Question: Normally we see that our ācāryas have said that we celebrate Śiva Rātri, seeing Lord Śiva as a devotee of Lord Kṛṣṇa. But sometimes we hear that we cannot celebrate such festivals. What is the actual thing we should do, Guru Mahārāja?

Guru maharaj: We are allowed to worship Śiva and the different demigods in the proper position. They should be respected as the associates of the Lord, as the devotees of the Lord, not as independent, or equal or greater to the Lord. 17-July-2020 SRI DHAM MAYAPUR,...

Question: There are different incarnations with different purposes. Can we worship all the incarnations just like in the material world, they worship Lakṣmīdevī to get opulence, to get riches. Saraswati to get material knowledge, like that are there any incarnations we can worship to destroy our anarthas, like kāma, krodha, lobha, etc.?

Guru Maharaj: You see we should not worship Lakṣmī for getting material riches. If we worship Kṛṣṇa, then He has millions of Lakṣmīs with Him. And Saraswati we should worship to get divine knowledge, knowledge of Kṛṣṇa. Keshava Kashmiri was a Digvijay paṇḍita. He had...