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
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