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Simply put, the organizers understand everyone at the Festival to be praising Krishna, while the majority of the Festival goers understand themselves to be at a fun dance party.
Gaudiya Vaishnavism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle. Unlike other traditions, ours is one of ego effacement. It is a practical path where one gradually replaces one’s physical identity with a spiritually focused one.
The first principle of exploitation begins from the urge for self preservation, and that means eating. We must adjust our dealings with the environment in this most primitive necessity. If we can accomplish that, we can almost solve the whole problem.
This ashram is mainly run by the women sevaits and regular weekly classes are organized where women from various localities of Kolkata assemble to take a course on the teachings of Gaudiya Acharyas, The Gaudiya Philosophy and much more.
Hinduism and Buddhism have many common features, especially in the practical basics of the inner-directed life of self-abnegation and meditation, spiritual discourse and promotion of the spiritual virtues.
Anupama, Murari Gupta, and the various Rama bhaktas of South India all appeared in Mahaprabhu’s lila, and we should appreciate the real devotion of any bhakta who fans the flame of spiritual partiality in their hearts.