gopis

Krishna is often depicted as romancing gopis (female cowherds), but consider……….Krishna and gopa boyfriends. 

(In all seriousness, however, Krishna–since he is an incarnation of Vishnu–is canonically pansexual and often genderfluid.) 

Edit: The name of the plant is the Parijatha, otherwise known as “Night Flowering Jasmine” in English. It’s Krishna’s favorite flower! 

Gradually, one by one, give up all activities that obstruct love for Sri Sri Radha-Krishna from growing in your heart. Always and everywhere meditate in your heart on the truth of Sri Sri Radha-Krishna. With eyes of love always see all moving and stationary living entities as parts and parcels of Sri Sri Radha-Krishna. Any other way of seeing should disappear into non-existence. Day and night celebrate a great festival of devotional service for Sri Sri Radha-Krishna, who enjoy transcendental 


Glories of Sri Vrindavana’ || Srila Prabodhananda Sarasvati ||Sataka 3

“Thank you for making them happy,” Radha said to Krishna as she gestured to her friends who were all dancing with Krishna as He had replicated Himself so that each gopi could claim a dance with Him.

“Darling, you are the most unselfish woman I know,”

“No, I just know how much it hurts to love you and not be with you,” she replied and hugged him tightly.

“I will always be with you, even if only in your heart,” He said and kissed her forehead.

“I love you,” she said and sighed contentedly as he tightened his arms around her.

“I love you too,” He replied.