Topic: the pastimes of lord krsna

Chapter 6 – The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 6 - The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa TEXT 1 karma-kāṇḍa-svarūpo 'yaṁ māgadhaḥ kaṁsa-bāndhavaḥ rurodha mathurāṁ ramyāṁ brahma-jñāna-svarūpiṇīm There are two types of activities—self-centered and God-centered. God-centered activities are called karma-yoga, because such activities nourish one's knowledge, and this knowledge along with those activities enhance one's attachment to the Lord. This mixture of karma, jñāna, and bhakti is called karma-yoga by some people, jñāna-yoga by others, and bhakti-yoga by still others. The swan-like people call it a synthesis of yoga. Those activities that are self-centered are called fruitive activities. Fruitive activities generally Read More...

Chapter 5 – The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 5 - The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa TEXT 1 prīti-prāvṛṭ samārambhe gopyā bhāvātmikās tadā śrī kṛṣṇasya guṇa-gāne tu pramattās tā hari-priyāḥ When mādhurya-rasa becomes excessively liquified, then love pours like rain during the rainy season. Then the gopīs, who are most dear to Hari and fully absorbed in His thought, become maddened while chanting His glories. TEXT 2 śrī kṛṣṇa-veṇu-gītena vyākulās tāḥ samārccayan yoga-māyāḥ mahā-devīṁ kṛṣṇa-lābhecchayā vraje Being overwhelmed by the sound of Kṛṣṇa's flute, the gopīs of Vraja worshiped goddess Yogamāyā with a desire to attain Kṛṣṇa. The appearance of Read More...

Chapter 4 – The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-saṁhitā - Chapter 4 - The Pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa Text 1-2 yadā hi jīva-vijñānaṁ pūrṇam āsān mahītale kramorddha-gatirītyā ca dvāpare bhārate kila tadā sattvaṁ viśuddhaṁ yad vasudeva itīritaḥ brahma-jñāna-vibhāge hi mathurāyām ajāyata Two types of persons, the kaniṣṭha-adhikārīs and the uttama-adhikārīs, are eligible for understanding the science of Kṛṣṇa. The madhyama-adhikārīs cannot understand this science due to their doubting nature. Madhyama-adhikārīs are known as either impersonalists or worshipers of the supreme controller. If they are fortunate, then by the strength of devotees' association they become uttama-adhikārīs and also realise the sweetness of Kṛṣṇa's Read More...

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