0 How can one know that he is doing progress in Bhakti? Posted by shridhar pandit on May 1, 2010 at 8:36am How can we know that we are doing progress in Bhaktimarg? You need to be a member of ISKCON Desire Tree | IDT to add comments! Join ISKCON Desire Tree | IDT Email me when people reply – Follow
I asked the same question to one of Srila Prabhupada's disciples
He said Prabhupada said once to control our senses and overcome fear.
Hope this helps
Yes HH Radhanath Maharaj said once that you just have to be under the shower of mercy
And you will be cleansed.
do not know when how
but you will
Before coming to ISKCON, you cannot stare in your own eyes for long time standing before a mirror. As you progress in Bhakti marg by taking Nama Japa and sadhu sanga you are getting purified, and as such the time of stare directly inyour own eyes increases. Your style of thinking changes. You start realizing about your mistakes and do not try to cover them or disguise them so that others could not realise your mistakes. You are more ready to accept mistakes and apologise not simply acting but from the bottom of your heart you feel apologising. No body forces you. Just by uttering the name of Radhe Rani or Krishna your eyes are full of tears. You can singout name of Krsna loudly from your throat, but no sooner you try to sing Krsna from deep within your heart your throat will choke all the sound. When you start seeing Krishna and Radhe Rani in all objects and subjects around you, in every human being or animal or plant or physical objects. These are the symbols of progress in bhaktimarg. Only you will be the judge. No one else can judge. Your behaviour may be an acting to show out to other devotees that you are progressing in KC, but real "Andar Kee Baat to Tumhe he maloom padegi".