Following instructions is a basic standard requirement. If we don't follow the instructions, we are considered to be a fallen disciple. If we follow the instructions then we are considered to be madhyam-disciples, if we do it fairly well. If we are able to understand what the spiritual master wants, even without him, giving instructions, then he is considered uttama-disciple.
Quotes By categories
Quotes By Topics
Association Bhagavad Gita Bhakti Book Distribution Chanting Consciousness Death Devotees Devotion Devotional Service Faith God Happiness Hearing Holy Name Human Life Humility Importance of Chanting Maha Mantra Knowledge Krishna Krishna Consciousness Leadership Life Love Love of God Material World Mercy Mercy of God Mind Pleasing The Lord Preaching Protection Pure Devotees Responsibility Sankirtan Service Serving The Lord Spiritual Advancement Spiritual Life Spiritual Master (Guru) Srimad Bhagavatam Success Suffering Supreme Lord Surrender