The process of devotional service means to completely be always dependent upon Krishna . “I think ” or ” I feel ” or different opinions. The opinions have no value in the absolute sense. It may relatively add some value but in the absolute sense, we simply want to repeat whatever the previous acharyas have said, whatever the shastras say. Everything we say should be substantiated; should be backed up and powered. Otherwise it has no value. Opinions of an individual soul of a conditioned soul have no absolute value. Only the words of the shastras, of the vedas and the previous acharyas and examples of great sages like, great mahajan’s like Prahalad maharaj.
His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaj
1986, 30 October, SB class @ New Talavan, USA