The Nectar of Devotion – Vrndavana-29.10.1972–
1152) Whether I know without initiation, I can’t cultivate Krsna Consciousness! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————- Not that “Because my disciples accept me as good as Krsna, and because my disciples offer me respect exactly he offers respect to Krsna…” That does not mean I am Krsna. I am servant of the servant of the servant of Krsna. This is the position. Go on.
Pradyumna: “The connection with the spiritual master is called initiation. From the date of initiation by the spiritual master, the connection between Krsna and a person cultivating Krsna consciousness is established. Without initiation by a bona fide spiritual master, the actual connection with Krsna consciousness is never performed.“
Prabhupada: Yes. We must connect with the current. Just like you have heated your room with electrical wires, but if you do not touch it with the current going on, then simply electrical heating with, not help you. Similarly, initiation is essential. ——————————————————