Karthik Sambamoorthy posted videos
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Yes they are preaching to us, but you are ignoring what exactly is it that they are preaching from the SB verse 11.3.21 which I quoted in the previous answer: "...seek a bona fide spiritual master and take shelter of him by initiation". If you are t…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Dean Prabhu: I have previously refuted your arguement based on SB 1.1.2, where you highlighted in bold the phrase :is sufficient in itself for God realization. Yes Bhagavtam is sufficient, but we must take shelter of all the verses in it, not just p…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Hare Krsna Bharat Pr,
Thank you for your nice and encouraging reply. I feels good to receive support when we are trying to make a point. You are right, some people cannot be convinced no matter what, that is why the only thing left to do, is to cont…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Yes sadhus do not suffer material miseries, but we should not take only the external aspect of it into consideration. To the outer vision they may look sick but internally they are not subject to any suffering, because of their position of being a d…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"You are absolutely correct in quoting SB 1.1.2 that "This beautiful Bhāgavatam, compiled by the great sage Vyāsadeva [in his maturity], is sufficient in itself for God realization", but this verse is not refuting the argument that one needs a guru. …"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Dean Prabhu: Yeah, but point out one "real devotee" who did not accept a spiritual master? On one hand you say Bhagavatam is: transcendental  nectar flowing from the lips of  sri shukadeva goswami. But you ignore the verses that underline the import…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Dean Prabhu: You highlighted in bold the following phrases from SB 12.13.11-12  "give ecstasy to the saintly devotees and demigods".
But can you think of one saintly devotee mentioned in Srimad Bhagavatam who did not accept a guru and became perfect…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Yes a devotees 'suffering' is apparent. As long as we have the material body sufferings keep coming. Simply by seeing someone undergo material tribulations we cannot discard them as not being a sadhu. Because even though to the mundane eye it looks…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"In the purport to the first verse you quoted(SB 8.24.48), Srila Prabhupada states that:
Even though we may not have the fortune to contact the Supreme Lord personally, the Lord’s representative is as good as the Lord Himself because such a represent…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"What you said is true, but it does not mean that any person who just picks up Bhagavatam and reads it once has reached the transcendental world. In order to understand the true devotional spirit of the book Bhagavatam, we need to take shelter of the…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"The discussion was about the necessity of accepting a guru, where did illness and disease of sadhus come into the picture, kindly clarify why you posted the previous verses."
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Hare Krsna Prabhuji,
Actually thank YOU for starting this thread on this forum
HariBol!"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Bhuwan Dutt Bawari's discussion Importance of Guru in Krishna Consiousness
"Hare Krsna Prabhu,
Thanks for the wonderful share!!
HariBol!!"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to Hansveer Boojhawon's discussion Why Gaudiyas feel Vrindavan mood is the highest.
"Hare Krsna Prabhu,
Kindly withdraw your offensive comment on Srila Prabhupada and his followers. If you think there is a discrepancy in Srila Prabhupada's answers please quote or give reference of where you have read these answers from and respectfu…"
May 15
Karthik Sambamoorthy replied to J. Brennan's discussion Disturbing Purports
"Hare Krsna Prabhu,
A Similar question was posed to HG Sriman Sankarshan Das Adhikari on his Ultimate Self Realization course, and he has nicely answered it:
Qstn: "I read something horrendous and sacrilegious about Srila Prabhupada on Facebook yeste…"
May 15
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