Greatness and Sweetness In Krishna

2015-02-20
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.58.05 - Greatness and Sweetness In Krishna (download mp3)
by Radhika Vallabh Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
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SB 10.58.5
paramasana asinam
 krsna krsnam anindita
navodha vridita kiƱcic
 chanair etyabhyavandata

Translation:
Faultless Draupadi, the Pandavas’ newly married wife, slowly and somewhat timidly approached Lord Krsna, who sat on an exalted seat, and offered Him her obeisances.

Purport:
Srimati Draupadi was so devoted to Krsna that she herself was called Krsna, which is the feminine form of the name, and Arjuna was also called Krsna because of his devotion to the Lord. Similarly, the devotees of the modern Krsna consciousness movement are often called “the Krsnas.” So it appears that the custom of addressing Krsna’s devotees by His name has a long history.

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