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November 12, 2006

Sunday, November 12, 2006

I regret to inform our listeners that due to technical difficulties, today's Sanga class was not recorded. Please accept my apologies. If any of our listeners has made a recording of today's class, I would greatly appreciate it if you could get in contact with me at .

Your servant,
Rathi Krishna dasa

November 5, 2006

Srimad Bhagavtam Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 24

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 24

na nah purojanapada
na grama na grha vayam
vanaukasas tata nityam
vana-saila-nivasinah

TRANSLATION
My dear father, our home is not in the cities or towns or villages. Being forest dwellers, we always live in the forest and on the hills.



October 29, 2006

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 13

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 13

sri-bhagavan uvaca
karmana jayate jantuh
karmanaiva praliyate
sukham duhkham bhayam ksemam
karmanaivabhipadyate

TRANSLATION
Lord Krsna said: It is by the force of karma that a living entity takes birth, and it is by karma alone that he meets his destruction. His happiness, distress, fear and sense of security all arise as the effects of karma.



October 22, 2006

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 8

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 8

sri-nanda uvaca
parjanyo bhagavan indro
meghas tasyatma-murtayah
te 'bhivarsanti bhutanam
prinanam jivanam payah

TRANSLATION
Nanda Maharaja replied: The great Lord Indra is the controller of the rain. The clouds are his personal representatives, and they directly provide rainwater, which gives happiness and sustenance to all creatures.



October 15, 2006

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 3

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 3

kathyatam me pitah ko 'yam
sambhramo va upagatah
kim phalam kasya voddesah
kena va sadhyate makhah

TRANSLATION
[Lord Krsna said:] My dear father, kindly explain to Me what this great endeavor of yours is all about. What is it meant to accomplish? If this is a ritual sacrifice, then for whose satisfaction is it intended and by what means is it going to be executed?



October 8, 2006

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 1

Srimad Bhagavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 24 Text 1

sri-suka uvaca
bhagavan api tatraiva
baladevena samyutah
apasyan nivasan gopan
indra-yaga-krtodyaman

TRANSLATION
Sukadeva Gosvami said: While staying in that very place with His brother Baladeva, Lord Krsna happened to see the cowherd men busily arranging for a sacrifice to Indra.