KRISHNA BHAKTI SANGHA PRESENTS<br />THE <br />PERFECT<br />HOUSE <br />HOLDER<br />SHREE<br />KRISHNA<br />65TH DISCOURSE ...
BEFORE READING SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM<br />SB: 1.2.4 - Before reciting this <br />Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, which is the very means <b...
Krishna got nothing to do<br />BG:3.22- O son of Påthä, there is no work<br />prescribed for Me within all the three<br />...
WHAT BENEFIT WE GET BY HEARING KRISHNA’S ACTIVITY ?<br />janma karma ca me divyam<br />evaàyovettitattvataù<br />tyaktväde...
LORD  KRISHNA’S ACTIVITIES<br />Wakes up 3 hours before sunrise<br />Krishna’s wives condemn crowing cocks<br />Aroma of P...
LORD  KRISHNA’S MEDITATION & OURS<br />We must follow Krishna, not imitate<br />Krishna is Krishna, He teaches us.<br />We...
LORD  KRISHNA’S MEDITATION & OURS –Cont..<br />angAniyasyasakalendriya-<br />Vrttimanti<br />BS: 5.32 - Each of the limbs ...
LORD  KRISHNA’S MEDITATION & OURS –Cont..<br />Our existence is dependent<br />Eg: without light, we cannot see. <br />Kri...
LORD  KRISHNA’S ACTIVITY AFTER MEDITATION<br />Bathes with clear, sanctified water<br />in early morning<br />Changes into...
LORD  KRISHNA’S ACTIVITY AFTER MEDITATION<br />Cow charity – 13084 decorated<br /> cows with calves to BrAhmanas<br />Cows...
MANGALA ARATHI - PRAYER TO SPIRITUAL MASTER<br />SrilaVishvanathaChakravartiThakura, who appeared in the middle of the <br...
LORD  KRISHNA’S ACTIVITIES AFTER CHARITY & DECORATION<br />Pleases all the men of different caste<br />By fulfilling their...
Sudharma from heavenly planet<br />No 6 material pangs – Hunger, thirst,<br />lamentation, illusion, old age & death<br />...
ONCE UPON A TIME IN SUDHARMA …..<br />A person arrivesat the gateway & is <br />brought before the Lord.<br />Messenger of...
Protects the surrendered & <br />Destroys the miscreants<br />Material condition – bearing the<br />burden of this dead bo...
NAradaMuni – Krishna’s respect<br />He is worshipableeven for Lord <br />Shiva & Brahma but He sets an example<br />Krishn...
Yudhisthirahad material opulences<br />better than even Brahmaloka<br />RAjasUya Sacrifice – no need for <br />material be...
HARE KRISHNA HARE KRISHNA<br />KRISHNA KRISHNA HARE HARE<br />HARE RAMA HARE RAMA<br />RAMA RAMA HARE HARE<br />
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Krishna Leela Series - Part 65 - Lord Krishna's Daily Activities

  1. 1. KRISHNA BHAKTI SANGHA PRESENTS<br />THE <br />PERFECT<br />HOUSE <br />HOLDER<br />SHREE<br />KRISHNA<br />65TH DISCOURSE - CHAPTER 70<br />LORD KRISHNA’S DAILY ACTIVITIES<br />
  2. 2. BEFORE READING SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM<br />SB: 1.2.4 - Before reciting this <br />Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, which is the very means <br />of conquest, one should offer respectful <br />obeisances unto the Personality of Godhead, <br />Nārāyaṇa, unto Nara-nārāyaṇa Ṛṣi, the <br />supermost human being, unto mother <br />Sarasvatī, the goddess of learning, and<br /> unto Śrīla Vyāsadeva, the author.<br />nārāyaṇaḿ namaskṛtya<br />naraḿ caiva narottamam<br />devīḿ sarasvatīḿ vyāsaḿ<br />tato jayam udīrayet<br />BENEFIT OF READING SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM DAILY<br />SB: 1.2.18 - By regular attendance in classes on the<br />Bhāgavatam and by rendering of service to the <br />pure devotee, all that is troublesome to the heart<br /> is almost completely destroyed, and loving<br /> service unto the Personality of Godhead, who<br /> is praised with transcendental songs, is <br />established as an irrevocable fact.<br />naṣṭa-prāyeṣv abhadreṣu<br />nityaḿ bhāgavata-sevayā<br />bhagavaty uttama-śloke<br />bhaktir bhavati naiṣṭhikī<br />
