Spiritual Advancement through Culture of Respect

2015-10-29
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.70.10-11 - Spiritual Advancement through Culture of Respect (download mp3)
by Madan Gopal Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
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SB 10.70.10
go-vipra-devata-vrddha-
 gurun bhutani sarvasah
namaskrtyatma-sambhutir
 mangalani samasprsat

Translation: 
Lord Krsna would offer obeisances to the cows, brahmanas and demigods, His elders and spiritual masters, and all living beings — all of whom are expansions of His supreme personality. Then He would touch auspicious things.


SB 10.70.11
atmanam bhusayam asa
 nara-loka-vibhusanam
vasobhir bhusanaih sviyair
 divya-srag-anulepanaih

Translation: 
He would decorate His body, the very ornament of human society, with His own special clothes and jewelry and with divine flower garlands and ointments.

Purport: 
Sridhara Svami points out that the Lord’s “own garments and ornaments” include the Lord’s well-known yellow garments, the Kaustubha gem and so on.

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