Preaching – The intimate service

The greatest preaching

It’s not that the 6 goswamis were bhajananandis and simply thinking about their own personal worship. They may have been totally absorbed in bhajana. A real gostianandi also is in bhajan. He is also worshipping Krishna. He is intimate. It doesn’t mean that the devotee who is desiring to do the intimate service for Lord Caitanya and satisfy His desire is not able to realize the highest level of Krishna consciousness. They certainly are. Bhakti Siddhanta said “tara ache jar sahetu prachar”. That those who have got spiritual compassion in life, those who have got real spiritual quality, they have, they preach out of a desire to satisfy the Lord. Preaching is not a material activity. It’s actually a very intimate service. So these goswamis are doing the greatest preaching.

His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaj

1986,26th August, SB class @ Detroit, USA