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I was nothing, I am nothing, I will be nothing, Krishna You are everything.

pamho, hare krishna,

I was nothing, I am nothing, I will be nothing, Krishna You are everything.  :  HH Radhanath Swami.

Please explain this.  Did the world come out of nothingness ?

What does shunyaitam jagat sarvam govinda virahena me mean ?  Is it applicable in this context ?

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Hare Krishna Prabhuji, 

Pamho Agtsp 

There is a saying in Hindi 

Bhagavan, aap mahaan ho aur Mai tucch hoo

Bhagavan  You are great and I'm insignificant 

Did the world come out of nothingness ?

No 

https://vedabase.io/en/library/bg/10/8/

Krishna says, 

ahaṁ sarvasya prabhavo
mattaḥ sarvaṁ pravartate
iti matvā bhajante māṁ
budhā bhāva-samanvitāḥ

I am the source of all spiritual and material worlds. Everything emanates from Me. The wise who perfectly know this engage in My devotional service and worship Me with all their hearts.

hare krsna

it can be difficult to understand in terms of devotion to krsna becuz we are not so advanced in devotion but this can be understood in worldly context when a ideal son says to his father---------- i was nothing, i m nothing and i will be nothing.u r evrything

how?

the boy.......whatever he learns in his life.......from its parents only .......how to walk.....how to speak.......how to eat.......what is ryt .........wht is wrong.......then only further progress in life a son can do.......but the basic original character come from its parents. so if a ideal son  says on his success------ whatever i have achieved ....i could never get if u wouldnt teach me so.....even my own body is given by you......it is also not mine. so nothing left for him abt which he can take credit tht its mine and becuz of this i get suceess no......he doesnt find anything of its own.....

in the same way a devotee who is the topmost intelligent know ......where all is came from and express his gratitude towards krsna by saying these words as told by radhanath swami ji maharaj.

v. nice lines

I was nothing, I am nothing, I will be nothing, Krishna You are everything.  :  HH Radhanath Swami.

thanks

hare krsna

yugayitam nimesena

chaksusa pravrsayitam

sunyaitam jagat sarvam-- ( Sikshashtakam Verse 7).

govinda-virahena me 

“O Govinda! Without You, the world is empty. Tears are flooding my eyes like rain, and a moment seems like forever.”

Govinda is present in all as parmatma and in impersonal Bramhan form as Sarva Vyaapi and as personal form In Goloka Vindavana.  Can we Imagine some space without Govinda?

No  there is no place without Govinda.

And Govinda is not nothingness. 

I was nothing without you ( never was "I" ( JIVA) alone and was always accompanied with you. Jivas' best friend is Parmatma they both existed eternally forever since time immemorial and will always be there together. 

I am nothing without you ( I am always even now accompanied by you. Krishna as parmatma is present in all beings in the region of the heart.

Krishna you are in everything and everywhere ( It means I am never left alone by you, I cannot hide anything from you).

Mayavaadi philosophy says Jagat came from shooniya. But Vaishnavism say everything has Krishna and Everything is Krishnamayam.

Krishna cannot be called Shooniya. He is not nothing. He is having a beautiful form described in many places in Srimad Bhagwatam.

Hare Krishna.

Hare Krishna Mataji,
Very nice answer. Thanks for sharing.

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