• Sloka: tṛṇād api sunīcena
    taror iva sahiṣṇunā (Siksastaka 3).
  • Becoming a Vaisnava is very difficult because the humility of Vaisnavas is incomparable.
  • Srila Vamana Maharaja was the embodiment of humility, he received diksa from Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada.
  • When Srila Narayana Maharaja joined the Vedanta Samiti, he received diksa from Srila Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Gosvami Maharaja, but Vamana Maharaja glorified him.
  • True Vaisnavas glorify others without interest.
  • Srila Narayana Maharaja said that he might not attain bhava, but that Vamana Maharaja lived in bhava.
  • Narayana Maharaja gave diksa in regions that Vamana Maharaja could not travel to. He also authorised by letter that Narayana Maharaja gave initiation to Westerners.
  • Vamana Maharaja was the Acarya President of the Vedanta Samiti, but he always told Narayana Maharaja to start the lectures.
  • About Tunga Vidya, the manjaris and repentant Krsna.
  • The verse from Gita Govinda that Vamana Maharaja used to repeat: yadi hari smarane sarasam mano.
  • The harikatha of Gita Govinda is very high, one must read this grantha with the senses controlled.
  • Have firm faith in the Guru and harikatha, as well as Haridasa Thakura, atyantiki-sraddha.
  • Dasa means service, but it is the mood that establishes the type of service.
  • About how Narayana Maharaja gave harikatha after heart surgery.
  • About Trivikrama Maharaja and his funny harikatha that always contemplated the same instructions.
  • Conditioned souls have many anarthas (unwanted impressions) and papas (sins) accumulated from many, many lives.
  • It is very difficult to understand the activities of a Vaisnava.
  • The strong and funny lilas of Trivikrama Maharaja angry with those who tried to serve him. If the Guru punishes, that is his mercy.
  • About tolerance and financial difficulties in maintaining the Temple, and the conclusion: “It will take many lives for you to tolerate these limitations, chant the holy names”.


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