Re: Is Radha brah***?
If we have a relook at the original quote:
The statement is obviously more along the lines of KrishNa being the SaguNa (whatever Ādi S. believed the term to be).
Once all the devas went to Shri KrshNa in Golok and said, Lord, by Your grace we know so much
, You perform all these leelas and we see that, You play roles to protect the good and destroy evil, we see that. All this is what You do for the world
, it is Your compassion.
I've lost all motivation to attach "Shakti" with Devi. But 'course this is personal opinion.
Then there are hardly any empirical or field studies done in mystical Hinduism, but I've got the gut feel that in many aspirants Krishna and Saraswati came up at once, or in quick succession, in their Bhakti when they least expected at least one among the two.
But anyways I don't want to lead right now where it leads, but will like to drop Vedantic terms altogether, and try to introduce some other (Shaiva).
Is Radha-Krishna the same "final door to moksha" as Ardhanareeswara?
With of course the only difference being : Radha as the Rudra essence, and Krishna as the Sati's?
On this I am curious to know SF-ji's reply also.
Things to remember:
1. Life = yajña
2. Depth of Āstika knowledge is directly proportional
to the richness of Sanskrit it is written in
3. Āstika = Bhārata ("east") / Ārya ("west")
4. Varṇa = tripartite division of Vedic polity
5. r = c. x²
r = realisation
constant c = intelligence
variable x = bhakti