Question continued by Shobhini Radha mataji: Maharaj, I am speaking to you from Phoenix Arizona in US, with this pandemic – we used to do big celebration for Janmashtami inviting lot of students from University and celebrate until midnight. So this year we are very heart broken that we cannot do it, so we need your blessings and mercy to continue to celebrate Janamshtami, and any guidance you can give us how to celebrate this special day Guru Maharaj ?

Guru Maharaj: Since there is the corona virus pandemic, actually in India also we decided to do the Janamashtami virtually, and they are expecting thousands of the devotees to watch the Abhishek of the Deities, and some of the things we do on Janamashtami like, in the...

Question: Hare Krishna Guru Maharaj: There are two days on which Janmashtami falls in some places in India. If someone follows the other day, not the Vaisnava day, will they get the same benefit? Anuttama Gandarvika devi dasi.

Guru Maharaj: Cannot say they will get the same benefit. Since in the puranas it says if the ashtami is with the saptami, this and that, it is not the same, as ashtami is with Rohini. One has to see astronomically. Certainly Krishna is a Person, and as far as they are...