Reflections On Sacred Teachings 5

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta's Sixty-four Principles for Community

Improve the Community Around You

Some find it more peaceful to avoid interacting with others. However, we do not just want peace. We want realization, and the unfoldment of realization is not always a peaceful process. It is peaceful to be in ignorance; it is peaceful to be in denial; it is peaceful to avoid dealing with issues by living a cloistered lifestyle, but the real challenge arises when we have to interact with people because it tests our genuine level of realization.

B.T. Swami

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura founded his Gaudiya Matha on sixty-four principles that outline a perfect and complete foundation for a spiritual society.

Bhakti Tirtha Maharaja has molded his life according to these sixty-four principles. Therefore, he is able to expertly guide the world towards the ultimate goal of life, not only by elaborating on them, but also by leading with his personal example.

His Holiness Bhakti Charu Maharaja, International GBC and ISKCON Guru