Shri Vallabhacharya’s Yamunashtakam ~ 1

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the seriesShri Vallabhacharya's Yamunashtakam

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the seriesShri Vallabhacharya’s Yamunashtakam I joyfully bow to Shri Yamunaji, the Giver of all divine powers. Her expansive sands shine brightly, like the lotus feet of Lord Krishna. Flowers from fresh forests along Shri Yamunaji’s banks mingle with Her and make Her waters fragrant. Both humble and […]

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The True Place

The true place is where Shri Krishna resides. Time is the medium for His satsang. Shri Krishna is the true wealth because He is all and everything. The true doer is free from pride of accomplishment. Know that Shri Krishna’s names joined with His attributes and lilas are the true mantras, and that Shri Krishna’s […]

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Shri Krishna is the form of supreme bliss

Shri Krishna is the form of supreme bliss

Shri Krishna is the form of supreme bliss and is able to confer joy to all of the Gopis – these plays are forever free from the sorrows and pains of worldly lust. – Shiksha Patra – 2:14 – (Forty-one Letters of Spiritual Counsel) ~ Shri Harirayaji (Commentary by Gopeshwarji; Translated by Shyamdas)

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Hari is the reward

Hari is the reward

If there is ever a wish for reward in one’s heart, it should be for the lotus face of Shri Krishna. Hari is the reward because He is always joyful and responds according to the devotional sentiments of His bhaktas. – Shiksha Patra (Forty-one letters of spiritual counsel) 1:15 ~ Shri Harirayaji (Translated by Shyamdas)

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The Beloved is found with love

The Beloved is found with love

The Beloved is found with love. Even if you have beauty, exalted virtues, A good nature, and high upbringing, These things are not pleasing to God— Nor are high birth, good karma, auspicious signs or Knowledge of the Vedas and Puranas. Sings Govinda, “O friend, if you do not love, What is the point of […]

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Everything will be done

Everything will be done

If we do everything for Him, everything will be very beautifully done. – B.R. Shridhar Goswami ~ Guardian of Devotion

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Increasing at every moment

Increasing at every moment

Pure love of God manifests as the most subtle consciousness, devoid of material qualities and material desires, increasing at every moment, and never interrupted. – Narada Muni ~ Narada Bhakti Sutra : 54

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I meditate on Them in this way

I meditate on Them in this way

Placing white jasmine garlands in the sky with His repeated smiles and laughter,making all directions full of blue lotus flowers with His moving glances, and planting blossoming sthala lotus flowers on the ground with His footsteps, Lord Madhava walks with Sri Radha in the Vrindavan forest. I meditate on Them in this way. – Sri […]

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I am the consciousness

I am the consciousness

I am the consciousness in living beings – Bhagavad Gita 10.22 ~ Shri Krishna

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The means to achieve the fruit

The means to achieve the fruit

  Where the absence of all means is the means to achieve the fruit and where the fruit, (Shri Krishna) is the means, know that to be the Blessed Path. – Shri Hariraya ~ Pushti Lakshanani

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