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CAN WE UNDERSTAND THE GOPI’S SEPARATION MOOD?

CAN WE UNDERSTAND THE GOPI’S SEPARATION MOOD?

As soon as the gopis learned that Akrura was going to take Krsna and Baladeva to Mathura, their hearts broke and they were filled with unbearable anxiety. They knew what would follow. “Take all our sweets and cows,” they exclaimed, “but do not take Krsna! This is...

The Flowers of Vraja – Gita Govinda

The Flowers of Vraja – Gita Govinda

25 March 2017 Gita Govinda rati-gṛha-jaghane vipulāpaghane manasija-kanakāsane maṇimaya-rasanaṁ toraṇa-hasanaṁ vikirati kṛta-vāsane There are differences between the flowers of this world and the flowers in the spiritual world. The flowers here stay fresh and fragrant...

The Enchanter Enchanted – Gita Govinda

The Enchanter Enchanted – Gita Govinda

30 March 2017 – Gita Govinda daśana-padaṁ bhavad-adhara-gataṁ mama janayati cetasi khedam kathayati katham adhunāpi mayā saha tava vapur etad abhedam Small Krsna, having been given a laddu and a malpua in each hand by His mother, is wandering about in Nanda-bhavana....

WHY IS VISAKHA SO DEAR TO RADHARANI?

WHY IS VISAKHA SO DEAR TO RADHARANI?

Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī says, “O Rādhā-kuṇḍa, my mistress, Rādhārānī, stays in a kuñja–kuṭīra on your bank. She gives darśana there and plays openly, without restriction. Kṛṣṇa also comes freely for Her darśana. You are very near and dear to Them. I pray to you to...

WHERE DO WE GIVE OUR LOVE AND AFFECTION?

WHERE DO WE GIVE OUR LOVE AND AFFECTION?

If there is no love and affection, then one brahmacārī or devotee cannot remain following bhakti. He will be dry and suffering in māyā. If one devotee helps another, then devotion can grow in such a favorable environment. If a senior devotee nourishes junior devotees...

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