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Goloka, the world of cows

Aug 16, 2018

Etymology

In Sanskrit language, Goloka means "the world of cows". The Sanskrit word go refers to cows, and loka translates as planet, world, or place.

What is it?

Goloka is the eternal abode of the god Krishna, according to some Vaishnava (Krishnaist) groups. This information is presented in the Brahma-samhita (XNUMXth century AD) and the Bhagavata-purana (XNUMXth century AD). In most of the text of the Bhágavata-purana, Krishna is presented as the cosmic Vishnu, the powerful god under whom all the other divinities work. Instead in the tenth canto he is portrayed as the supreme person who gives rise to Vishnu, and who resides in his personal abode Goloka. He describes Goloka as the highest loka (planet or place) of the Vaikunthá planets for the devotees of Krishna, who is known there only as the protector of the cows, which are therefore found in abundance on that planet. He is also referred to as Goloka Vrindavan, or simply Vrindavan. It is a land of plenty, richness and natural beauty, like a Garden of Eden. In Goloka, Krishna resides with Radharani, his eternal consort, and countless other devotees, with whom he performs his divine activities and pastimes, known as līlā.

Goloka Incenses

You have also probably already seen the word Goloka on the incense packs you use at home or on the ones your Yoga teacher puts. Goloka incense comes from Bangalore: the city of incense. Its aroma is obtained from the same resin as the popular Nag Champa incense, but Goloka incenses have a more floral and soft perfume due to their natural essences. Resin incense burners, also known as "oil incense burners" but in India they are called "massala" are the finest Hindu incense burners that exist. Traditionally handmade, it contains only the finest organic ingredients, no animal materials, even the packaging is 100% recyclable. You will find this very special type of incense, here!. And if you are already a lover of Goloka incense, in YogaYe we have the incense Goloka per pack of 12 boxes. You will enjoy the Goloka as much as you want and more economically. It is ideal for Yoga centers. Goloka pack incense are perfect for meditation, sentence or simply to relax or during Savasana.

Good practice and happy August!

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