“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #13”
The Nectar of Devotion; Vrndavana, November 12, 1972
2530) Whether I know I should follow in the footsteps of aurthority! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————– So then he, to satisfy Krsna, he killed his kinsmen, his grandfather, his teacher. So that is required — satisfaction of Krsna, not satisfaction of personal interest. Go on reading.
Pradyumna: “To support this statement there are many authoritative assertions by the learned scholars of bygone ages. According to their general opinion, a person may become governed by certain convictions derived by his own arguments and decisions. Then another person, who may be a greater logician, will nullify these conclusions and establish another thesis. In this way, the path of argument will never be safe or conclusive. The Srimad-Bhagavatam recommends therefore that one follow in the footsteps of the authorities. ——–——