Krishna Leela Series Part 13 The Stealing Of The Boys And Calves By Brahma

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Krishna Leela Series Part 13 The Stealing Of The Boys And Calves By Brahma

  1. 1. HARE KRISHNA KRISHNA LEELA 13th Discourse
  2. 2. Krishna as Aghadamana – Crusher of AghAsura Background Srila Rupa Goswami in Namashtaka
  3. 3. – Why a delay of 1 year ? – Importance of Sincere Spiritual Enquiry Spiritual Master & Disciple - Sukadeva Praises Parikshit Nitya-nava-navAyamAna Parikshit Maharaja’s Enquiry & Sukadeva Goswami’s Praise
  4. 5. The Stealing of the Boys & Calves by Brahma Brahma Vimohana Leela Chapter 13
  5. 6. Lunchtime in Pastures Grazing of Calves Bank of Yamuna A Scenic Picnic Spot Time for Lunch
  6. 7. Kesi ghat – Banks of Yamuna
  7. 8. Lotus Whorl – A Picnic with God Krishna takes lunch with the Gopas Flowers, leaves of flowers and barks of trees Flute, bugle and cane Yogurt, butter, rice & fruit salad Left palm & petal-like finger joints Krta-punya-punjah
  8. 9. Calves Gone ! <ul><li>Looking for New Grass </li></ul><ul><li>Boys cried out “Krishna!” </li></ul><ul><li>- Transcending fear </li></ul><ul><li>No interruption </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Search </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain holes, forests, caves and bushes </li></ul>
  9. 10. Lord Brahma’s Desire Witnessed AghAsura’s killing Padmaja Born of Lord’s navel Curious Stole Calves & Gopas Krishna is little
  10. 11. Krishna Expands parasya brahmanah shakti - God’s energies Supersoul - Paramatma Direct Expansions - Boys & Calves
  11. 12. What a Wonder! Krishna enters Vrndavana village Amazing affection - Increased manifold Decoration & feeding Everything as per normal 1 year – Brahma’s one moment
  12. 13. A Day of Brahma = Kalpa 1 Day / 1 Night = 4.32 billion years Brahma’s Lifetime = 100 Brahma years Equivalent to 311.04 trillion of our human years Day of Brahma - life manifest / Night of Brahma – life unmanifest Brahma’s 12 hours = 4.32 billion years X 1,000 Brahma’s Lifespan
  13. 14. Almost a year passes … Krishna & Balarama with calves in forest Cows on Govardhana Hill rushed towards calves Milk bags laden and pouring Not even own calves Cowherd men embarrassed yet happy with affection Balarama’s amazement & enquiry
  14. 15. Brahma is Perplexed Brahma returns - puzzled Brahma’s anxiety Under influence of own mystic power Glowworm & Snow The Lord reveals Description
  15. 16. Brahma Vishnu Shiva
  16. 17. Brahma’s Realization <ul><li>Calves & Boys </li></ul><ul><li>Not Vishnu maya but Vishnu Himself </li></ul><ul><li>Not like heat and light to fire but FIRE ITSELF </li></ul><ul><li>Lord’s forms </li></ul><ul><li>satya-jnAnAnantAnanda </li></ul><ul><li>not reached by impersonalists </li></ul><ul><li>Brahma felt small and remorseful </li></ul>
  17. 18. Krishna’s Compassion <ul><li>Curtain of Yogamaya </li></ul><ul><li>Yogamaya vs Mahamaya </li></ul><ul><li>Brahma’s purified vision </li></ul><ul><li>Transcendence of Vrindavana </li></ul><ul><li>Lord and abode are non-different </li></ul><ul><li>Darshan of the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>Dandavat pranams & </li></ul><ul><li>prayers </li></ul>

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