Acaryas Quotes Bhakti Quotes A Question May Arise

A Question May Arise

[Srila Narayana Maharaja:] Weeping and lamenting is service.

[Question:] How?

[Srila Narayana Maharaja:] How? When you reach this position you will know.

[Question:] Why didn’t Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu ask all these questions to Srila Rupa Gosvami?

[Srila Narayana Maharaja:] Raya Ramananda is Visakha; she is superior to Rupa Manjari. She is the guru of Rupa Manjari.

sakhi gana mama, parama suhrt,
jugala-premer guru
tad-anuga ho’ye, sevibo radhar,
carana kalpa taru

 

[All my associate sakhis are my supreme well-wishers, they are my best friends, and they are the teachers of my lessons in conjugal love. Simply by following them, I will serve the lotus feet of Radha, which are just like desire-fulfilling trees. (Gita-mala, verse 3)]

[Question:] Still, she doesn’t fully know Radhika’s mood.

[Srila Narayana Maharaja:] You should do bhajana. How can I give all my moods to you? This would be quite absurd.

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