Our Affectionate Guardians
Unabridged unpublished version

[The shorter published version is also available. First two chapters are similar.]



Prabhupada & Sridhara MjChapter 1: A Transcendental Friendship

Our Relationship is Very Intimate
Please Look After Them
Europe Defeated by Asia
What I Came to Say, Will Remain
Lord Chaitanya's Prophecy Fulfilled
Live Forever
My Siksa Guru
We are Happy, We are Glad, We are Proud
Please Stay With Me
He Can't Be Converted
Bhakti Raksaka
Divine Qualities

Chapter 2: Exalted Glorification by Srila B. P. Puri Goswami

Chapter 3: A Short History of Srila Sridhara Maharaja and the Gaudiya Math

Sastra-Nipuna Sridhara Maharaja
Straight Preaching
GBC Elects Vasudeva as Acarya
Worldly Elements
Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math
Back to Godhead Magazine Starts
Only Sridhara Maharaja Can Approach Vasudeva
Compromise Affected

Chapter 4: Srila Sridhara Maharaja Glorifies Srila Prabhupada and Iskcon

Prabhupada & Guru MaharajaCIA
Vision of Iskcon
Bell Ringers
Keeping Iskcon Together

Chapter 5: Srila Prabhupada's Regard for Srila Sridhara Maharaja
Most Highly Competent of My Godbrothers
One Important Godbrother, He's Sincere
Our Swami Maharaja Has Done a Miracle


Is Srila Sridhara Maharaja's Preaching Different Than Prabhupada's?
Contradictions: Real and Apparent
Madhurya Rasa
Origin of the Jiva
Number of Rounds
GBC Guru Not Chanting
Sixteen Rounds

Is Srila Sridhara Maharaja's Mood Different than Prabhupada's?
GBC Apologizes?
Prabhupada at Chait Saraswata MathaLetter of Pradyumna
Acarya Godbrother Relations
Acarya Grandeur
Under My Order
Machiavelli's Princes
Kanistha Society
The Weeds of Diplomacy & Duplicity
Living GBC Committee Wanted
I Told Them Right at the Beginning
We Must Not Go Outside the Eleven
Truth Seekers are Fearless
GBC Suspended
Boil the Milk

But Srila Sridhara Maharaja Was Outside of Iskcon
Better to Bloop
We Thank Our Stars
Society Consciousness and God Consciousness
Higher Ideal
Sincere Never Deceived
The Fire has Come to Test Us
Sincere Hankering for the Truth is Our Guide
Follow the Line
Deviation Produces Devotion?

Zonal Acarya System
Free Guru Choice by Sraddha
Difficult to Manage Practically
Free Guru Choice by Sraddha ~ Reiterated

Did Srila Sridhara Maharaja Reinitiate Srila Prabhupada's Disciples?
Many Came to Take Sannyasa
We will be Responsible to Mahaprabhu
Prabhupada's Disciples Never Reinitiated
Pisima came For Initiation
Reinitiation? Grand Disciples Only

Purity is the Force (GBC Allegations)
Books are the Basis
Gaudiya Math Breakup

Further Insubstantial Accusations
    Accusation 1: Guru Puja Excessive
    Accusation 2: Sakhya-Rasa Guru
    Accusation 3: Godbrothers Asara
    Accusation 4: Authority Rejected
    Accusation 5: Swami Maharaja
    Accusation 6: GBC Criticism
    Accusation 7: Against Prabhupada
    Accusation 8: Sridhara Maharaja Not Advanced
    Accusation 9: Sridhara Maharaja Not Empowered
    Accusation 10: Iskcon the Best

Chapter 6: Aparadha, The Vaisnava's Greatest Enemy

Sridhara Maharaja is Sincere; All Others Not
Please Stay With Me
Please Look After Them
Don't Say that You are Perfect
Real Seekers of Truth are Fearless
Siksa of Srila Sridhara Maharaja Authorized
We should Approach Sridhara Maharaja
Guru Choice by Sraddha
Synthesis Will Help You Most
Free Choice of Guru Reiterated
You Must Become Guru
Siksa & Diksa Guru
Guru Selection
Madhyama-Adhikari Guru
Guru Deviation ~ GBC Acts
GBC Enthused
Position of Acarya
Posterity Will Judge ­ History Will Reveal All
Law Necessary but Not to Kill Enthusiasm
GBC Activities Intolerable
Call For a Meeting
GBC Must be Living not Mechanical
Guru Deviation ~ Wait & See
A Fair Field is Necessary
Recruiting a Farce when Stalwarts Leaving Discouraged
Living GBC Meeting We Want ­ Not Formal

Guru Deviation ~ Symptoms ~ Kanak, Kamini & Pratistha
Gaudiya Matha GBC
Relief Work
You Are Forcefully Engaging Me
Iskcon GBC Requests Sridhara Maharaja's Help
Srila Sridhara Maharaja Severed
Invited by Affections Force & Driven Out
I Am Very Much Mortified
Form Breaker
Kanistha Society
Stalwarts Going Down
Aparadha's Havoc
Blasphemy Must be Undone ~ With Interest
Insubstantial Apologies
Show Bottle Reform
Serious Questions ~ Serious Answers
Atonement ~ Our Only Respite

Conclusion Our Confession

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