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June 16, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 43

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 43

ittham-vidhany anekani
vasatam guru-vesmani
guror anugrahenaiva
puman purnah prasantaye

TRANSLATION

[Lord Krsna continued:] We had many similar experiences while living in our spiritual master’s home. Simply by the grace of the spiritual master a person can fulfill life’s purpose and attain eternal peace.



June 9, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 40

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 40

aho he putraka yuyam
asmad-arthe ’ti-duhkhitah
atma vai praninam presthas
tam anadrtya mat-parah

TRANSLATION

[Sandipani said:] O my children, you have suffered so much for my sake! The body is most dear to every living creature, but you are so dedicated to me that you completely disregarded your own comfort.



June 2, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 33

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 33

nanv artha-kovida brahman
varnasrama-vatam iha
ye maya guruna vaca
taranty añjo bhavarnavam

TRANSLATION

Certainly, O brahmana, of all the followers of the varnasrama system, those who take advantage of the words I speak in My form as the spiritual master and thus easily cross over the ocean of material existence best understand their own true welfare.



May 19, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 31

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 31

kaccid gurukule vasam
 brahman smarasi nau yatah
dvijo vijnaya vijneyam
 tamasah param asnute

TRANSLATION

My dear brahmana, do you remember how we lived together in our spiritual master’s school? When a twice-born student has learned from his guru all that is to be learned, he can enjoy spiritual life, which lies beyond all ignorance.



May 12, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 23

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 23

ku-cailam malinam ksamam
 dvijam dhamani-santatam
devi paryacarat saksac
 camara-vyajanena vai

TRANSLATION

By fanning him with her camara, the divine goddess of fortune personally served that poor brahmana, whose clothing was torn and dirty and who was so thin that veins were visible all over his body.



April 28, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 15

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 15

sa tan adaya vipragryah
prayayau dvarakam kila
krsna-sandarsanam mahyam
katham syad iti cintayan

TRANSLATION

Taking the flat rice, the saintly brahmana set off for Dvaraka, all the while wondering "How will I be able to have Krsna's audience?"



April 21, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 6

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 6

sri-suka uvaca
krsnasyasit sakha kascid
brahmano brahma-vittamah
virakta indriyarthesu
prasantatma jitendriyah

TRANSLATION

Sukadeva Gosvami said: Lord Krsna had a certain brahmana friend [named Sudama] who was most learned in Vedic knowledge and detached from all sense enjoyment. Furthermore, his mind was peaceful and his senses subdued.



April 14, 2013

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 1

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 80 Text 1

sri-rajovaca
bhagavan yani canyani
mukundasya mahatmanah
viryany ananta-viryasya
srotum icchami he prabho

TRANSLATION

King Pariksit said: My lord, O master, I wish to hear about other valorous deeds performed by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Mukunda, whose valor is unlimited.