“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #10”
2282) Whether I know Sastra can transform anyone into brahmana! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
———————– So the first condition is that anyone who comes to Krsna consciousness as a bona fide initiated member, he gives up all these abominable habits: no illicit sex, no meat-eating, no gambling, no intoxication. They have given up even smoking cigarette, even drinking tea, coffee. So they are all, after being qualified, they are accepted as Vaisnava and properly initiated. So they cannot be neglected as other than brahmanas. That is not very good proposition. They are, according to sastra, they are qualified. ———-————————————–