Sri Lalita Devi

Sri Lalita Devi

A hint of the particular standard of Srimati Lalita Devi’s service has been given by Srila Rupa Goswami:

radha-mukunda-pada-sambhava-gharmabindu
nirmancanopakarane krta-deha-laksyam

When Lalita Devi finds a drop of perspiration at the feet of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda, she furiously engages herself to remove it.
“How has it come there? We are circumambulating Them to see that not the least pain can enter this domain to trouble Them. But how without our notice has this perspiration appeared? Perspiration, perspiration!”
So she is furiously chastising herself, and wants to immediately take birth one lakh (100,000) times – with that force she comes to remove that drop of perspiration from the lotus feet of either of the Divine Couple. If the least difficulty is seen in the serving area, the Lord’s Associates can’t tolerate it in any way, and such eagerness, self-abuse and earnestness is found in them. In krsna-lila Svarupa-damodara is Lalita-devi.

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