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July 20, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 30

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 26

etah param stritvam apastapesalam
nirasta-saucam bata sadhu kurvate
yasam grhat puskara-locanah patir
na jatv apaity ahrtibhir hrdi sprsan

TRANSLATION
All these women auspiciously glorified their lives despite their being without individuality and without purity. Their husband, the lotus-eyed Personality of Godhead, never left them alone at home. He always pleased their hearts by making valuable presentations.


July 13, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 26

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 26

aho alam slaghyatamam yadoh kulam
aho alam punyatamam madhor vanam
yad esa pumsam rsabhah sriyah patih
sva-janmana cankramanena cancati

TRANSLATION
Oh, how supremely glorified is the dynasty of King Yadu, and how virtuous is the land of Mathura, where the supreme leader of all living beings, the husband of the goddess of fortune, has taken His birth and wandered in His childhood.


July 6, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 25

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 25

yada hy adharmena tamo-dhiyo nrpa
jivanti tatraisa hi sattvatah kila
dhatte bhagam satyam rtam dayam yaso
bhavaya rupani dadhad yuge yuge

TRANSLATION
Whenever there are kings and administrators living like animals in the lowest modes of existence, the Lord in His transcendental form manifests His supreme power, the Truth Positive, shows special mercy to the faithful, performs wonderful activities and manifests various transcendental forms as is necessary in different periods and ages.


June 22, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 24

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 24

sa va ayam sakhy anugita-sat-katho
vedesu guhyesu ca guhya-vadibhih
ya eka iso jagad-atma-lilaya
srjaty avaty atti na tatra sajjate

TRANSLATION
O dear friends, here is that very Personality of Godhead whose attractive and confidential pastimes are described in the confidential parts of Vedic literature by His great devotees. It is He only who creates, maintains and annihilates the material world and yet remains unaffected.


June 8, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 21

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 21

sa vai kilayam purusah puratano
ya eka asid avisesa atmani
agre gunebhyo jagad-atmanisvare
nimilitatman nisi supta-saktisu

TRANSLATION
They said: Here He is, the original Personality of Godhead as we definitely remember Him. He alone existed before the manifested creation of the modes of nature, and in Him only, because He is the Supreme Lord, all living beings merge, as if sleeping at night, their energy suspended.


June 1, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 18

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 18

uddhavah satyakis caiva
vyajane paramadbhute
vikiryamanah kusumai
reje madhu-patih pathi

TRANSLATION
Uddhava and Satyaki began to fan the Lord with decorated fans, and the Lord, as the master of Madhu, seated on scattered flowers, commanded them along the road.


May 25, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 17

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 17

sitatapatram jagraha
muktadama-vibhusitam
ratna-dandam gudakesah
priyah priyatamasya ha

TRANSLATION
At that time Arjuna, the great warrior and conqueror of sleep, who is the intimate friend of the most beloved Supreme Lord, took up an umbrella which had a handle of jewels and was embroidered with lace and pearls.

Note: Due to a technical problem, Srila Dhanurdhara Maharaja's voice is double up in an echo type effect. The class, however, is still legible.


May 18, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 15

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 15

mrdanga-sankha-bheryas ca
vina-panava-gomukhah
dhundhury-anaka-ghantadya
nedur dundubhayas tatha

TRANSLATION
While the Lord was departing from the palace of Hastinapura, different types of drums -- like the mrdanga, dhola, nagra, dhundhuri and dundubhi -- and flutes of different types, the vina, gomukha and bheri, all sounded together to show Him honor.


May 11, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 7

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 7

kamam vavarsa parjanyah
sarva-kama-dugha mahi
sisicuh sma vrajan gavah
payasodhasvatir muda

TRANSLATION
Sri Hari, Lord Sri Krsna, resided at Hastinapura for a few months to pacify His relatives and please His own sister [Subhadra].


May 4, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 4

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 4

kamam vavarsa parjanyah
sarva-kama-dugha mahi
sisicuh sma vrajan gavah
payasodhasvatir muda

TRANSLATION
During the reign of Maharaja Yudhisthira, the clouds showered all the water that people needed, and the earth produced all the necessities of man in profusion. Due to its fatty milk bag and cheerful attitude, the cow used to moisten the grazing ground with milk.


April 27, 2008

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 1

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 10 Text 1

saunaka uvaca
hatva svariktha-sprdha atatayino
yudhisthiro dharma-bhrtam varisthah
sahanujaih pratyavaruddha-bhojanah
katham pravrttah kim akarasit tatah

TRANSLATION
Saunaka Muni asked: After killing his enemies who desired to usurp his rightful inheritance, how did the greatest of all religious men, Maharaja Yudhisthira, assisted by his brothers, rule his subjects? Surely he could not freely enjoy his kingdom with unrestricted consciousness.