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June 10, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 33

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 33

pragayatah sva-viryani
tirtha-padah priya-sravah
ahuta iva me sighram
darsanam yati cetasi

TRANSLATION
The Supreme Lord Sri Krsna, whose glories and activities are pleasing to hear, at once appears on the seat of my heart, as if called for, as soon as I begin to chant His holy activities.



June 3, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 28

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 28

prayujyamane mayi tam
suddham bhagavatim tanum
arabdha-karma-nirvano
nyapatat panca-bhautikah

TRANSLATION
Having been awarded a transcendental body befitting an associate of the Personality of Godhead, I quit the body made of five material elements, and thus all acquired fruitive results of work [karma] stopped.



May 27, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 25

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 25

etavad uktvopararama tan mahad
bhutam nabho-lingam alingam isvaram
aham ca tasmai mahatam mahiyase
sirsnavanamam vidadhe 'nukampitah

TRANSLATION
Then that supreme authority, personified by sound and unseen by eyes, but most wonderful, stopped speaking. Feeling a sense of gratitude, I offered my obeisances unto Him, bowing my head.



May 20, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 22

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 22

sakrd yad darsitam rupam
etat kamaya te 'nagha
mat-kamah sanakaih sadhu
sarvan muncati hrc-chayan

TRANSLATION
O virtuous one, you have only once seen My person, and this is just to increase your desire for Me, because the more you hanker for Me, the more you will be freed from all material desires.



May 13, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 19

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 19

didrksus tad aham bhuyah
pranidhaya mano hrdi
viksamano 'pi napasyam
avitrpta ivaturah

TRANSLATION
I desired to see again that transcendental form of the Lord, but despite my attempts to concentrate upon the heart with eagerness to view the form again, I could not see Him any more, and thus dissatisfied, I was very much aggrieved.


May 6, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 16

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 16

dhyayatas caranambhojam
bhava-nirjita-cetasa
autkanthyasru-kalaksasya
hrdy asin me sanair harih

TRANSLATION
As soon as I began to meditate upon the lotus feet of the Personality of Godhead with my mind transformed in transcendental love, tears rolled down my eyes, and without delay the Personality of Godhead Sri Krsna appeared on the lotus of my heart.


April 29, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 13

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 13

nala-venu-saras-tanba-
kusa-kicaka-gahvaram
eka evatiyato 'ham
adraksam vipinam mahat
ghoram pratibhayakaram
vyaloluka-sivajiram

TRANSLATION
I then passed alone through many forests of rushes, bamboo, reeds, sharp grass, weeds and caves, which were very difficult to go through alone. I visited deep, dark and dangerously fearful forests, which were the play yards of snakes, owls and jackals.


April 22, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 9

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 9

ekada nirgatam gehad
duhantim nisi gam pathi
sarpo 'dasat pada sprstah
krpanam kala-coditah

TRANSLATION
Once upon a time, my poor mother, when going out one night to milk a cow, was bitten on the leg by a serpent, influenced by supreme time.


April 15, 2007

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 1

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 6 Text 1

suta uvaca
evam nisamya bhagavan
devarser janma karma ca
bhuyah papraccha tam brahman
vyasah satyavati-sutah

TRANSLATION
Suta said: O brahmanas, thus hearing all about Sri Narada's birth and activities, Vyasadeva, the incarnation of God and son of Satyavati, inquired as follows.