Krishnakant, posted October 28, 2009: ISKCON Leaders Preach “Fallible Guru” Hoax
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ISKCON Leaders Preach “Fallible Guru” Hoax
A hoax by definition has no substance, built as it is on a foundation of lies and fabrication. The great Guru hoax is revealed whenever ISKCON leaders try to explain how their Gurus, who are meant to be current links in an infallible chain of liberated spiritual masters, can frequently fall back into illicit behaviour. Since Srila Prabhupada makes it clear that such bona fde Gurus in the disciplic succession never deviate, the perpetuators of the hoax have had to invent their own philosophy to convince their followers that they can.
ISKCON leaders contradict ISKCON Founder Acarya!
HH Jayapataka Swami, self authorised ISKCON Guru:
Initiating Gurus can “deviate from spiritual practices… act demonically…become fallen… hopelessly entangled in sense gratifcation… …take on demoniac qualities…and violate one or more of the regulative principles”
(co-author, Gurus and Initiation in ISKCON, Laws of ISKCON 18.104.22.168; 22.214.171.124; 1.7.1; 126.96.36.199; 188.8.131.52; 1.7.3, 1995)
“A bona fide spiritual master is in the disciplic succession from time eternal, and he does not deviate at all from the instructions of the Supreme Lord.” (Bhagavada Gita, 4:42, Purport)
“There is no possibility that a first class devotee will fall down.”
(Caitanya caritamrta, Madhya, 22.71, purport)
HH Bhakti Caru Swami, ISKCON GBC voted in Guru, GBC Chairman 1989:
“Initiating gurus have fallen from the strict path of devotional service”
(Guru Asraya: Maintaining Shelter in the Guru Parampara, GBC approved paper, March 19, 1989)
“A guru cannot be bad, for if someone is bad, he cannot be a guru. You cannot say “bad guru.” That is a contradiction… A guru cannot be bad. There is no question of a bad guru”
(Science of Self Realisation, Chapter 2, ‘Choosing a Spiritual Master’)
HH Jayadvaita Swami, ISKCON GBC voted in Guru:
“FACT: ISKCON gurus have usurped and misused money, and diverted other ISKCON resources for their own personal prestige and sense gratifcation. ISKCON gurus have had illicit sexual intercourse with both women and men, and possibly children as well” (Where the Ritvik People Are Right, Jayadvaita Swami, 1996)
“The pure devotee is always free from the clutches of Maya (illusion) and her infuence.”
(Srimad Bhagavatam, 5.3.14, purport)
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