SB 3.19.38

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

SB 3.14.41 

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SB 3.14.41 

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

August 3, 2016

SB 3.14.41 — At that time the Lord of the universe, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who is the well-wisher of all living entities, will descend and kill them, just as Indra smashes the mountains with his thunderbolts.

SB 3.14.26

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SB 3.14.26

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

July 21, 2016

SB 3.14.26 — Lord Śiva regards no one as his relative, yet there is no one who is not connected with him. He does not regard anyone as very favorable or abominable. We respectfully worship the remnants of his foodstuff, and we vow to accept what is rejected by him.

SB 3.13.46-50

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SB 3.13.46-50

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

June 24, 2016

SB 3.13.46 — The sage Maitreya said: The Lord, being thus worshiped by all the great sages and transcendentalists, touched the earth with His hooves and placed it on the water.

SB 3.13.47 — In this manner the Personality of Godhead, Lord Viṣṇu, the maintainer of all living entities, raised the earth from within the water, and having placed it afloat on the water, He returned to His own abode.

SB 3.13.48 — If one hears and describes in a devotional service attitude this auspicious narration of Lord Boar, which is worthy of description, the Lord, who is within the heart of everyone, is very pleased.

SB 3.13.49 — Nothing remains unachieved when the Supreme Personality of Godhead is pleased with someone. By transcendental achievement one understands everything else to be insignificant. One who engages in transcendental loving service is elevated to the highest perfectional stage by the Lord Himself, who is seated in everyone’s heart.

SB 3.13.50 — Who, other than one who is not a human being, can exist in this world and not be interested in the ultimate goal of life? Who can refuse the nectar of narrations about the Personality of Godhead’s activities, which by itself can deliver one from all material pangs?

SB 3.13.13-17

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SB 3.13.13-17

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

June 8, 2016

SB 3.13.13 — The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Janārdana [Lord Kṛṣṇa], is the form to accept all the results of sacrifice. If He is not satisfied, then one’s labor for advancement is futile. He is the ultimate Self, and therefore one who does not satisfy Him certainly neglects his own interests.

SB 3.13.14 — Śrī Manu said: O all-powerful lord, O killer of all sins, I shall abide by your order. Now please let me know my place and that of the living entities born of me.

SB 3.13.15 — O master of the demigods, please attempt to lift the earth, which is merged in the great water, because it is the dwelling place for all the living entities. It can be done by your endeavor and by the mercy of the Lord.

SB 3.13.16 — Śrī Maitreya said: Thus, seeing the earth merged in the water, Brahmā gave his attention for a long time to how it could be lifted.

SB 3.13.17 — Brahmā thought: While I have been engaged in the process of creation, the earth has been inundated by a deluge and has gone down into the depths of the ocean. What can we do who are engaged in this matter of creation? It is best to let the Almighty Lord direct us.

SB 3.12.39 — 40

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SB 3.12.39 — 40

Ramananda Dasa (Volcano, Hawaii)

May 16, 2016

 

SB 3.12.39 — Then he created the fifth Veda — the Purāṇas and the histories — from all his mouths, since he could see all the past, present and future.

SB 3.12.40 — All the different varieties of fire sacrifices [ṣoḍaśī, uktha, purīṣi, agniṣṭoma, āptoryāma, atirātra, vājapeya and gosava] became manifested from the eastern mouth of Brahmā.