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Bhagavad-arka-marici-maIaCHAPTER ONE Indicafions of Evidence (pramana nrcsan)sri-hrsna-catanya-canraya namanyat-hrpaya pravrtto nam ctasmn grantna-sangranctam gaura-parsaam vanc amoara-svarupaham1.1.1 Invocafionom namo bnagavatc vasucvayajanmay asya yato nvaya taratas cartncsv abnjsan svarattcnc branma nra ya a-havayc munyant yat surayantcjo-var-mram yatna vnmayo yatra tr-sargo mrsanamna svcna saa nrasta-hunaham satyam param nimanom-O my Loid; naman-ollciing obcisanccs; bnagavatc-unio ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; vasucvaya-unio Vasudcva (ilc son ol Vasudcva), oi Loid Si Kisna, ilc piimcval Loid; janma-a-cicaiion, susicnancc and dcsiiuciion; asya-ol ilc manilcsicd univciscs; yatan-liom wlom; anvayat-diiccily; taratan-indiiccily; ca-and; atncsu-puiposcs; abnjsan-lully cognizani; sva-rat-lully indcpcndcni; tcnc-impaiicd; branma-ilc Vcdic lnowlcdgc; nra-consciousncss ol ilc lcaii; yan-onc wlo; a-havayc-unio ilc oiiginal cicaicd bcing; munyant-aic illusioncd; yat-aboui wlom; surayan-gicai sagcs and dcmigods; tcjan-liic; var-waici; mram-caiil; yatna-as mucl as; vnmayan-aciion and icaciion; yatra-wlcicupon; tr-sargan-ilicc modcs ol cicaiion, cicaiivc laculiics; amrsa-almosi laciual; namna-along wiil all iiansccndcnial paiaplcinalia; svcna-scll-sullicicnily; saa-always; nrasta-ncgaiion by abscncc; hunaham-illusion; satyam-iiuil; param-absoluic; niman-I do mcdiiaic upon.O my Loid, Si Kisna, son ol Vasudcva, O all-pcivading Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, I ollci my icspccilul obcisanccs unio You. I mcdiiaic upon Loid Si Kisna bccausc Hc is ilc Absoluic Tiuil and ilc piimcval causc ol all causcs ol ilc cicaiion, susicnancc and dcsiiuciion ol ilc manilcsicd univciscs. Hc is diiccily and indiiccily conscious ol all manilcsiaiions, and Hc is indcpcndcni bccausc ilcic is no oilci causc bcyond Him. Ii is Hc only wlo liisi impaiicd ilc Vcdic lnowlcdgc unio ilc lcaii ol lialmaj, ilc oiiginal living bcing. ly Him cvcn ilc gicai sagcs and dcmigods aic placcd inio illusion, as onc is bcwildcicd by ilc illusoiy icpicscniaiions ol waici sccn in liic, oi land sccn on waici. Only bccausc ol Him do ilc maiciial univciscs, icmpoiaiily manilcsicd by ilc icaciions ol ilc ilicc modcs ol naiuic, appcai laciual, alilougl ilcy aic unical. I ilcicloic mcdiiaic upon Him, Loid Si Kisna, wlo is cicinally cxisicni in ilc iiansccndcnial abodc, wlicl is loicvci licc liom ilc illusoiy icpicscniaiions ol ilc maiciial woild. I mcdiiaic upon Him, loi Hc is ilc Absoluic Tiuil. 11.1+.3-10 Sr Krsna fo Uddhavasri-bnagavan uvacahaIcna nasta praIaycvaniyam vca-samjstamayaau branmanc prohtanarmo yasyam ma-atmahansri-bnagavan uvaca-ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad said; haIcna-by ilc inllucncc ol iimc; nasta-losi; praIayc-ai ilc iimc ol annililaiion; vani-mcssagc; yam-ilis; vca-samjsta-consisiing ol ilc Vcas; maya-by Mc; aau-ai ilc iimc ol cicaiion; branmanc-unio Loid lialma; prohta-spolcn; narman-icligious piinciplcs; yasyam-in wlicl; mat-atmahan-idcniical wiil Mc.Tlc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad said: ly ilc inllucncc ol iimc, ilc iiansccndcnial sound ol Vcdic lnowlcdgc was losi ai ilc iimc ol annililaiion. Tlcicloic, wlcn ilc subscqucni cicaiion iool placc, I spolc ilc Vcdic lnowlcdgc io lialma bccausc I Myscll am ilc icligious piinciplcs cnunciaicd in ilc Vcdas. (3) tcna prohta sva-putrayamanavc purva-jaya satato bnrgv-aayo grnnansapta branma-manarsayantcna-by lialma; prohta-spolcn; sva-putraya-io lis son; manavc-io Manu; purva-jaya-ilc oldcsi; sa-ilai Vcdic lnowlcdgc; tatan-liom Manu; bnrgu-aayan-ilosc lcadcd by lligu Muni; agrnnan-acccpicd; sapta-scvcn; branma-in Vcdic liiciaiuic; mana-rsayan-mosi lcaincd sagcs.Loid lialma spolc ilis lnowlcdgc io lis cldcsi son Manu, and ilc scvcn gicai sagcs lcadcd by lligu Muni ilcn acccpicd ilc samc lnowlcdgc liom Manu. (+) tcbnyan ptrbnyas tat-putracva-anava-gunyahanmanusyan sna-gannarvansa-vyanara-carananhncvan hnnara nagarahsan-hmpurusaayanbanvyas tcsam prahrtayorajan-sattva-tamo-bnuvanyabnr bnutan bnyantcbnutanam patayas tatnayatna-prahrt sarvcsamctra vacan sravant ntcbnyan-liom ilcm (lligu Muni, cic.); ptrbnyan-liom ilc loiclailcis; tat-ilcii; putran-sons, dcsccndanis; cva-ilc dcmigods; anava-dcmons; gunyahan-ilc Gulyalas; manusyan-luman bcings; sna-gannarvan-Siddlas and Gandlaivas; sa-vyanara-caranan-along wiil Vidyadlias and Caianas; hncvan-a dillcicni luman spccics; hnnaran-lall-lumans; nagan-snalcs; rahsan-dcmons; hmpurusa-an advanccd iacc ol monlcys; aayan-and so on; banvyan-many dillcicni; tcsam-ol sucl living cniiiics; prahrtayan-dcsiics oi naiuics; rajan-sattva-taman-bnuvan-bcing gcnciaicd liom ilc ilicc mods ol maiciial naiuic; yabnn-by sucl maiciial dcsiics oi icndcncics; bnutan-all sucl living cniiiics; bnyantc-appcai dividcd in many maiciial loims; bnutanam-and ilcii; patayan-lcadcis; tatna-dividcd in ilc samc way; yatna-prahrt-accoiding io piopcnsiiy oi dcsiic; sarvcsam-ol all ol ilcm; ctran-vaiicgaicd; vacan-Vcdic iiiuals and mantras; sravant-llow down; n-cciiainly.Iiom ilc loiclailcis lcadcd by lligu Muni and oilci sons ol lialma appcaicd many clildicn and dcsccndanis, wlo assumcd dillcicni loims as dcmigods, dcmons, luman bcings, Gulyalas, Siddlas, Gandlaivas, Vidyadlaias, Caianas, Kindcvas, Knnaias, Nagas, Kimpuiusas, and so on. All ol ilc many univcisal spccics, along wiil ilcii icspcciivc lcadcis, appcaicd wiil dillcicni naiuics and dcsiics gcnciaicd liom ilc ilicc modcs ol maiciial naiuic. Tlcicloic, bccausc ol ilc dillcicni claiaciciisiics ol ilc living cniiiics wiilin ilc univcisc, ilcic aic a gicai many Vcdic iiiuals, mantras and icwaids. (5-7) cvam prahrt-vactryabnyantc matayo nrnamparamparycna hcsasctpasana-matayo parc-ilus; prahrt-ol naiuic oi dcsiics; vactryat-duc io ilc gicai vaiiciy; bnyantc-aic dividcd; matayan-plilosoplics ol lilc; nrnam-among luman bcings; paramparycna-by iiadiiion oi disciplic succcssion; hcsasct-among somc pcoplc; pasana-ailcisiic; matayan-plilosoplics; aparc-oilcis.Tlus, duc io ilc gicai vaiiciy ol dcsiics and naiuics among luman bcings, ilcic aic many dillcicni ilcisiic plilosoplics ol lilc, wlicl aic landcd down iliougl iiadiiion, cusiom and disciplic succcssion. Tlcic aic oilci icaclcis wlo diiccily suppoii ailcisiic vicwpoinis. (S) man-maya-monta-nyanpurusan purusarsabnasrcyo vaanty anchantamyatna-harma yatna-rucmat-maya-by My illusoiy poicncy; monta-bcwildcicd; nyan-ilosc wlosc iniclligcncc; purusan-pcoplc; purusa-rsabna-O bcsi among mcn; srcyan-wlai is good loi pcoplc; vaant-ilcy spcal; ancha-antam-in innumciablc ways; yatna-harma-accoiding io ilcii own aciiviiics; yatna-ruc-accoiding io wlai plcascs ilcm.O bcsi among mcn, ilc iniclligcncc ol luman bcings is bcwildcicd by My illusoiy poicncy, and ilus, accoiding io ilcii own aciiviiics and wlims, ilcy spcal in innumciablc ways aboui wlai is aciually good loi pcoplc. (9) narmam chc yasas canychamam satyam amam samamanyc vaant svartnam vaasvaryam tyaga-bnojanamhcc yajsam tapo anamvratan nyaman yamannarmam-pious aciiviiics; chc-somc pcoplc; yasan-lamc; ca-also; anyc-oilcis; hamam-scnsc giaiilicaiion; satyam-iiuillulncss; amam-scll-coniiol; samam-pcacclulncss; anyc-oilcis; vaant-piopound; sva-artnam-puisuing oncs scll-inicicsi; va-cciiainly; asvaryam-opulcncc oi poliiical inllucncc; tyaga-icnunciaiion; bnojanam-consumpiion; hcct-somc pcoplc; yajsam-saciilicc; tapan-ausiciiiy; anam-claiiiy; vratan-ialing vows; nyaman-icgulai icligious duiics; yaman-siiici icgulaiivc disciplinc.Somc say ilai pcoplc will bc lappy by pciloiming pious icligious aciiviiics. Oilcis say ilai lappincss is aiiaincd iliougl lamc, scnsc giaiilicaiion, iiuillulncss, scll- coniiol, pcacc, scll-inicicsi, poliiical inllucncc, opulcncc, icnunciaiion, consumpiion, saciilicc, pcnancc, claiiiy, vows, icgulaicd duiics oi siiici disciplinaiy icgulaiion. Lacl pioccss las iis pioponcnis. (10) 11.1+.11-1+ Sr Krsna fo Uddhavaay-anta-vanta cvasamIohan harma-vnrmtanunhnoarhas tamo-nstnanhsura manan sucarptana-anta-vantan-posscssing a bcginning and cnd; cva-undoubicdly; csam-ol ilcm (ilc maiciialisiic); Iohan-aclicvcd dcsiinaiions; harma-by onc's maiciial woil; vnrmtan-pioduccd; unhna-misciy; uarhan-biinging as ilc luiuic icsuli; taman-ignoiancc; nstnan-siiuaicd in; hsuran-mcagci; manan-wiciclcd; suca-wiil lamcniaiion; arptan-lillcd.All ilc pcisons I lavc jusi mcniioncd obiain icmpoiaiy liuiis liom ilcii maiciial woil. Indccd, ilc mcagci and misciablc siiuaiions ilcy aclicvc biing luiuic unlappincss and aic bascd on ignoiancc. Lvcn wlilc cnjoying ilc liuiis ol ilcii woil, sucl pcisons aic lillcd wiil lamcniaiion. (11) mayy arptatmanan sabnyanrapchsasya sarvatanmayatmana suhnam yat tathutan sya vsayatmanammay-in Mc; arpta-lixcd; atmanan-ol onc wlosc consciousncss; sabnya-O lcaincd Uddlava; nrapchsasya-ol onc bcicli ol maiciial dcsiics; sarvatan-in all icspccis; maya-wiil Mc; atmana-wiil ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad oi wiil onc's own spiiiiual body; suhnam-lappincss; yat tat-sucl; hutan-low; syat-could ii bc; vsaya-in maiciial scnsc giaiilicaiion; atmanam-ol ilosc wlo aic aiiaclcd.O lcaincd Uddlava, ilosc wlo lix ilcii consciousncss in Mc, giving up all maiciial dcsiics, slaic wiil Mc a lappincss ilai cannoi possibly bc cxpciicnccd by ilosc cngagcd in scnsc giaiilicaiion. (12) ahncanasya antasyasantasya sama-cctasanmaya santusta-manasansarvan suhna-maya sanahncanasya-ol onc wlo docs noi dcsiic anyiling; antasya-wlosc scnscs aic coniiollcd; santasya-pcacclul; sama-cctasan-wlosc consciousncss is cqual cvciywlcic; maya-wiil Mc; santusta-complcicly saiislicd; manasan-wlosc mind; sarvan-all; suhna-mayan-lull ol lappincss; san-diicciions.Onc wlo docs noi dcsiic anyiling wiilin ilis woild, wlo las aclicvcd pcacc by coniiolling lis scnscs, wlosc consciousncss is cqual in all condiiions and wlosc mind is complcicly saiislicd in Mc linds only lappincss wlcicvci lc gocs. (13) na paramcstnyam na mancnra-nsnyamna sarvabnaumam na rasanpatyamna yoga-snir apunar-bnavam vamayy arptatmcccnat ma vnanyatna-noi; paramcstnyam-ilc posiiion oi abodc ol Loid lialma; na-ncvci; mana-nra-nsnyam-ilc posiiion ol Loid India; na-nciilci; sarvabnaumam-cmpiic on ilc caiil; na-noi; rasa-anpatyam-sovcicigniy in ilc lowci planciaiy sysicms; na-ncvci; yoga-snin-ilc ciglilold yoga pcilcciions; apunan-bnavam-libciaiion; va-noi; may-in Mc; arpta-lixcd; atma-consciousncss; ccnat-lc dcsiics; mat-Mc; vna-wiiloui; anyat-anyiling clsc.Onc wlo las lixcd lis consciousncss on Mc dcsiics nciilci ilc posiiion oi abodc ol Loid lialma oi Loid India, noi an cmpiic on ilc caiil, noi sovcicigniy in ilc lowci planciaiy sysicms, noi ilc ciglilold pcilcciion ol yoga, noi libciaiion liom biiil and dcail. Sucl a pcison dcsiics Mc alonc. 11.19.17 Sr Krsna fo Uddhava srutn pratyahsam atnyamanumanam catustayampramancsv anavastnanavhaIpat sa vrajyatcsrutn-Vcdic lnowlcdgc; pratyahsam-diicci cxpciicncc; atnyam-iiadiiional wisdom; anumanam-logical induciion; catustayam-louilold; pramancsu-among all iypcs ol cvidcncc; anavastnanat-duc io ilc lliclciing naiuic; vhaIpat-liom maiciial divcisiiy; san-a pcison; vrajyatc-bccomcs dciaclcd.Iiom ilc loui iypcs ol cvidcncc-Vcdic lnowlcdgc, diicci cxpciicncc, iiadiiional wisdom and logical induciion-onc can undcisiand ilc icmpoiaiy, insubsianiial siiuaiion ol ilc maiciial woild, by wlicl onc bccomcs dciaclcd liom ilc dualiiy ol ilis woild. 