34) Newland and Tillemans further emphasize, "a strong theme (especially in Mahayana philosophies) is that the conventional is not just pedagogically necessary but is the only actual basis for the ultimate" (The Cowherds
10, their italics).
He therefore engages the bulls and the cowherds in battles (63.
25, 32) denote unmarried girls and daughters (kanya, kanyaka) of the cowherds (gopa), (6) while nava yauvana (63.
58ab Embodied on earth--their beings ascended to Govinda, the cosmic self--the wives of the cowherds have reached the supreme?
28), and explicitly the wives (dara) of the cowherds in Vraja, the men who imagine their women by their sides all along (10.
18) as two separate nouns in the accusative, the verse could also be translated: "Gathering together the young women and the daughters of the cowherds .
Because the story depicts simple cowherd women enjoying intimate contact with Krsna without knowing he is God, scholars have often viewed the gopls and their spontaneous love as proof that bhakti is a democratizing force allowing all people, regardless of caste or gender, unmediated access to divinity and deliverance from samsara.
Winds caused chaos in the South of England with five cars wrecked when 52mph gusts brought an oak tree crashing down in the Cowherds
pub car park near Southampton.
The goddess does not appear directly during the years that Samkarsana and Krsna spent as cowherds in the camp around Mathura.
2] On the basis of these two figures alone, however, the events which took place in the cowherd settlement (vraja, ghosa) of Mathura and in the fabled city of Dvaravati remain inexplicable.
She then has to transport the seventh son of Devaki into the womb of Rohini, another of Vasudeva's spouses who lives in a neighboring cowherd settlement where she is in the seventh month of pregnancy.
That same day, Yasoda also conceives a child in the cowherd settlement (vraja).
For the narrator, the continuity is perfect: the goddess appearing in Dvaraka is the same as the one born in the cowherd settlement of Mathura.
Earlier this week the manager of an old drinking haunt of mine, The Cowherds
in Southampton, threw four mums and their babies out because he couldn't cope with "women, babies and their emotions".
In some cases, for example, Brahman pujari dress as cowherds