710214 - Lecture Purport to Jaya Radha-Madhava - Gorakhpur

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



710214PU-GORAKHPUR - February 14, 1971 - 14:38 Minutes



Prabhupāda:

... kuñja-vihārī
gopī-jana-vallabha giri-vara-dhārī
yasoda-nandana braja-jana-rañjana
yamunā-tīra-vana-cārī

This small song you can practice. The tune I can give you.

(Prabhupāda sings each line and devotees respond)

(break) (then kīrtana with mṛdaṅga and karatālas)

(12:20)

(break) This is actual picture of Kṛṣṇa, rādhā-mādhava giri-vara-dhārī. Original Kṛṣṇa this is. Rādhā-mādhava giri-vara-dhārī. Vraja-jana-vallabha. His business is to please the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana. That's all. He has no other business. And the vraja-jana also, they have no other business than to please Kṛṣṇa. That's all. This is original Kṛṣṇa. Vraja-jana-vallabha giri-vara-dhārī. And first business is Rādhā-Mādhava. Of course, Kṛṣṇa is concerned with everyone, especially concerned with Rādhārāṇī. Rādhā-mādhava kuñja-bihārī, and He enjoys with Rādhā in different kuñjas, bushes, of Vṛndāvana.

And then, yaśodā-nandana. Next He wants to please His mother, Yaśodā. Yaśodā-nandana vraja-jana-rañjana. And Kṛṣṇa is very affectionate to all the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana. The son of Yaśodā and Nanda Mahārāja. They love Kṛṣṇa, all the elderly persons. They love. Elderly ladies and persons, they love Kṛṣṇa. "Oh, here is the son of Yaśodā and Nanda Mahārāja." They're all tenants and subordinates to Nanda Mahārāja. Nanda Mahārāja is the chief man in Vṛndāvana, and they are their subjects. So they are affectionate to Kṛṣṇa because He happens to be son of Yaśodā and Nanda Mahārāja.

And Kṛṣṇa's business is... (cut) (end)