Question: Like there are six symptoms of surrender to Krsna, what are the symptoms of surrender to guru? How does one develop such symptoms? Does surrender to guru automatically helps one to surrender to Krsna?

Jayapataka swami: Since the vaisnava guru is filled with the inner desire to serve Vrajendranandana, Krsna, so therefore the worship of guru brings one closer to Krsna. That is why we worship the vaisnava guru as a representative of Lord Krsna. Worshiping a mayawadi...