Question: Just by glancing at Caitanya Mahāprabhu the Muslims started chanting. But on the contrary, when Mahāprabhu was personally leading the saṅkīrtana movement in Navadvīpa, why were many people, even the brāhmaṇas, did not take up chanting? Can you please throw some light on this guru mahārāja?

Jayapatākā Swami: Lord Caitanya took His saṅkīrtana party through Navadvīpa on the way to the Cāṅda Kazi, it is said that some atheist brāhmaṇas were on the way. When they saw Lord Caitanya dancing and crying in ecstasy, they also became overwhelmed and started to...

Question: Yesterday we heard that Lord Nityānanda prabhu also took prasāda in Rāghava Bhavana. He came to Rāghava Bhavana when He was in Bengal or He came to Rāghava Bhavana when He travelled with Lord Caitanya?

Jayapatākā Swami: I don’t remember, I don’t think Lord Nityānanda was with Lord Caitanya when He traveled from Jagannātha Purī. I don’t remember reading that. Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya, Rāmānanda Rāya, Gadādhara Paṇḍita, they were present. And I remember Gadādhara...

Question: Here we can understand wherever Mahāprabhu says about worshiping Lord Nityānanda, can it be applied to our spiritual master, as he is Śrī Nityānanda prabhu’s personal manifestation for us? Thank you.

Jayapatākā Swami: Since the spiritual master is the representative of Lord Nityānanda we can think that He is the representative of Lord Nityānanda. Of course, to have Lord Nityānanda personally present is something incomparable, but I am very happy to distribute the...