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The Form of Love in Separation

July 6th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

While on the outside the effects of prema appear like poison, on the inside they are filled with ananda

Humility and Prema

May 22nd, 2014 | by Harmonist staff

True spiritual humility is found in those well endowed with spiritual excellences. Such humility is an integral component of prema, for just as humility fosters prema, prema in turn fosters humility.


Union and Separation

January 2nd, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

In the eighth stanza of Siksastakam, Mahaprabhu reveals that he now completely identifies himself as a maidservant of Krishna. This identification began in the fifth stanza of his, in which Mahaprabhu humbly prayed for divine service


The Constituents of Rasa

December 13th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the second portion of chapter six of Siksastakam of Sri Caitanya, Swami Tripurari outlines the five components of rasa as developed in Indian aesthetics and adopted by Sri Rupa Goswami.


Exploring Inner Life

December 7th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

When one is established in saranagati and their heart is thus suitable, Krishna lila springs forth spontaneously from Krishna nama, enabling one to fully identify with the lila in pursuit of rasananda

Bhava-Bhakti

December 2nd, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the sixth verse of Siksastakam Sri Gaurasundara speaks to Ramananda and Svarupa with deep spiritual emotion, longing for prema

Fire of Divine Love

November 26th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the stage of ruci, a sadhaka is more attached to bhakti itself than to the object of bhakti. In asakti this balance shifts, as the object of the sadhaka’s bhajana takes his seat in the heart and the sadhaka thus becomes attached to him personally


The Sadhaka- and Siddha-Dehas

November 21st, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

As one enters asakti, the final stage of sadhana-bhakti, they are freed from the tendency to exploit and become established in a spirit of service


Pranesvara: The Lord of the Heart

November 12th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the latter portion of verse four of his Siksastakam, Sri Caitanya bids farewell to the Lord of the world as he moves towards Krishna, the Lord of his heart


Ruci and the Divine Drama of Krishna lila

November 5th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

When a practitioner attains ruci, the seeds of material desire are destroyed and one stands well positioned to gradually experience the full face of Krishna bhakti—prema



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