Browsing the "Spiritual Master / Guru" Tag

Who Is a Real Guru?

July 22nd, 2016 | by back-to-godhead-magazine

Among the naïve, of course, one may pass for a spiritual master by wearing robes and a beard but intelligent people won't settle for these outer trappings


Initiation Into Spiritual Life

April 11th, 2016 | by srila-bhaktisiddhanta-sarasvati-thakur

It is inexplicable how gurus who live in open sin contrive never-the-less to retain the unquestioning allegiance of the cultured portion of their disciples


Correcting ISKCON’s Guru System

December 25th, 2015 | by Bhakti Charu Swami

In ISKCON we have to be absolutely clear that Srila Prabhupada is the head of the institution and will continue to be that as long as the institution lasts


Srila Prabhupada: The Prominent Link

December 1st, 2015 | by Dhira Govinda dasa (David B. Wolf, Ph.D.)

The Prominent Link is Dhira Govinda's paper on ISKCON guru tattva. It was a presentation to the GBC in an attempt to harmonize the different camps in


What is Initiation?

November 18th, 2015 | by roy-barrios

It seems a simple question since so many devotees are initiated. But I have asked a few devotees and they seem not to understand what is initiation is.



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