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  2. Радхарани была как пленница, и Кришна не мог встретиться с Ней, Он сокрушался и вообще ничего не мог делать. Он вышел в поле с пастушками, и они сказали: "Давай играть!". Кришна ответил: "Ну ладно, играйте сами. Я не в настроении". Субала увидел это и был очень обеспокоен. И он сказал: "Ну, я все устрою, я приведу Радхарани из Явата к Тебе". Он отправился в Яват. Он вошел через главные ворота, а там его уже поджидала Джатила. Знаете, почему ее называют Джатила? У нее очень большой джат, большая копна волос. Ее волосы росли, и она их не мыла, и даже не расчесывала, просто оставляла так. И они все перемешались. Потом они еще добавляли масло, и смолой еще их смазывали, и так заворачивали волосы, и они поднимались вверх. На них выливали масло и смолу, и они становилось твердым: тук, тук, тук. Это называется джат. И она была Джатилой, у нее был лучший джат. И вот Джатила сидела в воротах Явата, и видела - вот идет Субала, самый лучший из друзей Кришны. Он, наверное, сейчас какой-то ерундой начнет заниматься. Она сказала: "Что тебе нужно?" "Мне?", сказал он - "Ну один мой теленок убежал. Он побежал в этом направлении. Может он куда-то сюда забежал? Могу я поискать здесь?". И Джатила сказала: "Ну ладно, только давай быстрее". Он вошел туда, встретился с Радхарани, и сказал: "Давай поменяемся одеждой. Ты наденешь мою одежду, а я одену Твою". Так они и сделали. И вот Субала был одет как гопи, а Радхарани оделась как пастушок. И он сказал Радхарани: "Возьми вот этого теленка и выйди, неся его перед собой". Радхарани взяла теленка, подняла его, прошла мимо Джатилы. Джатила сказала: "Ну что, нашел теленка?". Радхарани попробовала сымитировать голос Субалы: "Да, я нашел теленка". Но звучало все равно не очень убедительно, и Джатила спросила: "Что с тобой? Ты - Субал?" Радхарани ничего больше не говорила, просто покачала головой, причем спиной к Джатиле, и ушла как можно быстрее, переодетая в Субалу. А Субале на протяжении дня как-то нужно было там передвигаться. И когда бы на пути ни встречалась Джатила, он шел в другую сторону, постоянно спиной к Джатиле. Итак, Радхарани, одетая как Субал, пошла туда, где был Кришна. Но Кришна не знал, что это Радхарани. Он думал, что это Субал вернулся ни с чем. Кришна заплакал, а Радхарани, одетая в Субала, стала разговаривать с Кришной, имитируя голос Субалы. Она сказала: "Не плачь, не волнуйся об этом." Кришна спросил: "Что случилось с твоим голосом?" И Радхарани решила испытать Кришну. Поскольку, как вы знаете, есть своего рода соперничество между двумя группами гопи. Есть группа Радхарани - это главная группа, и так же есть группа Чандравали. Группа Чандравали не соперники группе Радхарани, но они пытаются. Чандравали постоянно пытается как-то пробраться и встретиться с Кришной, обмануть Радхарани. И вот, Радхарани решила испытать Кришну. Имитируя голос Субалы, она сказала: "Знаешь, мне так жаль, что я не смог привести к тебе Радхарани. Но на пути обратно я встретился с Чандравали. И я договорился, чтобы она пришла через пять минут и встретилась с Тобой. Это немножко смягчит Твое горе, что Ты не смог встретиться с Радхарани. Поэтому все нормально, сильно не волнуйся, не плач." Так Она испытывала Кришну. Она хотела посмотреть, как он отреагирует. Может он скажет: "Ну ладно, хорошо. Встречусь тогда с Чандравали". Но Кришна прошел этот тест. Он стал еще сильнее плакать. Он сказал: "Нет, я хочу встретиться только с Радхарани. Чандравали совсем не то. Я хочу только Радхарани." И тогда Радхарани, переодетая в Субала, повернулась к нему лицом. И Кришна увидел, что это Радхарани. И какое-то время они наслаждались очень экстатическими играми. Позже она вернулась домой, а Субал вернулся к Кришне.
