Question: How can we understand the contradictions in the details of the Lord’s pastimes? Though they don’t cause much difference in the pastimes, how can we know which one is correct?

Jayapataka Swami: Since the majority of the verses give the point, that Rukmiṇī has the flute, we will take that as the official version. Just one place it mentions that the gopīs had the flute, maybe both things were said to Lord Caitanya, at different times,but the...