Posts Tagged ‘Braj’

Reflections on the Demise of Vrindaban, Braj, India 2010

As I read reports of rapid highway infrastructure  development accompanied by destruction of traditional sacred spaces in Vrindaban, Braj, India which leads to ending the traditional lifestyles of many residents, I am saddened for those who live there and are traumatized by all this. I would also be saddened if such changes occurred here in […]

From Where You Dream

I’m reading a very interesting book, From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Robert Olen Butler. It seems the process of writing literary fiction is quite similar to the process of natural devotion in which we enter into a loving relationship with Radha-Krishna. They both involve a daily entrance […]

New Book Started

I just started my second book which will expand upon the final chapter of my Universalist Radha-Krishnaism book, “Remembering Radha-Krishna Throughout the Day.” I gave the philosophical basis and an introduction to the praxis of natural devotion in Universalist Radha-Krishnaism. Now, I will give a detailed explanation of the practice of involving ourselves in the […]

Radha-Krishna, the Divine Couple (Part 5)

Yet, absorbed in each other’s love and lost in each other’s thoughts there is scarcely room in their hearts for thought of anything else. God-dess and the devotee become mutually subservient to each other and surrender their freedom to each other. The pure divine love of the devotee controls God-dess.

Radha-Krishna, the Divine Couple (Part 3)

Braj is a place of pilgrimage in Uttar Pradesh, India, but the spiritual Braj exists in the hearts of devotees wherever they are. Radha-Krishna’s pastimes go on there now and forever. One can see them only by the grace and sweet will of Radha-Krishna or their beloveds.

Radha-Krishna, the Divine Couple (Part 3)

Since we are finite parts of the holographic whole, God-dess lives within us. When we attune ourselves to the spiritual plane, God-dess awakens within us, and we consciously engage in a loving relationship–the perfection of spiritual life. Radha-Krishna also live in Braj, the spiritual abode. Like them, it consists of existence, consciousness, and bliss. As […]