What is the Truth of Kṛṣṇa Consciousness?

What is the Truth of Kṛṣṇa Consciousness?

 

kṛṣṇa-tattva, bhakti-tattva, prema-tattva sāra
bhāva-tattva, rasa-tattva, līlā-tattva āra

 

SYNONYMS

kṛṣṇa-tattva — the truth of Kṛṣṇa; bhakti-tattva — the truth of devotional service; prema-tattva — the truth of ecstatic love of Godhead; sāra — the essence; bhāva-tattva — the emotional truth; rasa-tattva — the truth of transcendental mellows; līlā-tattva — the truth of the pastimes of the Lord; āra — also.

TRANSLATION

Kṛṣṇa consciousness means understanding the truth of Kṛṣṇa, the truth of devotional service, the truth of love of Godhead, the truth of emotional ecstasy, the truth of transcendental mellows and the truth of the pastimes of the Lord. (Śrī Caitanya-caritāmta Madhya-līlā 25.265)

Sent in by Goloka Vrindavan dasa

3 Responses to What is the Truth of Kṛṣṇa Consciousness?

  1. Gour Govind Sevak Senan September 7, 2012 at 6:46 am #

    Jaya Tattva Acarya Srila Gurudeva ki Jai!!

    (btw, GVD & NPD, is the quotation from Adi, Madhya or Antya?)

  2. mohanavalli September 7, 2012 at 1:06 am #

    HAREKRISHNA ,SRILA GURUDEVA ALWAYS MENTIONS….KRISHNA OUR DEAR LORD FRIEND AND FATHER IS WAITING FOR US IN GOLOKA VRNDAVAN….WE MUST UNDERSTAND HIS LOVE FOR US THAT IS TRUTH……..

  3. Haridasi September 6, 2012 at 5:25 pm #

    Thank you! I have for a long time been wondering about “What is krishna consciousness?” and never come up with a satisfying answer. But this: this was so intuitive. Of course… that is the answer. Why didn’t I think of it before?

Dedicated to the Life and Teachings of Srila Gour Govinda Swami