Working Together to Keep Traditions Alive
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.80.04-06 - Working Together to Keep Traditions Alive (download mp3)
by Navina Nirada Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
siras tu tasyobhaya-lingam anamet
tad eva yat pasyati tad dhi caksuh
angani visnor atha taj-jananam
padodakam yani bhajanti nityam
An actual head is one that bows down to the Lord in His manifestations among the moving and nonmoving creatures, real eyes are those that see only the Lord, and actual limbs are those which regularly honor the water that has bathed the Lord’s feet or those of His devotees.
Suta Gosvami said: Thus questioned by King Visnurata, the powerful sage Badarayani replied, his heart fully absorbed in meditation on the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Vasudeva.
krsnasyasit sakha kascid
Sukadeva Gosvami said: Lord Krsna had a certain brahmana friend [named Sudama] who was most learned in Vedic knowledge and detached from all sense enjoyment. Furthermore, his mind was peaceful and his senses subdued.