Posts Tagged ‘meditation’

Natural Devotion Trailer

This Natural Devotion Trailer touches on some key points from the playlist. Lalita Prasad Thakur initiated Steve Bohlert into this practice of meditating on becoming a girlfriend of Radha, the Supreme Goddess, which is the goal of Chaitanya Vaishnavism. He uses contemporary western language to explain traditional concepts. A non-dual, panentheistic perspective and self-surrender to […]

Natural Devotion 2: Overview

Hi. This video unpacks the book title and amorous devotion thus providing a summary of the rest of the series.

Video Commentary on Universalist Radha-Krishnaism

I began a series of video commentaries on Universalist Radha-Krishnaism:

Developing the Spiritual Body

Natural devotion includes practitioners meditating on their spiritual selves in relationship to Radha-Krishna in the eternal Braj. The identity we develop depends on our unique eternal nature. In the conditioned state, our spiritual identity remains dormant in a seedlike state. As we progress in devotional practice, that seed begins to germinate and grow in consciousness. […]

A Guide to Universalist Radha-Krishnaism

Let me explain how I intend my book to be used. It is called A Practitioner’s Handbook because it is meant for use in daily meditation. Study “Entering Braj” and get an understanding of how the process works. Meditate on this and see what natural impulses arise in you. What are your inclinations? Slowly go […]

The Daily Meditation

I have posted  ❦ “The Daily Meditation” (PDF) on This is a draft of my adaptation of Radha-Krishna’s pastimes drawn from Krishnahnika Kaumudi and Bhavanasar Sangraha. It is the final chapter of my upcoming Universalist Radha-Krishnaism: A Spirituality of Natural Devotion. Read it here.

Remembering Radha-Krishna Throughout the Day

Remembering Radha-Krishna Throughout the Day The following is intended to be meditated on daily while we imagine ourselves in our perfect spiritual identity as a character interacting in the play. It follows the basic plot outline given by Rupa Goswami in his Ashta-Kaliya-Leela-Smarana-Mangala-Stotram. We updated it for contemporary use, while trying to remain as faithful […]

Creative remembrance

The idea with devotional meditation and remembrance is similar to one practised by great artists…