If You Want to Save Your Countrymen From Sahajiyāism…(01/22/02)
Question: Is there any difference in `quality` of love between Rāgātmikas and Rāgānugas?
There is quality of difference between every living being and there is quality of difference between the love of all living beings for Śrī Śrī Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa and Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Every living being is a unique individual and their contribution in loving devotional service to Kṛṣṇa is also unique. There are also express feelings that are not felt by some devotees, but are felt by others. For example mahā-bhāva is experienced by Śrīmati Rādhārāṇī and some of her friends (to some extent) but mahā-bhāva cannot be experiences by even a liberated jīva.
Your next question crosses the line where I am safely situated. Please read the article “Fools Rush In” very carefully and this time learn to follow these divine instructions of our Guardians. The article below is the “MOTTO” of our mission and it is a distinction that separates us from the wayward branches of the Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement. There is more to be experienced through proper service and positioning of one’s self at a distance from the intimacy of the Lord’s intimate pastimes than there is in simply analytically querying the subject matter for the sake of satisfying one’s inquisitiveness. I have never been charmed by the analytical study of bhakti when in fact unless one comes to the platform of purely chanting the Holy Name of Kṛṣṇa, there is no chance of ever entering in to the ocean of emotions in love of God that are know as ‘higher topics’.
If you want to save your countrymen from falling into the pit of sahajiyāism and similar deviations from the path of pure devotional service and love of Kṛṣṇa, then study the article below and preach it with great conviction with all your heart and soul.
I hope this meets you well.
Swami B.G. Narasiṅgha