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Raseswari Sri Radha

 Welcome to Rasa Nidhi
1The Ancient State of Jeeva (Being) - Powers it possessed
 1.1Maharshi Bharadwaj
 1.2Kanva Mahamuni
2How the Powerful Jeevathma (Soul) deteriorated?
 2.1Jaya and Vijaya
 2.2Jada Bharatha
 2.3Brahma Deva
 2.4Soubhari Maharshi
3Sarweswari Sri Radha
 3.1Who is Sri Radha?
 3.2Hladini Skhathi
 3.3Madan Mohini Leela
 3.5Vithal Dasji Maharaj
 3.6Sriji's Jaipur Leela
4How to attain grace of Sri Radha Parameswari
 4.1What is real sadhana (Spiritual Practice)?
 4.2Radhaji's Grace and Devotees
  4.2.1 Boy Rehman
  4.2.2 Shyamananda
  4.2.3 Gulab baba
  4.2.4 King Kulachnadra
5Divine message to readers
How to attain the grace of Sri Radha Parmeswari


Replete with inexplicable Rasika Bhav (Intense Divine Feeling) Shyamanda ran towards his Guru Hridayanathji. Soon the Guru questioned 'Syamanada, Have you been converted to any new tradition ? If not so how that red musk (thilak) appeared on your forehead. Syamanda narrated entire happening to his Guruji and said that when he had fallen on the Lotus Feet of Radhaji the red colour of Feet might have stuck to his forehead. "Another lie" - remarked the Guru. Are you such a great person.. When many Great soul's are immersed in sorrow without having Her Darsan, did you get the darsan of Radhaji ? ridiculed the Guru. Syamananda immediately replied with humbleness. "Gurudev you have complete authority upon me. You have right even to efface this 'thilak'. If you like you may do it". As the Guru about to raise his hand to clear the red musk (the thilak), a beautiful, smooth and shining hand of a little girl came in between. With this Divya Darsan, the Guru cried 'Amma Radhe, Radhe, is it you Amma, is it you ....and fell unconscious.

Next moment Syamananda became ecstatic and ran into the streets of Vrindavan loudly crying.. Shyama, Shyama... .Many residents of Vraj chased him. Syamananda sometime later jumped into the pond Shyamkund.

In Syamkund his body was not traceable inspite of intense searching. Sri Radha Govind have taken him into their 'eternal play'.

Subsequent to the most sacred life of Syamananda, Syamananda Tradition became famous in Vrindavan. A temple Radha Syamsundar was built there. Shri Shyamananda as a 'Manjari' has been serving Radhaji in the Divya Dham. (The Transcendental Vrindavan)

More than Japa (chanting) or Tapa, more than the circumambulation of Vrindavan, more than the Prasad, the Service of Sri Radhaji occupies prime position in the hearts of Rasik Devotees". This is the message graced by Sri Radhaji through the life of Syamananda.

c. Gulab baba

Jeeva (the being) has born in this world not to enjoy the earthly pleasures but to serve the Divine. This is the message graced by Sriji through the life of Gulab baba.

We have to spread the name of mother, Her paramountcy and uniqueness and follow the principles of living graced by Her. Accordingly we have to offer our very lives to Her service. We have to earnestly lookout for serving the needy like Sriji herself anxiously awaits to bestow Her Grace upon the devotee.

The only aim and ambition of life of Gulab Baba is 'when I cannot serve Sri Radhaji on that day there should not be any food for me. That day I do not deserve to take any meal'. So intense was his singlemindedness and steadfastness of devotion towards Radhaji's service. This is his secret of life.

The life of the author of this book has been continuing in the path of Divine Service. He offers his services to about 60 to 70 people everyday. Some visit him to get relief from chronic ailments. He makes them healthy by the grace of Radhaji. Some even approach him to traceout their missing children. He tells their whereabouts and satisfy them. Few others complain that they could not get jobs inspite of rigorous search. He explains them about the necessity of 'Dhyan' and teaches about the way of practicing 'Dhyan'. Many times he receives phone calls from ailing persons from four corners of the world. Through phone itself he cures their indisposition. In this way many people get relieved from different problems and attain peace by the grace of Radhaji.

A devotee who followed this principle of Divine Service has born in Vrindavan. He is Gulab baba. Gulab baba's wife passed away. He adopted a girl child of 8 to 9 years and was rearing her as his own daughter. Gulab baba was an exponent of instrument Sitar, besides he was an expert dancer also. He used to impart his knowledge of music and dance freely. He alongwith daughter Radha used to visit a few houses of Vrajavasis (Residents of Vraj) and recite the 'Radha Nam'. The residents used to give bread and sweets to him. Never did he part with devotion nor at any point of time he was a beggar. "The human has come to this world not for feeding himself even by resorting to begging. His aim should not be physical nourishment. But the nourishment of Soul. The continuous service of Mother of Souls (Mother of universes) the embodiment Rasa - Sri Radha Devi, is our duty. When you don't offer your Service to Sriji on that day you are not eligible to take food. Mother's Seva means to surrender all your energies, talents for the pleasure of 'amma' If you are a singer use your talent of singing for the happiness of Radhaji. Do not sell it to anyone. The reason behind all your powers is only Radhaji. Hence it is but your duty to utilise your talents and powers for her pleasure. Without Divine Service the Jeeva has no right to live on the Earth. "In this way Gulab Baba used to profess about the philosophy of Service. He inculcated this philosophy of Service in the mind of his foster daughter too. He very well taught her both music and dance. Both used to live by partaking the offerings of Vrajvasis and by drinking the holy waters of 'abhisheka'. While he was singing melodiously Radhe.. Radhe... in front of sanctum of Sriji on the top of Barsana Hill, daughter Radha used to dance beautifully for the pleasure of 'Radhaji'. She used to immerse in this musical dancing leaving aside all outer thoughts. This was the daily service of Gulab baba. This was his life and this was his meditation.

One day the elders of the Temple said, "Baba, your daughter has grown up. It doesn't look nice to see her dancing at this age. Find a suitable match for her. Do not worry about marriage. We will bear all the expenses". They married his daughter to a suitable groom and sent her to the groom's house. Since that day Baba became alone. "My daughter has gone to her in-law's house. No one is here to dance according to my singing. The service of music and dance to Radhaji is interrupted. I cannot take food now. I won't live any more"Gulab baba lamented. He used to weep silently keeping his head upon the steps of the temple. Thus three days elapsed. He conveyed his difficulties to Radhaji "Amma, your service is my life. The day I don't serve you, I have no right to live here. For the last three days I didn't serve you and I didn't have food". That was blazing mid summer. Gulab baba was extremely old. He was emaciated due to lack of food for three days. It is a fact that he will not live much longer. Sri Radhaji is not only all pervading, but also extremely compassionate. "Alas, my devotee gave up food as he did not offer service to me. He is very old and this is hot summer. If I remain neutral he will die. A person's next birth is decided according his state of mind at the of leaving his body. This is my rule. If Gulab leaves the body now he will only beget a birth filled with sorrow. My devotees should happily leave for Eternal Blissful State. This is my decision, my religion. Baba is in grief now. I Should change his grief into devotional ecstacy. Because he is in my prema bhakthi (Devotional love) I will have to personally take him to my abode. Now, I have only one alternative. I shall have to assume the form of his daughter who left for her mother-in-law's house. I will dance like her while he is watching me. Anyhow, this is the last day of his life". Contemplating this way Radhaji out of Her will assumed the form of Radha (daughter' name) and came out of sanctum of the Temple.




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