  3. 3. Krishna got nothing to do<br />BG:3.22- O son of Påthä, there is no work<br />prescribed for Me within all the three<br />planetary systems. Nor am I in want of <br />anything, nor have I a need to obtain<br />anything—and yet I am engaged in <br />prescribed duties.<br />na me pärthästikartavyaà<br />triñulokeñukiïcana<br />nänaväptamaväptavyaà<br />vartaeva ca karmaëi<br />natasyakäryaàkaraëaà ca vidyate<br />(ÇvetäçvataraUpaniñad 6.7–8)<br />He does not possess bodily form like that of an ordinary living entity.<br />Then why He works ?<br />yadyadäcaratiçreñöhas<br />tat tad evetarojanaù<br />sayatpramäëaàkurute<br />lokas tad anuvartate<br />BG:3.21- Whatever action a great man performs, <br />common men follow. And whatever<br />standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the <br />world pursues.<br />We should Follow, not Imitate<br />
  4. 4. WHAT BENEFIT WE GET BY HEARING KRISHNA’S ACTIVITY ?<br />janma karma ca me divyam<br />evaàyovettitattvataù<br />tyaktvädehaàpunarjanma<br />naitimämeti so ’rjuna<br />BG:4.9 - One who knows the transcendental<br />nature of My appearance and activities<br />does not, upon leaving the body, take his<br />birth again in this material world, but<br />attains My eternal abode, O Arjuna.<br />
  5. 5. LORD KRISHNA’S ACTIVITIES<br />Wakes up 3 hours before sunrise<br />Krishna’s wives condemn crowing cocks<br />Aroma of PArijAta flower, Krishna<br /> will smell<br />Humming bees, birds sweet sounds –<br />professional chanter prayers<br />Rukmini Devi’s disgust at BrAhma<br />MuhUrta Time<br />Krishna washes His mouth, hand, feet<br />Sits down & meditates on Himself<br />
  6. 6. LORD KRISHNA’S MEDITATION & OURS<br />We must follow Krishna, not imitate<br />Krishna is Krishna, He teaches us.<br />We must meditate on RadhA Krishna<br />Chanting Hare Krishna – Meditation<br />Feel pleased & satisfied<br />Why we cannot meditate on ourselves?<br />Our body is material & changes<br />Krishna’s body is eternal.<br />Our limbs – limited function<br />SvajAtIya - vijAtIya<br />
  7. 7. LORD KRISHNA’S MEDITATION & OURS –Cont..<br />angAniyasyasakalendriya-<br />Vrttimanti<br />BS: 5.32 - Each of the limbs of that <br />transcendental figure possesses in <br />Himself, the full-fledged functions <br />of all the organs. - Offerings<br />Krishna’s expansions & incarnations<br />- Like waves, innumerable<br />dīpārcireva hi daśāntaramabhyupetya<br />BS: 5.46 – Lighted up candles gives <br />same power. All incarnations are <br />equally powerful.<br />But Krishna is the source of all the <br />Incarnations. So, He meditates on His <br />own self<br />
  8. 8. LORD KRISHNA’S MEDITATION & OURS –Cont..<br />Our existence is dependent<br />Eg: without light, we cannot see. <br />Krishna is independent.<br />Some say Krishna’s body material<br />BG:4.6 – By AtmaMAyA- comes with <br />transcendental form<br />Body – BS:5.1 Sad cid AnandaVigraha<br />Original source of all creation,<br /> maintenance & dissolution<br />He is Brahman, Paramatma & Bhagavan<br />So He mediates on Himself.<br />
  9. 9. LORD KRISHNA’S ACTIVITY AFTER MEDITATION<br />Bathes with clear, sanctified water<br />in early morning<br />Changes into fresh clothing & cover <br />with wrapper<br />Religious duties – Offers oblations<br /> in the sacrificial fire & silently <br />chants Gayathri mantra<br />Prayers to Sun God<br />Devas are limbs of Krishna<br />Tarpana - Pleasing<br />Tarpana to Devas, Forefathers <br />& Superiors<br />
  10. 10. LORD KRISHNA’S ACTIVITY AFTER MEDITATION<br />Cow charity – 13084 decorated<br /> cows with calves to BrAhmanas<br />Cows with calves – peaceful & tame<br />Go BrAhmanaHitAya ca – Welfare<br />of cows & Brahmanas<br />Touches auspicious items like milk,<br /> honey, Ghee, gold & fire<br />Wears yellow silk garment & kaustubha<br />Jewel, smears sandal wood pulp<br />Jewel & Ornaments will look beautiful <br />when Krishna wears them<br />
