Can One have Intimate relationship with Krishna in Goloka?
Lakshit Mahajan asked lke this:
“Hare Krishna, In some works of goswami and also in brahmvaivrt puran,we read about the Intimate relationship between Srimati Radharani and Lord krishna.
But normally, we hear that there cannot be Intimate relationship between Krishna and Srimati Radharani, other Gopis.
Kindly guide me on this topic. And also, Srila Prabhupad said that the Kama this world is the reflection of the love of Golok. What is the meaning of this??
Intimate relationship with Krishna in Goloka is possible.
Yes, Kama exists in the Goloka Vrindavana. Even between Radharani and Krishna.
But, it is not the kama for sense gratification of Krishna. It is not like the contaminated kama that exists on earth.
Because Krishna does not need pleasure from others, as He Himself is the source of pleasure.
Kama in the Goloka is the symbol of the surrender and union of the soul with the supersoul.
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Even the Gopis are considered as the symbolic representation of souls uniting with the Supersoul Krishna.
See, the soul can maintain many relations with Krishna.
As a Guru – disciple;
As a Parent – child;
As a friend;
As a revered person;
As a lover and husband;
Having Krishna in the relationship as a lover and husband is the topmost form of devotion.
In all other relations, one can not have Intimate relationship with Krishna.
But, when a devotee considers Krishna as the lover and husband, Intimate relationship is also possible.
But, such a TOP LEVEL devotee will not desire to have sense gratification. He will treat the opportunity of the Intimate relationship with Krishna in Goloka as the mercy of Krishna who has given the opportunity for him to get the closest association of Himself.
So, the readers of this reply should take the Intimate relationship of a devotee with Krishna as the union of the soul with the supersoul Krishna.
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Because, the goal of every soul is to mingle with the Supersoul Krishna in ecstasy.
One should engage all the senses, including Kama in the service of the Lord. This is possible only if he considers Krishna as his/ her husband.
This is not the view of ME alone. My views are backed by the Previous Acharyas and the Lord Caitanya Himself.
H.H.Bhakti Vikasa Swami and Mahanidhi Swami have quoted in their speeches, this writing of Srila Prabhupada in “Science of Self Realization”, Chapter -8:
“Caitanya Mahaprabhu informs us that one can even have se–al engagement with the Lord. This information is Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s unique contribution.
In this material world, se–al engagement is considered to be the highest engagement, the greatest pleasure, although it exists only in a perverted form.
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No one, however, has conceived that there can be Sep–al engagement in the spiritual world. There is not a single instance of such theology anywhere in the entire world.
This information is given for the first time by Caitanya Mahaprabhu: one can have the Supreme Personality of Godhead as one’s husband, as one’s lover.
This is possible in the worship of Radha and Krsna, but no one, especially the impersonalists, can understand Radha-Krsna.
The impersonalists have no idea; they cannot even conceive that God has form. But Caitanya Mahaprabhu says that not only does God have form, but He has s-x life also. This is the highest contribution of Caitanya Mahaprabhu.”
Hope you are now clear about Se–al relationship with Krishna in Goloka.
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