Krishna Is All Attractive

Srimad Bhagavatam 08.09.01-03 - Krishna Is All Attractive (download mp3)
by Sankirtan Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty

SB 8.9.1
sri-suka uvaca
te 'nyonyato 'surah patram
harantas tyakta-sauhrdah
ksipanto dasyu-dharmana
ayantim dadrsuh striyam

Sukadeva Gosvami said: Thereafter, the demons became inimical toward one another. Throwing and snatching the container of nectar, they gave up their friendly relationship. Meanwhile, they saw a very beautiful young woman coming forward toward them.

SB 8.9.2
aho rupam aho dhama
aho asya navam vayah
iti te tam abhidrutya
papracchur jata-hrc-chayah

Upon seeing the beautiful woman, the demons said, "Alas, how wonderful is Her beauty, how wonderful the luster of Her body, and how wonderful the beauty of Her youthful age!" Speaking in this way, they quickly approached Her, full of lusty desires to enjoy Her, and began to inquire from Her in many ways.

SB 8.9.3
ka tvam kañja-palasaksi
kuto va kim cikirsasi
kasyasi vada vamoru
mathnativa manamsi nah

O wonderfully beautiful girl, You have such nice eyes, resembling the petals of a lotus flower. Who are You? Where do You come from? What is Your purpose in coming here, and to whom do You belong? O You whose thighs are extraordinarily beautiful, our minds are becoming agitated simply because of seeing You.

The demons inquired from the wonderfully beautiful girl, "To whom do You belong?" A woman is supposed to belong to her father before her marriage, to her husband after her marriage, and to her grown sons in her old age. In regard to this inquiry, Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura says that the question "To whom do You belong?" means "Whose daughter are You?" Since the demons could understand that the beautiful girl was still unmarried, every one of them desired to marry Her. Thus they inquired, "Whose daughter are You?"