The Veda does not claim that by studying its words with our intellect we will know the truth. It is the self-established truth imploring us to take up the means of experiencing the truth ourselves.
Why does Bhagavan allow Maya to create obstacles even for a jiva in whom the desire to surrender to Him has been born?
Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu has shown by his own example how compassionate love for all animation arising in the context of the culture of uttama-bhakti precedes the attainment of bhakti-rasa.
Comic by Krsangi dasi