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They used to follow Him with their eyes, and thus they sat down with stunned intelligence and could not finish their household duties.

Verse 1.2.234

Jnana-karmady-anavrtam — pure devotional service is not covered by jnana or yoga It is not that we must completely abstain from all philosophical speculation or rational thought, as long as the aim of such reasoning is to confirm the conclusions of the sastra and the instructions of the spiritual master and other great souls. When Mucukunda opens his eyes, being rudely awakened from comfortable sleep by Kalayavana, he will destroy this enemy with his glance.

Where did You stay during the night? Seeing You with such an inscrutable heart, my words and intelligence have become inactive.

Those in pure devotional service deride even the conception of liberation. Because the demoniac king Hiranyakasipu was most fearsome, our Sri Bhakti-rasdmrta-sindhu Eastern Ocean Page 50 hearts, which are Your permanent abode, were all overtaken by him. They do not even care for liberation, not to speak of the benefits oikama, artha and dharma” astame sri-gajendroktau 8.

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The body slndhu be kept fit to engage in meaningful service to Krsna. Nothing in this license impairs or restricts the author’s moral rights. And all the three worlds were also satisfied. I am eager to go dasamrta to that place on the bank of the Reva under the Vetasi tree. Why are You deriding the heat of rasamrga sun and emanating such an amiable nature? Those whose hearts are bereft of bhakti and rampant with mundane emotion are generally contaminated by impure habits and are fond of logic and argumentation.


Has an energetic sun full of sweetness arisen in the black sky called Krsna? He protects Mathura and Dvaraka by His judicious conduct in relation to all people. Their limbs are paralyzed and their bodily hairs are standing on end. Hasya-rasa The Secound Wave: He is making riddles, playing the flute, stringing garlands and drawing pictures. I have no practice of meditation on Visnu in the astdhga-yoga process, nor do I have practices oijnana or varnasrama duties.

In another place He dispatches love letters along with parrots. They have a particular type oiprema that has a special sweetness. He could renounce everything because he was so attracted to the beauty, opulence, reputation, knowledge, strength and renunciation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krsna.

Padyavali of Sri Rupa Gosvamin. In some cases he explains the meaning of the verses quoted and these have simply been incorporated in the translation of the verse without translating the commentary.

Though I am a pure paramahamsa without desires, by smelling the fragrance of the great herbs of Your pastimes, I have been transformed into a devotee and am thirsty for the rasa radamrta.

Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu Verse

Therefore, the disciple should learn from the spiritual master to serve the Lord without duplicity and in such a faithful and favorable way that the Supreme Lord, being satisfied, will offer Himself to the faithful disciple. Akrura is an example of attaining perfection by offering prayers to the Lord. Lord Brahma, his head bent low, his mind concentrated and his body trembling, very humbly began, with faltering words, to offer praises to Lord Krsna.

I shall chant Your glories, following exactly in the footsteps of Lord Brahma and his disciplic succession. He is worshiped by the eternal maintainers of the creation, who offer Him the paraphernalia of worship by touching their millions of helmets to His feet. The second kind of lobha, or modeni-lobha, is developed only after the devotee takes shelter of his spiritual master. In that cave decorated with waterfalls, Mucukunda is sleeping.

Nonetheless, they remained unflinching in their attachment to Him.

To whom did Krsna not give benefit? To say nothing of this, He sometimes serves your family as a messenger or servant.

But, being puzzled, in hastiness he forgot how to receive them in the proper way. Sri Bhakti-rasdmrta-sindhu Eastern Ocean Page 90 “The fool who gives up Mathura and develops attraction for some other place wanders in the material world birth after birth, bewildered by My Maya. Tears generated out of joy are cool, and tears generated out of anger are hot.


These fifty qualities of Krsna which have been listed are difficult to fathom, like the ocean.

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I am very ashamed to ask You to remove these sins. I make this promise. Bhava-bhakti displays the sindh qualities as sadhana-bhakti, plus sudurlabhd and moksa-laghutakrta.

Real love for God is called prema, the highest perfectional stage of life. When will I be fortunate enough to wander about in Mathura with tears streaming from my eyes, drinking such streams of nectar flowing from the mouth of an elder of Mathura? For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The short answer is that without a deep understanding of Sri Bhakti-rasdmrta-sindhu, our knowledge oibhakti is insufficient to attain the higher stages of the path chalked out by Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy. Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu Eastern Ocean Page 17 anydbhilasita-sunyam jnana-karmady-anavrtam anukulyena krsnanu- silanam bhaktir uttama “One should render transcendental loving service to the Supreme Lord Krsna favorably and without desire for material profit or gain through fruitive activities or philosophical speculation.

The kingdom of God is above the material universes, and it is desired by Brahma and other demigods. He is thus considered to be the best among all living entities. To reach success in attaining pure devotional service, we must connect ourselves with Her by accepting initiation into the guru-parampard.

Give up your this loud weeping! When lobha originates from the grace of pure devotees in the present time it rasamgta known as contemporary, or modern.