When one feels separation (viraha) from the devotees of the Lord, inexplicable feelings arise.
The story of Gopa Kumara and his separation from his guru, Jayanta.
Srila Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Gosvami Maharaja also felt great separation from his guru, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabuphada, so much so that he could not pronounce his name after his departure.
The life story of Srimati Uma Didi and her sadhana and bhajana.
Srimati Uma Didi was born into an upper-class Vaishnava family and lived in a house on the banks of the Ganges. Her mother was a disciple of Bhakti Prajnana Keshava Gosvami Maharaja and performed parikrama.
Srimati Uma Didi received diksa from Srila Vamana Maharaja and attended the temple of Srila Trivikrama Gosvami Maharaja, who spoke mostly on tattva-siddhanta.
She also had nistha (firm faith) in Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja and Srila Vamana Gosvami Maharaja.
Srila Vamana Gosvami Maharaja was like Brahma (initiated), Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja was like Vishnu (nurtured with hari-katha), and Srila Trivikrama Gosvami Maharaja was like Shiva (destroyed the doubts about tattva-siddhanta).
She surrendered completely to Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja.
She cooked a lot for Vaishnavas, with a lot of love and affection. -She always chanted the holy names, 64 rounds, waking up at 2 a.m. every day.
She is the senior disciple of Srila Narayana Maharaja and very humble, just like the verse ‘trnad api sunicena’.
Srila Narayana Maharaja instructed her to go and preach in western countries.
Everywhere people remember Srimati Uma Didi, her love and affection.
Every year she did Navadvipa Dham Parikrama and Vraja Mandala Parikrama.
And whatever she received, she gave to Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja’s mission.
Srimati Uma Didi was very fond of Srila Tirtha Gosvami Maharaja, Srila Gurudeva Narayana Gosvami Maharaja and Srila Vana Gosvami Maharaja.
She had a very strong mood of service, always cooking and offering to Thakuraji, Srila Narayana Maharaja and the Vaishnavas.
Lila from when Srimati Radhika cooked for Sri Krsna and watched Him eat and put away His food. She is the most expert in cooking for Krsna.
Srimati Uma Didi was very adept in cooking and was always absorbed in harinama.
After receiving initiation, we should learn two things: how to cook and how to worship the Deities.
We should remember the 26 qualities of Vaishnavas.
Srimati Uma Didi has written many articles on this.
Guru-seva and vaishnava-seva.
Goloka Vrndavana is where hari-katha happens with the assembled Vaishnavas.