SB 3.22.8 — 11

SB 3.22.8 — 11

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

April 6, 2017

SB 3.22.8 — O great sage, graciously be pleased to listen to the prayer of my humble self, for my mind is troubled by affection for my daughter.

SB 3.22.9 — My daughter is the sister of Priyavrata and Uttānapāda. She is seeking a suitable husband in terms of age, character and good qualities.

SB 3.22.10 — The moment she heard from the sage Nārada of your noble character, learning, beautiful appearance, youth and other virtues, she fixed her mind upon you.

SB 3.22.11 — Therefore please accept her, O chief of the brāhmaṇas, for I offer her with faith and she is in every respect fit to be your wife and take charge of your household duties.

 

SB 3.21.25

SB 3.21.25

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

March 7, 2017

SB 3.21.25 — The Emperor Svāyambhuva Manu, the son of Lord Brahmā, who is well known for his righteous acts, has his seat in Brahmāvarta and rules over the earth with its seven oceans.

SB 3.21.12

SB 3.21.12

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

February 17, 2017

SB 3.21.12 — When Kardama Muni actually realized the Supreme Personality of Godhead in person, he was greatly satisfied because his transcendental desire was fulfilled. He fell on the ground with his head bowed to offer obeisances unto the lotus feet of the Lord. His heart naturally full of love of God, with folded hands he satisfied the Lord with prayers.

SB 3.20.28

SB 3.20.28

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

February 1, 2017

SB 3.20.28 — The Lord, who can distinctly see the minds of others, perceived Brahmā’s distress and said to him: “Cast off this impure body of yours.” Thus commanded by the Lord, Brahmā cast off his body.

SB 3.20.19 —21

SB 3.20.19 —21

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

January 26, 2017

SB 3.20.19 — Out of disgust, Brahmā threw off the body of ignorance, and taking this opportunity, Yakṣas and Rākṣasas sprang for possession of the body, which continued to exist in the form of night. Night is the source of hunger and thirst.

SB 3.20.20 — Overpowered by hunger and thirst, they ran to devour Brahmā from all sides and cried, “Spare him not! Eat him up!”

SB 3.20.21 — Brahmā, the head of the demigods, full of anxiety, asked them, “Do not eat me, but protect me. You are born from me and have become my sons. Therefore you are Yakṣas and Rākṣasas.”

SB 3.19.38

SB 3.19.38

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

January 12, 2017

SB 3.19.38 — This most sacred narrative confers extraordinary merit, wealth, fame, longevity and all the objects of one’s desire. On the field of battle it promotes the strength of one’s vital organs and organs of action. One who listens to it at the last moment of his life is transferred to the supreme abode of the Lord, O dear Śaunaka.

SB 3.19.27

SB 3.19.27

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

December 30, 2016

SB 3.19.27 — Aja [Brahmā] and others arrived on the spot to see the fearfully tusked demon lying on the ground, biting his lip. The glow of his face was yet unfaded, and Brahmā admiringly said: Oh, who could meet such blessed death?

SB 3.18.8

SB 3.18.8

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

December 12, 2016

SB 3.18.8 — The Lord placed the earth within His sight on the surface of the water and transferred to her His own energy in the form of the ability to float on the water. While the enemy stood looking on, Brahmā, the creator of the universe, extolled the Lord, and the other demigods rained flowers on Him.

SB 3.16.30 —-31

SB 3.16.30 —-31

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

November 14, 2016

SB 3.16.30 — This departure from Vaikuṇṭha was foretold by Lakṣmī, the goddess of fortune. She was very angry because when she left My abode and then returned, you stopped her at the gate while I was sleeping.

SB 3.16.31 — The Lord assured the two Vaikuṇṭha inhabitants, Jaya and Vijaya: By practicing the mystic yoga system in anger, you will be cleansed of the sin of disobeying the brāhmaṇas and within a very short time return to Me.

SB 3.15.14

SB 3.15.14

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

August 31, 2016

SB 3.15.14 — In the Vaikuṇṭha planets all the residents are similar in form to the Supreme Personality of Godhead. They all engage in devotional service to the Lord without desires for sense gratification.