Krishna's Auspiciousness and Other Qualities

Srimad Bhagavatam 10.10.36 - Krishna's Auspiciousness and Other Qualities (download mp3) , (download flv) and (download mp4)
by Shubha Vilas Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty

SB 10.10.36
namah parama-kalyana
 namah parama-mangala
vasudevaya santaya
 yadunam pataye namah

O supremely auspicious, we offer our respectful obeisances unto You, who are the supreme good. O most famous descendant and controller of the Yadu dynasty, O son of Vasudeva, O most peaceful, let us offer our obeisances unto Your lotus feet.

The word parama-kalyana is significant because Krsna, in any of His incarnations, appears in order to protect the sadhus (paritranaya sadhunam). The sadhus, saintly persons or devotees, are always harassed by nondevotees, and Krsna appears in His incarnations to give them relief. This is His first concern. If we study the history of Krsna’s life, we shall find that for most of His life He predominantly engaged in killing demons one after another.