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In India, there are many swamis who claim to be Krsna. How to detect them?

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Srimad-Bhagavatam Lectures

Let them prove that he is Kṛṣṇa. If you are foolish, then they will accept. If you are intelligent, then you'll ask him, first of all lift the Govardhana Hill, then you become Kṛṣṇa. Otherwise you are rascal, I kick you on your face.
Lecture on SB 5.5.3 -- Hyderabad, April 15, 1975:

Acyutānanda: In India, there are many swamis who claim to be Kṛṣṇa. How to detect them?

Prabhupāda: Hm? Many swamis?

Devotee: Claim to be Kṛṣṇa. How to detect them.

Prabhupāda: Let them prove that he is Kṛṣṇa. If you are foolish, then they will accept. If you are intelligent, then you'll ask him, first of all lift the Govardhana Hill, then you become Kṛṣṇa. Otherwise you are rascal, I kick you on your face. (laughter) This is our version. We do not accept these rascals as Kṛṣṇa. We want to test, first of all, that you are Kṛṣṇa. Why should we accept a rascal as Kṛṣṇa unless he proves himself that he is Kṛṣṇa? Kṛṣṇa lifted Govardhana Hill when He was seven years old. What he has done that we shall accept him Kṛṣṇa? Don't be foolish. First of all let him prove that he's Kṛṣṇa. Test him. Then accept.