Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā

The Flowering Vine of Devotion to Lord Hari

by Sarasvati Thkura | 14,715 words

The book contains the essence on how devotees develop love of Krishna, and how they bring Krishna under control through their love....

Text 16

gopīnāṃ bhakti-mahimā
vaktuṃ śakyo na vedhasā
tat-sutena śūkenāpi
ke vayaṃ jaḍa-buddhayaḥ

gopīnām—of the gopis; bhakti—of the devotional service; mahimā—the glory; vaktum—to be spoken; śakyaḥ—is able; na—not; vedhaśa—by Lord Brahmā; tat-sutena—by Brahmā's son (Nārada Muni); śukena—by Śukadeva Gosvāmī; api—and; ke—who are?; vayam—we; jaḍa—stunted; buddhayaḥ—with intelligence;

Even Brahmā, Nārada, and Śukadeva Gosvāmī cannot decribe the glories of the gopī's devotional service to Lord Kṛṣṇa. What are we, whose intelligence is very stunted, in comparison to them?

 

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