Gita Govindam, lyrical poetry in Sanskrit celebrating the love between Krishna and the gopis, specifically Radha, is authored by Jayadeva, the. Gita Govindam In Sanskrit / Hindi: Source 1: | PDF Link| Text Link Source 2: | PDF Link| Text Link. Gita Govindam with a Sanskrit Commentary (In Sanskrit Only). Item Code: NAD Cover: Hardcover. Edition: Publisher: Rashtiya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth.

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Only Jayadeva knows which words are most appropriate to the context. When you turn away from me even the moon burns my body. The spread of golden-colored kimshuka flowers gives the impression that they are the radiance from the nails of Cupid who pierces the heart of young men.

All these acts are performed sequentially or at a time? Similar is the word used for lalita in lalita sahasra naamaavali kaThina sthana maNDalaa … as one among many of her motherly attributes. And yamunaa kuule ‘on the banks of Yamuna, exciting environ of Yamuna, with breezes wafting coolness of Yamuna waters and fragrances of flowers on to its banks.

When she is willing, when Krishna is at her side, when father Nanda permitted, when her maid encourages her Author Socials Follow me Twitter Facebook. Ravana was a terror to these ten gods. Krishna gladdens the hearts of the gopis by embracing them. Here his chest is now under the auspices of lakSmii, and thus both of them are blessing a heartily double blessing.


With this, the auspicious beginning of the poetic work is over and he is entering into the subject matter of this work. These would be the pertinent doubts that arise, though they are not the questions in reality. As always, I can count on Exotic India to find treasures not found in stores in my area.

This happens only in Brindavanall- holy woodland with thickets of basil plants, conceived only for the congregation of such milkmaids for their communion with Krishna. The climber plants are feminine and the mango trees are masculine.

So, a seal is sealed, mudritam on his heart with her vermilion mark, kumkuma, tilaka, as a signal to prospective ladyloves, of course, in vain. Again the komala has the two aspects of meaning. God Sun, nourisher of the universe, the trueness of the Supreme Person is covered by your golden disk like lid, i. The word ambaram sky suggests ‘openness, sky is the limit for enjoyment; elate yourselves to sky Jayadeva is equally free to flirt away from the orthodoxy of poetics.

On an autumnal full moon night, the gopi-s or gopika-s, or milkmaids, attracted by the flute of Krishna, went out of their homes and met him in the groves of Brindavan. The expression yamunaa kuule would have been sufficient for Yamuna riverbank.

Some girl came there, but she became a third row ballerina, or fourth row chorus girl, even then that environ enkindles a kind of belongingness in her, and she longed for him in her way prekSya prekSaka riiti.

So, anyone can seek for his shelter, as such he is called shrayaH patiH Omni shelterer, of course, under the aegis of Goddess lakSmii. Srimadbhagavatam, however, does not specifically talk about a gopi named Radha though Radha is described as the very heart of Krishna in some of the other Puranas. Now, there are numerous.


Hence, the readers are requested to go more by the word-for-word section than gist. The whole work revolves round the following aesthetics. Extolling him in this way indicates that he alone has accorded release to many a saintly soul.

GITA GOVINDAM -CHAPTER 4 – Gleanings from Sanskrit Literature

The work delineates the love of Krishna for Radha, the milkmaid, his faithlessness and subsequent return to her, and is taken as symbolical of the human soul’s straying from its true allegiance but returning at length to the God which created it. The basic function of gods is to attend to the problems of ordinary, in time; eliminate evildoers like these demons, any time, and to enjoy living, every time.

But it is said a river called Yamuna that contains water and banks. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.


And rest assured that I will soon order more books. Thus Brahma and Shiva are born from the body of Vishnu. The bower becomes the forest.