Jayapataka Swami:  So the word Manjari means Assistant to the Gopis. So some may be Sakti Tattvas, and most of them are Jiva Tattva. Like Ananga Manjari is a Manjari but she is considered very elevated. So I don’t really know amongst the top echelons who are the Sakti Tattva or not, but most of these Gopis are jivas that are engaged in Radharani’s service. I don’t think there is much difference. In the sense that if you are serving Radharani that is also very sacred. But the difference is that the Sakti Tattva, like Radharani She can simultaneously be present in every universe just like Krsna, but Jiva Tattva has a limitation how many places they can be. It says that the devotees of Lord Caitanya can simultaneously be in Caitanya Lila and Krsna lila.
23-OCTOBER-2019 SRIDHAM MAYAPUR, INDIA