“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #11”
The Nectar of Devotion, Vrndavana, 07.11.1972.
2354) Whether I know a cleansed heart can accept rules and regulations! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
——–——–In Tompkins Square, I was sitting underneath a tree and chanting this Hare Krsna mantra alone. And these young men, they used to assemble and dance also in the tune, for three hours — from two to five. In this way, we got our followers, associates. And gradually it developed into organization. So in the beginning we did not impose so many rules and regulations. There is no rules and regulations. First thing required: ceto-darpana-marjanam [Cc. Antya 20.12]. Unless one’s heart is cleansed, he cannot accept rules and regulations. That is not possible. ——————————————-