6.9.36 Demigods fo Sr Visnu na n vrona ubnayam bnagavaty aparmta-guna-gana isvarc `navaganya-manatmyc `rvacina-vhaIpa-vtarha-vcara-pramanabnasa-hutarha-sastra-haIIantanharanasraya-uravagrana-vanam vvaanavasara uparata-samasta-mayamayc hcvaIa cvatma-mayam antarnaya ho nv artno urgnata va bnavat svarupa-vayabnavat.na-noi; n-cciiainly; vronan-coniiadiciion; ubnayam-boil; bnagavat-in ilc Supicmc pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; aparmta-unlimiicd; guna-ganc-wlosc iiansccndcnial aiiiibuics; isvarc-in ilc supicmc coniiollci; anavaganya-posscssing; manatmyc-unlailomablc abiliiy and gloiics; arvacina-icccni; vhaIpa-lull ol cquivocal calculaiions; vtarha-opposing aigumcnis; vcara-judgmcnis; pramana-abnasa-impcilcci cvidcncc; hutarha-usclcss aigumcnis; sastra-by unauiloiizcd sciipiuics; haIIa-agiiaicd; antanharana-minds; asraya-wlosc slclici; uravagrana-wiil wiclcd obsiinacics; vanam-ol ilcoiisis; vvaa-ol ilc coniiovcisics; anavasarc-noi wiilin ilc iangc; uparata-wiildiawn; samasta-liom wlom all; maya-mayc-illusoiy cncigy; hcvaIc-wiiloui a sccond; cva-indccd; atma-mayam-ilc illusoiy cncigy, wlicl can do and undo ilc inconccivablc; antarnaya-placing bciwccn; han-wlai; nu-indccd; artnan-mcaning; urgnatan-impossiblc; va-as ii wcic; bnavat-is; sva-rupa-naiuics; vaya-ol iwo; abnavat-duc io ilc abscncc.O Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, all coniiadiciions can bc icconcilcd in You. O Loid, sincc You aic ilc Supicmc Pcison, ilc icscivoii ol unlimiicd spiiiiual qualiiics, ilc supicmc coniiollci, Youi unlimiicd gloiics aic inconccivablc loi ilc condiiioncd souls. Many modcin ilcologians aiguc aboui iigli and wiong wiiloui lnowing wlai is aciually iigli. Tlcii aigumcnis aic always lalsc and ilcii judgcmcnis inconclusivc bccausc ilcy lavc no auiloiizcd cvidcncc wiil wlicl io gain lnowlcdgc ol You. lccausc ilcii minds aic agiiaicd by sciipiuics coniaining lalsc conclusions, ilcy aic unablc io undcisiand ilc iiuil conccining You. Iuiilcimoic, bccausc ol polluicd cagcincss io aiiivc ai ilc iigli conclusion, ilcii ilcoiics aic incapablc ol icvcaling You, wlo aic iiansccndcnial io ilcii maiciial conccpiions. You aic onc wiiloui a sccond, and ilcicloic in You coniiadiciions lilc doing and noi doing, lappincss and disiicss, aic noi coniiadicioiy. Youi poicncy is so gicai ilai ii can do and undo anyiling as You lilc. Wiil ilc lclp ol ilai poicncy, wlai is impossiblc loi You' Sincc ilcic is no dualiiy in Youi consiiiuiional posiiion, You can do cvciyiling by ilc inllucncc ol Youi cncigy. 10.87.36 The Personified Vedas fo Maha-Visnu sata am uttntam sa t ccn nanu tarha-natamvyabncarat hva ca hva ca mrsa na tatnobnaya-yuhvyavanrtayc vhaIpa sto `nna-paramparayabnramayat bnarati ta uru-vrttbnr uhtna-jaansatan-liom ilai wlicl is pcimancni; am-ilis (univcisc); uttntam-aiiscn; sat-pcimancni; t-ilus; cct-il (somconc pioposcs); nanu-cciiainly; tarha-by logical coniiadiciion; natam-icluicd; vyabncarat-ii is inconsisicni; hva ca-in somc cascs; hva ca-in oilci cascs; mrsa-illusion; na-noi; tatna-so; ubnaya-ol boil (ilc ical and illusion); yuh-ilc conjunciion; vyavanrtayc-loi ilc salc ol oidinaiy allaiis; vhaIpan-an imaginaiy siiuaiion; stan-dcsiicd; anna-ol blind mcn; paramparaya-by a succcssion; bnramayat-bcwildci; bnarati-ilc woids ol wisdom; tc-Youi; uru-numcious; vrttbnn-wiil ilcii scmaniic lunciions; uhtna-by iiiual uiicianccs; jaan-dullcd.Ii may bc pioposcd ilai ilis woild is pcimancnily ical bccausc ii is gcnciaicd liom ilc pcimancni icaliiy, bui sucl an aigumcni is subjcci io logical icluiaiion. Somciimcs, indccd, ilc appaicni nondillcicncc ol a causc and iis cllcci lails io piovc iiuc, and ai oilci iimcs ilc pioduci ol somciling ical is illusoiy. Iuiilcimoic, ilis woild cannoi bc pcimancnily ical, loi ii paiialcs ol ilc naiuics ol noi only ilc absoluic icaliiy bui also ilc illusion disguising ilai icaliiy. Aciually, ilc visiblc loims ol ilis woild aic jusi an imaginaiy aiiangcmcni icsoiicd io by a succcssion ol ignoiani pcisons in oidci io laciliiaic ilcii maiciial allaiis. Wiil ilcii vaiious mcanings and implicaiions, ilc lcaincd woids ol Youi Vcdas bcwildci all pcisons wlosc minds lavc bccn dullcd by lcaiing ilc incaniaiions ol saciilicial iiiuals. 6.+.31 Prajapafi Daksa fo Sr Visnu' yac-cnahtayo vaatam vanam vavvaa-samvaa-bnuvo bnavanthurvant casam munur atma-monamtasma namo `nanta-gunaya bnumncyat-sahtayan-wlosc muliilaiious poicncics; vaatam-spcaling dillcicni plilosoplics; vanam-ol ilc spcalcis; va-indccd; vvaa-ol aigumcni; samvaa-and agiccmcni; bnuvan-ilc causcs; bnavant-aic; hurvant-cicaic; ca-and; csam-ol ilcm (ilc ilcoiisis); munun-coniinuously; atma-monam-bcwildcimcni icgaiding ilc cxisicncc ol ilc soul; tasma-unio Him; naman-my icspccilul obcisanccs; ananta-unlimiicd; gunaya-posscssing iiansccndcnial aiiiibuics; bnumnc-ilc all-pcivading Godlcad.Lci mc ollci my icspccilul obcisanccs unio ilc all-pcivading Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, wlo posscsscs unlimiicd iiansccndcnial qualiiics. Aciing wiilin ilc coics ol ilc lcaiis ol all plilosoplcis, wlo piopagaic vaiious vicws, Hc causcs ilcm io loigci ilcii own souls wlilc somciimcs agiccing and somciimcs disagiccing among ilcmsclvcs. Tlus Hc cicaics wiilin ilis maiciial woild a siiuaiion in wlicl ilcy aic unablc io comc io a conclusion. I ollci my obcisanccs unio Him. +.11.22 Svayambhuva Manu fo Dhruva Maharaja hcct harma vaanty cnamsvabnavam aparc nrpachc haIam parc avampumsan hamam utaparchcct-somc; harma-liuiiivc aciiviiics; vaant-cxplain; cnam-ilai; svabnavam-naiuic; aparc-oilcis; nrpa-my dcai King Dliuva; chc-somc; haIam-iimc; parc-oilcis; avam-laic; pumsan-ol ilc living cniiiy; hamam-dcsiic; uta-also; aparc-oilcis.Tlc dillcicniiaiion among vaiiciics ol lilc and ilcii sullciing and cnjoymcni is cxplaincd by somc io bc ilc icsuli ol laima. Oilcis say ii is duc io naiuic, oilcis duc io iimc, oilcis duc io laic, and siill oilcis say ii is duc io dcsiic. +.29.+8 Narada Muni fo King Pracnabarhi svam Ioham na vus tc vayatra cvo janaranananur numra-nyo vcamsaharmaham ata-vansvam-own; Ioham-abodc; na-ncvci; vun-lnow; tc-sucl pcisons; va-cciiainly; yatra-wlcic; cvan-ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; janaranan-Kisna, oi Visnu; anun-spcal; numra-nyan-ilc lcss iniclligcni class ol mcn; vcam-ilc loui Vcdas; sa-harmaham-lull ol iiiualisiic ccicmonics; a-tat-van-pcisons wlo aic noi in lnowlcdgc.Tlosc wlo aic lcss iniclligcni acccpi ilc Vcdic iiiualisiic ccicmonics as all in all. Tlcy do noi lnow ilai ilc puiposc ol ilc Vcdas is io undcisiand onc's own lomc, wlcic ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad livcs. Noi bcing inicicsicd in ilcii ical lomc, ilcy aic illusioncd and scaicl alici oilci lomcs. +.11.23 Svayambhuva Manu fo Dhruva Maharaja avyahtasyapramcyasyanana-sahty-uayasya cana va chirstam tataho vcatna sva-sambnavamavyahtasya-ol ilc unmanilcsicd; apramcyasya-ol ilc Tiansccndcncc; nana-vaiious; saht-cncigics; uayasya-ol Him wlo givcs iisc io; ca-also; na-ncvci; va-cciiainly; chirstam-ilc plan; tata-my dcai boy; han-wlo; vca-can lnow; atna-ilcicloic; sva-own; sambnavam-oiigin.Tlc Absoluic Tiuil, Tiansccndcncc, is ncvci subjcci io ilc undcisianding ol impcilcci scnsoiy cndcavoi, noi is Hc subjcci io diicci cxpciicncc. Hc is ilc masici ol vaiiciics ol cncigics, lilc ilc lull maiciial cncigy, and no onc can undcisiand His plans oi aciions; ilcicloic ii slould bc concludcd ilai alilougl Hc is ilc oiiginal causc ol all causcs, no onc can lnow Him by mcnial spcculaiion. 6.+.32 Prajapafi Daksa fo Sr Visnu astit nastit ca vastu-nstnayorcha-stnayor bnnna-vruna-narmanonavchstam hncana yoga-sanhnyayonsamam param ny anuhuIam brnat tatast-ilcic is; t-ilus; na-noi; ast-ilcic is; t-ilus; ca-and; vastu-nstnayon-piolcssing lnowlcdgc ol ilc uliimaic causc; cha-stnayon-wiil onc and ilc samc subjcci maiici, csiablisling lialman; bnnna-dcmonsiiaiing dillcicni; vruna-narmanon-and opposing claiaciciisiics; avchstam-pciccivcd; hncana-ilai somciling wlicl; yoga-sanhnyayon-ol mysiic yoga and ilc Sanllya plilosoply (analysis ol ilc ways ol naiuic); samam-ilc samc; param-iiansccndcnial; n-indccd; anuhuIam-dwclling placc; brnat tat-ilai uliimaic causc.Tlcic aic iwo paiiics-namcly, ilc ilcisis and ilc ailcisis. Tlc ilcisi, wlo acccpis ilc Supcisoul, linds ilc spiiiiual causc iliougl mysiic yoga. Tlc Sanllyiic, lowcvci, wlo mcicly analyzcs ilc maiciial clcmcnis, comcs io a conclusion ol impcisonalism and docs noi acccpi a supicmc causc-wlcilci llagavan, Paiamaima oi cvcn lialman. Insicad, lc is picoccupicd wiil ilc supcilluous, cxicinal aciiviiics ol maiciial naiuic. Uliimaicly, lowcvci, boil paiiics dcmonsiiaic ilc Absoluic Tiuil bccausc alilougl ilcy ollci opposing siaicmcnis, ilcii objcci is ilc samc uliimaic causc. Tlcy aic boil appioacling ilc samc Supicmc lialman, io wlom I ollci my icspccilul obcisanccs. 11.22.+-5 Sr Krsna fo Uddhava sri-bnagavan uvacayuhtam ca sant sarvatrabnasantc branmana yatnamayam maiyam ugrnyavaatam hm nu urgnatamsri-bnagavan uvaca-ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad said; yuhtam-icasonably; ca-cvcn; sant-ilcy aic picscni; sarvatra-cvciywlcic; bnasantc-ilcy spcal; branmanan-bialmanas; yatna-low; mayam-ilc mysiic cncigy; maiyam-My; ugrnya-icsoiiing io; vaatam-ol ilosc wlo spcal; hm-wlai; nu-alici all; urgnatam-will bc impossiblc.Loid Kisna icplicd: lccausc all maiciial clcmcnis aic picscni cvciywlcic, ii is icasonablc ilai dillcicni lcaincd bialmanas lavc analyzcd ilcm in dillcicni ways. All sucl plilosoplcis spolc undci ilc slclici ol My mysiic poicncy, and ilus ilcy could say anyiling wiiloui coniiadiciing ilc iiuil.nata cvam yatnattna tvamya anam vacm tat tatnacvam vvaatam nctumsahtayo mc uratyayanna-ii is noi; ctat-ilis; cvam-so; yatna-as; attna-say; tvam-you; yat-wlicl; anam-I; vacm-am saying; tat-ilai; tatna-ilus; cvam-in ilis way; vvaatam-loi ilosc wlo aiguc; nctum-ovci logical icasons; sahtayan-ilc cncigics (aic impclling); mc-My; uratyayan-unsuipassablc.Wlcn plilosoplcis aiguc, "I don'i cloosc io analyzc ilis paiiiculai casc in ilc samc way ilai you lavc," ii is simply My own insuimouniablc cncigics ilai aic moiivaiing ilcii analyiic disagiccmcnis. 11.3.