Don't anoint everything as Spiritual or Denounce everything as Material

2015-01-09
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.55.02-03 - Don't anoint everything as Spiritual or Denounce everything as Material (download mp3) and (download mp4)
by Chaitanya Charan Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
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SB 10.55.2
sa eva jato vaidarbhyam
 krsna-virya-samudbhavah
pradyumna iti vikhyatah
 sarvato ’navamah pituh

Translation:
He took birth in the womb of Vaidarbhi from the seed of Lord Krsna and received the name Pradyumna. In no respect was He inferior to His father.


SB 10.55.3
tam sambarah kama-rupi
 hrtva tokam anirdasam
sa viditvatmanah satrum
 prasyodanvaty agad grham

Translation:
The demon Sambara, who could assume any form he desired, kidnapped the infant before He was even ten days old. Understanding Pradyumna to be his enemy, Sambara threw Him into the sea and then returned home.

Purport:
Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti points out that according to the Visnu Purana, Pradyumna was kidnapped on the sixth day after His birth.

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