Niyamāgraha (Attachment or neglect of rules and regulations)

This article "Niyamāgraha (Attachment or neglect of rules and regulations)" is the fourth in a series of articles published in the 10th Volume of Sajjana Toṣaṇī which deals with the six things that are favourable to bhakti and the six things that are unfavourable according to the second and third verses of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Upadeśāmṛta. This fourth article deals with Niyamagraha – Attachment or neglect of rules and regulations - Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura explains that unnecessary attachment to scriptural rules and also the rejection of scriptural rules at the lower stage of sādhana-bhakti is dangerous.