  3. Shrila B.V. Narayana Goswami 13 January 2000 There was a beautiful girl in East Bengal named Saci devi, and she was the daughter of the King of Putiya. From the beginning of her life she heard about Lord Krsna, and from that time onward she gave her entire heart to Him. From the time she was about five years old, she used to worship Krsna, sing to Krsna, play with Krsna, and do everything with Him. When she was about sixteen years old she became maddened for Him. Saci devi was not only beautiful, but she was very intelligent and used to study Sanskrit and Bengali. Her father and mother were worried for her marriage, but she totally refused to marry. She told her father, "My marriage has already been done. There is no need of another marriage. Don't be worried. I will go to Vrndavana and I will meet my beloved there." She took her Deities and was ready to go to Vrndavana alone, on foot, which was a three to four thousand mile journey. There were no airplanes or any modern conveniences in those days. She was preparing to go by foot, but her father arranged everything for her travel. Having come to Vrndavana and being completely infatuated and controlled by the desire to meet Krsna, she began searching for Him everywhere, wandering here and there. She would go to Vamsivata and ask that Vamsivata banyan tree: "Where is Krsna? Can you tell me where is Krsna?" There was a disciple of a very exalted devotee, named Haridasa, who in the line of Srila Rupa Gosvami. He was always chanting and remembering Krsna. He was also giving classes, just as I give in the evenings, and all Vrajavasis and saints and sadhus in our line would attend. Saci devi also used to hear the classes, and she was attracted. She told Haridasa, "I am taking your shelter. Please give me initiation, otherwise I will die. I want to see Krsna, and I want serve Krsna and Radha." Hearing this, he was so much happy. Though he had never wanted to initiate anyone, he initiated that beautiful princess. Haridasa then gave Saci devi instructions on how to chant, how to remember, how to practice in the line of Srila Rupa Gosvami, how Krsna is her beloved, and how she would be able to serve Radhika. He told her that her guru was a manifestation of Srimati Visakha devi and Sri Rupa Manjari. Sri Haridasa did not want her to be alone. He told her that there was an elderly lady of about fifty years who was very mature in hari-bhajana. He placed her in the hands of that devotee, just as Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu placed the hands of Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami in the hands of Sri Svarupa Damodara. After her initiation, Saci devi was always weeping for Lord Krsna. She used to chant more than one hundred thousands names (64 rounds) of harinama daily, and she was totally absorbed. Her guru never gave her any bhajana-kutira (small house or room or hut, used for chanting and remembering Krsna). Rather he told her, "Oh, you should arrange this yourself. I have nothing to do with these things. You should manage that part of your life." Saci devi used to live in a broken-down temple on the Yamuna ghat, and there she would perform her sadhana-bhajana. She never made any management for taking prasada, but rather she would go from door to door, taking very little madhukari (prasada alms). She would eat only one forth of one chapatti in a meal, not taking all or even half of it. Everyone loved her and wanted to give her foodstuffs, but she never accepted them. She never wore nice clothing. She wore only warn and torn white cloth, and she was satisfied by this. She had no electricity, and no facilities at all. By continually hearing, and developing her Krsna consciousness, she became totally renounced. When she became twenty-five years old her gurudeva told her, "It is time for you to go to Radha-Kunda, to the place of Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami, and do bhajana like him. And also take that nice elderly devotee." For the next twenty-five years Saci devi remained in the renounced order, doing madhukari (begging) and somehow maintaining her life. There was no problem in maintaining herself, and therefore she used to perform bhajana day and night. She did not sleep, even at night. After twenty-five years her guru, now very old, called her and said, "You should now go to Nilacala, Jagannatha Puri, near the Gambira of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, and then remain there for some time. There you will become siddha, perfect; so don't delay. Also, I would like you to renovate the place of Sri Sarvabhuma Bhattacarya. At present it is in ruins. No one is taking care of it and practically no one knows about its existence. So go and discover it, make a very simple temple there, worship there, live there, and take the prasadam of Jagannatha. That elderly lady was now gone, and therefore Saci devi went there alone. Somehow she came in the same way that Sri Sanatana Gosvami came from Vraja Mandala to Jagannatha Puri, traveling for many days on foot. You cannot imagine how she came. Once in Puri, Saci devi discovered the place of Sarvabhuma Bhattacarya. She made a hut of leaves and began to live there, chanting and remembering Lord Krsna. In the evenings she gave classes on Rasa Pancadyaya (the five chapters in Srimad-Bhagavatam 10th Canto regarding Lord Krsna's lilas with the gopis of Vrndavana). Sometimes she spoke on Venu-gita, and sometimes on other very important subjects of Srimad-Bhagavatam. When giving class, tears would come to Saci devi's eyes. All the residents of Puri were attracted, and even the King used to come in disguise to hear from her. The King made a proposal: "I want to give something to you. I want to build you a nice hut, and I want to give you a donation." Saci devi refused the donation and said, "I