  11. 11. MANGALA ARATHI - PRAYER TO SPIRITUAL MASTER<br />SrilaVishvanathaChakravartiThakura, who appeared in the middle of the <br />seventeenth century, is a great spiritual master in the Krsna conscious chain<br /> of gurus and disciples. He says, "One who, with great care and alteration, loudly recites this beautiful prayer to the spiritual master during the Brahma-muhurta obtains direct service to Krsna, the Lord of Vrndavana, at the time of his death."<br />
  12. 12. LORD KRISHNA’S ACTIVITIES AFTER CHARITY & DECORATION<br />Pleases all the men of different caste<br />By fulfilling their desires<br />Lord Is happy when he was them<br />Happy – Not like currentleaders<br />Flower garlands, fragrant <br />cosmetics, sandal wood pulp, etc. <br />are distributed<br />DAruka stands withfoldedhand <br />and wonderful chariot.<br />With Uddhava & Satyaki, Lord <br />starts for SudharmAassembly<br />Queens look at him with womanly gestures. Lord smiles and<br /> attracts them. They feel separation.<br />
  13. 13. Sudharma from heavenly planet<br />No 6 material pangs – Hunger, thirst,<br />lamentation, illusion, old age & death<br />Lord says good-bye to the queens & <br />becomes one & enters Sudharma<br />How we can make our place Sudharma?<br />Krishna sits on exalted royal throne<br />surrounded by Yadu dynasty heroes.<br />Professional jokers, dancers, musicians, <br />ballet girls makes lord happy by their <br />Performances – we must follow<br />BrahmanAs Vedic Hymns - Lord & His <br />Associates are very much pleased<br />
  14. 14. ONCE UPON A TIME IN SUDHARMA …..<br />A person arrivesat the gateway & is <br />brought before the Lord.<br />Messenger of Kings (20,000) <br />imprisoned by JarAsandha<br />Messenger’s Glorification: custom<br />Fully surrendered devotees know<br />slightly about You by Your grace<br />Not surrendered, suffers due <br />to Birth, Death cycle<br />Fruitiveactivities have results<br />Past deeds, we suffer<br />Surrender to Krishna – <br />Krishna saves from reactions<br />
  15. 15. Protects the surrendered & <br />Destroys the miscreants<br />Material condition – bearing the<br />burden of this dead body<br />We gave up devotional life, so <br />suffering<br />Who is JarAsandha?<br />Ten thousand elephants’ power<br />17 times defeated, 18th time<br /> human behaviour(KAlayavana &<br />Muchukunda Pastime), puffed up<br />Surrendered soul - please save us<br />
  16. 16. NAradaMuni – Krishna’s respect<br />He is worshipableeven for Lord <br />Shiva & Brahma but He sets an example<br />Krishna: You are perfect space man<br />How is everything in the 3 worlds & <br />How are the PAndavAsdoing?<br />NArada: You are supersoul, You <br />know everything & prayers<br />Water washes Krishna’s lotus feet<br />Flows as MandAkini – Higher planet<br />Lower planet-Bhogavati, Earth-Ganges<br />As per Your role, enquiring about <br />Your cousins<br />
  17. 17. Yudhisthirahad material opulences<br />better than even Brahmaloka<br />RAjasUya Sacrifice – no need for <br />material benefit<br />RAjasUya Sacrifice – Just to see You<br />Before Naradaji’sarrival –<br /> discussion on how to attack <br />JarAsandha’s kingdom<br />Krishna – Uddhavais well wisher & <br />your counsel is always right<br />Uddhavaknows, Krishna is playing as <br />Ordinary person, begins to speak ???<br />
  18. 18. HARE KRISHNA HARE KRISHNA<br />KRISHNA KRISHNA HARE HARE<br />HARE RAMA HARE RAMA<br />RAMA RAMA HARE HARE<br />
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