Krishna Leela Series Part 37 – Chp 42: The Breaking of the Bow in the Sacrificial Arena
RECAP….  <ul><li>Krishna enters Mathura </li></ul><ul><li>Washerman was killed </li></ul><ul><li>Sudama the florist presen...
Continuing…  <ul><li>Krishna and Balaram left the florist </li></ul><ul><li>Met a hunchbacked  woman who was Kamsa’s serva...
<ul><li>yat karosi yad asnasi yaj juhosi dadasi yat yat tapasyasi kaunteya tat kurusva mad-arpanam   </li></ul><ul><li>Tra...
<ul><li>kayena vaca manasendriyair va  buddhyatmana vanusrta-svabhavat  karoti yad yat sakalam parasmai  narayanayeti sama...
Krishna Continues.. <ul><li>Kubja replied that she was a maidservant of Kamsa </li></ul><ul><li>She was captivated by the ...
<ul><li>Krishna pressed the feet of hers with his toes and jerked her up with his 2 fingers while holding the cheeks. </li...
Kubja Proposes..  <ul><li>She was so happy that she invited Him to her home </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna felt shy, smiled and...
Krishna left … <ul><li>Krishna passed by the market place and women were almost fainting captivated by his beauty </li></u...
The Lord enters…  <ul><li>Kamsa arranged for Dhanur Yajna </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna saw the huge bow resembling a rainbow ...
Breaking of the Bow… <ul><li>Krishna brushed aside all the guards </li></ul><ul><li>He took the bow in his left hand and s...
The brothers left the Arena.. <ul><li>Krishna and Balarama left the area and went back to their camp </li></ul><ul><li>Vis...
Bad Omens… <ul><li>Kamsa became worried hearing the news of the killing of his men and the breaking of the bow. </li></ul>...
Some signs while awake…  <ul><li>No reflection of the head </li></ul><ul><li>Hole in the shadow </li></ul><ul><li>Trees we...
Arrangement of the Wrestling Arena… <ul><li>Kamsa arranged for the wrestling arena. </li></ul><ul><li>Platform was decorat...
Enter the Wrestlers…. <ul><li>Famous wrestlers like Canura, Mustika, Sala, Kuta etc arrived </li></ul><ul><li>Nanda Mahara...
STAY TUNED !!! Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
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Krishna Leela Series Part 37 The Breaking Of The Bow In The Sacrificial Arena

  1. 1. Krishna Leela Series Part 37 – Chp 42: The Breaking of the Bow in the Sacrificial Arena
  2. 2. RECAP…. <ul><li>Krishna enters Mathura </li></ul><ul><li>Washerman was killed </li></ul><ul><li>Sudama the florist presented garlands to Krishna and Balarama and they blessed him. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Continuing… <ul><li>Krishna and Balaram left the florist </li></ul><ul><li>Met a hunchbacked woman who was Kamsa’s servant </li></ul><ul><li>She was carrying a dish of sandalwood pulp </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna joked </li></ul><ul><li>Asked to offer Him the sandalwood </li></ul><ul><li>Why should she? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>yat karosi yad asnasi yaj juhosi dadasi yat yat tapasyasi kaunteya tat kurusva mad-arpanam </li></ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul><ul><li>“ Whatever you do, whatever you eat, whatever you offer or give away, and whatever austerities you perform—do that, O son of Kunti, as an offering to Me.” </li></ul><ul><li>Gita 9.27  </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>kayena vaca manasendriyair va buddhyatmana vanusrta-svabhavat karoti yad yat sakalam parasmai narayanayeti samarpayet tat </li></ul><ul><li>In accordance with the particular nature one has acquired in conditioned life, whatever one does with body, words, mind, senses, intelligence or purified consciousness one should offer to the Supreme, thinking, &quot;This is for the pleasure of Lord Narayana.&quot; --SB 11.2.36 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Krishna Continues.. <ul><li>Kubja replied that she was a maidservant of Kamsa </li></ul><ul><li>She was captivated by the “dark boy” </li></ul><ul><li>Started smearing the Lords’ bodies with satisfaction and devotion </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna wanted to reward her for her service </li></ul><ul><li>What did he do? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Krishna pressed the feet of hers with his toes and jerked her up with his 2 fingers while holding the cheeks. </li></ul><ul><li>Immediately, she transformed into a beautiful damsel. </li></ul><ul><li>Who is this hunchback-turned-damsel anyway? </li></ul><ul><li>Signifies the return of Justice </li></ul>
  8. 8. Kubja Proposes.. <ul><li>She was so happy that she invited Him to her home </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna felt shy, smiled and spoke nice pleasing words to her to satisfy her senses </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna was NOT lusty </li></ul><ul><li>Devotional Lust? </li></ul><ul><li>Everything should be directed towards Krishna </li></ul>
  9. 9. Krishna left … <ul><li>Krishna passed by the market place and women were almost fainting captivated by his beauty </li></ul><ul><li>The mercantile men worshipped both brothers </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna enquired on where the place of sacrifice was </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Lord enters… <ul><li>Kamsa arranged for Dhanur Yajna </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna saw the huge bow resembling a rainbow </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna was warned not to enter </li></ul>
  11. 11. Breaking of the Bow… <ul><li>Krishna brushed aside all the guards </li></ul><ul><li>He took the bow in his left hand and stringed it. </li></ul><ul><li>After stringing he broke it into two! </li></ul><ul><li>A thundering crack was heard and Kamsa got frightened </li></ul><ul><li>The caretaker and Kamsa sent men to kill Krishna but it was of no use as they got beaten by the broken bow wielded by Krishna and Balarama </li></ul>
  12. 12. The brothers left the Arena.. <ul><li>Krishna and Balarama left the area and went back to their camp </li></ul><ul><li>Visited places in Mathura with great delight and everyone were so blissful seeing Them </li></ul><ul><li>They strolled carefree not worrying about Kamsa. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Bad Omens… <ul><li>Kamsa became worried hearing the news of the killing of his men and the breaking of the bow. </li></ul><ul><li>Kamsa started having bad omens while awake and also while asleep. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Some signs while awake… <ul><li>No reflection of the head </li></ul><ul><li>Hole in the shadow </li></ul><ul><li>Trees were seen in golden hue </li></ul><ul><li>He couldn’t see his own footsteps </li></ul><ul><li>Embraced by ghosts </li></ul><ul><li>Riding a donkey </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking Poison </li></ul><ul><li>COULD NOT SLEEP </li></ul>
  15. 15. Arrangement of the Wrestling Arena… <ul><li>Kamsa arranged for the wrestling arena. </li></ul><ul><li>Platform was decorated wonderfully </li></ul><ul><li>Even though sitting on a high throne, his heart was beating very fast in fear of death. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Enter the Wrestlers…. <ul><li>Famous wrestlers like Canura, Mustika, Sala, Kuta etc arrived </li></ul><ul><li>Nanda Maharaja and the respectable cowherd men from Vraja also arrived </li></ul><ul><li>They gave gifts and sat on their respective chairs near the King </li></ul>
  17. 17. STAY TUNED !!! Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

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