Question: In various lilas of the Lord, the devotees of the Lord exchanged particular rasas with the Lord. In Caitanya lila, can we say that the associates of the Lord, Sri Nityananda Rama, Advaita Acarya and Caitanya Mahaprabhu, were in the mood of ecstatic love for each other, or is it specific rasas exchanged between Sri Nityananda Prabhu and Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu?

Jayapataka Swami: What is the difference? Specific rasas, rasa is also ecstatic love. Whether Nityananda Rama, Advaita Acarya or Caitanya Mahaprabhu, They were all in the mood of ecstatic love for each other, they all loved Krsna. And in their ecstasy, They performed...

Question: Since we jiva souls are infinitesimal and act with minute quantities of Krsna’s potencies, is the best way to please Krsna to serve the servant of His servants, because He is close to the lowest first?

Guru Maharaj: Lord Caitanya said, that gopi bharturpada kamala yor dasa dasaanudasa. So He said, He was the servant of the servant of the servant. So, Lord Caitanya is known as the Visva Vaisnava Raja. He came to show by His own example, how to be a devotee. So He...

Question: Dear Guru Mahārāja,You mentioned Lord Kṛṣṇa mentions I will not give My mercy to people who are not initiated. Guru Mahārāja here initiation refers to first or second initiation? Uninitiated devotees do not qualify for the mercy of the Lord. How do we relate this to the age of Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu, where Śrī Nitāi Gaura gave out Their mercy without any qualification? Can you please explain?

Guru Maharaj: It shows that Lord Caitanya is more merciful than Lord Kṛṣṇa. Although He is Kṛṣṇa, but He has Rādhārāṇī’s heart, so He is more merciful. One who is not initiated, He also said, He does not accept their offence. So, if you are initiated, it is a...