SB 1.8.52

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SB 1.8.52

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

October 22, 2013
SB 1.8.52 — As it is not possible to filter muddy water through mud, or purify a wine-stained pot with wine, it is not possible to counteract the killing of men by sacrificing animals.

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SB 1.8.51

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SB 1.8.51

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu (Los Angeles, California)

October 21, 2013

SB 1.8.51 — I have killed many friends of women, and I have thus caused enmity to such an extent that it is not possible to undo it by material welfare work.

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SB 1.8.50

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SB 1.8.50

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

October 18, 2013
SB 1.8.50 — There is no sin for a king who kills for the right cause, who is engaged in maintaining his citizens. But this injunction is not applicable to me.

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SB 1.8.49

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SB 1.8.49

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

October 17, 2013
SB 1.8.49 — I have killed many boys, brāhmaṇas, well-wishers, friends, parents, preceptors and brothers. Though I live millions of years, I will not be relieved from the hell that awaits me for all these sins.

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SB 1.8.48

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SB 1.8.48

Speaker : HH Kavi Candra Swami

October 16, 2013

SB 1.8.48 — King Yudhiṣṭhira said: O my lot! I am the most sinful man! Just see my heart, which is full of ignorance! This body, which is ultimately meant for others, has killed many, many phalanxes of men.

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SB 1.8.47

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SB 1.8.47

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

October 15, 2013
SB 1.8.47 — King Yudhiṣṭhira, son of Dharma, overwhelmed by the death of his friends, was aggrieved just like a common, materialistic man. O sages, thus deluded by affection, he began to speak.

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SB 1.8.46

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SB 1.8.46

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi

October 14, 2013

SB 1.8.46 — King Yudhiṣṭhira, who was much aggrieved, could not be convinced, despite instructions by great sages headed by Vyāsa and the Lord Kṛṣṇa Himself, the performer of superhuman feats, and despite all historical evidence.

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SB 1.8.45

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SB 1.8.45

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

October 11, 2013
SB 1.8.45 — Thus accepting the prayers of Śrīmatī Kuntīdevī, the Lord subsequently informed other ladies of His departure by entering the palace of Hastināpura. But upon preparing to leave, He was stopped by King Yudhiṣṭhira, who implored Him lovingly.

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SB 1.8.44

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SB 1.8.44

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

October 10, 2013
SB 1.8.44 — Sūta Gosvāmī said: The Lord, thus hearing the prayers of Kuntīdevī, composed in choice words for His glorification, mildly smiled. That smile was as enchanting as His mystic power.

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SB 1.8.43

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SB 1.8.43

Speaker: HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami (Brazil)

October 9, 2013

SB 1.8.43 — O Kṛṣṇa, O friend of Arjuna, O chief amongst the descendants of Vṛṣṇi, You are the destroyer of those political parties which are disturbing elements on this earth. Your prowess never deteriorates. You are the proprietor of the transcendental abode, and You descend to relieve the distresses of the cows, the brāhmaṇas and the devotees. You possess all mystic powers, and You are the preceptor of the entire universe. You are the almighty God, and I offer You my respectful obeisances.

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SB 1.8.42

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SB 1.8.42

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

October 8, 2013
SB 1.8.42 — O Lord of Madhu, as the Ganges forever flows to the sea without hindrance, let my attraction be constantly drawn unto You without being diverted to anyone else.

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SB 1.8.41

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SB 1.8.41

Speaker : Madan Mohan Prabhu (Alachua, Florida)

October 7, 2013

SB 1.8.41 — O Lord of the universe, soul of the universe, O personality of the form of the universe, please, therefore, sever my tie of affection for my kinsmen, the Pāṇḍavas and the Vṛṣṇis.

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SB 1.8.40

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SB 1.8.40

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

October 4, 2013
SB 1.8.40 — All these cities and villages are flourishing in all respects because the herbs and grains are in abundance, the trees are full of fruits, the rivers are flowing, the hills are full of minerals and the oceans full of wealth. And this is all due to Your glancing over them.

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SB 1.8.39

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SB 1.8.39

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

October 3, 2013
SB 1.8.39 — O Gadādhara [Kṛṣṇa], our kingdom is now being marked by the impressions of Your feet, and therefore it appears beautiful. But when You leave, it will no longer be so.

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SB 1.8.38

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SB 1.8.38

Speaker : HH Kavi Candra Swami

October 2, 2013

SB 1.8.38 — As the name and fame of a particular body is finished with the disappearance of the living spirit, similarly if You do not look upon us, all our fame and activities, along with the Pāṇḍavas and Yadus, will end at once.

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SB 1.8.37

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SB 1.8.37

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Honolulu, HI)

October 1, 2013

SB 1.8.37 — O my Lord, You have executed all duties Yourself. Are you leaving us today, though we are completely dependent on Your mercy and have no one else to protect us, now when all kings are at enmity with us?