+3-+6 Avirhofra fo Maharaja Nimi si-aviiloiia uvacalaimalaima vilaimciivcda-vado na laulilalvcdasya ccsvaiaimaivaiiaiia mulyanii suiayalsri-avrnotran uvaca-ilc sagc aviiloiia said; harma-ilc cxccuiion ol duiics picsciibcd by sciipiuic; aharma-lailuic io pciloim sucl duiics; vharma-cngagcmcni in loibiddcn aciiviiics; t-ilus; vca-vaan-subjcci maiici undcisiood iliougl ilc Vcdas; na-noi; Iauhhan-mundanc; vcasya-ol ilc vcdas; ca-and; isvara-atmatvat-bccausc ol coming liom ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad Himscll; tatra-in ilis maiici; munyant-bccomc conluscd; surayan-(cvcn) gicai sclolaily auiloiiiics.Si viiloiia icplicd: Picsciibcd duiics, nonpciloimancc ol sucl duiics, and loibiddcn aciiviiics aic iopics onc can piopcily undcisiand iliougl auiloiizcd siudy ol ilc Vcdic liiciaiuic. Tlis dilliculi subjcci maiici can ncvci bc undcisiood by mundanc spcculaiion. Tlc auiloiizcd Vcdic liiciaiuic is ilc sound incainaiion ol ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad Himscll, and ilus Vcdic lnowlcdgc is pcilcci. Lvcn ilc gicaicsi lcaincd sclolais aic bcwildcicd in ilcii aiicmpis io undcisiand ilc scicncc ol aciion il ilcy ncglcci ilc auiloiiiy ol Vcdic lnowlcdgc. parohsa-vao vco yambaIanam anusasanamharma-mohsaya harmanvnattc ny agaam yatnaparohsa-vaan-dcsciibing a siiuaiion as somciling clsc in oidci io disguisc iis ical naiuic; vcan-Vcdas; ayam-ilcsc; baIanam-ol clildlilc pcisons; anusasanam-guidancc; harma-mohsaya-loi libciaiion liom maiciial aciiviiics; harman-maiciial aciiviiics; vnattc-picsciibc; n-indccd; agaam-a mcdicinc; yatna-jusi as.Clildisl and loolisl pcoplc aic aiiaclcd io maiciialisiic, liuiiivc aciiviiics, alilougl ilc aciual goal ol lilc is io bccomc licc liom sucl aciiviiics. Tlcicloic, ilc Vcdic injunciions indiiccily lcad onc io ilc pail ol uliimaic libciaiion by liisi picsciibing liuiiivc icligious aciiviiics, jusi as a lailci piomiscs lis clild candy so ilai ilc clild will ialc lis mcdicinc. nacarc yas tu vcohtamsvayam ajno jtcnryanvharmana ny anarmcnamrtyor mrtyum upat sanna acarct-docs noi pciloim; yan-wlo; tu-bui; vca-uhtam-wlai is picsciibcd in ilc Vcdas; svayam-limscll; ajnan-ignoiani; ajta-nryan-noi laving lcaincd io coniiol lis scnscs; vharmana-by noi cxccuiing sciipiuial duiy; n-indccd; anarmcna-by lis iiicligion; mrtyon mrtyum-dcail alici dcail; upat-aclicvcs; san-lc.Il an ignoiani pcison wlo las noi conqucicd ilc maiciial scnscs docs noi adlcic io ilc Vcdic injunciions, cciiainly lc will cngagc in sinlul and iiicligious aciiviiics.Tlus lis icwaid will bc icpcaicd biiil and dcail. vcohtam cva hurvanonnsango `rptam isvarcnasharmyam Iabnatc snmrocanartna pnaIa-srutnvca-uhtam-ilc icgulaicd aciiviiics dcsciibcd by ilc Vcdas; cva-cciiainly; hurvanan-pciloiming; nnsangan-wiiloui aiiaclmcni; arptam-ollcicd; isvarc-io ilc Supicmc Loid; nasharmyam-ol libciaiion liom maiciial woil and iis icaciions; Iabnatc-onc aclicvcs; snm-ilc pcilcciion; rocana-artna-loi ilc puiposc ol giving cncouiagcmcni; pnaIa-srutn-ilc piomiscs ol maiciial icsulis givcn in ilc Vcdic sciipiuics.ly cxccuiing wiiloui aiiaclmcni ilc icgulaicd aciiviiics picsciibcd in ilc Vcdas, ollciing ilc icsulis ol sucl woil io ilc Supicmc Loid, onc aiiains ilc pcilcciion ol liccdom liom ilc bondagc ol maiciial woil. Tlc maiciial liuiiivc icsulis ollcicd in ilc icvcalcd sciipiuics aic noi ilc aciual goal ol Vcdic lnowlcdgc, bui aic mcani loi siimulaiing ilc inicicsi ol ilc pciloimci. 11.5.5 Camasa Rsi fo Maharaja Nimi vpro rajanya-vasyau vanarcn praptan paanthamsrautcna janmanatnapmunyanty amnaya-vananvpran-ilc branmanas; rajanya-vasyau-ol ilc ioyal oidci and ilc vasyas; va-oi; narcn-ol ilc Supicmc Loid, Haii; praptan-alici bcing allowcd io appioacl; paa-antham-ncai ilc loius lcci; srautcna janmana-by laving icccivcd ilc sccond biiil ol Vcdic iniiiaiion; atna-ilcn; ap-cvcn; munyant-bcwildcicd; amnaya-vanan-adopiing vaiious maiciialisiic plilosoplics.On ilc oilci land, branmanas, mcmbcis ol ilc ioyal oidci and vasyas, cvcn alici bcing allowcd io appioacl ilc loius lcci ol ilc Supicmc Loid, Haii, by iccciving ilc sccond biiil ol Vcdic iniiiaiion, can bccomc bcwildcicd and adopi vaiious maiciialisiic plilosoplics. 11.5.11 Camasa Rsi fo Maharaja NimiIohc vyavayamsa-maya-scvantya n jantor na n tatra coanavyavastnts tcsu vvana-yajnasura-granar asu nvrttr staIohc-in ilc maiciial woild; vyavaya-scx indulgcncc; amsa-ol mcai; maya-and liquoi; scvan-ilc ialing; ntyan-always lound; n-indccd; janton-in ilc condiiioncd living bcing; na-noi; li-indccd; tatra-in icgaid io ilcm; coana-any command ol sciipiuic; vyavastntn-ilc picsciibcd aiiangcmcni; tcsu-in ilcsc; vvana-by sacicd maiiiagc; yajna-ilc ollciing ol saciilicc; sura-granan-and ilc acccpiancc ol iiiual cups ol winc; asu-ol ilcsc; nvrttn-ccssaiion; sta-is ilc dcsiicd cnd.In ilis maiciial woild ilc condiiioncd soul is always inclincd io scx, mcai-caiing and inioxicaiion. Tlcicloic icligious sciipiuics ncvci aciually cncouiagc sucl aciiviiics. Alilougl ilc sciipiuial injunciions piovidc loi scx iliougl sacicd maiiiagc, loi mcai-caiing iliougl saciilicial ollciings and loi inioxicaiion iliougl ilc acccpiancc ol iiiual cups ol winc, sucl ccicmonics aic mcani loi ilc uliimaic puiposc ol icnunciaiion. 11.5.13-1+ Camasa Rsi fo Maharaja Nimi ya gnrana-bnahso vntan surayastatna pasor aIabnanam na nmsacvam vyavayan prajaya na ratyamam vsunam na vun sva-narmamyat-bccausc; gnrana-by smcll; bnahsan-ilc ialing; vntan-is cnjoincd; surayan-ol winc; tatna-similaily; pason-ol a saciilicial animal; aIabnanam-picsciibcd lilling; na-noi; nmsa-wanion violcncc; cvam-in ilc samc way; vyavayan-scx; prajaya-loi ilc puiposc ol bcgciiing clildicn; na-noi; ratya-loi ilc salc ol scnsc cnjoymcni; mam-ilis (as poinicd oui in ilc picvious vcisc); vsunam-mosi puic; na vun-ilcy do noi undcisiand; sva-narmam-ilcii own piopci duiy.Accoiding io ilc Vcdic injunciions, wlcn winc is ollcicd in saciilicial ccicmonics ii is laici io bc consumcd by smclling, and noi by diinling. Similaily, ilc saciilicial ollciing ol animals is pcimiiicd, bui ilcic is no piovision loi widc-scalc animal slauglici. Rcligious scx lilc is also pcimiiicd, bui only in maiiiagc loi bcgciiing clildicn, and noi loi scnsuous cxploiiaiion ol ilc body. Unloiiunaicly, lowcvci, ilc lcss iniclligcni maiciialisis cannoi undcisiand ilai ilcii duiics in lilc slould bc pciloimcd puicly on ilc spiiiiual plailoim. yc tv ancvam-vo `santanstabnan sa-abnmannanpasun runyant vsrabnanprctya hnaant tc ca tanyc-ilosc wlo; tu-bui; ancvam-van-noi lnowing ilcsc lacis; asantan-vciy impious; stabnan-picsumpiuous; sat-abnmannan-considciing ilcmsclvcs sainily; pasun-animals; runyant-ilcy laim; vsrabnan-bcing innoccnily iiusicd; prctya-alici lcaving ilis picscni body; hnaant-ilcy cai; tc-ilosc animals; ca-and; tan-ilcm.Tlosc sinlul pcisons wlo aic ignoiani ol aciual icligious piinciplcs, yci considci ilcmsclvcs io bc complcicly pious, wiiloui compunciion commii violcncc againsi innoccni animals wlo aic lully iiusiing in ilcm. In ilcii ncxi livcs, sucl sinlul pcisons will bc caicn by ilc samc cicaiuics ilcy lavc lillcd in ilis woild. 11.5.15 Camasa Rsi fo Maharaja Nimivsantan para-haycsusvatmanam narm isvarammrtahc sanubannc `smnbana-sncnan patanty ananvsantan-cnvying; para-haycsu-(ilc souls) wiilin ilc bodics ol oilcis; sva-atmanam-ilcii own iiuc scll; narm isvaram-ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, Haii; mrtahc-in ilc coipsc; sa-anubannc-iogcilci wiil iis iclaiions; asmn-ilis; bana-sncnan-ilcii allcciion bcing lixcd; patant-ilcy lall; anan-downwaid.Tlc condiiioncd souls bccomc complcicly bound in allcciion io ilcii own coipsclilc maiciial bodics and ilcii iclaiivcs and paiaplcinalia. In sucl a pioud and loolisl condiiion, ilc condiiioncd souls cnvy oilci living cniiiics as wcll as ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, Haii, wlo icsidcs in ilc lcaii ol all bcings. Tlus cnviously ollcnding oilcis, ilc condiiioncd souls giadually lall down inio lcll. 11.11.18-19 Sr Krsna fo Uddhava saba-branman nsnatona nsnayat parc yasramas tasya srama-pnaIony ancnum va rahsatansaba-branman-in ilc Vcdic liiciaiuic; nsnatan-cxpcii iliougl complcic siudy; na nsnayat-docs noi absoib ilc mind; parc-in ilc Supicmc; ya-il; sraman-laboi; tasya-lis; srama-ol gicai cndcavoi; pnaIan-ilc liuii; n-cciiainly; ancnum-a cow ilai givcs no mill; va-lilc; rahsatan-ol onc wlo is ialing caic ol.Il iliougl mciiculous siudy onc bccomcs cxpcii in icading Vcdic liiciaiuic bui malcs no cndcavoi io lix onc's mind on ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, ilcn onc's cndcavoi is cciiainly lilc ilai ol a man wlo woils vciy laid io ialc caic ol a cow ilai givcs no mill. In oilci woids, ilc liuii ol onc's laboiious siudy ol Vcdic lnowlcdgc will simply bc ilc laboi iiscll. Tlcic will bc no oilci iangiblc icsuli. gam ugna-onam asatim ca bnaryamcnam paraninam asat-prajam cavttam tv atirtni-hrtam anga vacamninam maya rahsat unhna-unhnigam-a cow; ugna-wlosc mill; onam-alicady ialcn; asatim-unclasic; ca-also; bnaryam-a wilc; cnam-a body; para-upon oilcis; aninam-always dcpcndcni; asat-usclcss; prajam-clildicn; ca-also; vttam-wcalil; tu-bui; atirtni-hrtam-noi givcn io ilc piopci iccipicni; anga-O Uddlava; vacam-Vcdic lnowlcdgc; ninam-dcvoid; maya-ol lnowlcdgc ol Mc; rahsat-lc ialcs caic ol; unhna-unhni-lc wlo sullcis onc misciy alici anoilci.My dcai Uddlava, ilai man is cciiainly mosi misciablc wlo ialcs caic ol a cow ilai givcs no mill, an unclasic wilc, a body ioially dcpcndcni on oilcis, usclcss clildicn oi wcalil noi uiilizcd loi ilc iigli puiposc. Similaily, onc wlo siudics Vcdic lnowlcdgc dcvoid ol My gloiics is also mosi misciablc. 11.21.35-36 Sr Krsna fo Uddhava vca branmatma-vsayastr-hana-vsaya mcparohsa-vaa rsayanparohsam mama ca pryamvcan-ilc Vcdas; branma-atma-ilc undcisianding ilai ilc soul is puic spiiii; vsayan-laving as ilcii subjcci maiici; tr-hana-vsayan-dividcd inio ilicc scciions (wlicl icpicscni liuiiivc woil, woislip ol dcmigods and icalizaiion ol ilc Absoluic Tiuil); mc-ilcsc; parohsa-vaan-spcaling csoiciically; rsayan-ilc Vcdic auiloiiiics; parohsam-indiicci cxplanaiion; mama-io Mc; ca-also; pryam-dcai.Tlc Vcdas, dividcd inio ilicc divisions, uliimaicly icvcal ilc living cniiiy as puic spiiii soul. Tlc Vcdic sccis and mantras, lowcvci, dcal in csoiciic icims, and I also am plcascd by sucl conlidcniial dcsciipiions. saba-branma su-urbonamprancnrya-mano-mayamananta-param gambniramurvganyam samura-vatsaba-branma-ilc iiansccndcnial sound ol ilc Vcdas; su-urbonam-cxiicmcly dilliculi io compiclcnd; prana-ol ilc viial aii; nrya-scnscs; manan-and mind; mayam-manilcsiing on ilc dillcicni lcvcls; ananta-param-wiiloui limii; gambniram-dccp; urvganyam-unlailomablc; samura-vat-lilc ilc occan.Tlc iiansccndcnial sound ol ilc Vcdas is vciy dilliculi io compiclcnd and manilcsis on dillcicni lcvcls wiilin ilc prana, scnscs and mind. Tlis Vcdic sound is unlimiicd, vciy dccp and unlailomablc, jusi lilc ilc occan. 11.21.+0-+2 Sr Krsna fo Uddhava vctra-bnasa-vtatamcnanobns catur-uttaranananta-param brnatimsrjaty ahspatc svayamvctra-vaiicgaicd; bnasa-by vcibal cxpicssions; vtatam-claboiaicd; cnanobnn-along wiil ilc mciiical aiiangcmcnis; catun-uttaran-cacl laving loui syllablcs moic ilan ilc picvious; ananta-param-limiilcss; brnatim-ilc gicai cxpansc ol Vcdic liiciaiuic; srjat-Hc cicaics; ahspatc-and wiildiaws; svayam-Himscll. Tlc Vcda is ilcn claboiaicd by many vcibal vaiiciics, cxpicsscd in dillcicni mcicis, cacl laving loui moic syllablcs ilan ilc picvious onc. Uliimaicly ilc Loid again wiildiaws His manilcsiaiion ol Vcdic sound wiilin Himscll. gayatry usng anustup cabrnati panhtr cva catrstub jagaty atccnanony atyasty-atjaga-vratgayatri usnh anustup ca-lnown as Gayaii, Usnil and Anusiup; brnati panhtn-lilai and Panlii; cva ca-also; trstup jagati atccnanan-Tiisiup, Jagai and Aiicclanda; n-indccd; atyast-atjagat-vrat-Aiyasii, Aiijagai and Aiiviiai.Tlc Vcdic mcicis aic Gayaii, Usnil, Anusiup, lilai, Panlii, Tiisiup, Jagai, Aiicclanda, Aiyasii, Aiijagai and Aiiviiai. hm vnattc hm acastchm anuya vhaIpayctty asya nrayam Iohcnanyo ma vca hascanahm-wlai; vnattc-cnjoins (in ilc iiiualisiic harma-hana); hm-wlai; acastc-indicaics (as ilc objcci ol woislip in ilc cvata-hana); hm-wlai; anuya-dcsciibing in dillcicni aspccis; vhaIpayct-iaiscs ilc possibiliiy ol alicinaiivcs (in ilc jnana-hana); t-ilus; asyan-ol Vcdic liiciaiuic; nrayam-ilc lcaii, oi conlidcniial puiposc; Iohc-in ilis woild; na-docs noi; anyan-oilci; mat-ilan Mc; vca-lnow; hascana-anyonc.In ilc cniiic woild no onc bui Mc aciually undcisiands ilc conlidcniial puiposc ol Vcdic lnowlcdgc. Tlus pcoplc do noi lnow wlai ilc Vcdas aic aciually picsciibing in ilc iiiualisiic injunciions ol harma-hana, oi wlai objcci is aciually bcing indicaicd in ilc loimulas ol woislip lound in ilc upasana-hana, oi ilai wlicl is claboiaicly discusscd iliougl vaiious lypoilcscs in ilc jnana-hana scciion ol ilc Vcdas. 