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The Ashta - Sakhis

There are eight dear sakhis of Radharani, who are like expansions of her body.

There names are,
1) Lalita
2) Vishakha
3) Chitra
4) Indulekha
5) Champaklata
6) Rangadevi
7) Tungavidhya
8) Sudevi.............

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  • Volunteer
    The material world is full of
    irritating and stressful situations.
    So we should be patient,
    tolerant and forgiving,
    otherwise we will develop
    a vindictive mentality which
    will spoil our devotional life.
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  • Volunteer
    CHANTING THE HOLY NAME.
    Simply by chanting Hare Krishna
    one can be freed from all undesirable habits.
    Chanting Hare Krishna with strong attachment
    one achieves the fruit of love of God very soon.

    By chanting Hare Krishna we are engaging in the devotional service,
    the divine service of the Supreme Personality of Godhead Lord Krishna.

    Chanting the Hare Krishna mantra purifies one`s consciousness
    and produces waves of ecstatic love that completely cleanse the soul.

    Harinama is invested with the full potency of the Supreme Lord.
    Harinama is absolutely transcendental and possess
    the power to dissolve the illusion of the entire material creation at will.

    The chanting of Hare Krishna is like a lion`s roar.
    As a lion`s roar frightens all small creatures,
    the chanting of Hare Krishna ends all of one`s sinful reactions.

    Chanting Hare Krishna exerts the deepest and most profound influence
     upon anyone who chants it in a mood of reverential devotion.

    By chanting the Hare Krishna mantra one can attain the perfection
    of associating with the Supreme Personality of Godhead
    in complete bliss and satisfaction in one`s constitutional state.

    Chanting Hare Krishna makes one fearless,
    bestows supreme peace,
    dissolves sins and puts a stop to the cycle of birth and death.

    Chanting Hare Krishna is the easiest process of meditation in this age.
    It is the easiest means of self-realization.
    And it is the simplest means to spiritual perfection.

    By chanting Hare Krishna, one can be delivered
    regardless of caste, creed, colour or social position.
    It does not depend on any paraphernalia, nor birth in a good family.

    By chanting the Hare Krishna mantra
    one is purified from the false identification of the body
    as "I" and bodily possessions as "mine" and
    one then transcends the so-called material happiness and distress.

    By chanting the glories of Lord Krishna
    in the association of devotees,
     one becomes satisfied and happy and
    develops a loving friendship with the devotees.

    Chanting Hare Krishna is so attractive that
    anyone who chants it becomes imbued with love of Krishna.
    The fruit of love of God is distributed
    through the medium of chanting Hare Krishna.

    The maha-mantra contains the topmost
    sweet names of the Supreme Lord.
    The mantra reveals that a soul has an
    individual attraction for the Supersoul
    by the connection of love.

    Harinama has appeared solely
    for the benefit of the living entities.
    Harinama is the best form
    of remembrance of the Supreme Lord.
     Nothing is as potent or powerful as Harinama.

    Chanting the Hare krishna mantra
    extinguish the horrible forest fire of
    material existence and removes all material tribulations.

    Chanting the Hare Krishna mantra
    vanquishes all the effects of sinful activities
    whether they are heavy or light.

    The formula for world peace is
    to develop Krishna consciousness by
    chanting the Hare Krishna mantra.
    It eradicates envy and hatred and
    thus brings real peace, unity and fraternity.

    By chanting the Hare Krishna mantra
    one can be delivered regardless
    of caste, creed, colour or social position.

    Chanting the Hare Krishna mantra
    drives away all the darkness of ignorance,
    cures one of worldly desires and
    makes one`s birth in this world successful.

    Chanting the Hare Krishna mantra
    purifies the mind and heart and
    destroys the six enemies which are
    lust, anger, greed, illusion, pride and envy.

    By chanting the Hare Krishna mantra
    one will automatically develop all good
    qualities like absence of false prestige and
    concern that time should not be wasted.

    Our whole spiritual life develops from our
    chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra,
    like a big tree which grows out of a seed.
  • please read gopi bhav from this link
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  • raadhe raadhe mathaji,curiously waiting for your posts on sakhis.
    harekrishna
  • HARE KRISHNA 2 ALL RADHE KRISHNA LOVERS......................
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IMPORTANT LINKS ON SHRI ASHTASAKHI

Sri Lalita devi.http://www.iskcondesiretree.net/group/shriashtasakhiji/forum/topics...Sri Rangadevi.http://www.iskcondesiretree.net/group/shriashtasakhiji/forum/topics...Sri Indulekha devi.http://www.iskcondesiretree.net/group/shriashtasakhiji/forum/topics...Sri Tungavidya devi.http://www.iskcondesiretree.net/group/shriashtasakhiji/forum/topics...Sri Campakalata devi.http://www.iskcondesiretree.net/group/shriashtasakhiji/forum/topics...Sri Vishaka…

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THE MIND AND SENSES OF SRIMATI RADHARANI

CC Adi 4.71, Translation and Purport: Her mind, senses and body are steeped in love for Kṛṣṇa. She is Kṛṣṇa’s own energy, and She helps Him in His pastimes.Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī is as fully spiritual as Kṛṣṇa. No one should consider Her to be material. She is definitely not like the conditioned souls, who have material bodies, gross and subtle, covered by material senses. She is all-spiritual, and both Her body and Her mind are of the same spiritual embodiment. Because Her body is spiritual, Her…

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MADANA-DAAHA

Although Lord Kṛṣṇa is Madana-mohana, He becomes Madana-dāha, or enchanted by the beauty of Rādhārāṇī.SB 3.15.42, Purport: The beauty of the Lord was so enchanting that it could not be sufficiently described. The goddess of fortune is supposed to be the most beautiful sight within the spiritual and material creations of the Lord; she has a sense of being the most beautiful, yet her beauty was defeated when the Lord appeared. In other words, the beauty of the goddess of fortune is secondary in…

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