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SB 1.8.36

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SB 1.8.36

Speaker: Ananda Caitanya Prabhu (Kaunas, Lithuania)

September 30, 2013

SB 1.8.36 — O Kṛṣṇa, those who continuously hear, chant and repeat Your transcendental activities, or take pleasure in others’ doing so, certainly see Your lotus feet, which alone can stop the repetition of birth and death.

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SB 1.8.35

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SB 1.8.35

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

September 27, 2013
SB 1.8.35 — And yet others say that You appeared for the sake of rejuvenating the devotional service of hearing, remembering, worshiping and so on in order that the conditioned souls suffering from material pangs might take advantage and gain liberation.

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SB 1.8.34

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SB 1.8.34

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Honolulu, HI)

September 26, 2013

SB 1.8.34 — Others say that the world, being overburdened like a boat at sea, is much aggrieved, and that Brahmā, who is Your son, prayed for You, and so You have appeared to diminish the trouble.

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SB 1.8.33

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SB 1.8.33

Speaker : Narahari Prabhu

September 25, 2013

SB 1.8.33 — Others say that since both Vasudeva and Devakī prayed for You, You have taken Your birth as their son. Undoubtedly You are unborn, yet You take Your birth for their welfare and to kill those who are envious of the demigods.

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SB 1.8.32

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SB 1.8.32

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Honolulu, HI)

September 24, 2013

SB 1.8.32 — Some say that the Unborn is born for the glorification of pious kings, and others say that He is born to please King Yadu, one of Your dearest devotees. You appear in his family as sandalwood appears in the Malaya hills.

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SB 1.8.31

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SB 1.8.31

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu (Los Angeles, California)

September 23, 2013

SB 1.8.31 — My dear Kṛṣṇa, Yaśodā took up a rope to bind You when You committed an offense, and Your perturbed eyes overflooded with tears, which washed the mascara from Your eyes. And You were afraid, though fear personified is afraid of You. This sight is bewildering to me.

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SB 1.8.30

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SB 1.8.30

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

September 20, 2013
SB 1.8.30 — Of course it is bewildering, O soul of the universe, that You work, though You are inactive, and that You take birth, though You are the vital force and the unborn. You Yourself descend amongst animals, men, sages and aquatics. Verily, this is bewildering.

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SB 1.8.29

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SB 1.8.29

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Honolulu, HI)

September 19, 2013

SB 1.8.29 — O Lord, no one can understand Your transcendental pastimes, which appear to be human and so are misleading. You have no specific object of favor, nor do You have any object of envy. People only imagine that You are partial.

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SB 1.8.28

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SB 1.8.28

Speaker: HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami (Nigeria)

September 18, 2013

SB 1.8.28 — My Lord, I consider Your Lordship to be eternal time, the supreme controller, without beginning and end, the all-pervasive one. In distributing Your mercy, You are equal to everyone. The dissensions between living beings are due to social intercourse.

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SB 1.8.27

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SB 1.8.27

Speaker : HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Honolulu, HI)

September 17, 2013

SB 1.8.27 — My obeisances are unto You, who are the property of the materially impoverished. You have nothing to do with the actions and reactions of the material modes of nature. You are self-satisfied, and therefore You are the most gentle and are master of the monists.

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SB 1.8.26

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SB 1.8.26

Speaker : Narahari Prabhu

September 14, 2013

SB 1.8.26 — My Lord, Your Lordship can easily be approached, but only by those who are materially exhausted. One who is on the path of [material] progress, trying to improve himself with respectable parentage, great opulence, high education and bodily beauty, cannot approach You with sincere feeling.

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SB 1.8.25

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SB 1.8.25

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

September 13, 2013
SB 1.8.25 — I wish that all those calamities would happen again and again so that we could see You again and again, for seeing You means that we will no longer see repeated births and deaths.

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SB 1.8.24

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SB 1.8.24

Speaker: Damayanti Devi (Cottonwood, Arizona)

September 11, 2013

SB 1.8.24 — My dear Kṛṣṇa, Your Lordship has protected us from a poisoned cake, from a great fire, from cannibals, from the vicious assembly, from sufferings during our exile in the forest and from the battle where great generals fought. And now You have saved us from the weapon of Aśvatthāmā.

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SB 1.8.24

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SB 1.8.24

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu (Philadelphia, PA)

September 11, 2013

SB 1.8.24 — My dear Kṛṣṇa, Your Lordship has protected us from a poisoned cake, from a great fire, from cannibals, from the vicious assembly, from sufferings during our exile in the forest and from the battle where great generals fought. And now You have saved us from the weapon of Aśvatthāmā.

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