SB 3.23.32 — 35

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SB 3.23.32 — 35

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

May 17, 2017

SB 3.23.32 — About her hips she wore a girdle of gold, set with numerous jewels, and she was further adorned with a precious pearl necklace and auspicious substances.

SB 3.23.33 — Her countenance shone, with beautiful teeth and charming eyebrows. Her eyes, distinguished by lovely moist corners, defeated the beauty of lotus buds. Her face was surrounded by dark curling tresses.

SB 3.23.34 — When she thought of her great husband, the best of the sages, Kardama Muni, who was very dear to her, she, along with all the maidservants, at once appeared where he was.

SB 3.23.35 — She was amazed to find herself surrounded by a thousand maids in the presence of her husband and to witness his yogic power.

SB 3.22.35

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SB 3.22.35

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

April 26, 2017 

SB 3.22.35 — Consequently, although his duration of life gradually came to an end, his long life, consisting of a Manvantara era, was not spent in vain, since he ever engaged in hearing, contemplating, writing down and chanting the pastimes of the Lord.

SB 3.22.14 — 15

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SB 3.22.14 — 15

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

April 10, 2017 

SB 3.22.14 — Svāyambhuva Manu continued: O wise man, I heard that you were prepared to marry. Please accept her hand, which is being offered to you by me, since you have not taken a vow of perpetual celibacy.

SB 3.22.15 — The great sage replied: Certainly I have a desire to marry, and your daughter has not yet married or given her word to anyone. Therefore our marriage according to the Vedic system can take place.

SB 3.22.3 —4

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SB 3.22.3 —4

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

March 30, 2017 

SB 3.22.3 — For the protection of the brāhmaṇas, the thousand-legged Supreme Being created us, the kṣatriyas, from His thousand arms. Hence the brāhmaṇas are said to be His heart and the kṣatriyas His arms.

SB 3.22.4 — That is why the brāhmaṇas and kṣatriyas protect each other, as well as themselves; and the Lord Himself, who is both the cause and effect and is yet immutable, protects them through each other.

SB 3.21.21

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SB 3.21.21

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

March 2, 2017 

SB 3.21.21 — I continuously offer my respectful obeisances unto Your lotus feet, of which it is worthy to take shelter, because You shower all benedictions on the insignificant. To give all living entities detachment from fruitive activity by realizing You, You have expanded these material worlds by Your own energy.

SB 3.20.53

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SB 3.20.53

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

February 9, 2017 

SB 3.20.53 — To each one of these sons the unborn creator of the universe gave a part of his own body, which was characterized by deep meditation, mental concentration, supernatural power, austerity, adoration and renunciation.

SB 3.19.34 — 35

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SB 3.19.34 — 35

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

January 9, 2017 

SB 3.19.34 — What to speak of hearing the pastimes of the Lord, whose chest is marked with Śrīvatsa, people may take transcendental pleasure even in hearing of the works and deeds of the devotees, whose fame is immortal.

SB 3.19.35 — The Personality of Godhead delivered the king of the elephants, who was attacked by an alligator and who meditated upon the lotus feet of the Lord. At that time the female elephants who accompanied him were crying, and the Lord saved them from the impending danger.

SB 3.19.17 —22

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SB 3.19.17 —22

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

December 27, 2016

 

SB 3.19.17 — The demon, however, employed many conjuring tricks against the Personality of Godhead, who is the Lord of yoga-māyā. At the sight of this the people were filled with alarm and thought that the dissolution of the universe was near.

SB 3.19.18 — Fierce winds began to blow from all directions, spreading darkness occasioned by dust and hail storms; stones came in volleys from every corner, as if thrown by machine guns.

SB 3.19.19 — The luminaries in outer space disappeared due to the sky’s being overcast with masses of clouds, which were accompanied by lightning and thunder. The sky rained pus, hair, blood, stool, urine and bones.

SB 3.19.20 — O sinless Vidura, mountains discharged weapons of various kinds, and naked demonesses armed with tridents appeared with their hair hanging loose.

SB 3.19.21 — Cruel and savage slogans were uttered by hosts of ruffian Yakṣas and Rākṣasas, who all either marched on foot or rode on horses, elephants or chariots.

SB 3.19.22 — The Lord, the personal enjoyer of all sacrifices, now discharged His beloved Sudarśana, which was capable of dispersing the magical forces displayed by the demon.

SB 3.17.6 —14

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SB 3.17.6 —14

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

November 23, 2016

SB 3.17.6 — The luminaries in the heavens were screened by masses of clouds, in which lightning sometimes flashed as though laughing. Darkness reigned everywhere, and nothing could be seen.

SB 3.17.7 — The ocean with its high waves wailed aloud as if stricken with sorrow, and there was a commotion among the creatures inhabiting the ocean. The rivers and lakes were also agitated, and lotuses withered.

SB 3.17.8 — Misty halos appeared around the sun and the moon during solar and lunar eclipses again and again. Claps of thunder were heard even without clouds, and sounds like those of rattling chariots emerged from the mountain caves.

SB 3.17.9 — In the interior of the villages she-jackals yelled portentously, vomiting strong fire from their mouths, and jackals and owls also joined them with their cries.

SB 3.17.10 — Raising their necks, dogs cried here and there, now in the manner of singing and now of wailing.

SB 3.17.11 — O Vidura, the asses ran hither and thither in herds, striking the earth with their hard hooves and wildly braying.

SB 3.17.12 — Frightened by the braying of the asses, birds flew shrieking from their nests, while cattle in the cowsheds as well as in the woods passed dung and urine.

SB 3.17.13 — Cows, terrified, yielded blood in place of milk, clouds rained pus, the images of the gods in the temples shed tears, and trees fell down without a blast of wind.

SB 3.17.14 — Ominous planets such as Mars and Saturn shone brighter and surpassed the auspicious ones such as Mercury, Jupiter and Venus as well as a number of lunar mansions. Taking seemingly retrograde courses, the planets came in conflict with one another.

SB 3.16.20

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SB 3.16.20

Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

November 1, 2016

SB 3.16.20 — The goddess of fortune, Lakṣmī, the dust of whose feet is worn on the head by others, waits upon You, as appointed, for she is anxious to secure a place in the abode of the king of bees, who hovers on the fresh wreath of tulasī leaves offered at Your feet by some blessed devotee.