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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 Harirayaji ~ Pushti Lakshanani

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Rare even among sages

Rare even among sages

You maidens of Braja have promoted the supreme devotion to the Lord. It is rare even among the great sages. ~ Shri Uddhava -Bhagavat Purana ~ 10.47.25

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With Supreme Bliss

With Supreme Bliss

Decorated with jeweled ornaments, Their limbs move with beautiful grace and drama. Narottama das prays, ‘With supreme bliss I will praise Your divine qualities night and day. This is my desire.’ ~ Narottama das Thakur – Prem Bhakti Chandrika (Yugala Bhajan Nishta : 8)  

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Rupa Goswami’s Yamunastakam ~ 9

Rupa Goswami’s Yamunastakam ~ 9

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the seriesRupa Goswami's Yamunastakam

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the seriesRupa Goswami’s Yamunastakam Oh Daughter of Surya! O Yamune, whose forceful waves are completely purifying and who is surrounded by all demigods. Please increase the current of bhakti for He who liberates people from their sins, the lotus eyed Shri Krishna, for that dedicated person who […]

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