Devotional Service without expecting Fame

2014-01-07
SB 10.34.27-30 - Devotional Service without expecting Fame (download mp3)
by Akincana Krishna Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
www.iskcondesiretree.net




SB 10.34.27
krosantam krsna rameti
 vilokya sva-parigraham
yatha ga dasyuna grasta
 bhratarav anvadhavatam

Translation: 
Hearing Their devotees crying out “Krsna! Rama!” and seeing that they were just like cows being stolen by a thief, Krsna and Balarama began to run after the demon.


SB 10.34.28
ma bhaistety abhayaravau
 sala-hastau tarasvinau
asedatus tam tarasa
 tvaritam guhyakadhamam

Translation: 
The Lords called out in reply, “Do not fear!” Then They picked up logs of the sala tree and quickly pursued that lowest of Guhyakas, who swiftly ran away.


SB 10.34.29
sa viksya tav anupraptau
 kala-mrtyu ivodvijan
visrjya stri-janam mudhah
 pradravaj jivitecchaya

Translation: 
When Sankhacuda saw the two of Them coming toward him like the personified forces of Time and Death, he was filled with anxiety. Confused, he abandoned the women and fled for his life.


SB 10.34.30
tam anvadhavad govindo
 yatra yatra sa dhavati
jihirsus tac-chiro-ratnam
 tasthau raksan striyo balah

Translation: 
Lord Govinda chased the demon wherever he ran, eager to take his crest jewel. Meanwhile Lord Balarama stayed with the women to protect them.

Purport: 
Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti explains that the women were fatigued from being driven away, and thus Lord Balarama protected them and consoled them as they rested. Meanwhile Lord Krsna went after the demon.

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