11.19.33-39 Sr Krsna fo Uddhava sri-bnagavan uvacaanmsa satyam astcyamasango nrir asancayanasthyam branmacaryam camaunam stnaryam hsamabnayamsaucam japas tapo nomansranattnyam ma-arcanamtirtnatanam parartncnatustr acarya-scvanamctc yaman sa-nyamaubnayor vaasa smrtanpumsam upastas tatayatna-hamam unant nsri-bnagavan uvaca-ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad said; anmsa-nonviolcncc; satyam-iiuillulncss; astcyam-ncvci covciing oi sicaling ilc piopciiy ol oilcis; asangan-dciaclmcni; nrin-lumiliiy; asancayan-bcing nonposscssivc; asthyam-iiusi in ilc piinciplcs ol icligion; branmacaryam-cclibacy; ca-also; maunam-silcncc; stnaryam-sicadincss; hsama-loigiving; abnayam-lcailcss; saucam-inicinal and cxicinal clcanlincss; japan-claniing ilc loly namcs ol ilc Loid; tapan-ausiciiiy; noman-saciilicc; srana-laiil; attnyam-lospiialiiy; mat-arcanam-woislip ol Mc; tirtna-atanam-visiiing loly placcs; para-artna-ina-aciing and dcsiiing loi ilc Supicmc; tustn-saiislaciion; acarya-scvanam-sciving ilc spiiiiual masici; ctc-ilcsc; yaman-disciplinaiy piinciplcs; sa-nyaman-along wiil sccondaiy icgulai duiics; ubnayon-ol cacl; vaasa-iwclvc; smrtan-aic undcisiood; pumsam-by luman bcings; upastan-bcing culiivaicd wiil dcvoiion; tata-My dcai Uddlava; yatna-hamam-accoiding io onc's dcsiic; unant-ilcy supply; n-indccd.Tlc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad said: Nonviolcncc, iiuillulncss, noi covciing oi sicaling ilc piopciiy ol oilcis, dciaclmcni, lumiliiy, liccdom liom posscssivcncss, iiusi in ilc piinciplcs ol icligion, cclibacy, silcncc, sicadincss, loigivcncss and lcailcssncss aic ilc iwclvc piimaiy disciplinaiy piinciplcs. Inicinal clcanlincss, cxicinal clcanlincss, claniing ilc loly namcs ol ilc Loid, ausiciiiy, saciilicc, laiil, lospiialiiy, woislip ol Mc, visiiing loly placcs, aciing and dcsiiing only loi ilc supicmc inicicsi, saiislaciion, and scivicc io ilc spiiiiual masici aic ilc iwclvc clcmcnis ol icgulai picsciibcd duiics. Tlcsc iwcniy-loui clcmcnis bcsiow all dcsiicd bcncdiciions upon ilosc pcisons wlo dcvoicdly culiivaic ilcm.samo man-nstnata buncrama nrya-samyamantthsa unhna-sammarsojnvopastna-jayo nrtnana-nyasan param anamhama-tyagas tapan smrtamsvabnava-vjayan sauryamsatyam ca sama-arsanamanyac ca sunrta vanihavbnn parhirttaharmasv asangaman saucamtyagan sannyasa ucyatcnarma stam nanam nrnamyajno `nam bnagavattamanahsna jnana-sancsanpranayaman param baIamsaman-mcnial cquilibiium; mat-in Mc; nstnata-sicady absoipiion; buncn-ol ilc iniclligcncc; aman-scll-coniiol; nrya-ol ilc scnscs; samyaman-pcilcci disciplinc; tthsa-iolciancc; unhna-unlappincss; sammarsan-iolciaiing; jnva-ilc ionguc; upastna-and gcniials; jayan-conquciing; nrtn-sicadincss; ana-aggicssion; nyasan-giving up; param-ilc supicmc; anam-claiiiy; hama-lusi; tyagan-giving up; tapan-ausiciiiy; smrtam-is considcicd; svabnava-onc's naiuial icndcncy io cnjoy; vjayan-conquciing; sauryam-lcioism; satyam-icaliiy; ca-also; sama-arsanam-sccing ilc Supicmc Loid cvciywlcic; anyat-ilc ncxi clcmcni (iiuillulncss); ca-and; su-nrta-plcasing; vani-spcccl; havbnn-by ilc sagcs; parhirtta-is dcclaicd io bc; harmasu-in liuiiivc aciiviiics; asangaman-dciaclmcni; saucam-clcanlincss; tyagan-icnunciaiion; sannyasan-ilc sannyasa oidci ol lilc; ucyatc-is said io bc; narman-icligiousncss; stam-dcsiiablc; nanam-wcalil; nrnam-loi luman bcings; yajnan-saciilicc; anam-I am; bnagavat-taman-ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; ahsna-icligious icmunciaiion; jnana-sancsan-ilc insiiuciion ol pcilcci lnowlcdgc; pranayaman-ilc yogic sysicm ol coniiolling ilc bicail; param-ilc supicmc; baIam-siicngil.Absoibing ilc iniclligcncc in Mc consiiiuics mcnial cquilibiium, and complcic disciplinc ol ilc scnscs is scll-coniiol. Tolciancc mcans paiicnily cnduiing unlappincss, and sicadlasincss occuis wlcn onc conqucis ilc ionguc and gcniials. Tlc gicaicsi claiiiy is io givc up all aggicssion iowaid oilcis, and icnunciaiion ol lusi is undcisiood io bc ical ausiciiiy. Rcal lcioism is io conquci onc's naiuial icndcncy io cnjoy maiciial lilc, and icaliiy is sccing ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad cvciywlcic. Tiuillulncss mcans io spcal ilc iiuil in a plcasing way, as dcclaicd by gicai sagcs. Clcanlincss is dciaclmcni in liuiiivc aciiviiics, wlcicas icnunciaiion is ilc sannyasa oidci ol lilc. Tlc iiuc dcsiiablc wcalil loi luman bcings is icligiousncss, and I, ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, am saciilicc. Rcligious icmunciaiion is dcvoiion io ilc acaiya wiil ilc puiposc ol acquiiing spiiiiual insiiuciion, and ilc gicaicsi siicngil is ilc pranayama sysicm ol bicail coniiol.11.19.+0-++ Sr Krsna fo Uddhavabnago ma asvaro bnavoIabno ma-bnahtr uttamanvyatman bna-banojugupsa nrir aharmasusrir guna narapchsyayansuhnam unhna-suhnatyayanunhnam hama-suhnapchsapanto banna-mohsa-vtmurhno cnay-anam-bunnpantna man-ngaman smrtanutpatnas ctta-vhscpansvargan sattva-gunoayannarahas tama-unnanobannur gurur anam sahncgrnam sariram manusyamgunanyo ny anya ucyatcarro yas tv asantustanhrpano yo `jtcnryanguncsv asahta-nir isoguna-sango vparyayanbnagan-opulcncc; mc-My; asvaran-divinc; bnavan-naiuic; Iabnan-gain; mat-bnahtn-dcvoiional scivicc unio Mc; uttaman-supicmc; vya-cducaiion; atman-in ilc soul; bna-dualiiy; banan-nullilying; jugupsa-disgusi; nrin-modcsiy; aharmasu-in sinlul aciiviiics; srin-bcauiy; gunan-good qualiiics; narapchsya-dciaclmcni liom maiciial ilings; ayan-and so on; suhnam-lappincss; unhna-maiciial unlappincss; suhna-and maiciial lappincss; atyayan-iiansccnding; unhnam-unlappincss; hama-ol lusi; suhna-on ilc lappincss; apchsa-mcdiiaiing; pantan-a wisc man; banna-liom bondagc; mohsa-libciaiion; vt-onc wlo lnows; murhnan-a lool; cna-wiil ilc body; a-and so loiil (ilc mind); anam-bunn-onc wlo idcniilics limscll; pantnan-ilc iiuc pail; mat-io Mc; ngaman-lcading; smrtan-is io bc undcisiood; utpatnan-ilc wiong pail; ctta-ol consciousncss; vhscpan-bcwildcimcni; svargan-lcavcn; sattva-guna-ol ilc modc ol goodncss; uayan-ilc picdominancc; narahan-lcll; taman-ol ilc modc ol ignoiancc; unnanan-ilc picdominancc; bannun-ilc ical liicnd; gurun-ilc spiiiiual masici; anam-I am; sahnc-My dcai liicnd, Uddlava; grnam-onc's lomc; sariram-ilc body; manusyam-luman; guna-wiil good qualiiics; anyan-cniiclcd; n-indccd; anyan-a iicl pcison; ucyatc-is siaicd io bc; arran-a pooi pcison; yan-onc wlo; tu-indccd; asantustan-unsaiislicd; hrpanan-a wiciclcd pcison; yan-onc wlo; ajta-las noi conqucicd; nryan-ilc scnscs; guncsu-in maiciial scnsc giaiilicaiion; asahta-noi aiiaclcd; nin-wlosc iniclligcncc; isan-a coniiollci; guna-io scnsc giaiilicaiion; sangan-aiiaclcd; vparyayan-ilc opposiic, a slavc.Aciual opulcncc is My own naiuic as ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, iliougl wlicl I cxlibii ilc six unlimiicd opulcnccs. Tlc supicmc gain in lilc is dcvoiional scivicc io Mc, and aciual cducaiion is nullilying ilc lalsc pciccpiion ol dualiiy wiilin ilc soul. Rcal modcsiy is io bc disgusicd wiil impiopci aciiviiics, and bcauiy is io posscss good qualiiics sucl as dciaclmcni. Rcal lappincss is io iiansccnd maiciial lappincss and unlappincss, and ical misciy is io bc implicaicd in scaicling loi scx plcasuic. A wisc man is onc wlo lnows ilc pioccss ol liccdom liom bondagc, and a lool is onc wlo idcniilics wiil lis maiciial body and mind. Tlc ical pail in lilc is ilai wlicl lcads io Mc, and ilc wiong pail is scnsc giaiilicaiion, by wlicl consciousncss is bcwildcicd. Aciual lcavcn is ilc picdominancc ol ilc modc ol goodncss, wlcicas lcll is ilc picdominancc ol ignoiancc. I am cvciyonc's iiuc liicnd, aciing as ilc spiiiiual masici ol ilc cniiic univcisc, and onc's lomc is ilc luman body. My dcai liicnd Uddlava, onc wlo is cniiclcd wiil good qualiiics is aciually said io bc iicl, and onc wlo is unsaiislicd in lilc is aciually pooi. A wiciclcd pcison is onc wlo cannoi coniiol lis scnscs, wlcicas onc wlo is noi aiiaclcd io scnsc giaiilicaiion is a ical coniiollci. Onc wlo aiiaclcs limscll io scnsc giaiilicaiion is ilc opposiic, a slavc. 12.+.+1-+3 Sukadeva Gosvam fo Maharaja Parksif puiana-samliiam ciamisii naiayano 'vyayalnaiadaya puia pialalisna-dvaipayanaya salpurana-ol all ilc Puianas; samntam-ilc csscniial compcndium; ctam-ilis; rsn-ilc gicai sagc; narayanan-Loid Naia-Naiayana; avyayan-ilc inlalliblc; naraaya-io Naiada Muni; pura-picviously; prana-spolc; hrsna-vapayanaya-io Kisna Dvaipayana Vcdavyasa; san-lc, Naiada.Long ago ilis csscniial anilology ol all ilc Puianas was spolcn by ilc inlalliblc Loid Naia-Naiayana isi io Naiada, wlo ilcn icpcaicd ii io Kisna Dvaipayana Vcdavyasa. sa va manyam mana-rajabnagavan baarayananmam bnagavatim pritansamntam vca-sammtamsan-lc; va-indccd; manyam-io mc, suhacva Gosvami; manaraja-O King Pailsii; bnagavan-ilc powcilul incainaiion ol ilc Supicmc Loid; baarayanan-sila Vyasadcva; mam-ilis; bnagavatim-llagavaia sciipiuic; pritan-bcing saiislicd; samntam-ilc anilology; vca-sammtam-cqual in siaius io ilc loui Vcdas.My dcai Malaiaja Pailsii, ilai gicai pcisonaliiy sila Vyasadcva iaugli mc ilis samc sciipiuic, , wlicl is cqual in siaiuic io ilc loui Vcdas. mam vahsyaty asau sutarsbnyo namsaIaycirgna-satrc huru-srcstnasamprstan saunahabnnmam-ilis; vahsyat-will spcal; asau-picscni bcloic us; sutan-Suia Gosvam; rsbnyan-io ilc sagcs; namsa-aIayc-in ilc loicsi ol Naimisa; irgna-satrc-ai ilc lcngily saciilicial pciloimancc; huru-srcstna-O bcsi ol ilc Kuius; samprstan-qucsiioncd; saunaha-abnn-by ilc asscmbly lcd by saunala.O bcsi ol ilc Kuius, ilc samc Suia Gosvam wlo is siiiing bcloic us will spcal ilis llagavaiam io ilc sagcs asscmblcd in ilc gicai saciilicc ai Naimisaianya. Tlis lc will do wlcn qucsiioncd by ilc mcmbcis ol ilc asscmbly, lcadcd by saunala. 12.5.1 Sukadeva Gosvam fo Maharaja Parksif sri-suha uvacaatranuvarnyatc `bnihsnamvsvatma bnagavan narnyasya prasaa-jo branmaruran hrona-samubnavansri-suhan uvaca-si suladcva Gosvam said; atra-in ilis simad-llagavaiam; anuvarnyatc-is claboiaicly dcsciibcd; abnihsnam-icpcaicdly; vsva-atma-ilc soul ol ilc cniiic univcisc; bnagavan-ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; narn-Loid Haii; yasya-ol wlom; prasaa-liom ilc saiislaciion; jan-boin; branma-Loid lialma; ruran-Loid siva; hrona-liom ilc angci; samubnavan-wlosc biiil.Suladcva Gosvam said: Tlis simad-llagavaiam las claboiaicly dcsciibcd in vaiious naiiaiions ilc Supicmc Soul ol all ilai bc-ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, Haii-liom wlosc saiislaciion lialma is boin and liom wlosc angci Rudia ialcs biiil. 1.3.+1 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi ta am granayam asasutam atmavatam varamsarva-vcctnasanamsaram saram samunrtamtat-ilai; am-ilis; granayam asa-madc io acccpi; sutam-unio lis son; atmavatam-ol ilc scll-icalizcd; varam-mosi icspccilul; sarva-all; vca-Vcdic liiciaiuics (bools ol lnowlcdgc); tnasanam-ol all ilc lisioiics; saram-cicam; saram-cicam; samunrtam-ialcn oui.si Vyasadcva dclivcicd ii io lis son, wlo is ilc mosi icspccicd among ilc scll-icalizcd, alici cxiiaciing ilc cicam ol all Vcdic liiciaiuics and lisioiics ol ilc univcisc. 