An interesting story has been described by our Satsvarūpa Mahārāja in the Back to Godhead: The learned scholar and the boatman. The boatman... In Bengal there are many rivers, and so people generally transport by boat service. So a learned scholar from Calcutta, say, was going home in the village on a boat, and he was very happy. So he was asking the boatman, "My dear boatman, do you know what are these stars, this astronomy, how they are working?" "No, sir, I do not know." "Oh, your life is twe
Gaura-purnimaA Talk by Giriraj SwamiMarch 17, 2003Carpinteria, CaliforniaSri Caitanya-caritamrta explains that Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, Krsna Himself, appeared with the luster and mood of Srimati Radharani to understand the glories of Srimati Radharani's love for Krsna, to experience the wonderful qualities of Krsna as Srimati Radharani experiences them, and to taste the happiness that Srimati Radharani tastes in Her love for Krsna:
sri-radhayah pranaya-mahima kidrso vanayaiva-svadyo yenadbhuta-m
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