No. In the Gītā, Kṛṣna is very clear about bhakti (devotion to the Supreme) as the highest goal of human life. Some commentators however have created their own concocted philosophies and mutilated the words of Kṛṣṇa. Thus, we are told that one should only read the commentaries of those ācāryas who are in a genuine paramparā (disciplic succession) – in this way, the message of the Gītā is not changed or distorted.
Are all commentaries on Bhagavad-gītā equal?
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Gaura Gopāla Dāsa Brahmacārī was born in 1987 to Dhīra Lalitā Dāsī and Jagadīśvara Dāsa, both disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda. He first met his guru, Śrīlā B.G. Narasiṅgha Mahārāja in 1993 and took initiation from him in 1995. He joined his guru’s āśrama full time in 2000, serving in various capacities for over 20 years and recently moved to Vṛndāvana where he is serving at the Rupanuga Bhajan Ashram.