don't want a donation from a king." One day, on Makhara-sankranti, millions of Indians were going to take bath in the Ganges, which was hundreds of miles away from Puri. At that time Saci devi made up her mind: "I must also go to the Ganges to take bath." She made this determination in her mind, and she was going to go, but at midnight she saw, "Oh, the Ganges is coming." There was a very heavy, roaring current, and as though by magic, she found herself in that Ganges, where millions of persons were taking bath. The current in the Ganges took her to the temple of Lord Jagannatha, and then it entered and touched the feet of Jagannatha. [The Ganges originally came from the feet of Jagannatha-deva, because He is Krsna Himself. When Sri Vamanadeva took the universe away from Bali Maharaja, His foot went through the universal covering and touched the Causal Ocean. A drop of that Causal Ocean thus came into the universe as the Ganges. It is also said that Ganges is originally a sakhi of Srimati Radhika from Goloka Vrndavana. It can therefore be said that Jagannatha Himself, in the form of the Ganges, had picked up Saci devi and brought her to His lotus feet.] She was now there at Lord Jagannatha's feet, and the door was closed. No one else was there. In the morning the priest came, opened the door, and thousands upon thousands of persons came in to take darsana. The priest saw that lady and said, "Oh, why did you come here? To steal the ornaments of Jagannatha?" Saci devi was absorbed in Krsna, thinking, "Krsna is so merciful. Ganges came to me, made me take bath, and her current took me to the lotus feet of Jagannatha." She could not answer that priest, however. It is prohibited for a devotee to reveal his or her realizations, and moreover, no one would have believed her. She was thus taken to jail as if she were a thief. During the night Jagannatha gave a dream to the King, and also to the prominent pujari. Saci devi would now become famous as Gangamata Thakurani or Gangamata Gosvamini, due to her being carried by the Ganges. Jagannatha told them, "Go at once and beg forgiveness. Bring Gangamata Thakurani in a golden chariot, with drums and all other paraphernalia, to make a royal reception and royal procession. Also, you should become a disciple of that lady, along with your priests and all others prominent persons." The king awoke and at once went to the jail with golden chariots, a large crowd, and a royal reception. He brought her to her cottage and said, "Jagannatha has told me, "You should go and take shelter of that devotee. If you do not take initiation from her, I will destroy your entire dynasty." Along with all his councilors and others, he now began to fast and pray, "Be pleased to give us initiation very soon." Gangamata Thakurani replied, "My guru has not told me to do this. I don't want to make any disciples." Jagannatha then ordered her, "For Me, to please Me, you must make disciples." She then accepted them. The king promised, "I will give some land for Sarvabhuma Bhattacaraya, and I will make a very good temple there. I know that you have come from your gurudeva for this." He made a temple, but Gangamata Thakurani was always living in the temple of her heart. Her temple was there. She continued to give classes, and all the residents of Puri, as well as the highly elevated devotees, used to attend. One day, while she was absorbed in chanting and remembering the pastimes of Krsna, a brahmana from Jaipur came to her. That brahmana had been serving the Deity of Raya Kisora, Sri Krsna Himself. Krsna had told him in a dream, "Please take me to Puri and give me to Gangamata Thakurani. She will serve me. If you don't do this I will curse you. You are not rendering proper service. Sometimes you give Me offerings and sometimes not. You sometimes give Me bath and sometimes not. You are not doing service as you were before. So please go there and give Me to her. Otherwise, I will curse you, and your dynasty will also be finished." That brahmana then took the very beautiful Thakuraji (Deity) in a basket, and walked on foot for many months until he came to Puri. Now he approached Gangamata Thakurani and requested her, "Thakurji has come. Please take Him and serve Him. She refused and said, "I am doing manasi-seva (worship of Sri Radha-Krsna by meditation) in the line of Srila Rupa Gosvami. I cannot do all this. I have no time to worship with external paraphernalia." The brahmana became very worried and thought, "What shall I do?" Gangamata Thakurani had a Tulasi garden. That night the brahmana left the Deity in the midst of her Tulasi garden and fled. At four the next morning, Raya Kisora, that is, Syama Raya, Vrajendra-nandana Syamasundara, said to Gangamata, "You are neglecting Me. I came to have your service, your love and affection, and you are neglecting me. I'm thirsty; I'm so hungry. So please take me. Prepare something and offer that to Me." Gangamata Thakurani then went to see that Deity. Charmed, she took Him in her arms. She brought Him inside the temple and began worshiping Him there, and still now that vigraha (Deity) is there. When the king heard about this, he thought, "I am fortunate to be the disciple of this great devotee." All the ladies should try to be like Gangamata Thakurani. She never even dreamed of marrying any worldly person. I have come to help you to become a devotee like this. The world is like a fire, a burning forest fire. We have seen such a big fire in Florida. It burned for miles, and the government could not do anything. The burning forest fire of material existence is greater than this. We are in that fire, and we can never be saved as long as we are in material consciousness. If someone puts ghee in the fire, what will happen? It will become bigger. You will not be able to be saved. The father of Yadu