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Raya Ramananda Samvada (18): Mahabhava & Radha Tattva, CC Madhya 8.163-180

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This audio is included in the following series of lectures:


  • What is mahabhava.
  • Bodily symptoms when we chant.
  • We should try to remove anarthas.
  • We should try to get vaisnava association.
  • Sriman Mahaprabhu also associated with Isvara Puripada
  • How mood is elevated while when we continue chanting.
  • Topmost level of bhakti.
  • Krsna has only one work i.e. to fullfill desires of His devotees
  • Maya does all the work for Krsna.
  • Explanation of the last verse of Sri Siksastakam.
  • Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami would eat less but used to write very high-class.
  • Chandan indicates love of gopis, Kumkum symbolises beauty of Radha.
  • If a tree has no leaves it is not beautiful, similarly gopis enhance the beauty and bhava of Radha.
  • Discussion about Radha's unnata-ujjvala rasa.
  • Raga is like tambula; when happiness is like unhappiness and unhappiness is like happiness, it is raga.
  • How gopis feel when they see Krsna.
  • Prema should be the result of Srimad Bhagavatam, not money.
  • If we perform guru-seva then only we can get his qualities.