“In three out of the four millenniums (namely Satya-yuga, Treta-yuga and Dvapara-yuga) people had the honor to be able to understand transcendence through the path of disciplic succession. However, in the present age, people have no interest in the disciplic succession. Instead, they have invented many paths of logic and argument. This individual attempt to understand the supreme transcendence (called the ascending process) is not approved by the Vedas. The Absolute Truth must descend from the absolute platform. He is not to be understood by the ascending process.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Teachings of Lord Chaitanya, Ch 18)
Friend1: The processes for knowledge gathering.
Friend1: Ascending and descending.
Friend2: Ah, yes. Pretty profound stuff. I had never heard of it prior to coming across the teachings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
Friend1: I always get the two mixed up.
Friend2: I used to in the beginning…
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