Thursday, May 21, 2015
(A Conversation Between Krishna and the Gopis)
vidhur ayam agatavan sharadam prati samprati
itavan vidhur atha na hi bhavatih prati
madhava jaya gokula-vira jaya jaya krishna hare
vidhuh - moon; ayam - the; agatavan - arrived; sharadam - autumn; prati - at; samprati - now; itavan - approached; vidhuh - Lord Vishnu; atha - now; na - not; hi - indeed; bhavatih - you; prati - to; madhava - O Madhava; jaya - all glories to You; gokula - of Gokula; vira - O hero; jaya - all glories; jaya - all glories; krishna - O Krishna; hare - O Hari.
"The moon has now entered the autumn season. Still, the moon has not approached you."
"O Madhava, all glories to You! O hero of Gokula, All glories to You! O Krishna, O Hari, all glories to You!"
kumudakara-calanam na bhaved iti seyam
kaumudikagad idam unneyam
keshava jaya sharma-sharira jaya jaya krishna hare
kumudakara - of the moon; calanam - the moving; na - not; bhavet - may be; iti - thus; sa iyam - this; kaumudika - moonlight; agat - arrived; idam - this; unneyam - brilliant; keshava - O Keshava; jaya - all glories; sharma - handsome; sharira - whose
"The moon cannot personally come here, so the brilliant moonlight has come in its place."
"O Keshava, all glories to You! O handsome Krishna, all glories to You! O Hari, all glories to You!"
kusuma-vani madhupair iyam ancati kantim
mama bhavatishu prathayatu kantim
shyamala jaya harda-sharira jaya jaya krishna hare
kusuma - of flowers; vani - the garden; madhupaih - by; bees; iyam - this; ancati - attains; kantim - beauty; mama - of Me; bhavatishu - for you; prathayatu - expands; kantim - the desire; shyamala - O dark-complexioned Lord; jaya - all glories to You;
harda - of Love; sharira - O form;
"This beautiful flower garden filled with bumblebees has aroused My desire for you."
"O dark-complexioned Lord, all glories to You! O Deity of amorous love, all glories to You! O Krishna, O Hari, all glories to You!"
bhavad-anugataye kila krita-lobha
mohana jaya samvidi dhira jaya jaya krishna hare
pushpita - flowering; kunja - of groves; caye - in the host; vrinda - by Vrinda-devi acita - made; shobha - beauty; bhavat - you; anugataye - to follow; kila - indeed; krita - done; lobha - desire; mohana - O charming one; all glories; samvidi - in
knowledge; dhira - O hero
Vrinda-devi has made these flower-groves very beautiful. I yearn to follow you into these groves." "O charming Lord, all glories to You! O hero in the arts of amorous love, all glories to You! O Krishna, O Hari, all glories to You!"
Secret Pastimes With Many Secret Wonders and Pleasures
- Prosita-bhartrka (A Gopi Distraught Because Krsna Has Gone to a Faraway Place)
- Utkanthita (A Gopi Who Yearns To Meet Krsna)
- Abhisarika (A Gopi Who Goes To Meet Krsna)
- Vasaka-sajja (A Gopi Who Carefully Decorates Herself for a Meeting with Krsna)
- Vipralabdha (A Gopi Cheated by Krsna, Who Did Not Come to the Rendezvous)
- Khandita (A Gopi Cheated by Krsna)
- Kalahantarita-bharrtrka (A Gopi Separated from Krsna Because of aLoevr's Quarrel)
- Svadhina-bhartrka (A Gopi Who Dominates Krsna)
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
With the help of a gopi who is like the greatest cheater of all cheaters, Krsna personally enters the gopis houses. The following is a hint of the direction these pastimes take.
In the rasa-dance pastimes Krsna was the amorous hero and the many gopis were His amorous heroines.
Externally, the rasa-dance festival came to an end, but in did not end within the gopis' hearts. It is said: When the rasa-dance festival had come to an end, the beautiful-eyed gopis became diligently engaged in their household dutiese. Still, they always thought of those pastimes of
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Vrnda and the gopis planted tamala trees and splendid plants on the pathways leading far from Vraja, pathways Krsna's gopi-beloveds traveled to meet Krsna. In this way they served Lord Hari.
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