Question: In Caitanya Caritamrita it is said that Sri Nityananda Prabhu is a full expansion and Sri Advaita Prabhu is the incarnation. Please explain the difference between expansion and incarnation.

Jayapataka Swami: Baladeva is svayam prakash of Krsna. Nityananda Prabhu is Baladeva. So He is the first expansion of Krsna. He is the full expansion. And then the three incarnations are avatars, who are expansions of expansions, there is Mahavisnu, Garbodakasayi...

Question: Now that we are locked in all over the world, personal association of devotees is being missed a lot which is rare on its own accord. How do we get enthused without personal association?

Jayapataka Swami: Are you watching from Melbourne? Must be late at night! So someone was commenting that by this lockdown, you can appreciate how the association of devotees is so important. Because we are deprived, so then naturally we appreciate the devotees’...