Question: How can I understand what influences my current situation in Krsna consciousness, advancement or effect? Is it due to sukriti or karma or fate? Can you please explain with an example.

Jayapataka Swami: We went to the Arda Kumbha Mela in Prayag and Srila Prabhupada was giving a lecture. So he said, if someone took to bhakti yoga he already performed all other yagnas and sacrifices. One devotee asked after the lecture, ‘in my whole life I have...