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Question: Is it good for young girls in ISKCON to follow elderly senior exemplary brahmacaris, taking them as siksa guru, utilizing that association only for spiritual upliftment? Because some devotees oppose this.

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Jayapataka Swami: Generally, ladies should take senior ladies or grihastas as mentors. A lady taking a senior brahmacari unless the person is very fixed or spiritual master, is usually not recommended. Naturally, a lady may get attached to the boy and then it is an embarrassing situation. So as a norm one should be very old or your spiritual father, or maybe a  lady or grihasta; brahmacari could be complicated.