Continuous Devotional Service can Awaken Eagerness

2014-03-25
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.41.24-25 - Continuous Devotional Service can Awaken Eagerness (download mp3)
by Akincana Krishna Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
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SB 10.41.24
tam sampravistau vasudeva-nandanau
 vrtau vayasyair naradeva-vartmana
drastum samiyus tvaritah pura-striyo
 harmyani caivaruruhur nrpotsukah

Translation:
The women of Mathura hurriedly assembled and went forth to see the two sons of Vasudeva as They entered the city on the King’s road, surrounded by Their cowherd boyfriends. Some of the women, my dear King, eagerly climbed to the roofs of their houses to see Them.

SB 10.41.25
kascid viparyag-dhrta-vastra-bhusana
 vismrtya caikam yugalesv athaparah
krtaika-patra-sravanaika-nupura
 nanktva dvitiyam tv aparas ca locanam

Translation:
Some of the ladies put their clothes and ornaments on backwards, others forgot one of their earrings or ankle bells, and others applied makeup to one eye but not the other.

Purport:
The ladies were very eager to see Krsna, and in their haste and excitement they forgot themselves.

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