| To consider the chanting of the Hare Krsna maha-mantra to be one of the auspicious ritualistic mantras mentioned in the Vedas as fruitive activity.
- Karma-kanda: performing religious ceremonies, following austere vows, practicing renunciation, penances and austerities, fire sacrifices in order to gain material benedictions from the demigods.
- To equate chanting to other spiritual activities, such as meditation, austerity, penance or sacrifice.
- One should not try to utilise the holy name for one's personal service.
- Chanting the holy name is meant for attaining love of God.
How to counter-act the offence: Approach the devotees and attain sambandha-jnana from them.