Lalita Devi's Services to the Divine Couple

2012-09-21
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.13.01 - Lalita Devi's Services to the Divine Couple (download mp3) , (download flv) and (download mp4)
by Vishwarup Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
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SB 10.13.1
sri-suka uvaca
sadhu prstam maha-bhaga
 tvaya bhagavatottama
yan nutanayasisasya
 srnvann api katham muhuh

Translation:
Srila Sukadeva Gosvami said: O best of devotees, most fortunate Pariksit, you have inquired very nicely, for although constantly hearing the pastimes of the Lord, you are perceiving His activities to be newer and newer.

Purport:
Unless one is very advanced in Krsna consciousness, one cannot stick to hearing the pastimes of the Lord constantly. Nityam nava-navaya-manam: even though advanced devotees hear continually about the Lord for years, they still feel that these topics are coming to them as newer and fresher. Therefore such devotees cannot give up hearing of the pastimes of Lord Krsna. PremaƱjana-cchurita-bhakti-vilocanena santah sadaiva hrdayesu vilokayanti. The word santah is used to refer to persons who have developed love for Krsna. Yam syamasundaram acintya-guna-svarupam govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami (Brahma-samhita 5.38). Pariksit Maharaja, therefore, is addressed as bhagavatottama, the best of devotees, because unless one is very much elevated in devotional service, one cannot feel ecstasy from hearing more and more and appreciate the topics as ever fresher and newer.

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