Maharaja, Yayati, had so many very beautiful wives, but he was not satisfied. When he was old he wanted to take the youthful age of his son, but Jadu Maharaja refused and told him, "This life is only meant to serve Krsna. If you were a pure devotee, I would have been very happy to give you my youth." Yayati then asked his second son, Puru. He said, "Puru, you are my very dear, darling son. Please give me your youth. I want to further taste material pleasure. My thirst has not been quenched." Puru replied, "O father, I came from you, and so I'm giving you my youth." Yayati thus became young, and for many thousands of years he engaged in sense gratification. He was not satisfied, however, and one day he thought, "What silly things am I doing?" He quickly returned his youth to his son, and then left every material consideration and went in the forest. This history shows that the world is a burning fire. The fire in the sea is thousands of times greater than the forest fire, and we are in that fire. We should try to know all these truths. Don't waste your time. Try to develop your Krsna Consciousness. If you are married, there is no harm in that. Along with your wife and children you should try to be detached. There must be some sense of duty, but no attachment at all. You should think, "I must serve my wife (or husband) and children because they are eternal servants of Krsna. For this reason, so that they may develop their Krsna consciousness, I should help them." Male devotees should try to become like Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami, Srila Sanatana Gosvami, and Srila Rupa Gosvami. Lady devotees should become like Gangamata Thakurani, Jahnava Thakurani, and Hemalata Thakurani. Sometimes Jahnava Thakurani exhibited four arms. [Jahnava Thakurani is the eternal potency of Lord Nityananda. Nityananda has two potencies, Jahnava and Vasuda. The son of Vasuda devi is the incarnation of Godhead, Bhirabhadra, He was searching a Guru and was recommended to take shelter of Jahnava Thakurani, but he thought, "She is my mother. How can she be my Guru?" One early morning, after passing and just before taking her bath, Jahnava Thakurani was undressed from the waist up, as was the custom for Indian ladies. Bhirabhadra saw her in that condition, standing by a well, and became shy. She immediately manifested two more arms, and with them she covered her breasts. Bhirabhadra then offered his pranama (obeisances) to her and took initiation.] Don't waste your time. Remain in your positions, and if you are married, that is okay. If you are not married, if you are renounced, that is okay. If you are not renounced, that is okay. But hear hari-katha wherever you are and in whatever position you are. Offer pranama to that place where hari-katha is being spoken. Offer pranama to the organisers, and offer satstang-pranama to the speaker and to the whole audience. Then, very soon you will have sadhana-bhakti, bhava-bhakti and prema-bhakti. Try to realize all these things. These are truths. Gaura premande hari hari bol.
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  6. Lord Krishna showed Universal form to all the kings, ministers, rishis and others who were present in court. It is mentioned in the Udyoga Parva of the Mahabharata: Keshava, that slayer of hostile divisions, endued with great energy, addressed Dhritarashtra's son, Duryodhana, and said, "From delusion, O Suyodhana, you regard me to be alone, and it is for this, O you of little understanding, that you seek to make me a captive after vanquishing me by violence. Here, however, are all the Pandavas and all the Vrishnis and Andhakas. Here are all the Adityas, the Rudras, and the Vasus, with all the great Rishis." Saying this Kesava, that slayer of hostile heroes burst out into a loud laughter. And as the high-souled Shauri laughed, from his body, that resembled a blazing fire, issued myriads of gods, each of lightning effulgence, and not bigger than the thumb. And on his forehead appeared Brahman, and on his breast Rudra. And on his arms appeared the regents of the world, and from his mouth issued Agni, the Adityas, the Sadhyas, the Vasus, the Aswins, the Marutas, with Indra, and the Viswedevas. And myriads of Yakshas, and the Gandharvas, and Rakshasas also, of the same measure and form, issued thence. And from his two arms issued Sankarshana and Dhananjaya. And Arjuna stood on his right, bow in hand, and Rama stood on his left, armed with the plough. And behind him stood Bhima, and Yudhishthira, and the two sons of Madri, and before him were all the Andhakas and the Vrishnis with Pradyumna and other chiefs bearing mighty weapons upraised. And on his diverse arms were seen the conch, the discus, the mace, the bow called Sharanga, the plough, the javelin, the Nandaka, and every other weapon, all shining with effulgence, and upraised for striking. And from his eyes and nose and ears and every part of his body, issued fierce sparks of fire mixed with smoke. And from the pores of his body issued sparks of fire like unto the rays of the sun. And beholding that awful form of the high-souled Keshava, all the kings closed their eyes with affrighted hearts, except Drona, and Bhishma, and Vidura, endued with great intelligence, greatly blessed Sanjaya, and the Rishis, possessed of wealth of asceticism, for the divine Janardana gave unto them this divine sight on the occasion. And beholding in the (Kuru) court that highly wonderful sight, celestial drums beat (in the sky) and a floral shower fell (upon him). And the whole Earth trembled (at the time) and the oceans were agitated. And, O bull of the Bharata's race, all the denizens of the earth were filled with great wonder. Then that tiger among men, that chastiser of foes, withdrew that divine and highly wonderful, and extremely varied and auspicious form.
