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He Did Not Have Pure Mādhurya-bhāva

Jayadeva Gosvāmī stopped writing when he was describing Śrīmatī Rādhikā’s māna. When Kṛṣṇa realized that Śrīmatī Rādhikā’s māna could not be broken, then Kṛṣṇa offered His flute and peacock feather at the lotus feet of Śrīmatī Rādhikā. He even bowed His head at the lotus feet of Śrīmatī Rādhikā and said, “He Śrīmatījī, may You be pleased. Place Your lotus feet on My head.” But, Jayadeva Gosvāmī could not write this. Why? He did not have pure mādhurya-bhāva. He was not under the guidance of the gopīs. None would have known the glories of Śrīmatī Rādhikā and the gopīs if our Gosvāmīs hadn’t written books. By listening to these prayers, Kṛṣṇa will be pleased.

August 24, 2000 Mathurā

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