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January 28, 2007

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 15 Text 41

Caitanya-caritamrta
Madhya-lila Chapter 15 Text 41

acaryere ajna dila kariya sammana
'a-candala adi krsna-bhakti dio dana'

TRANSLATION
With great respect, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu requested Advaita Acarya, "Give Krsna consciousness, devotion to Krsna, even to the lowest of men [candalas]."


January 21, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 23

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 23

ksut-trd-vyatham sukhapeksam
hitva tair vraja-vasibhih
viksyamano dadharadrim
saptaham nacalat padat

TRANSLATION
Lord Krsna, forgetting hunger and thirst and putting aside all considerations of personal pleasure, stood there holding up the hill for seven days as the people of Vraja gazed upon Him.


January 17, 2007

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 75

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1: Finding the Essence of the Supreme Lord's Mercy
Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 75

tvat-tatato mad garudaditas ca
sriyo 'pi karunya-visesa-patram
prahlada eva prathito jagatyam
krsnasya bhakto nitaram priyas ca

TRANSLATION
There is a greater recipient of Krsna's mercy than your father, me, and other servants like Garuda, and even the goddess of fortune. His name is Prahlada. He is famous throughout the world as the dearmost devotee of Krsna.



January 14, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 20

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 20

athaha bhagavan gopan
he 'mba tata vrajaukasah
yathopajosam visata
giri-gartam sa-go-dhanah

TRANSLATION
The Lord then addressed the cowherd community: O Mother, O Father, O residents of Vraja, if you wish you may now come under this hill with your cows.


January 10, 2007

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 1-4

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1: Finding the Essence of the Supreme Lord's Mercy
Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 1-4

sri-pariksid uvaca
bhagavantam baram tatra
bhavavistataya hareh
nrtyantam kirtayantam ca
krta-sankarsanarcanam

bhrsam nandisvaradims ca
slaghamanam nijanugan
pritya sa-jaya-sabdani
gita-vadyani tanvatah

devim cmam prasamsantam
kara-talisu kovidam
durad drstva munir hrsto
'namad vinam ninadayan

paramanugrhito 'si
krsnasyeti muhur muhuh
jagau sarvam samakirtayat
su-svaram samakirtayat

TRANSLATION
Sri Pariksit said: Arriving in Sivaloka, from a distance the sage Narada saw Lord Siva, Sri Hara, who had just finished his worship of Lord Sankarsana, Sri Hari. Entranced in ecstatic love, Lord Siva was dancing and loudly singing the glories of the Lord, while his associates played instrumental music and shouted "Jaya! Jaya!" With great affection he praised his assistants like Nandisvara, as well as the goddess Uma, who was expertly clapping her hands. The sight of all this delighted Narada. Vibrating his vena and nodding his head to show respect, he called out several times, "You are the greatest recipient of Krsna's mercy!" and in a sweet voice he recounted to Lord Siva everything just told to him by their father, Lord Brahma.



January 7, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 17

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 17

na hi sad-bhava-yuktanam
suranam isa-vismayah
matto 'satam mana-bhangah
prasamayopakalpate

TRANSLATION
Since the demigods are endowed with the mode of goodness, the false pride of considering oneself the Lord should certainly not affect them. When I break the false prestige of those bereft of goodness, My purpose is to bring them relief.


January 3, 2007

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 - Divya: In Heaven Text 14

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1: Finding the Essence of the Supreme Lord's Mercy
Divya:In Heaven Text 14

asya na svarga-rajyasya
vrttam vetsi tvam eva kim
kati varan ito daitya-
bhityasmabhir na nirgatam

TRANSLATION
Are you unfamiliar with what ruling heaven means? Don't you know how many times we have had to flee heaven in fear of the Daityas?



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January 28, 2007

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 15 Text 41

Caitanya-caritamrta
Madhya-lila Chapter 15 Text 41

acaryere ajna dila kariya sammana
'a-candala adi krsna-bhakti dio dana'

TRANSLATION
With great respect, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu requested Advaita Acarya, "Give Krsna consciousness, devotion to Krsna, even to the lowest of men [candalas]."


January 21, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 23

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 23

ksut-trd-vyatham sukhapeksam
hitva tair vraja-vasibhih
viksyamano dadharadrim
saptaham nacalat padat

TRANSLATION
Lord Krsna, forgetting hunger and thirst and putting aside all considerations of personal pleasure, stood there holding up the hill for seven days as the people of Vraja gazed upon Him.


January 17, 2007

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 75

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1: Finding the Essence of the Supreme Lord's Mercy
Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 75

tvat-tatato mad garudaditas ca
sriyo 'pi karunya-visesa-patram
prahlada eva prathito jagatyam
krsnasya bhakto nitaram priyas ca

TRANSLATION
There is a greater recipient of Krsna's mercy than your father, me, and other servants like Garuda, and even the goddess of fortune. His name is Prahlada. He is famous throughout the world as the dearmost devotee of Krsna.



January 14, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 20

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 20

athaha bhagavan gopan
he 'mba tata vrajaukasah
yathopajosam visata
giri-gartam sa-go-dhanah

TRANSLATION
The Lord then addressed the cowherd community: O Mother, O Father, O residents of Vraja, if you wish you may now come under this hill with your cows.


January 10, 2007

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 1-4

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1: Finding the Essence of the Supreme Lord's Mercy
Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World Text 1-4

sri-pariksid uvaca
bhagavantam baram tatra
bhavavistataya hareh
nrtyantam kirtayantam ca
krta-sankarsanarcanam

bhrsam nandisvaradims ca
slaghamanam nijanugan
pritya sa-jaya-sabdani
gita-vadyani tanvatah

devim cmam prasamsantam
kara-talisu kovidam
durad drstva munir hrsto
'namad vinam ninadayan

paramanugrhito 'si
krsnasyeti muhur muhuh
jagau sarvam samakirtayat
su-svaram samakirtayat

TRANSLATION
Sri Pariksit said: Arriving in Sivaloka, from a distance the sage Narada saw Lord Siva, Sri Hara, who had just finished his worship of Lord Sankarsana, Sri Hari. Entranced in ecstatic love, Lord Siva was dancing and loudly singing the glories of the Lord, while his associates played instrumental music and shouted "Jaya! Jaya!" With great affection he praised his assistants like Nandisvara, as well as the goddess Uma, who was expertly clapping her hands. The sight of all this delighted Narada. Vibrating his vena and nodding his head to show respect, he called out several times, "You are the greatest recipient of Krsna's mercy!" and in a sweet voice he recounted to Lord Siva everything just told to him by their father, Lord Brahma.



January 7, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 17

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 25 Text 17

na hi sad-bhava-yuktanam
suranam isa-vismayah
matto 'satam mana-bhangah
prasamayopakalpate

TRANSLATION
Since the demigods are endowed with the mode of goodness, the false pride of considering oneself the Lord should certainly not affect them. When I break the false prestige of those bereft of goodness, My purpose is to bring them relief.


January 3, 2007

Brihad Bhagavatamrta Part 1 - Divya: In Heaven Text 14

Brihad Bhagavatamrta
Part 1: Finding the Essence of the Supreme Lord's Mercy
Divya:In Heaven Text 14

asya na svarga-rajyasya
vrttam vetsi tvam eva kim
kati varan ito daitya-
bhityasmabhir na nirgatam

TRANSLATION
Are you unfamiliar with what ruling heaven means? Don't you know how many times we have had to flee heaven in fear of the Daityas?



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Srimad Bhagavatam and Caitanya-caritamrta translations and purports are by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (and disiciples of His Divine Grace) and are © Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.

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