When Kindness & Compassion Take a Form

“In this way I lived with pūjyapāda Vāmana Mahārāja for almost sixty years and had the opportunity to closely observe and understand him. He possessed all the qualities that are inherent in a Vaiṣṇava. By nature he was simple, grave, humble, tolerant, overflowing with guru-niṣṭhā and inclined to serve the Vaiṣṇavas. This situated him on a high level of bhakti.”[…]


   “Just as the oceans of this world are distinct from each other and are thus divided according to their characteristic natures, similarly the nectarean ocean of the mellows of devotion (bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu) can be divided into two categories: meeting (sambhoga) and separation (vipralambha). Those who have the extreme fortune of diving deeply into these oceans[…]