Appreciation of Relationships among Devotees

Srimad Bhagavatam 10.05.24 - Appreciation of Relationships among Devotees (download mp3) , (download flv) and (download mp4)
by Radhanath Swami at ISKCON Chowpatty

SB 10.5.24
distya samsara-cakre 'smin
vartamanah punar-bhavah
upalabdho bhavan adya
durlabham priya-darsanam

It is also by good fortune that I am seeing you. Having obtained this opportunity, I feel as if I have taken birth again. Even though one is present in this world, to meet with intimate friends and dear relatives in this material world is extremely difficult.

Vasudeva had been imprisoned by Kamsa, and therefore, although present in Mathura, he was unable to see Nanda Maharaja for many years. Therefore when they met again, Vasudeva considered this meeting to be another birth.