Krishna Leela Series Part 03 Birth Of Krishna

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Krishna Leela Series Part 03 Birth Of Krishna

  1. 1. KRISHNA LEELA Discourse 3
  2. 2. Mahabharata – Udyoga Parva 71.4 krishir bhu-vacakah sabdo nas ca nirvriti-vacakah / tayor aikyam param brahma krishna ity abhidhiyate "The word 'krish' is the attractive feature of the Lord's existence, and 'na' means 'spiritual pleasure.' When the verb krish is added to na, it becomes krishna, which indicates the Absolute Truth." Padma Purana ramante yogino 'nante nityanande cidatmani / iti rama padenaiva param brahmadbhidhiyate   "The param brahma is known as Rama because the yogis take pleasure (ramante) in meditating on His eternal, blissful form." (padma purana) Hare is vocative of Hara, the energy of God KRISHNA & RAMA & HARE - MEANINGS
  3. 3. BIRTH OF LORD KRISHNA
  4. 4. DEVELOPMENTS Background Narada Muni’s Instigation Kamsa’s Heightened Atrocities <ul><li>THE KILLING OF DEVAKI’S 1 ST 6 CHILDREN </li></ul><ul><li> THE APPEARANCE OF ANANTA – SRI BALARAMA </li></ul><ul><li>YOGAMAYA </li></ul><ul><li> PRAYERS OF THE DEMIGODS </li></ul><ul><li> THE APPEARANCE OF LORD KRISHNA </li></ul>
  5. 5. BACKGROUND
  6. 6. <ul><li>KAMSA AS KALANEMI </li></ul><ul><li>SURASENA, NANDA MAHARAJA & OTHERS AS DEMIGODS </li></ul><ul><li>WHY DOES NARADA MUNI DO THIS? </li></ul>NARADA MUNI’S INSTIGATION
  7. 7. <ul><li>ARRESTS VASUDEVA & DEVAKI </li></ul><ul><li>IMPRISONS UGRASENA </li></ul><ul><li>OCCUPIES THE KINGDOM OF SURASENA </li></ul><ul><li>FULL CONTROL OF YADU, BHOJA & ANDHAKA DYNASTIES </li></ul><ul><li>6 CHILDREN KILLED </li></ul><ul><li>KAMSA’S STATE OF MIND </li></ul>KAMSA’S HEIGHTENED ATROCITIES
  8. 8. <ul><li>DEVAKI BECOMES PREGNANT FOR THE 7 TH TIME </li></ul><ul><li>WHO IS ANANTA ? </li></ul><ul><li>– A PLENARY EXPANSION OF KRISHNA </li></ul>THE APPEARANCE OF ANANTA
  9. 9. BALARAMA Maha Sankarshana Karanodakasayi Vishnu Garbhodakasayi Vishnu Kshirodakasayi Vishnu Sesha
  10. 10. 1 BALARAMA IS THE SOURCE OF ALL EXPANSIONS
  11. 11. 2 KARANODAKASAYI VISHNU
  12. 12. 3 GARBHODAKASAYI VISHNU
  13. 13. 4 KSHIRODAKASAYI VISHNU - PARAMATMA
  14. 14. 5 ANANTASESHA – UNLIMITED SERVANT
  15. 15. SANKARSHANA & SHANKARA
  16. 16. LAKSHMANA IN RAMA LILA
  17. 17. BALARAMA IN KRISHNA LILA
  18. 18. <ul><li>WHAT IS YOGAMAYA? </li></ul>YOGAMAYA INTERNAL POTENCY __ <ul><li>WHAT IS MAHAMAYA? </li></ul><ul><li>EXTERNAL POLICY </li></ul>
  19. 19. YOGAMAYA’S ROLE IN LILA The Lord’s words to Yogamaya Transfer of Sesha from the womb of Devaki to the womb of Rohini Devaki’s pregnancy deemed a miscarriage
  20. 20. PRAYERS OF THE DEVAS & ASSURANCE TO DEVAKI The Lord appears in the heart of Vasudeva and then transfers Himself into the heart of Devaki. Effulgence of Vasudeva & Devaki Devaki appeared like suppressed fire or misused education. Kamsa’s Predicament
  21. 21. CONSTELLATIONS ROHINI NAKSHATRA & ASHTAMI TITHI AUSPICIOUS SYMPTOMS IN ALL DIRECTIONS KHAMANIKYA ASTRONOMICAL TREATISE THE LORD IS ABOUT TO APPEAR
  22. 22. THE LORD APPEARS The Lord appears in His 4-handed form fully decorated. Descriptions Vasudeva is astounded - Freedom from all fear & anxiety
  23. 23. THE LORD APPEARS Vasudeva offers charity in his mind
  24. 24. PRAYERS Vasudeva offers charity in his mind The Divine Nature of the Lord’s Forms His being within and without everything Expanded & Localised God Form or Formless?
  25. 25. GOD Brahmajyoti Paramatma Bhagavan Sat Sat & Chit Sat & Chit & Ananda GOD IS ULTIMATELY SAT-CHIT-ANANDA VIGRAHA (FORM) Sat – Existence / Chit – Consciousness / Ananda - Bliss
  26. 26. PRAYERS Paramatma & Jivatma 2 Birds on a Tree Mundaka Upanishad Svetasvatara Upanishad
  27. 27. PRAYERS Universal Form anor aniyan mahato mahiyan Katha Upanishad Localised and Pervasive
  28. 28. PRAYER DELIVERANCE
  29. 29. PRAYER BANYAN TREE sri-bhagavan uvaca urdhva-mulam adhah-sakham asvattham prahur avyayam chandamsi yasya parnani yas tam veda sa veda-vit The Blessed Lord said: There is a banyan tree which has its roots upward and its branches down and whose leaves are the Vedic hymns. One who knows this tree is the knower of the Vedas. Bhagavad Gita 15.1
  30. 30. VATSALYA – PARENTAL AFFECTION Prishnigarbha Upendra Krishna Sutapa & Prishni Kashyapa & Aditi Vasudeva & Devaki THE LORD RESPONDS TO PRAYERS – ASSURANCE & HISTORY
  31. 31. UPENDRA WITH KASHYAPA & ADITI
  32. 32. The Lord’s Instructions to Vasudeva <ul><li>Escaping from the Prison </li></ul><ul><li>Carry Me across Yamuna to Gokula </li></ul><ul><li>Storm & River gave way </li></ul><ul><li>Nanda Maharaja’s house </li></ul><ul><li> Exchange Babies </li></ul>

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