The Fields Near Varshana

2,996 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » The Fields Near Varshana

By Bhurijana dasa

Hare Krsna. In 1976 in Vrindaban, a devotee asked this of Srila Prabhupada on a morning walk:

“The devotees are asking one question. They’re wanting to know how it was that even though there is so much distance between, let’s say, Govardhana and Radha-kunda and Vrndavana, Nanda-grama, Varsana, how it was that still Krsna and Radha could go and meet, and the cowherd boys could go and meet at these various places. They could go such great distances.”

Srila Prabhupada’s reply: “That is distance for you, not for them. Just like a small ant. It goes from here to here. It is a great, three hundred miles, but for you, one step. Why do you study Krsna like you? Why do you think that Krsna was like you? Avajananti mam mudha manusim tanum asritam [Bg. 9.11]. Krsna can do anything, so (can) His associates.”

Simple but profound truth spoken concisely. Krsna, His associates, and the holy land of Vrindaban are extraordinary, transcendental, and are not limited by the limitations of this world.

In Sri Vrindaban dham, everything and everyone, including time, act solely for the pleasure of Krsna. Sri Prabodhananda Sarasvati therefore instructs us as he so sweetly glorifies the land of Vrindaban:

“The lotus feet of Sri Caitanya are far away, and the formidable age of Kali has arrived. Therefore how can one obtain love for Sri Krsna without having intense attachment for the land of Vrndavana?”

“When will I reside in Vrndavana like a helpless person while glorifying the transcendental pastimes of Sri Sri Radha and Krsna, while condemning material enjoyment because of achieving supreme bliss within the heart, and while loudly crying out, “O my dear Lord! O Shyamasundara!”

“Although nectar is available, I drink poison. Although I have beautiful eyes, I am practically blind. I always increase my material bondage, which is the cause of misery. O mother Vrndavana, my only hope in life is that you are most affectionate, therefore you will pull me out of worldly association and give me shelter on your lap.”

Ref. VedaBase = Morning Walk Excerpt — April 2, 1976, Vrndavana

Please click the "Like" button below if you haven't done so already!
 
 
 
2,996 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » The Fields Near Varshana
 

Comments are closed. Please check back later.

 

Comments are closed. Please check back later.

 
 
Home » The Fields Near Varshana
 
  • Post Details

Author: Administrator Administrator's website Administrator's email
Post Date: Tuesday, February 12th, 2008
Categories: Quotes, Bhurijana dasa
Trackback: Trackback
 
  • Last update: Wed April 16

  • Who is online

    • 28 currently online
    • 139 maximum concurrent
    • 10982638 total visitors

    Registered users online

  • Registered users: 6117

  • Navigation

  • -OTHER INCOMING LINKS
  • BC VTE Bhakti Sastri Online
  • Bhaktimarga Swami's blog
  • Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
  • Bhaktivedanta College
  • Bhaktivedanta Institute (Alachua)
  • Bhaktivedanta Manor
  • Bhaktivedanta VedaBase Network
  • Bhaktivedanta Vedabase Online
  • Cooking with Kurma
  • Darshan of SS Radha-Londonisvara
  • Dharmapatnis
  • Diary of a Traveling Preacher
  • Euro GBC
  • Forbidden Archeology
  • Gaudiya Vaisnava texts
  • Indradyumna Swami Media
  • ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry
  • ISKCON Health & Welfare Ministry
  • ISKCON Ministry of Educational Development
  • ISKCON's Congregational Development Ministry
  • Iskcon-desire-tree
  • Iskcon.com
  • Jayadvaita Swami's personal site
  • Krishna Dharma's website
  • Krishna Lila Entertainment
  • Krishna.com
  • Krishnamarriage.com
  • matchlessgifts.org
  • Mayapur Academy
  • Mayapur Days
  • Mayapur International School
  • Ministry of Educational Development
  • Our Spiritual Journey
  • Parisisvara
  • prabhupadavani.org
  • Radio Krsna Central
  • Saligrama Sila site
  • Sridham Mayapura
  • The Bhaktivedanta Archives
  • The ISKCON Sannyasa Ministry
  • The Official GBC site
  • Trivikrama Swami
  • Vaisnava Calendar
  • Vaisnava Calendar Reminder
  • Vaisnava care website
  • Vanipedia
  • varnashrama.org
  • Vedic Astrologer
  • Vedic knowledge online
  • Vedic view on controversial issues
  • Website in Bengali language
  • Yadunandana Swami's personal site
  • Alachua Temple Live Podcast
  • Comments by author
  • Donate through searching
  • Founder Acarya
  • Incoming Links
  • Iskcon News TV Channel
  • Iskcon Radio stations
  • Iskcon Universe Feed
  • Jaya Srila Prabhupada!
  • Krishna conscious "youtube"
  • Krishna Conscious Media
  • Most commented articles
  • Most read articles
  • New Dwaraka Archived Lectures
  • Polls
  • Stats
  • Temple webcams
  • Thanks!
  • The last seven day's most read articles
  • The preaching has already begun in the Temple of Vedic Planetarium
  • Surrender
  • Dreams And Mystical Experiences Of Devotees With Srila Prabhupada
  • Avanti House Secondary School
  • The Iskcon Cow Protection Culture
  • New ebooks available for the North European BBT!
  • Real Self or Iskcon Self
  • What is the difference between the past ages and the present age?
  • Ratha Yatra in Tallahssee 2014
  • 20th Anniversary celebration of Pandava Sena at Bhaktivedanta Manor

     
    "Artwork and photos courtesy of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. www.krishna.com. Used with permission"