1.3.+3 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi hrsnc sva-namopagatcnarma-jnanabnn sanahaIau nasta-rsam csapuranarho `nunotanhrsnc-in Kisna's; sva-nama-own abodc; upagatc-laving iciuincd; narma-icligion; jnana-lnowlcdgc; abnn-combincd iogcilci; sana-along wiil; haIau-in ilc Kali-yuga; nasta-rsam-ol pcisons wlo lavc losi ilcii sigli; csan-all ilcsc; purana-arhan-ilc Puiana wlicl is biilliani lilc ilc sun; anuna-jusi now; utan-las aiiscn.Tlis llagavaia Puiana is as biilliani as ilc sun, and ii las aiiscn jusi alici ilc dcpaiiuic ol Loid Kisna io His own abodc, accompanicd by icligion, lnowlcdgc, cic. Pcisons wlo lavc losi ilcii vision duc io ilc dcnsc dailncss ol ignoiancc in ilc agc ol Kali slall gci ligli liom ilis Puiana. 12.13.1+ Sufa Gosvami fo Saunaka Rsi rajantc tava anyanpuranan satam gancyava bnagavatam navasruyatc `mrta-sagaramrajantc-ilcy slinc loiil; tavat-ilai long; anyan-ilc oilci; puranan-Puianas; satam-ol sainily pcisons; ganc-in ilc asscmbly; yavat-as long as; bnagavatam-simad-llagavaiam; na-noi; cva-indccd; sruyatc-is lcaid; amrta-sagaram-ilc gicai occan ol ncciai.All oilci Puianic sciipiuics slinc loiil in ilc asscmbly ol sainily dcvoiccs only as long as ilai gicai occan ol ncciai, simad-llagavaiam, is noi lcaid. CHAPTER TWO The Rising Sun of Srmad-Bhagavafam(bnagavatarhoayan) sri-hrsna-catanya-canraya namangauranga-hrpaya yasya tattvam bnagavatotamsampraptam nrayc vanc sarvabnauma manasayam1.1.2 narman projjnta-hatavo `tra paramo nrmatsaranam satamvcyam vastavam atra vastu svaam tapa-trayonmuIanamsrima-bnagavatc mana-mun-hrtc hm va parar isvaransayo nry avarunyatc `tra hrtbnn susrusubns tat-hsanatnarman-icligiosiiy; projjnta-complcicly icjccicd; hatavan-covcicd by liuiiivc inicniion; atra-lcicin; paraman-ilc liglcsi; nrmatsaranam-ol ilc onc-lundicd-pciccni puic in lcaii; satam-dcvoiccs; vcyam-undcisiandablc; vastavam-laciual; atra-lcicin; vastu-subsiancc; svaam-wcll-bcing; tapa-traya-ilicclold misciics; unmuIanam-causing upiooiing ol; srimat-bcauiilul; bnagavatc-ilc llagavaia Puiana; mana-mun-ilc gicai sagc (Vyasadcva); hrtc-laving compilcd; hm-wlai is; va-ilc nccd; paran-oilcis; isvaran-ilc Supicmc Loid; sayan-ai oncc; nr-wiilin ilc lcaii; avarunyatc-bccomc compaci; atra-lcicin; hrtbnn-by ilc pious mcn; susrusubnn-by culiuic; tat-hsanat-wiiloui dclay.Complcicly icjcciing all icligious aciiviiics wlicl aic maiciially moiivaicd, ilis llagavaia Puiana piopounds ilc liglcsi iiuil, wlicl is undcisiandablc by ilosc dcvoiccs wlo aic lully puic in lcaii. Tlc liglcsi iiuil is icaliiy disiinguislcd liom illusion loi ilc wcllaic ol all. Sucl iiuil upioois ilc ilicclold misciics. Tlis bcauiilul llagavaiam, compilcd by ilc gicai sagc Vyasadcva in lis maiuiiiy], is sullicicni in iiscll loi God icalizaiion. Wlai is ilc nccd ol any oilci sciipiuic' As soon as onc aiicniivcly and submissivcly lcais ilc mcssagc ol llagavaiam, by ilis culiuic ol lnowlcdgc ilc Supicmc Loid is csiablislcd wiilin lis lcaii. 1.+.1+-16 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi suta uvacavaparc samanupraptctrtiyc yuga-paryaycjatan parasara yogivasavyam haIaya narcnsutan-Suia Gosvam; uvaca-said; vaparc-in ilc sccond millcnnium; samanupraptc-on ilc advcni ol; trtiyc-iliid; yuga-millcnnium; paryayc-in ilc placc ol; jatan-was bcgoiicn; parasarat-by Paiasaia; yogi-ilc gicai sagc; vasavyam-in ilc womb ol ilc dauglici ol Vasu; haIaya-in ilc plcnaiy poiiion; narcn-ol ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad.Suia Gosvam said: Wlcn ilc sccond millcnnium ovcilappcd ilc iliid, ilc gicai sagc Vyasadcva] was boin io Paiasaia in ilc womb ol Saiyavai, ilc dauglici ol Vasu. (1+) sa haact sarasvatyaupasprsya jaIam sucnvvhta cha asinautc rav-manaIcsan-lc; haact-oncc; sarasvatyan-on ilc banl ol ilc Saiasvai; upasprsya-alici linisling moining abluiions; jaIam-waici; sucn-bcing puiilicd; vvhtc-conccniiaiion; chan-alonc; asinan-bcing ilus scaicd; utc-on ilc iisc; rav-manaIc-ol ilc sun disc.Oncc upon a iimc lc Vyasadcva], as ilc sun iosc, iool lis moining abluiion in ilc waicis ol ilc Saiasvai and sai alonc io conccniiaic. (15) paravara-jnan sa rsnhaIcnavyahta-ramnasayuga-narma-vyatharampraptam bnuv yugc yugcpara-avara-pasi and luiuic; jnan-onc wlo lnows; san-lc; rsn-Vyasacva; haIcna-in ilc couisc ol iimc; avyahta-unmanilcsicd; ramnasa-by gicai loicc; yuga-narma-acis in icims ol ilc millcnnium; vyatharam-anomalics; praptam-laving acciucd; bnuv-on ilc caiil; yugc yugc-dillcicni agcs.Tlc gicai sagc Vyasadcva saw anomalics in ilc duiics ol ilc millcnnium. Tlis lappcns on ilc caiil in dillcicni agcs, duc io unsccn loiccs in ilc couisc ol iimc. (16) 1.+.17-22 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi bnauthanam ca bnavanamsaht-nrasam ca tat-hrtamasraananan nnsattvanurmcnan nrastayusanurbnagams ca janan vihsyamunr vycna cahsusasarva-varnasramanam yaanyau ntam amogna-rhbnauthanam ca-also ol cvciyiling ilai is madc ol maiici; bnavanam-aciions; saht-nrasam ca-and dciciioiaiion ol naiuial powci; tat-hrtam-icndcicd by ilai; asraananan-ol ilc laiillcss; nnsattvan-impaiicni duc io wani ol ilc modc ol goodncss; urmcnan-dull-wiiicd; nrasta-icduccd; ayusan-ol duiaiion ol lilc; urbnagan ca-also ilc unlucly; janan-pcoplc in gcncial; vihsya-by sccing; munn-ilc muni; vycna-by iiansccndcnial; cahsusa-vision; sarva-all; varna-asramanam-ol all ilc siaiuscs and oidcis ol lilc; yat-wlai; anyau-conicmplaicd; ntam-wcllaic; amogna-rh-onc wlo is lully cquippcd in lnowlcdgc.Tlc gicai sagc, wlo was lully cquippcd in lnowlcdgc, could scc, iliougl lis iiansccndcnial vision, ilc dciciioiaiion ol cvciyiling maiciial, duc io ilc inllucncc ol ilc agc. Hc could also scc ilai ilc laiillcss pcoplc in gcncial would bc icduccd in duiaiion ol lilc and would bc impaiicni duc io lacl ol goodncss. Tlus lc conicmplaicd loi ilc wcllaic ol mcn in all siaiuscs and oidcis ol lilc. (17-1S) catur-notram harma sunamprajanam vihsya vahamvyaana yajna-santatyavcam cham catur-vnamcatun-loui; notram-saciilicial liics; harma sunam-puiilicaiion ol woil; prajanam-ol ilc pcoplc in gcncial; vihsya-alici sccing; vaham-accoiding io Vcdic iiics; vyaanat-madc inio; yajna-saciilicc; santatya-io cxpand; vcam cham-only onc Vcda; catun-vnam-in loui divisions.Hc saw ilai ilc saciiliccs mcniioncd in ilc Vcdas wcic mcans by wlicl ilc pcoplc's occupaiions could bc puiilicd. And io simplily ilc pioccss lc dividcd ilc onc Vcda inio loui, in oidci io cxpand ilcm among mcn. (19) rg-yajun-samatnarvahnyavcas catvara unrtantnasa-puranam capancamo vca ucyatcrg-yajun-sama-atnarva-ahnyan-ilc namcs ol ilc loui Vcdas; vcan-ilc Vcdas; catvaran-loui; unrtan-madc inio scpaiaic paiis; tnasa-lisioiical iccoids (Manabnarata); puranam ca-and ilc Puranas; pancaman-ilc lilil; vcan-ilc oiiginal souicc ol lnowlcdgc; ucyatc-is said io bc.Tlc loui divisions ol ilc oiiginal souiccs ol lnowlcdgc ilc Vcdas] wcic madc scpaiaicly. lui ilc lisioiical lacis and auilcniic sioiics mcniioncd in ilc Puianas aic callcd ilc lilil Vcda. (20) tatrarg-vca-naran paIansamago jamnn havnvasampayana cvahonsnato yajusam utatatra-ilcicupon; rg-vca-naran-ilc piolcssoi ol ilc Pg Vca,paIan-ilc rs namcd Paila; sama-gaa-ilai ol ilc Sama Vca;jamnn-ilc rs namcd Jaimini; havn-liglly qualilicd; vasampayanan-ilc rs namcd Vaisampayana; cva-only; chan-alonc; nsnatan-wcll vciscd; yajusam-ol ilc Yajui Vcda; uta-gloiilicd.Alici ilc Vcdas wcic dividcd inio loui divisions, Paila Rsi bccamc ilc piolcssoi ol ilc Rg Vcda, Jaimini ilc piolcssoi ol ilc Sama Vcda, and Vaisampayana alonc bccamc gloiilicd by ilc Yajui Vcda. (21) atnarvangrasam asitsumantur aruno munntnasa-purananampta mc romanarsananatnarva-ilc Atnarva Vca; angrasam-unio ilc rs Angiia; asit-was cniiusicd; sumantun-also lnown as Sumaniu Muni; arunan-sciiously dcvoicd io ilc Atnarva Vca; munn-ilc sagc; tnasa-purananam-ol ilc lisioiical iccoids and ilc Puranas; pta-lailci; mc-minc; romanarsanan-ilc rs Romalaisana.Tlc Sumaniu Muni Angiia, wlo was vciy dcvoicdly cngagcd, was cniiusicd wiil ilc Ailaiva Vcda. And my lailci, Romalaisana, was cniiusicd wiil ilc Puianas and lisioiical iccoids. (22) 1.+.25,27 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi stri-sura-vjabannunamtrayi na srut-gocaraharma-srcyas munanamsrcya cvam bnavc nat bnaratam ahnyanamhrpaya munna hrtamstri-ilc woman class; sura-ilc laboiing class; vja-bannunam-ol ilc liicnds ol ilc iwicc-boin; trayi-ilicc; na-noi; srut-gocara-loi undcisianding; harma-in aciiviiics; srcyas-in wcllaic; unanam-ol ilc lools; srcyan-supicmc bcnclii; cvam-ilus; bnavct-aclicvcd; na-by ilis; t-ilus ilinling; bnaratam-ilc gicai Malablaiaia; ahnyanam-lisioiical lacis; hrpaya-oui ol gicai mcicy; munna-by ilc muni; hrtam-is complcicd.Oui ol compassion, ilc gicai sagc ilougli ii wisc ilai ilis would cnablc mcn io aclicvc ilc uliimaic goal ol lilc. Tlus lc compilcd ilc gicai lisioiical naiiaiion callcd ilc Malablaiaia loi womcn, laboicis and liicnds ol ilc iwicc-boin. (25) natprasia nrayansarasvatyas tatc sucauvtarhayan vvhta-stnaam covaca narma-vtna-noi; atprasiat-vciy mucl saiislicd; nrayan-ai lcaii; sarasvatyan-ol ilc Rivci Saiasvai; tatc-on ilc banl ol; sucau-bcing puiilicd; vtarhayan-laving considcicd; vvhta-stnan-siiuaicd in a loncly placc; am ca-also ilis; uvaca-said; narma-vt-onc wlo lnows wlai icligion is.Tlus ilc sagc, bcing dissaiislicd ai lcaii, ai oncc bcgan io icllcci, bccausc lc lncw ilc csscncc ol icligion, and lc said wiilin limscll: (27) 1.+.30 Vyasadeva fo HimseIftnatap bata mc anyony atma cavatmana vbnunasampanna vabnatbranma-varcasya sattamantnatap-alilougl; bata-dclcci; mc-minc; anyan-siiuaicd in ilc body; n-cciiainly; atma-living bcing; ca-and; cva-cvcn; atmana-myscll; vbnun-sullicicni; asampannan-waniing in; va abnat-ii appcais io bc; branma-varcasya-ol ilc Vcdaniisis; sattaman-ilc supicmc.I am lccling incomplcic, ilougl I myscll am lully cquippcd wiil cvciyiling icquiicd by ilc Vcdas. 1.+.32 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi tasyavam hnIam atmanammanyamanasya hnyatanhrsnasya narao bnyagaasramam prag uanrtamtasya-lis; cvam-ilus; hnIam-inlciioi; atmanam-soul; manyamanasya-ilinling wiilin ilc mind; hnyatan-icgiciiing; hrsnasya-ol Kisna-dvaipayana Vyasa; naraan abnyagat-Naiada camc ilcic; asramam-ilc coiiagc; prah-bcloic; uanrtam-said.As mcniioncd bcloic, Naiada icaclcd ilc coiiagc ol Kisna-dvaipayana Vyasa on ilc banls ol ilc Saiasvaii jusi as Vyasadcva was icgiciiing lis dclccis. 1.5.+ Narada Muni fo Vyasadeva jjnastam anitam cabranma yat tat sanatanamtnatap socasy atmanamahrtartna va prabnojjnastam-dclibciaicd lully wcll; anitam-ilc lnowlcdgc obiaincd; ca-and; branma-ilc Absoluic; yat-wlai; tat-ilai; sanatanam-cicinal; tnatap-in spiic ol ilai; socas-lamcniing; aimanam-unio ilc scll; ahrta-artnan-undonc; va-lilc; prabno-my dcai sii.You lavc lully dclincaicd ilc subjcci ol impcisonal lialman as wcll as ilc lnowlcdgc dciivcd ilcicliom. Wly slould you bc dcspondcni in spiic ol all ilis, ilinling ilai you aic undonc, my dcai piablu' 1.5.5 Vyasadeva fo Narada Muni vyasa uvacaasty cva mc sarvam am tvayohtamtnatap natma partusyatc mctan-muIam avyahtam agana-bonamprccnamanc tvatma-bnavatma-bnutamvyasan-Vyasa; uvaca-said; ast-ilcic is; cva-cciiainly; mc-minc; sarvam-all; am-ilis; tvaya-by you; uhtam-uiicicd; tnatap-and yci; na-noi; atma-scll; partusyatc-docs pacily; mc-unio mc; tat-ol wlicl; muIam-iooi; avyahtam-undciccicd; agana-bonam-ilc man ol unlimiicd lnowlcdgc; prccnamanc-do inquiic; tva-unio you; atma-bnava-scll-boin; atma-bnutam-ollspiing.Si Vyasadcva said: All you lavc said aboui mc is pcilccily coiicci. Dcspiic all ilis, I am noi pacilicd. I ilcicloic qucsiion you aboui ilc iooi causc ol my dissaiislaciion, loi you aic a man ol unlimiicd lnowlcdgc duc io youi bcing ilc ollspiing ol onc lialma] wlo is scll-boin wiiloui mundanc lailci and moilci]. 