Question: We heard in one of the recent classes that whoever hears this pastime will achieve the wealth of Kṛishna-prema. Are there any conditions applicable for this declaration to get fructified?

Guru Maharaj: If one hears the particular pastime, the phala-śruti, then we get that no doubt, we get that result. I was looking at the Parama Ekādaśī, sometimes just by hearing about the Ekādaśī gives some benefits. It didn’t say particular what benefit you get by...

Question: I am in a dilemma Guru Mahārāja! You are giving this nectarean class on Caitanya-līlā and I transcribe it and hear it and cannot miss it. At the same time, the Navadvīpa Maṇḍala Parikramā is going on, and even though I keep that on my i-Pad, not able to relish that as much, the timings are so clashing. I don’t know, am I committing any offences doing this?

Guru Maharaj: My class is more or less consistent, around 7 p.m. Today I was a little late because I had the East India Divisional Council (EIDC) meeting. But I don’t know exactly why the Navadvīpa virtual parikramā, is organized at the same time. But I also...

Question: I have a humble clarification. From tomorrow the Pañcarāti-vrata is recommended to follow during this Puruṣottama month. Could you please elaborate on this? How to follow this?

Guru Maharaj: So we know that in the Bhīṣma Pañcaka, there are three fasts recommended. That one can do the pañca-gavya, or second, fruits and roots or, third is the haviśyanna. Which included fruits and roots and some milk products and some grains. But I was reading...

Question: Why some initiated devotees are still having hatred on some people, even after practicing Kṛṣṇa consciousness for more than 25 year? Where has all the śravaṇam and kīrtanam gone? How to come out of this icchādveśa platform? Are we missing something in our sādhana?

Guru Maharaj: I only see the good qualities in others. I don’t see whether they have this hatred to others, but if they do even, we should forget that. Anyway, someone may be performing śravaṇam and kīrtanam with offenses, and the result will be very limited. So, we...