  7. Krishna fled the battle from Kalayavana. Hence he is affectionately called 'ranachod-rai', but there was hidden reason behind it. There is no 'defeat' for Bhagavan ever, because nothing which He doesn't want ever happens.
  8. Текст из "Брихад Бхагаватамриты" Санатана Госвами: "Затем я увидел на расстоянии луноподобное лицо Шри Пурушоттама Бхагавана, украшенное огромными лотосоподобными глазами, на чьем лбу сверкала тилака цвета драгоценных камней, чья кожа светилась как заколдованное облако (читай - грозовое облако), чьи красные губы великолепно сияли, и чья мягкая улыбка была подобна лунному свету, дарующему безграничную милость каждому." Текст из "Шри Шри Радха-Кришна-ганодеша-дипики" Шрила Рупа Госвами: Сладостная, подобная нектару красота тела Господа Кришны сияет, словно черная краска для подводки глаз. Его тело цветом напоминает цветок синего лотоса или цейлонский сапфир. Его тело очаровательно как изумруд, дерево тамала или скопление прекрасных темных облаков. Он океан нектарной красоты. Он одет в желтые одежды, а на Его шее гирлянда из лесных цветов. Он украшен различными драгоценными камнями и подобен сосуду, хранящему нектар многочисленных трансцендентальных игр. У Него длинные вьющиеся волосы, а тело умащено многочисленными ароматными маслами. Его дивной красоты корона окрашена множеством разнообразных цветов. Его прекрасный лоб украшают знаки тилаки и локоны, вьющихся волос. Игривые движения Его вздернутых черных бровей чаруют сердца гопи. Его подвижные глаза прекрасны, словно цветы синего и красного лотоса. Кончик Его носа красив, как клюв Гаруды, царя птиц. В ушах Его, свисающие до самых щек серьги, осыпанные различными самоцветами. Его прекрасное лотосное лицо великолепно как скопление миллионов лун. Он так и сыплет милыми шутками, а Его подбородок просто неподражаем. Его чарующей красоты шея имеет три плавных изгиба. Обитатели всех трех планетных систем заворожены красотой Его шеи, украшенной жемчужным ожерельем. Грудь Кришны, украшенная ожерельем из жемчуга и сияющим, подобно молнии камнем Каустубха, жаждет наслаждений в обществе прекрасных гопи. Украшенные браслетами на запястьях и выше локтей, руки Кришны простираются до самых Его коленей. Его красноватые словно лотос ладони украшены различными благоприятными знаками. Ладони Кришны украшают благоприятные знаки булавы, раковины, ячменного зерна, зонта, полулуния, стрекала для управления слоном, флага, цветка лотоса, жертвенного столба, плуга, кувшина и рыбы. Прекрасный живот Кришны – обитель самой красоты. Его небесного очарования спина словно сама приглашает гопи игриво прикоснуться к ней. Бедра Кришны, подобные напоенному нектаром цветку лотоса, сводят с ума самого Купидона. Ноги Его словно чудные деревья платана. Они чаруют женские сердца. Колени Кришны полны очарования, красоты и великолепия. Его лотсные стопы украшены драгоценными ножными браслетами. Стопы Кришны прекрасны как розы, их украшают различные благоприятные знаки: диск, полумесяц, восьмиугольник, треугольник., ячменное зерно, знак неба, зонт, сосуд для воды, раковина, отпечаток коровьего копыта, свастика, стрекало для управления слоном, цветок лотоса, лук и плод джамбу. Прекрасные стопы Кришны, словно два океана, наполненные счастьем чистой любви. Словно полные луны, собравшиеся в цепочку, чудесные ногти украшают их пальцы. Хотя мы порой красоту Кришны сравниваем с различными предметами, с ней ничто не сравнится. Здесь мы просто слегка касаемся красоты Кришны, чтобы пробудить привязанность читателя.
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