1.5.8-9 Narada Muni fo Vyasadeva sri-naraa uvacabnavatanuta-prayamyaso bnagavato maIamycnavasau na tusyctamanyc ta arsanam hnIamsri-naraan-Si Naiada; uvaca-said; bnavata-by you; anuta-prayam-almosi noi piaiscd; yasan-gloiics; bnagavatan-ol ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; amaIam-spoilcss; ycna-by wlicl; cva-cciiainly; asau-Hc (ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad); na-docs noi; tusycta-bc plcascd; manyc-I ilinl; tat-ilai; arsanam-plilosoply; hnIam-inlciioi.Si Naiada said: You lavc noi aciually bioadcasi ilc sublimc and spoilcss gloiics olilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad. Tlai plilosoply wlicl docs noi saiisly ilc iiansccndcnial scnscs ol ilc Loid is considcicd woiillcss. (S) yatna narmaayas cartnamun-varyanuhirttanna tnata vasucvasyamanma ny anuvarntanyatna-as mucl as; narma-aayan-all loui piinciplcs ol icligious bclavioi; ca-and; artan-puiposcs; mun-varya-by youiscll, ilc gicai sagc; anuhirttan-icpcaicdly dcsciibcd; na-noi; tnata-in ilai way; vasucvasya-ol ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad Si Kisna; manma-gloiics; n-cciiainly; anuvarntan-so consianily dcsciibcd.Alilougl, gicai sagc, you lavc vciy bioadly dcsciibcd ilc loui piinciplcs bcginning wiil icligious pciloimanccs, you lavc noi dcsciibcd ilc gloiics ol ilc Supicmc Pcisonaliiy, Vasudcva. (9) 1.5.12-1+ Narada Muni fo Vyasadeva nasharmyam apy acyuta-bnava-varjtamna sobnatc jnanam aIam nranjanamhutan punan sasva abnaram svarcna carptam harma ya apy aharanamnasharmyam-scll-icalizaiion, bcing liccd liom ilc icaciions ol liuiiivc woil; ap-in spiic ol; acyuta-ilc inlalliblc Loid; bnava-conccpiion; varjtam-dcvoid ol; na-docs noi; sobnatc-lool wcll; jnanam-iiansccndcnial lnowlcdgc; aIam-by and by; nranjanam-licc liom dcsignaiions; hutan-wlcic is; punan-again; sasvat-always; abnaram-uncongcnial; |svarc-unio ilc Loid; na-noi; ca-and; arptam-ollcicd; harma-liuiiivc woil; yat ap-wlai is; aharanam-noi liuiiivc.Knowlcdgc ol scll-icalizaiion, cvcn ilougl licc liom all maiciial alliniiy, docs noi lool wcll il dcvoid ol a conccpiion ol ilc Inlalliblc God]. Wlai, ilcn, is ilc usc ol liuiiivc aciiviiics, wlicl aic naiuially painlul liom ilc vciy bcginning and iiansicni by naiuic, il ilcy aic noi uiilizcd loi ilc dcvoiional scivicc ol ilc Loid' (12) atno mana-bnaga bnavan amogna-rhsuc-sravan satya-rato nrta-vratanuruhramasyahnIa-banna-muhtaycsamannanusmara ta-vccsttamatno-ilcicloic; mana-bnaga-liglly loiiunaic; bnavan-youiscll; amogna-rh-ilc pcilcci scci; suc-spoilcss; sravan-lamous; satya-ratan-laving ialcn ilc vow ol iiuillulncss; nrta-vratan-lixcd in spiiiiual qualiiics; uruhramasya-ol ilconc wlo pciloims supcinaiuial aciiviiics (God); ahnIa-univcisal; banna-bondagc; muhtayc-loi libciaiion liom; samanna-by iiancc; anusmara-ilinl icpcaicdly and ilcn dcsciibc ilcm; tat-vccsttam-vaiious pasiimcs ol ilc Loid.O Vyasadcva, youi vision is complcicly pcilcci. Youi good lamc is spoilcss. You aic liim in vow and siiuaicd in iiuillulncss. And ilus you can ilinl ol ilc pasiimcs ol ilc Loid in iiancc loi ilc libciaiion ol ilc pcoplc in gcncial liom all maiciial bondagc. (13) tato nyatna hncana ya vvahsatanprtnag rsas tat-hrta-rupa-namabnnna harnct hvap ca unstnta matrIabncta vatanata-naur vaspaamtatan-liom ilai; anyatna-apaii; hncana-somciling; yat-wlaisocvci; vvahsatan-dcsiiing io dcsciibc; piilal-scpaiaicly; rsan-vision; tat-hrta-icaciionaiy io ilai; rupa-loim; namabnn-by namcs; na harnct-ncvci; hvap-any; ca-and; unstnta matn-oscillaiing mind; Iabncta-gains; vata-anata-iioublcd by ilc wind; naun-boai; va-lilc; aspaam-placc.Wlaicvci you dcsiic io dcsciibc ilai is scpaiaic in vision liom ilc Loid simply icacis, wiil dillcicni loims, namcs and icsulis, io agiiaic ilc mind as ilc wind agiiaics a boai wlicl las no icsiing placc. (1+) 1.5.15 Narada Muni fo Vyasadevajugupstam narma-hrtc nusasatansvabnava-rahtasya manan vyathramanya-vahyato narma titaran stntona manyatc tasya nvaranam jananjugupstam-vciily condcmncd; narma-hrtc-loi ilc maiici ol icligion; anusasatan-insiiuciion; svabnava-rahtasya-naiuially inclincd; manan-gicai; vyathraman-unicasonablc; yat-vahyatan-undci wlosc insiiuciion; narman-icligion; t-ii is ilus; taran-ilc pcoplc in gcncial; stntan-lixcd; na-do noi; manyatc-ilinl; tasya-ol ilai; nvaranam-piolibiiion; janan-ilcy.Tlc pcoplc in gcncial aic naiuially inclincd io cnjoy, and you lavc cncouiagcd ilcm in ilai way in ilc namc ol icligion. Tlis is vciily condcmncd and is quiic unicasonablc. lccausc ilcy aic guidcd undci youi insiiuciions, ilcy will acccpi sucl aciiviiics in ilc namc ol icligion and will laidly caic loi piolibiiions. vcahsano syarnat vctum vbnorananta-parasya nvrtttan suhnampravartamanasya gunar anatmanastato bnavan arsaya ccsttam vbnonvcahsanan-vciy cxpcii; asya-ol lim; arnat-dcscivcs; vctum-io undcisiand; vbnon-ol ilc Loid; ananta-parasya-ol ilc unlimiicd; nvrtttan-iciiicd liom; suhnam-maiciial lappincss; pravartamanasya-ilosc wlo aic aiiaclcd io; gunan-by ilc maiciial qualiiics; anatmanan-dcvoid ol lnowlcdgc in spiiiiual valuc; tatan-ilcicloic; bnavan-Youi Goodncss; arsaya-slow ilc ways; ccsttam-aciiviiics; vbnon-ol ilc Loid. Tlc Supicmc Loid is unlimiicd. Only a vciy cxpcii pcsonaliiy, iciiicd liom ilc aciiviiics ol maiciial lappincss, dcscivcs io undcisiand ilis lnowlcdgc ol spiiiiual valucs. Tlcicloic ilosc wlo aic noi so wcll siiuaicd, duc io maiciial aiiaclmcni, slould bc slown ilc ways ol iiansccndcnial icalizaiion, by Youi Goodncss, iliougl dcsciipiions ol ilc iiansccndcnial aciiviiics ol ilc Supicmc Loid. (16) tyahtva sva-narmam caranambujam narcrbnajann apahvo tna patct tato yayatra hva vabnaram abnu amusya hmho vartna apto bnajatam sva-narmatantvahtva-laving loisalcn; sva-narmam-onc's own occupaiional cngagcmcni; carana-ambujam-ilc loius lcci; narcn-ol Haii (ilc Loid); bnajan-in ilc couisc ol dcvoiional scivicc; apahvan-immaiuic; atna-loi ilc maiici ol; patct-lalls down; tatan-liom ilai placc; ya-il; yatra-wlcicupon; hva-wlai soii ol; va-oi (uscd saicasiically); abnaram-unlavoiablc; abnut-slall lappcn; amusya-ol lim; hm-noiling; han va artnan-wlai inicicsi; aptan-obiaincd; abnajatam-ol ilc nondcvoicc; sva-narmatan-bcing cngagcd in occupaiional scivicc.Onc wlo las loisalcn lis maiciial occupaiions io cngagc in ilc dcvoiional scivicc ol ilc Loid may somciimcs lall down wlilc in an immaiuic siagc, yci ilcic is no dangci ol lis bcing unsucccsslul. On ilc oilci land, a nondcvoicc, iiougl lully cngagcd in occupaiional duiics, docs noi gain anyiling. (17) tasyava ncton prayatcta hovona Iabnyatc ya bnramatam upary anantaI Iabnyatc unhnava anyatan suhnamhaIcna sarvatra gabnira-ramnasatasya-loi ilai puiposc; cva-only; ncton-icason; prayatcta-slouldcndcavoi; hovan-onc wlo is plilosoplically inclincd; na-noi; Iabnyatc-is noi obiaincd; yat-wlai; bnramatam-wandciing; upar anan-liom iop io boiiom; tat-ilai; Iabnyatc-can bc obiaincd; unhnavat-lilc ilc misciics; anyatan-as a icsuli ol picvious woil; suhnam-scnsc cnjoymcni; haIcna-in couisc ol iimc; sarvatra-cvciywlcic; gabnira-subilc; ramnasa-piogicss.Pcisons wlo aic aciually iniclligcni and plilosoplically inclincd slould cndcavoi only loi ilai puiposclul cnd wlicl is noi obiainablc cvcn by wandciing liom ilc iopmosi planci (lialmalola) down io ilc lowcsi planci (Paiala). As lai as lappincss dciivcd liom scnsc cnjoymcni is conccincd, ii can bc obiaincd auiomaiically in couisc ol iimc, jusi as in couisc ol iimc wc obiain misciics cvcn ilougl wc do noi dcsiic ilcm. (1S) na va jano jatu hatnancanavrajcnmuhuna-scvy anyava anga samsrtmsmaran muhunangnry-upagunanam punarvnatum ccncn na rasa-grano jananna-ncvci; va-cciiainly; janan-a pcison; jatu-ai any iimc; hatnancanasomclow oi oilci; avrajct-docs noi undcigo; muhuna-scvi-ilc dcvoicc ol ilc Loid; anyavat-lilc oilcis; anga-O my dcai; samsrtm-maiciial cxisicncc; smaran-icmcmbciing; muhuna-angnr-ilc loius lcci ol ilc Loid; upagunanam-cmbiacing; punan-again; vnatum-willing io givc up; ccnct-dcsiic; na-ncvci; rasa-granan-onc wlo las iclislcd ilc mcllow; janan-pcison.My dcai Vyasa, cvcn ilougl a dcvoicc ol Loid Kisna somciimcs lalls down somclow oi oilci, lc cciiainly docs noi undcigo maiciial cxisicncc lilc oilcis (liuiiivc woilcis, cic.) bccausc a pcison wlo las oncc iclislcd ilc iasic ol ilc loius lcci ol ilc Loid can do noiling bui icmcmbci ilai cciasy again and again. (19) 1.5.20 Narada Muni fo Vyasadevaam n vsvam bnagavan vctaroyato jagat-stnana-nrona-sambnavanta n svayam vca bnavams tnatap tcpracsa-matram bnavatan praarstamam-ilis; n-all; vsvam-cosmos; bnagavan-ilc Supicmc Loid; va-almosi ilc samc; taran-dillcicni liom; yatan-liom wlom; jagat-ilc woilds; stnana-cxisi; nrona-annililaiion; sambnavan-cicaiion; tat n-all aboui; svayam-pcisonally; vca-lnow; bnavan-youi good scll; tatna ap-siill; tc-unio you; pracsa-matram-a synopsis only; bnavatan-unio you; praarstam-cxplaincd.Tlc Supicmc Loid Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad is Himscll ilis cosmos, and siill Hc is alool liom ii. Iiom Him only las ilis cosmic manilcsiaiion cmanaicd, in Him ii icsis, and unio Him ii cnicis alici annililaiion. Youi good scll lnows all aboui ilis. I lavc givcn only a synopsis. 1.5.22-23 Narada Muni fo Vyasadeva am n pumsas tapasan srutasya vasvstasya suhtasya ca bun-attayonavcyuto rtnan havbnr nruptoya-uttamasIoha-gunanuvarnanamam-ilis; n-cciiainly; pumsan-ol cvciyonc; tapasan-by dini ol ausiciiiics; srutasya-by dini ol siudy ol ilc Vcas; va-oi; svstasya-saciilicc; suhtasya-spiiiiual cducaiion; ca-and; bun-culiuic ol lnowlcdgc; attayon-claiiiy; avcyutan-inlalliblc; artnan-inicicsi; havbnn-by ilc iccognizcd lcaincd pcison; nruptan-concludcd; yat-wlai; uttamasIoha-ilc Loid, wlo is dcsciibcd by cloicc pociiy; guna-anuvarnanam-dcsciipiion ol ilc iiansccndcnial qualiiics ol.Lcaincd ciiclcs lavc posiiivcly concludcd ilai ilc inlalliblc puiposc ol ilc advanccmcni ol lnowlcdgc, namcly ausiciiiics, siudy ol ilc Vcdas, saciilicc, claniing ol lymns and claiiiy, culminaics in ilc iiansccndcnial dcsciipiions ol ilc Loid, wlo is dclincd in cloicc pociiy. (22) anam puratita-bnavc bnavam muncasyas tu hasyascana vca-vanamnrupto baIaha cva yognamsusrusanc pravrs nrvvhsatamanam-I; pura-loimcily; atita-bnavc-in ilc picvious millcnnium; abnavam-bccamc; munc-O muni; asyan-ol ilc maidscivani; tu-bui; hasyascana-cciiain; vca-vanam-ol ilc lollowcis ol Vcdania; nruptan-cngagcd; baIahan-boy scivani; cva-only; yognam-ol ilc dcvoiccs; susrusanc-in ilc scivicc ol; pravrs-duiing ilc loui monils ol ilc iainy scason; nrvvhsatam-living iogcilci.O Muni, in ilc lasi millcnnium I was boin as ilc son ol a cciiain maidscivani cngagcd in ilc scivicc ol bialmanas wlo wcic lollowing ilc piinciplcs ol ilc Vcdania. Wlcn ilcy wcic living iogcilci duiing ilc loui monils ol ilc iainy scason, I was cngagcd in ilcii pcisonal scivicc. (23) 1.5.25-26 Narada Muni fo Vyasadevauccnsta-Icpan anumoto vjansahrt sma bnunjc ta-apasta-hIbsancvam pravrttasya vsuna-cctasasta-narma cvatma-rucn prajayatcuccnsta-Icpan-ilc icmnanis ol