Krishna Leela Series : 30 Vidyadhara  Liberated and the Demon Sankhasura Killed
<ul><li>Nanda Maharaja and the cowherd men went to Ambikavana  forest </li></ul><ul><li>It is located in Gujarat province ...
<ul><li>Generally observed by Shaivites </li></ul><ul><li>Nanda baba once desired to observe Shiva Ratri. </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Lord Shiva is the Topmost Vaishnava. </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely Powerful and resides in Kailasha. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Nanda Maharaja gave charity to the Brahmanas.  </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntarily giving and receiving </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Vidhyadhara in his snake form </li></ul><ul><li>Nanda baba and the cowherd men slept near Sarasvati river and fast...
<ul><li>Krishna immediately appeared on the scene. </li></ul><ul><li>Vidyadhara was a celebrated personality in his last l...
<ul><li>There is no guarantee in this Material world. </li></ul><ul><li>Despite being a devata, he was cursed. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>He asked permission from Krishna to go back to the heavenly planets. </li></ul><ul><li>Devatas get power from the ...
<ul><li>Nanda and cowherd men went back to Vrindavan.  </li></ul><ul><li>They praised Krishna about his wonderful activity...
<ul><li>Krishna and Baladeva </li></ul><ul><li>They went to Vrindavan forest to sing and dance. </li></ul><ul><li>Were acc...
<ul><li>A demon called Sankhasura appeared. </li></ul><ul><li>Puffed up with material opulence, he thought the women shoul...
S U M M A R Y <ul><li>Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead and He is accepted by the greatest authorities. </li><...
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
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Krishna Leela Series Part 30 Vidyadhara Liberated & The Demon Sankhasura Killed

  1. 1. Krishna Leela Series : 30 Vidyadhara Liberated and the Demon Sankhasura Killed
  2. 2. <ul><li>Nanda Maharaja and the cowherd men went to Ambikavana forest </li></ul><ul><li>It is located in Gujarat province near Sarasvati river </li></ul><ul><li>This occurred after the Rasa Leela ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>This festival that Nanda baba celebrated with the cowherd boys is called Shiva Ratri </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Generally observed by Shaivites </li></ul><ul><li>Nanda baba once desired to observe Shiva Ratri. </li></ul><ul><li>Vaishnavas also sometimes observe because Lord Shiva is the topmost Vaishnava. </li></ul><ul><li>They very devotedly worshipped Lord Shiva and Ambika after taking bath. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Lord Shiva is the Topmost Vaishnava. </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely Powerful and resides in Kailasha. </li></ul><ul><li>Exalted One who is Chanting and Meditating on the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>In Brahma Samhita, analogy of Milk and Yoghurt is used. </li></ul><ul><li>ArAdhanAnAm sarveshAm vishnor ArAdhanam param tasmAt parataram devi tadiyAnAm samarchanam </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Of all types of worship, worship of Lord Vishnu is best, and better than the worship of Lord Vishnu is the worship of His devotee, the Vaishnava.&quot; </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Nanda Maharaja gave charity to the Brahmanas. </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntarily giving and receiving </li></ul><ul><li>Charity must be given to the right people at the right time. </li></ul><ul><li>In scriptures, it is recommended to give to Brahmanas. This pleases the Lord. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Vidhyadhara in his snake form </li></ul><ul><li>Nanda baba and the cowherd men slept near Sarasvati river and fasted whole day. </li></ul><ul><li>Suddenly a snake came and started swallowing Nanda baba </li></ul><ul><li>Started calling for Krishna! </li></ul><ul><li>Cowherd boys started coming with burning logs! </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Krishna immediately appeared on the scene. </li></ul><ul><li>Vidyadhara was a celebrated personality in his last life and was cursed by Angira Muni. </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna touched the snake and immediately a beautiful devata appeared. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>There is no guarantee in this Material world. </li></ul><ul><li>Despite being a devata, he was cursed. </li></ul><ul><li>Snake is the most cruel but envious people are more cruel than snakes. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>He asked permission from Krishna to go back to the heavenly planets. </li></ul><ul><li>Devatas get power from the Lord to give boons. </li></ul><ul><li>One can ask anything from the Lord – material and spiritual! </li></ul><ul><li>Curse was a blessing </li></ul><ul><li>Relieved by the touch of your lotus feet </li></ul><ul><li>Circumambulated and left for heavenly planet </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Nanda and cowherd men went back to Vrindavan. </li></ul><ul><li>They praised Krishna about his wonderful activity. </li></ul><ul><li>They came to worship Shiva and Durga and became more attached to Krishna. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Krishna and Baladeva </li></ul><ul><li>They went to Vrindavan forest to sing and dance. </li></ul><ul><li>Were accompanied by the Gopis </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna and Baladeva were singing nicely. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone became so absorbed and appeared lost. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>A demon called Sankhasura appeared. </li></ul><ul><li>Puffed up with material opulence, he thought the women should be enjoyed by him and not the 2 brothers </li></ul><ul><li>Since he was Kuvera’s associate, he was rich and naturally wanted to own everything. </li></ul><ul><li>He forced them away. </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna and Balaram chased after Sankhasura. </li></ul><ul><li>Balaram took charge of the Gopis and Krishna gave chase. </li></ul><ul><li>Krishna gave a nice punch and brought back the jewel to Balaram and presented it to Him. </li></ul>
  13. 13. S U M M A R Y <ul><li>Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead and He is accepted by the greatest authorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Charity can be given to the right people especially so to Brahmanas. </li></ul><ul><li>Always remember Krishna! </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord delivered Vidyadhara by his touch. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Krishna for everything! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare

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