Question: Due to lockdown here in Mathurādeśa, Balarāma Jayantī and Janmāṣṭamī celebrations will be possible online only, like other places. What are your suggestions, or are there any specific instructions to make it the most glorious, online, outreach program and can attract more and more new devotees?

Jayapataka Swami: It is not a simple question. I should think about it, and I will give the suggestions in the following classes. This also was decided in the South Indian Divisional Council (SIDC), that the suggestion was that we should observe the Janmāṣṭamī...

Question: We have promised you during initiation that we will help you spread Śrīla Prabhupāda’s mission, but now in this lockdown we are not able to help in preaching. What do we do?

Guru Maharaj: If you can, if it is possible for you, you can help even in this lockdown. Making changes to how we preach. During the lockdown use the facilities of internet, Zoom, YouTube and change preaching style to online. 11-OCT-2020 ŚRĪ MĀYĀPUR DHĀMA,...

Question: Sumitra Krishna prabhu: (Guru Maharaj: Our Chennai Temple President) Chennai devotees are very happy that you are constantly giving us good association. I was just realizing that Devaki and Vasudeva were locked down by Kamsa for more than eight years. And we have been locked down for four months. So our lockdown compared to Devaki and Vasudeva is nothing. By thinking of that, our suffering are nothing compared to Devaki and Vasudeva.

Guru Maharaj: When Devaki, after Krishna in the wrestling match, He killed Kamsa, Devaki and Vasudeva first were offering their obeisances. Then Krishna sprinkled some lila dust on them. And then they said, oh, my dear son, took Him on the lap! And Vasudeva embraced...