Question: What kept you enthusiastic and remain in devotional service even in the midst of such troubling situations even when so many others were falling down from bhakti?

Jayapatākā Swami: Śrīla Prabhupāda used the example of a flock of birds flying. There may be a lead bird, he takes some of the air draft, but by and large all the birds have to fly by themselves. So we lost our lead bird, who was Śrīla Prabhupāda but we had to keep on...