Srila Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta always used to say, that we Gaudiyas have some kind of specialty, what kind of specialty? Specialty regarding seva and specialty regarding Siddhanta. Because seva and Siddhanta are almost same. When you can find Siddhanta in applied form than it is called seva, and when you find seva in the form of a words, then it becomes Siddhanta. It is same, it’s a compensating factor, and if you have many mistakes in Siddhanta then actual seva cannot be done.
Edited Books & Articles of Srila Maharaja
Question from one devotee: Some devotees heard or read about the manjari name of Bhaktivinoda Thakura. They take that fact as a proof that Bhaktivinoda Thakura is a nitya-siddha. But if we know the background and accept that his manjari name didn't come out of...
Upadesha by Gaudiya Acharyas
Quote by Shyam Das Baba
Tattva vadi means those who can speak about tattva siddhanta nicely without having direct realization about that. But those tattva vit puruṣas—they can speak about all those tattva vijñāna topics out of their direct realization power. This kind of tattva vit realized...