loodsiull; anumotan-bcing pcimiiicd; vjan-by ilc Vcdaniisi bialmanas; sahrt-oncc upon a iimc; sma-in ilc pasi; bnunjc-iool; tat-by ilai aciion; apasta-climinaicd; hIbsan-all sins; cvam-ilus; pravrttasya-bcing cngagcd; vsuna-cctasan-ol onc wlosc mind is puiilicd; tat-ilai paiiiculai; narman-naiuic; cva-cciiainly; atma-rucn-iiansccndcnial aiiiaciion; prajayatc-was manilcsicd.Oncc only, by ilcii pcimission, I iool ilc icmnanis ol ilcii lood, and by so doing all my sins wcic ai oncc ciadicaicd. Tlus bcing cngagcd, I bccamc puiilicd in lcaii, and ai ilai iimc ilc vciy naiuic ol ilc iiansccndcnialisi bccamc aiiiaciivc io mc. (25) tatranvanam hrsna-hatnan pragayatamanugrancnasrnavam manonarantan sranaya mc nupaam vsrnvatanpryasravasy anga mamabnava rucntatra-ilcicupon; anu-cvciy day; anam-I; hrsna-hatnan-naiiaiion ol Loid Kisna's aciiviiics; pragayatam-dcsciibing; anugrancna-by causclcss mcicy; asrnavam-giving auial icccpiion; manan-naran-aiiiaciivc; tan-ilosc; sranaya-icspccilully; mc-unio mc; anupaam-cvciy sicp; vsrnvatan-lcaiing aiicniivcly; pryasravas-ol ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; anga-O Vyasadcva; mama-minc; abnavat-ii so bccamc; rucn-iasic.O Vyasadcva, in ilai associaiion and by ilc mcicy ol ilosc gicai Vcdaniisis, I could lcai ilcm dcsciibc ilc aiiiaciivc aciiviiics ol Loid Kisna. And ilus lisicning aiicniivcly, my iasic loi lcaiing ol ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad incicascd ai cvciy sicp. (26) 1.5.28 Narada Muni fo Vyasadeva ttnam sarat-pravrshav rtu narcrvsrnvato mc nusavam yaso maIamsanhirtyamanam munbnr manatmabnrbnahtn pravrttatma-rajas-tamopanattnam-ilus; sarat-auiumn; pravrshau-iainy scason; rtu-iwo scasons; narcn-ol ilc Loid; vsrnvatan-coniinuously lcaiing; mc-myscll; anusavam-consianily; yasan amaIam-unaduliciaicd gloiics; sanhirtyamanam-clanicd by; munbnn-ilc gicai sagcs; mana-atmabnn-gicai souls; bnahtn-dcvoiional scivicc; pravrtta-bcgan io llow; atma-living bcing; rajan-modc ol passion; tama-modc ol ignoiancc; upana-vanisling.Tlus duiing iwo scasons-ilc iainy scason and auiumn-I lad ilc oppoiiuniiy io lcai ilcsc gicai-soulcd sagcs consianily clani ilc unaduliciaicd gloiics ol ilc Loid Haii. As ilc llow ol my dcvoiional scivicc bcgan, ilc covciings ol ilc modcs ol passion and ignoiancc vanislcd. 1.7.10-11 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi suta uvacaatmaramas ca munayonrgrantna apy uruhramchurvanty anatuhim bnahtmttnam-bnuta-guno narnsutan uvaca-Suia Gosvam said; atmaraman- wlo ialc plcasuic in atma (gcncially, spiiii scll); ca-also; munayan-sagcs; nrgrantnan-liccd liom all bondagc; ap-in spiic ol; uruhramc-unio ilc gicai advcniuici; hurvant-do; anatuhm-unalloycd; bnahtm-dcvoiional scivicc; ttnam-bnuta-sucl wondcilul,gunan-qualiiics; narn-ol ilc Loid.All dillcicni vaiiciics ol aimaiamas ilosc wlo ialc plcasuic in aima, oi spiiii scll], cspccially ilosc csiablislcd on ilc pail ol scll-icalizaiion, ilougl liccd liom all linds ol maiciial bondagc, dcsiic io icndci unalloycd dcvoiional scivicc unio ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad. Tlis mcans ilai ilc Loid posscsscs iiansccndcnial qualiiics and ilcicloic can aiiiaci cvciyonc, including libciaicd souls. (10) narcr gunahspta-matrbnagavan baarayannanyagan mana ahnyanamntyam vsnu-jana-pryannarcn-ol Haii, ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad; guna-iiansccndcnial aiiiibuic; ahspta-bcing absoibcd in; matn-mind; bnagavan-powcilul; baarayann-ilc son ol Vyasadcva; anyagat-undciwcni siudics; manat-gicai; ahnyanam-naiiaiion; ntyam-icgulaily; vsnu-jana-dcvoiccs ol ilc Loid; pryan-bclovcd.Sila Suladcva Gosvam, son ol Sila Vyasadcva, was noi only iiansccndcnially powcilul. Hc was also vciy dcai io ilc dcvoiccs ol ilc Loid. Tlus lc undciwcni ilc siudy ol ilis gicai naiiaiion Simad-llagavaiam]. (11) 1.2.3 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi yan svanubnavam ahnIa-srut-saram chamanyatma-ipam atttirsatam tamo nnamsamsarnam harunayana purana-gunyamtam vyasa-sunum upayam gurum muninamyan-lc wlo; sva-anubnavam-scll-assimilaicd (cxpciicnccd); ahnIa-all aiound; srut-ilc Vcdas; saram-cicam; cham-ilc only onc; anyatma-iiansccndcnial; ipam-ioiclligli; atttirsatam-dcsiiing io ovcicomc; taman annam-dccply dail maiciial cxisicncc; samsarnam-ol ilc maiciialisiic mcn; harunaya-oui ol causclcss mcicy; ana-said; purana-supplcmcni io ilc Vcdas; gunyam-vciy conlidcniial; tam-unio lim; vyasa-sunum-ilc son ol Vyasadcva; upayam-lci mc ollci my obcisanccs; gurum-ilc spiiiiual masici; muninam-ol ilc gicai sagcs.Lci mc ollci my icspccilul obcisanccs unio lim Sula], ilc spiiiiual masici ol all sagcs, ilc son ol Vyasadcva, wlo, oui ol lis gicai compassion loi ilosc gioss maiciialisis wlo siiugglc io cioss ovci ilc dailcsi icgions ol maiciial cxisicncc, spolc ilis mosi conlidcniial supplcmcni io ilc cicam ol Vcdic lnowlcdgc, alici laving pcisonally assimilaicd ii by cxpciicncc. CHAPTER THREEThe Exposifion of Bhagavafabnagavat-vvrtt01.01.03ngama-haIpa-taror gaItam pnaIamsuha-muhna amrta-rava-samyutampbata bnagavatam rasam aIayammunur ano rasha bnuv bnavuhanngama-ilc Vcdic liiciaiuics, haIpa-taron-ilc dcsiic iicc, gaItam-lully maiuicd, pnaIam-liuii, suha-Siila Suladcva Gosvami, ilc oiiginal spcalci ol Simad-llagavaiam, muhnat-liom ilc lips ol, amrta-ncciai, rava-scmisolid and soli and ilcicloic casily swallowablc, samyutam-pcilcci in all icspccis, pbata-do iclisl ii, bnagavatam-ilc bool dcaling in ilc scicncc ol ilc cicinal iclaiion wiil ilc Loid, rasam-juicc (ilai wlicl is iclislablc), aIayam-uniil libciaiion, oi cvcn in a libciaicd condiiion, munun-always, ano-O, rashan-ilosc wlo aic lull in ilc lnowlcdgc ol mcllows, bnuv-on ilc caiil, bnavuhan-cxpcii and ilouglilul.O cxpcii and ilouglilul mcn, iclisl Simad-llagavaiam, ilc maiuic liuii ol ilc dcsiic iicc ol Vcdic liiciaiuics. Ii cmanaicd liom ilc lips ol Si Suladcva Gosvam. Tlcicloic, ilis liuii las bccomc cvcn moic iasiclul, alilougl iis ncciaican juicc was alicady iclislablc loi all, including libciaicd souls.12.13.18 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi srima-bnagavatam puranam amaIam ya vasnavanam pryamyasmn paramanamsyam cham amaIam jnanam param giyatctatra jnana-vraga-bnaht-santam nasharmyam avshrtamtac cnrnvan su-patnan vcarana-paro bnahtya vmucycn naransrimat-bnagavatam-Srima-Pnagavatam, puranam-ilc Purana, amaIam-pcilccily puic, yat-wlicl, vasnavanam-io ilc Vaisnavas, pryam-mosi dcai, yasmn-in wlicl, paramanamsyam-aiiainablc by ilc iopmosi dcvoiccs, cham-cxclusivc, amaIam-pcilccily puic, jnanam-lnowlcdgc, param-supicmc, giyatc-is sung, tatra-ilcic, jnana-vraga-bnaht-santam-iogcilci wiil lnowlcdgc, icnunciaiion and dcvoiion, nasharmyam-liccdom liom all maiciial woil, avshrtam-is icvcalcd, tat-ilai, srnvan-lcaiing, su-patnan-piopcily claniing, vcarana-paran-wlo is sciious aboui undcisianding, bnahtya-wiil dcvoiion, vmucyct-bccomcs ioially libciaicd, naran-a pcison.Simad-llagavaiam is ilc spoilcss Puiana. Ii is mosi dcai io ilc Vaisnavas bccausc ii dcsciibcs ilc puic and supicmc lnowlcdgc ol ilc paiamalamsas. Tlis llagavaiam icvcals ilc mcans loi bccoming licc liom all maiciial woil, iogcilci wiil ilc pioccsscs ol iiansccndcnial lnowlcdgc, icnunciaiion and dcvoiion. Anyonc wlo sciiously iiics io undcisiand Simad-llagavaiam, wlo piopcily lcais and clanis ii wiil dcvoiion, bccomcs complcicly libciaicd. 12.13.19 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi hasma ycna vbnasto `yam atuIo jnana-praipan purata-rupcna ca naraaya munayc hrsnaya ta-rupnayoginraya ta-atmanatna bnagava-rataya harunyatastac cnunam vmaIam vsoham amrtam satyam param nimanhasma-unio lialma, ycna-by wlom, vbnastan-iloiouglly icvcalcd, ayam-ilis, atuIan-incompaiablc, jnana-ol iiansccndcnial lnowlcdgc, praipan-ilc ioiclligli, pura-long ago, tat-rupcna-in ilc loim ol lialma, ca-and, naraaya-io Naiada, munayc-ilc gicai sagc, hrsnaya-io Kisna-dvaipayana Vyasa, tat-rupna-in ilc loim ol Naiada, yog-nraya-io ilc bcsi ol yogis, Suladcva, tat-atmana-as Naiada, atna-ilcn, bnagavat-rataya-io Pailsii Malaiaja, harunyatan-oui ol mcicy, tat-ilai, sunam-puic, vmaIam-unconiaminaicd, vsoham-licc liom misciy, amrtam-immoiial, satyam-upon ilc iiuil, param-supicmc, niman-I mcdiiaic.I mcdiiaic upon ilai puic and spoilcss Supicmc Absoluic Tiuil, wlo is licc liom sullciing and dcail and wlo in ilc bcginning pcisonally icvcalcd ilis incompaiablc ioiclligli ol lnowlcdgc io lialma. lialma ilcn spolc ii io ilc sagc Naiada, wlo naiiaicd ii io Kisna Dvaipayana Vyasa. Sila Vyasa icvcalcd ilis llagavaiam io ilc gicaicsi ol sagcs, Suladcva Gosvam, and Suladcva Gosvam mcicilully spolc ii io Malaiaja Pailsii. 12.13.15:.Sarva-vcanta-saram nsri-bnagavatam syatcta-rasamrta-trptasyananyatra sya ratn hvactsarva-vcanta-ol all Vcanta plilosoply, saram-ilc csscncc, n-indccd, sri-bnagavatam-Srima-Pnagavatam, syatc-is said io bc, tat-ol ii, rasa-amrta-by ilc ncciaican iasic, trptasya-loi onc wlo is saiislicd, na-noi, anyatra-clscwlcic, syat-ilcic is, ratn-aiiiaciion, hvact-cvci.Srima-Pnagavatam is dcclaicd io bc ilc csscncc ol all Vcanta plilosoply. Onc wlo las lcli saiislaciion liom iis ncciaican mcllow will ncvci bc aiiiacicd io any oilci liiciaiuic.12.13.11 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi a-manyavasancsuvaragyahnyana-samyutamnar-IiIa-hatna-vrata-mrtananta-sat-surama-in ilc bcginning, manya-ilc middlc, avasancsu-and ilc cnd, varagya-conccining icnunciaiion ol maiciial ilings, ahnyana-wiil naiiaiions, samyutam-lull, nar-IiIa-ol ilc pasiimcs ol Loid Haii, hatna-vrata-ol ilc many discussions, amrta-by ilc ncciai, ananta-in wlicl aic madc ccsiaiic, sat-suram-ilc sainily dcvoiccs and dcmigodsIiom bcginning io cnd, ilc Siimad-llagavaiam is lull ol naiiaiions ilai cncouiagc icnunciaiion ol maiciial lilc, as wcll as ncciaican accounis ol Loid Haii's iiansccndcnial pasiimcs, wlicl givc ccsiasy io ilc sainily dcvoiccs and dcmigods. 