Revelations from Lord Krishna!

No matter from which angle you look at the famous painting of Mona Lisa by the ace painter Leonardo Da Vinci, you will find her smiling at you. Similar is the life of our dearest Lord, Lord Krishna. We may look at it from any angle; it only confers benefits on us. Rishi Narada elucidates the same in the Bhagavat Mahapurana-

Gopyah, kamat bhayat kumso...

The Gopis through their selfless love, Kansa by his fear, Shishupal and other kings by envy, the Yadus by their familial relationship with Krishna, you Pandavas by your great affection for Krishna and we, the general devotees, by our devotional service, have obtained the mercy of Krishna.
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A poem wriiten by Charles C. Finn was titled 'Please Hear What I am Not Saying'. The opening lines read, "Don't be fooled by me. Don't be fooled by the face i wear, for I wear a mask, a thousand masks, masks that I am afraid to take off and none of them is me."

This is our story. Many a times we are afraid to show who we are. We conceal from the world our real face. ... Like icebergs, we normally expose only a small part of ourselves and generally just the part we wish to show. We shield those traits of our personality which for some reason we... Wearing masks is a kind of 'Okay' with people today but certainly there is a price that we have to pay for living under the mask. The price is the inability to express ourselves and show our real feelings which might prevent us from experiencing real joy in relationships. Moreover, while encountering different people in different situations we tend to wear so many different masks that we forget who we are underneath it. We eventually lose ourselves. This is like deceiving not just others but our own selves.

This exhaustive activity in which we keep ourselves involved almost every time takes away our peace of mind.

How can we actually remove these masks and be ourselves? Can we understand it through a divine play of Lord Krishna?

Also, we really find it difficult to fight the stress monster in our life. We try and deal with it through various weapons like changing our eating habits, indulging in physical activities, taking more sleep, trying relaxation techniques, socializing, etc. But all these weapons fail to conquer stress in our life. So how can we really de-stress ourselves? …

How Lord Krishna through his divine play, reveals the ultimate technique to trick the stress monster of our life? To know all this in toto, read the complete article in the Sept’15 edition of English Akhand Gyan Monthly Magazine.

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