Question: If a disciple is not able to fulfill the instruction of the spiritual master due to some circumstances and the nature of that service being time based, is it considered offence of disobeying the spiritual master?

Jayapataka Swami: If the nature is what? It is presented as a hypothetical question. So if we disobey the order of the spiritual master that is the third offence to the holy name. But the way the question was given it is hard to say, time bound order of the guru if...