Topic: rupanuga bhajana darpana

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Nine

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 29 (1) kṛṣṇera jateka khelā   tāra madhye nara-līlā sarbottama rasera āloya e rasa goloke nāi   tabe bolo kothā pāi braja-dhāma tāhāra niloya  1) Among all of Lord Kṛṣṇa's pastimes, His līlā as an ordinary human being is certainly the best of all, for these pastimes are like an unlimited reservoir of ecstatic transcendental mellows. These mellows are not even available on other planets in the spiritual sky. So then tell me where are Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Eight

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 28 (1) rasa-tattwa nitya jaiche   braja-tattwa nitya taiche līlā-rasa eka kori' jñāna kṛṣṇa je sākhāt rasa   sakala-i kṛṣṇera baśa beda bhāgabate kore gāna  1) One should make himself aware that all the fundamental eternal truths concerning rasa, Vraja, and Kṛṣṇa's pastimes are one and the same principle of līlā-rasa. And Kṛṣṇa Himself is directly the personification of this rasa. All things are completely under His control, as confirmed throughout the Vedas and the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam. Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Seven

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 27 (1) sandarśana saṁsparśana    jalpa bartma-nirodhana rāsa bṛndābana-līlā bhūri jala-keli jamunāya   naukā-khelā cauryatāya ghaṭṭa-līlā kuñje lukocuri  1) There are unlimited numbers of ecstatic līlās which Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa play daily all throughout Vṛndāvana with Their girlfriends. They sometimes look at each other in different ways, touch and caress each other, converse in many different types of talks, and sometimes block each others' path. They sport the rasa dance, or play different types of water sports Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Six

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 26 (1) darśana āśleṣanwita   ānukūlya sebāśrīta ullāse ārūḍha jei bhāba juba-dwandwa hṛdi mājhe   rasākāre su-birājye sambhogākhya tāra hoya lābha  1) Sambhoga is defined as follows: it is that ecstatic mutual mood between the young couple Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa which is enhanced by looking at each other, by embracing, by worshipping and attending each other favorably, which surmounts the highest pinnacle of elated bliss, and which is present within both Their hearts as personified Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Five

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 25 (1) śrī ujjwala rasa sāra    swabhābataḥ dwi-prakāra bipralambha sambhoga ākhyāna binā bipralambhāśroya   sambhogera puṣṭi noya tāi bipralambhera bidhāna  1) The most brilliant mellow of conjugal love has two natural divisions: vipralambha (separation) and sambhoga (enjoyment together). The pleasure felt in union cannot be properly appreciated without the experience of suffering in separation. That is the function of vipralambha. (2) pūrba-rāga tathā māna   prabāsa baicttya-jñāna bipralambha cāri to' prakāra saṅgamera pūrba-rīti  labhe pūrba-rāga Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Four

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 24 (1) sādhāraṇi samañjasā   sthāyī lābhe bhāba daśā kubjā āra mahiṣī pramāṇa eka braja-debī-gaṇe  mahā-bhāba saṅghaṭane rūḍha adhirūḍha su-bidhāna  1) The highest limits that the sthāyī-bhāva can attain are fixed up according to different divisions of Kṛṣṇa's lovers. The girl Kubjā of Mathurā and Kṛṣṇa's 16,000 Queens of Dvārakā are examples of the bhāvas known respectively as sādhāraṇi (the fickle love-infatuation felt by common girls) and samañjasa (the consistent love felt by wives). However, only Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Three

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 23 (1&2) nirbeda biṣāda mada  dainya glāni śramonmāda garba trāsa śaṅkā apasmṛti ābega ālasya byādhi   moha mṛtyu jaḍatādi brīḍā abahitthā āra smṛti bitarka cāpalya mati    cintautsukya harṣa dhṛti ugrālasya nidrāmarṣa supti bodha hoya ei bhāba-coya   trayas-triṁśat sabe hoya byabhicārī nāme labhe jñapti 1-2) The following 33 emotions are known as vyabhicārī-bhāvas: indifference, melancholy, madness, humility, fatigue, vanity, pride, apprehension, fear, forgetfulness, anxiety, laziness, malady, fascination, death, stupor, shyness, concealment, memory, debate, fickleness, temperament, thoughtfulness, curiosity, Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-Two

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 22 (1) sthāyī bhābābiṣṭa citta   pāiyā bibhāba-bitta udbhaṭa bhābete āpanāra prāṇa-bṛtte nyasa kore   prāṇa sei nyāsa-bhore deha prati bikṛti cālāya  1) When one's consciousness is overwhelmed with one's permanent ecstasy (sthāyī-bhāva), and attains the wealth of all special stimulants (vibhāva), then another effect is produced of its own accord. That is, the life-air is regulated and forcibly directed within the body, thus causing various unusual transfigurations of the body. (2) baibarṇya romañca sweda   Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty-One

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 21 (1) vibhāvita rati jabe     kriyāpara ho'ye tabe anubhāba hoya to' udita citta-bhāba udghāṭiyā    kore bāhya su-bikriyā jakhana je hoya to' ucita  1) When one experiences ecstatic love stimulated by the above-mentioned uddipanas, then a natural resultant reaction occurs in one's body. This is called anubhāva. It is like opening the doors of the heart, thus releasing the emotions. When the ecstasy thus comes to the external plane, some fine physical reactions become visible, Read More...

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Twenty

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 20 (1) kṛṣṇa kṛṣṇa-bhakata-gaṇa    guṇa nāma su-carita maṇḍana sambandhi taṭasthādi bhāba jata agaṇana   e rasera uddīpana hetu boli' bole rasa-bedi (2) mānasa bācika punaḥ  kāyikate tina-guṇa nāma-kṛṣṇa śrī-rādhā-mādhaba nṛtya baṁśī-gāna gati  go-dohana go-āhuti aghoddhāra goṣṭhete tāṇḍaba (3) mālyānulepana āra    bāsa bhūṣā ei cāra prakāra mandana sobhākāra baṁśī śṛṅga bīṇā raba    gītaśilpa su-saurabha padāṅka-bhūṣaṇa bādya-swara (4) śikhi-puccha gābhī yaṣṭi   beṇu śṛṅga preṣṭha-dṛṣṭi adri-dhātu nirmālya go-dhūli bṛndābana tad-aśrīta    gobardhana rabisutā rāsa ādi jata līlā-sthali (5) khaga Read More...

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