ANYTHING DONE WITH LOVE IS SWEET

ANYTHING DONE WITH LOVE IS SWEET

When will I see You gazing upon the prince of Vraja, His cheeks sweetened with a smile, as His mother anxiously strokes Him while He departs for the forest, fulfilling His vow to protect the surabhi cows? (Vilāpa-kusumāñjali) Dasa Gosvāmī now prays to be near...
HOW DOES RADHARANI COOK FOR KRSNA?

HOW DOES RADHARANI COOK FOR KRSNA?

O Devī, while You are on Your way to the home of the king of Vraja, to cook for Mādhava, every hair on Your body stands erect in joy and Your gait falters. Will my eyes ever attain this vision? (Vilapa-kusumanjali) Śrīmatī Rādhārānī, the most excellent and famous cook...
WHAT SHOULD BE MEDITATING ON WHEN CHANTING?

WHAT SHOULD BE MEDITATING ON WHEN CHANTING?

At the time of chanting, we hold each tulasī bead in our mālā, like catching the feet of the Vraja-devīs and praying to them as we serve internally. Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa and all the Vraja-devīs are present there while we chant Hare Kṛṣṇa. If we only chant Rādhe Kṛṣṇa, Rādhe...
HOW TO BECOME A STUDENT OF ANURAGA?

HOW TO BECOME A STUDENT OF ANURAGA?

In Vraja-maṇḍala there are many parrots that sport many beautiful shades of green and blue, and their beaks are red, yellow, or brown. Their necks have an enchanting reddish ring, looking like they are wearing a necklace. With their restless eyes, the parrots are...