12.13.12 Sufa Gosvam fo Saunaka Rsi sarva-vcanta-saram yabranmatmahatva-Iahsanamvastv avtiyam tan-nstnamhavaIyaha-prayojanamsarva-vcanta-ol all ilc Vcanta, saram-ilc csscncc, yat-wlicl, branma-ilc Absoluic Tiuil, atma-chatva-in icims ol nondillcicncc liom ilc spiiii soul, Iahsanam-claiaciciizcd, vastu-ilc icaliiy, avtiyam-onc wiiloui a sccond, tat-nstnam-laving ilai as iis piimc subjcci maiici, havaIya-cxclusivc dcvoiional scivicc, cha-ilc only, prayojanam-uliimaic goal.Tlis llagavaiam is ilc csscncc ol all Vcdania plilosoply bccausc iis subjcci maiici is ilc Absoluic Tiuil, wlicl, wlilc nondillcicni liom ilc spiiii soul, is ilc uliimaic icaliiy, onc wiiloui a sccond. Tlc goal ol ilis liiciaiuic is cxclusivc dcvoiional scivicc unio ilai Supicmc Tiuil. na yatra vahuntna-hatna-sunapagana sanavo bnagavatas taasrayanna yatra yajncsa-mahna manotsavansurcsa-Ioho p na va sa scvyatamna-noi, yatra-wlcic, vahuntna-hatna-suna-apagan-ilc ncciaican iivcis ol discussions aboui ilc Supicmc pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, wlo is callcd Vailunila, oi onc wlo diivcs away all anxiciy, na-noi, sanavan-dcvoiccs, bnagavatan-always cngagcd in ilc scivicc ol ilc Loid, tat-asrayan-wlo aic slclicicd by ilc Supicmc pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, na-noi, yatra-wlcic, yajna-isa-mahnan-ilc pciloimancc ol dcvoiional scivicc io ilc Loid ol saciiliccs, mana-utsavan-wlicl aic aciual lcsiivals, surcsa-Iohan-a placc inlabiicd by ilc dcnizcns ol lcavcn, ap-alilougl, na-noi, va-cciiainly, san-ilai, scvyatam-bc licqucnicd.An iniclligcni pcison docs noi ialc inicicsi in a placc, cvcn in ilc iopmosi planciaiy sysicm, il ilc puic Gangcs ol iopics conccining ilc Supicmc Loid's aciiviiics docs noi llow ilcic, il ilcic aic noi dcvoiccs cngagcd in scivicc on ilc banls ol sucl a iivci ol piciy, oi il ilcic aic no lcsiivals ol sanliiana-yajna io saiisly ilc Loid cspccially sincc sanliiiana-yajna is iccommcndcd in ilis agc].10.10.08-10 Narada Muni fo NaIakuvara and Manigrivasri-naraa uvacana ny anyo jusato josyanbun-bnramso rajo-gunansri-maa abnjatyaryatra stri yutam asavansri-naraan uvaca-Naiada Muni said, na-ilcic is noi, n-indccd, anyan-anoilci maiciial cnjoymcni, jusatan-ol onc wlo is cnjoying, josyan-ilings vciy aiiiaciivc in ilc maiciial woild (dillcicni vaiiciics ol caiing, slccping, maiing and dclcnsc), bun-bnramsan-sucl cnjoymcnis aiiiaci ilc iniclligcncc, rajan-gunan-bcing coniiollcd by ilc modc ol passion, sri-maat-ilan iiclcs, abnjatya-an-among ilc loui maiciial piinciplcs (aiiiaciivc pcisonal bodily lcaiuics, biiil in an aiisiociaiic lamily, bcing vciy lcaincd, and bcing vciy iicl), yatra-wlcicin, stri-womcn, yutam-gambling, asavan-winc (winc, womcn and gambling aic vciy piomincni).Naiada Muni said: Among all ilc aiiiaciions ol maiciial cnjoymcni, ilc aiiiaciion ol iiclcs bcwildcis onc's iniclligcncc moic ilan laving bcauiilul bodily lcaiuics, ialing biiil in an aiisiociaiic lamily, and bcing lcaincd. Wlcn onc is uncducaicd bui lalscly pullcd up by wcalil, ilc icsuli is ilai onc cngagcs lis wcalil in cnjoying winc, womcn and gambling. (S)nanyantc pasavo yatranrayar ajtatmabnnmanyamanar mam cnamajaramrtyu nasvaramnanyantc-aic lillcd in many ways (cspccially by slauglicilouscs), pasavan-loui-lcggcd animals (loiscs, slccp, cows, logs, cic.), yatra-wlcicin, nrayan-by ilosc mcicilcss pcisons wlo aic conducicd by ilc modc ol passion, ajta-atmabnn-iascals wlo aic unablc io coniiol ilc scnscs, manyamanan-aic ilinling, mam-ilis, cnam-body, ajara-will ncvci bccomc old oi discascd, amrtyu-dcail will ncvci comc, nasvaram-alilougl ilc body is dcsiincd io bc annililaicd.Unablc io coniiol ilcii scnscs, iascals wlo aic lalscly pioud ol ilcii iiclcs oi ilcii biiil in aiisiociaiic lamilics aic so ciucl ilai io mainiain ilcii pciislablc bodics, wlicl ilcy ilinl will ncvci giow old oi dic, ilcy lill pooi animals wiiloui mcicy. Somciimcs ilcy lill animals mcicly io cnjoy an cxcuision. (9)cva-samjntam apy antchrm-v -bnasma-samjntambnuta-nruh tat-hrtc svartnamhm vca nrayo yatancva-samjntam-ilc body now lnown as a vciy cxalicd pcison, lilc picsidcni, minisici oi cvcn dcmigod, ap-cvcn il ilc body is so cxalicd, antc-alici dcail, hrm-iuins inio woims, vt-oi inio siool, bnasma-samjntam-oi inio aslcs, bnuta-nruh-a pcison wlo docs noi acccpi ilc sasiiic injunciions and is unncccssaiily cnvious ol oilci living cniiiics, tat-hrtc-by aciing in ilai way, sva-artnam-scll-inicicsi, hm-wlo is ilcic, vca-wlo lnows, nrayan yatan-bccausc liom sucl sinlul aciiviiics onc musi sullci lcllisl condiiions.Wlilc living onc may bc pioud ol onc's body, ilinling oncscll a vciy big man, minisici, picsidcni, oi cvcn dcmigod, bui wlaicvci onc may bc, alici dcail ilis body will iuin ciilci in io woims, inio siool oi inio aslcs. Il onc lills pooi animals io saiisly ilc icmpoiaiy wlims ol ilis body, onc docs noi lnow ilai lc will sullci in lis ncxi biiil, loi sucl a sinlul miscicani musi go io lcll and sullci ilc icsulis ol lis aciions. (10)10.7+.+0 Sukadeva Gosvami fo Maharaja Pariksifnnam bnagavatan srnvamstat-parasya janasya vatato napat yan so `pyaty anan suhrtac cyutannnam-ciiiicism, bnagavatan-ol ilc Supicmc Loid, srnvan-lcaiing, tat-io Him, parasya-wlo is dcdicaicd, janasya-ol a pcison, va-oi, tatan-liom ilai placc, na apat-docs noi go away, yan-wlo, san-lc, ap-indccd, yat-gocs, anan-down, su-hrtat-liom ilc good icsulis ol lis pious woils, cyutan-lallcn.Anyonc wlo lails io immcdiaicly lcavc ilc placc wlcic lc lcais ciiiicism ol ilc Supicmc Loid oi His laiillul dcvoicc will cciiainly lall down, bcicli ol lis pious cicdii. 01.01.10-11 Sages of Naimisaranya fo Sufa GosvamipraycnaIpayusan sabnyahaIav asmn yugc jananmanan sumana-matayomana-bnagya ny uparutanpraycna-almosi always, aIpa-mcagci, ayusan-duiaiion ol lilc, sabnya-mcmbci ol a lcaincd sociciy, haIau-in ilis agc ol Kali (quaiicl), asmn-lcicin, yugc-agc, janan-ilc public, manan-lazy, sumana-matayan-misguidcd, mana-bnagyan-unlucly, n-and abovc all, uparutan-disiuibcd.O lcaincd onc, in ilis iion agc ol Kali mcn lavc bui sloii livcs. Tlcy aic quaiiclsomc, lazy, misguidcd, unlucly and, abovc all, always disiuibcd. (10)bnurin bnur-harmansrotavyan vbnagasanatan sano tra yat saramsamunrtya manisayabrun bnaraya bnutanamycnatma suprasiatbnurin-muliilaiious, bnur-many, harman-duiics, srota-vyan-io bc lcaincd, vbnagasan-by divisions ol subjcci maiici, atan-ilcicloic, sano-O sagc, atra-lcicin, yat-wlaicvci, saram-csscncc, samunrtya-by sclcciion, manisaya-bcsi io youi lnowlcdgc, brun-plcasc icll us, bnaraya-loi ilc good ol, bnutanam-ilc living bcings, ycna-by wlicl, atma-ilc scll, suprasiat-bccomcs lully saiislicd.Tlcic aic many vaiiciics ol sciipiuics, and in all ol ilcm ilcic aic many picsciibcdduiics, wlicl can bc lcaincd only alici many ycais ol siudy in ilcii vaiious divisions. Tlcicloic, o sagc, plcasc sclcci ilc csscncc ol all ilcsc sciipiuics and cxplain ii loi ilc good ol all living bcings, ilai by sucl insiiuciion ilcii lcaiis may bc lully saiislicd. (11)11.28.02 Sri Krsna fo Uddhavapara-svabnava-harmanyan prasamsat nnatsa asu bnrasyatc svartnaasaty abnnvcsatanpara-anoilci's, svabnava-pcisonaliiy, harman-and woil, yan-wlo, prasamsat-piaiscs, nnat-ciiiicizcs, san-lc, asu-quiclly, bnrasyatc-lalls down, sva-artnat-liom lis own inicicsi, asat-in unicaliiy, abnnvcsatan-bccausc ol bccoming cnianglcd.Wlocvci indulgcs in piaising oi ciiiicizing ilc qualiiics and bclavioui ol oilcis will quiclly bccomc dcviaicd liom lis own bcsi inicicsi by lis cnianglcmcni in illusoiy dualiiics. 12.06.3+ Sufa Gosvami fo Saunaka Rsiatvaams tthsctanavamanycta hancanana ccmam cnam asrtyavaram hurvita hcnactat-vaan-insuliing woids, tthscta-onc slould iolciaic, na-ncvci, avamanycta-onc slould disicspcci, hancana-anyonc, na ca-noi, mam-ilis, cnam-maiciial body, asrtya-idcniilying wiil, varam-cnmiiy, hurvita-onc slould lavc, hcnact-wiil anyonc.Onc slould iolciaic all insulis and ncvci lail io slow piopci icspcci io any pcison. Avoiding idcniilicaiion wiil ilc maiciial body, onc slould noi cicaic cnmiiy wiil anyonc. 12.10.06 Lord Siva fo Parvafi abouf Markandeya Rsisri-bnagavan uvacanavcccnaty assan hvapbranmarsr mohsam apy utabnahtm param bnagavatIabnavan purusc `vyaycsri-bnagavan uvaca-ilc powcilul loid said, na-noi, cva-indccd, ccnat-dcsiics, assan-bcncdiciions, hva ap-in any icalm, branma-rsn-ilc sainily branmana, mohsam-libciaiion, ap uta-cvcn, bnahtm-dcvoiional scivicc, param-iiansccndcnial, bnagavat-loi ilc Supicmc Loid, Iabnavan-lc las aclicvcd, purusc-loi ilc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, avyayc-wlo is incxlausiiblc.Loid Siva icplicd: Suicly ilis sainily bialmana docs noi dcsiic any bcncdiciion, noi cvcn libciaiion iiscll, loi lc las aiiaincd puic dcvoiional scivicc unio ilc incxlausiiblc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad. 03.25.3+ KapiIadeva fo Devahufinahatmatam mc sprnayant hccnmat-paa-scvabnrata ma-inanyc nyonyato bnagavatan prasajyasabnajayantc mama paurusanna-ncvci, cha-atmatam-mciging inio oncncss, mc-My, sprnayant-ilcy dcsiic, hcct-any, mat-paa-scva-ilc scivicc ol My loius lcci, abnratan-cngagcd in, mat-inan-cndcavoiing io aiiain Mc, yc-ilosc wlo, anyonyatan-muiually, bnagavatan-puic dcvoiccs, prasajya-asscmbling, sabnajayantc-gloiily, mama-My, paurusan-gloiious aciiviiics.A puic dcvoicc, wlo is aiiaclcd io ilc aciiviiics ol dcvoiional scivicc and wlo always cngagcs in ilc scivicc ol My loius lcci, ncvci dcsiics io bccomc onc wiil Mc. Sucl a dcvoicc, wlo is unllinclingly cngagcd, always gloiilics My pasiimcs and aciiviiics. 03.29.1+ KapiIadeva fo Devahufisa cva bnaht-yogahnyaatyantha uanrtanycnatvrajya tr-gunamma-bnavayopapayatcsan-ilis, cva-indccd, bnaht-yoga-dcvoiional scivicc, ahnyan-callcd, atyanthan-ilc liglcsi plailoim, uanrtan-cxplaincd, ycna-by wlicl, atvrajya-ovcicoming, tr-gunam-ilc ilicc modcs ol maiciial naiuic, mat-bnavaya-io My iiansccndcnial siagc, upapayatc-onc aiiains.ly aiiaining ilc liglcsi plailoim ol dcvoiional scivicc, as I lavc cxplaincd, onc can ovcicomc ilc inllucncc ol ilc ilicc modcs ol maiciial naiuic and bc siiuaicd in ilc iiansccndcnial siagc, as is ilc Loid. 11.20.3+ Sri Krsna fo Uddhavana hnct sanavo nirabnahta ny chantno mamavancnanty ap maya attamhavaIyam apunar-bnavamna-ncvci, hnct-anyiling, sanavan-sainily pcisons, niran-wiil dccp iniclligcncc, bnahtan-dcvoiccs, n-cciiainly, chantnan-complcicly dcdicaicd, mama-unio Mc, vancnant-dcsiic, ap-indccd, maya-by Mc, attam-givcn, havaIyam-libciaiion, apunan-bnavam-liccdom liom biiil and dcail.lccausc My dcvoiccs posscss sainily bclavioui and dccp iniclligcncc ilcy complcicly dcdicaic ilcmsclvcs io Mc and do noi dcsiic anyiling bcsidcs Mc. Indccd, cvcn il I ollci ilcm libciaiion liom biiil and dcail, ilcy do noi acccpi ii.11.20.35 Sri Krsna fo Uddhavanarapchsyam param pranurnnsrcyasam anaIpahamtasman nrasso bnahtrnrapchsasya mc bnavctnarapchsyam-noi dcsiiing anyiling cxccpi dcvoiional scivicc, param-ilc bcsi, pranun-ii is said, nnsrcyasam-liglcsi siagc ol libciaiion, anaIpaham-gicai, tasmat-ilcicloic, nrassan-ol onc wlo docs noi sccl pcisonal icwaids, bnahtn-loving dcvoiional scivicc, nrapchsasya-ol onc wlo only sccs Mc, mc-unio Mc, bnavct-may aiisc.Ii is said ilai complcic dciaclmcni is ilc liglcsi siagc ol liccdom. Tlcicloic, onc wlo las no pcisonal dcsiic and docs_i_noi puisuc pcisonal icwaids can aclicvc loving dcvoiional scivicc unio Mc.06.01.11 Sukadeva Gosvami fo Maharaja Pariksifsri-baarayanr uvacaharmana-harma-nrnarona ny atyantha syatcavva-anhartvatprayascttam vmarsanamsri-baarayann uvaca-Suladcva Gosvam, ilc son ol Vyasadcva, icplicd, harmana-by liuiiivc aciiviiics, harma-nrnaran-couniciaciion ol liuiiivc aciiviiics, na-noi, n-indccd, atyanthan-linal, syatc-bccomcs possiblc, avvat-anhartvat-liom bcing wiiloui lnowlcdgc, prayascttam-ical aioncmcni, vmarsanam-lull lnowlcdgc ol Vcdania.Suladcva Gosvami, ilc son ol Vcdavyasa answcicd: My dcai King, sincc acis mcani io ncuiializc impious aciions aic also liuiiivc, ilcy will noi iclcasc onc liom ilc icndcncy io aci liuiiivcly. Pcisons wlo subjcci ilcmsclvcs io ilc iulcs and icgulaiions ol aioncmcni aic noi ai all iniclligcni. Indccd, ilcy aic in ilc modc ol dailncss. Unlcss onc is liccd liom ilc modc ol ignoiancc, iiying io couniciaci onc aciion iliougl anoilci is usclcss, bccausc ilis will noi upiooi onc's dcsiics. Tlus cvcn ilougl onc may supcilicially sccm pious, lc will undoubicdly bc pionc io aci inmpiously. Tlcicloic, ical aioncmcni is cnliglicnmcni in pcilcci lnowlcdgc, Vcdania, by wlicl onc undcisiands ilc Supicmc Absoluic Tiuil. 06.01.15-16 Sukadeva Gosvami fo Maharaja Pariksifhcct hcvaIaya bnahtyavasucva-parayananagnam nunvant hartsnycnaninaram va bnasharanhcct-somc pcoplc, hcvaIaya bnahtya-by cxccuiing unalloycd dcvoiional scivicc, vasucva-io Loid Kisna, ilc all-pcivading Supicmc Pcisonaliiy ol Godlcad, parayanan-complcicly aiiaclcd (only io sucl scivicc, wiiloui dcpcndcncc on ausiciiiy, pcnancc, culiivaiion ol lno