Question: While serving in the top position, unknowingly the position of controller comes in order to execute the service properly. Though my position is servant, my question is, how to serve in the top position while keeping the mood of a servant?

Jayapataka Swami: We should always think that we are servant. That is why in Bhakti vrksa and namahatta, we call it ‘servant leader,’ sector servant or circle servant. So one has also some responsibility that they think that they have to guide other devotees, but they...

Question: What is the significance of second initiation? Can somebody simply take Harinam initiation and perform devotional service throughout his whole life? In that situation, is it necessary to take second initiation?

Jayapataka Swami: So second initiation is like going on the fast track. It also brings one closer to the guru. That also gives one the facility of worshiping installed deities, but it is not essential to have. One can take second initiation, but with it also comes a...