Question: I have a question related to meditating on Deities in the temple in the dhāma while chanting. Does it give us the same benefit as physically being there? What about offences when mentally being there? Are there risks of offences to the dhāma?

Guru Maharaj: We should be respectful, if we see the deities in the dhāma. When you see the deities on the TV, it may not be śuci, but apparently you cannot go into the temple that way as śuci. I have never heard that seeing a picture or video of the deity, one has to...

Question: Whenever you talk you always are meditating on the pastimes of Lord Chaitanya, so how do you do that? How can we constantly meditate upon Lord Chaitanya? It is very hard when we are going through our day to day activities.

Guru Maharaj: The pastimes of Lord Chaitanya are so nectarean. Krishna Himself came as a devotee. And He established the sankirtana movement, and He was experimenting, what it is like to be a devotee. And as Rukmini said to Krishna in Dwaraka, ‘You know...