When Ignorance becomes important

Hare Krishna

krishna udhav

This short story of Udhav who was best friend and devotee of Krishna explains very beautifully knowledge becomes not just boring after a certain point,it becomes source of proud,which harms the personality . Udhav who claimed himself very knowledgeable person and loving Krishna, easily became a proud person which was leading to degrading of personality.

The beauty of true association with Krishna is he fully takes care of you and lets you free from any personality impurity.Krishna immediately sent him Vrindavan(highest spiritual place in the world) asked him to give message to all his loving gopis. He instantly followed the orders and left for Vrindavan.

Vrindavan’s gopis madly went to Udhav to inquire about Krishna,they soon started complaining about Krishna,asking several questions about his lifestyle,along with tears in their eyes.Seeing all this Udhav got initial impression of gopis i.e.full of ignorance and felt they are just wasting their time.As a great scholar,he immediately started explaining  about Karma,life,death,and insisting importance of  reading scriptures.All gopis found him extremely boring, they straightway said”what they would do by gaining all knowledge when their minds are always occupied by memories of Krishna “.

These long lectures on life,death are full of dissatisfaction if you are not loving Krishna by thinking of his different leelas. Udhav was deeply affected by the way he saw gopis fully immersed in unconditional love for Krishna and specially when he met Radha.Gopis taught Udhav to fall in love,lose yourself let everything go, to feel melting of soul just like when a river loses itself when it meets sea.This is feature of true devotee who lets everything go and live only for Unconditional Love which is nothing but Krishna.

Udhav shredded all his knowledge proudness and started feeling like gopis and returned to Krishna by chanting his name along with Vrindavan soil’s dust on his head.

Hare Krishna

Hari Bol

 

Request To Love for Destination

krishna with cows

Oh Love you experienced your best form in Vridavan,so why not ask you to take me to your destination.

Oh Krishna ,vridavan which still has fragrance of chandan mark of your face,flowers happily blossom waiting to be presented in garland for you,where sun eagerly waits to rise  to listen chanting of your name and then moon become desperate to spread its rays on yamuna river illuminating  your face while playing flute.

It is the place where devotees feel like a gopi completely surrendered to you,that’s why unable to stop thinking about you.It not only witnessed flourishing unconditional happiness but also got soaked in tears when you left it,so why not ask Love to take me to its destination.

Hare Krishna