Acaryas Quotes Gurudeva said today Rādhikājī is our Svāminī

Rādhikājī is our Svāminī

There are some gopīs who only share a relationship with Śrīmatī Rādhikājī. They consider Rādhikājī as their Svāminī and Kṛṣṇa as their beloved. They don’t have a direct relationship with Kṛṣṇa. Whoever is under the guidance of Rūpa Gosvāmī has this mood. They think, “Kṛṣṇa is not our Prabhu directly. Rādhikājī is our Svāminī.” The gopīs of this mood want to have darśana of Kṛṣṇa with Rādhājī.

July 28, 2004 Mumbaī

Must Read

Questions from the Readers

We study scripture to establish paramarthika-sraddha and relationship with Hari, Guru, and Vaisnavas. We receive transcendental knowledge through scripture. The Srimad-Bhagavatam teaches that the people in Kali-yuga, their minds and memory are not very sharp, so for the benefit of the people, Vedavyasa gave the teachings of the Supreme Lord in the written form...

Our First Mother – Gita Govinda

Once, a suggestion of Krsna accepting to wear shoes while He grazed the cows was brought to Him. At that time, Krsna said, “Prthivi-devi kindly gives us food, water, places to live, and everything we need. She is our first mother. You are asking Me to wear shoes on top of her? This would be very wrong of Me. And of what will those shoes be made. Even if they are made of wood, that in itself is wrong. Why disturb the trees by cutting their bodies? They are so tolerant and they always offer their fruits, flowers, leaves, shade for the benefit of everyone...”

End of Katyayani-vrata

The Vraja-devīs performed worship and chanted this mantra everyday, and on this day today Kṛṣṇa Himself came and gave them darshan. Śrīmatī Rādhārānī, the aṣṭa-sakhīs, and nitya-siddha mañjarīs also came on this last day and gave their darshan. This means that they accepted the sādhana-siddha gopīs, and were ready to give them training. Kṛṣṇa arranged this whole situation to make them the eternal servants of the nitya-siddhas. Śukadeva Gosvāmī explained all these glories of kātyāyanī-vrata to Parīkṣit Mahārāja...

WHO ARE THE REAL CHILDREN OF GOD? – World tour 2003

In January and February 2003, Śrīla Gurudeva went to Hawaii, then to San Francisco, Alachua, Orlando, Coral Springs, and...

PRARTHAMA-YĀMA-SĀDHANA. Niśanta-bhajana. Śraddhā. Verses 1-5.

...Their relationship with each other is likened to the affectionate relationship of near and dear ones in this mundane world. This means they have a natural feeling of possessiveness towards Śrīman Mahāprabhu, by which they think, “Gaurasundara is ours”. In Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta, in the section describing rāgānuga-bhajana, Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī explains that a mood of laukika-sad-bandhuvat, which is characterised by intense possessiveness in relation to Bhagavān, is indeed the symptom of deep prema for Him...

More Articles Like This