HARE KRISHNA<br />Krishna Leela Series - Part 35<br />________________________<br />
Previously…<br />Departure for <br />Mathura<br />&<br />Bath in the <br />Yamuna<br />Akrura’s<br />Arrival<br />&<br />D...
CHAPTER 40<br />PRAYERS BY AKRURA<br />
9 Processes of Bhakti Yoga<br />Akrura’s Perfection through Vandanam (Offering Prayers)<br />
SUPREME CAUSE OF ALL CAUSES<br />Ishvarahparamahkrishnah<br />sac-cid-Ananda-vigrahah<br />anAdirAdirgovindah<br />sarva-k...
NARAYANA<br />Original Inexhaustible Personality<br />Meanings<br />Lord Brahma – Atmabhu, padmaja, svayambhu<br />
Who is God and Who are devas or demigods?<br />
Pastimes with Lord Brahma<br />
CAUSE<br />CAUSE OF<br />CAUSE<br />ALL CAUSES<br />
8 elements<br />5 senses<br />Sense Objects<br />Mind<br />Total material energy<br />Material nature<br />Devatas<br />UN...
Confirmed by<br />Purushasukta, BhagavadGita<br />Enamoureddevatas<br />do not know Krishna’s<br /> Transcendental Nature<...
THE SUPREME PERSONALITY <br />OF  GODHEAD<br />arjunauvaca<br />parambrahma<br />paramdhAmapavitramparamambhavAnpurushamsA...
WORSHIP OF KRISHNA<br />&<br />WORSHIP OF DEVATAS<br />Bg 7.21<br />yoyoyAmyAmtanumbhaktah<br />shraddhyArchitumicchati<br...
Bg 7.22<br />satayAshraddhayAyuktas<br />tasyArAdhanamIhate<br />Labhate ca tatahkAmAn<br />MayaivavihitAn hi tAn<br />End...
Bg 9.23<br />ye’pyanya-devatA-bhaktA<br />yajanteshraddhayAnvitAh<br />te’pimAmevakaunteya<br />Yajantyavidhi-pUrvakam<br ...
Krishna<br />as<br />AntaryAmi<br />(Supersoul)<br />Krishna <br />as<br />Empowering<br />Agent<br />
NARAYANA AS PARA-TATTVA<br />
Devatas are emanations from the universal body of the Lord, i.e. within creation<br />Krishna is represented by the powers...
DO ALL RIVERS LEAD TO THE SEA?<br />Different types of worship mentioned in Vedic texts<br />Krishna desires direct worshi...
Hayagreeva<br />Saraswathi<br />KNOWLEDGE<br />
yat-pada-pallava-yugamvinidhayakumbha-<br />dvandvepranama-samayesaganadhirajah<br />vighnanvihantumalamasyajagat-trayasya...
LIMITED CAPACITY<br />UNLIMITED CAPACITY<br />
REAL RELATIONSHIP IS WITH KRISHNA<br />
VISHVA ROOPA<br />Fire is Your mouth / Earth is Your feet / Sun and Moon are Your Eyes / sky is Your Navel / Directions ar...
VISHNU TATTVA<br />Beyond 3 modes of material nature<br />Creation under 3 modes<br />from Brahma to Plants & Trees<br />O...
AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Everyone conditioned by false identification and false possession<br />Transmigratio...
AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />You are the source of all pleasures<br />Foolish Creature <br />& <br />Mirage<br />
AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Your lotus feet cannot be appreciated by those who are conditioned<br /><ul><li>But,...
You can act in any way because You are the Supreme Controller</li></ul>Incapable <br />of <br />controlling the mind <br /...
AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Your lotus feet cannot be appreciated by the conditioned<br />But, I have come near ...
AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Eternal form full of Knowledge<br />Concentration on Form<br />tasmintushtejagattush...
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Krishna Leela Series Part 35 Prayers by Akrura

  1. 1. HARE KRISHNA<br />Krishna Leela Series - Part 35<br />________________________<br />
  2. 2. Previously…<br />Departure for <br />Mathura<br />&<br />Bath in the <br />Yamuna<br />Akrura’s<br />Arrival<br />&<br />Developments<br />Gopis feel<br />intense <br />separation<br />
  3. 3. CHAPTER 40<br />PRAYERS BY AKRURA<br />
  4. 4. 9 Processes of Bhakti Yoga<br />Akrura’s Perfection through Vandanam (Offering Prayers)<br />
  5. 5. SUPREME CAUSE OF ALL CAUSES<br />Ishvarahparamahkrishnah<br />sac-cid-Ananda-vigrahah<br />anAdirAdirgovindah<br />sarva-kArana-kAranam<br />Krishna who is known as Govinda is the Supreme Godhead. He has an eternal blissful spiritual body. He is the origin of all. He has no other origin and He is the prime cause of all causes. <br />SRI BRAHMA SAMHITA 5.1<br />
  6. 6. NARAYANA<br />Original Inexhaustible Personality<br />Meanings<br />Lord Brahma – Atmabhu, padmaja, svayambhu<br />
  7. 7. Who is God and Who are devas or demigods?<br />
  8. 8. Pastimes with Lord Brahma<br />
  9. 9. CAUSE<br />CAUSE OF<br />CAUSE<br />ALL CAUSES<br />
  10. 10. 8 elements<br />5 senses<br />Sense Objects<br />Mind<br />Total material energy<br />Material nature<br />Devatas<br />UNIVERSAL BODY<br />BODY <br />& <br />BODILY PARTS<br />
  11. 11. Confirmed by<br />Purushasukta, BhagavadGita<br />Enamoureddevatas<br />do not know Krishna’s<br /> Transcendental Nature<br />Krishna’s Material Nature <br />bewilders them<br />
  12. 12. THE SUPREME PERSONALITY <br />OF GODHEAD<br />arjunauvaca<br />parambrahma<br />paramdhAmapavitramparamambhavAnpurushamsAsvatamdivyamAdi-devamajamvibhum<br />AhustvAmrsayahsarvedevarshirnAradastathaasitodevalovyAsahsvayamcaivabravIsime<br />
  13. 13. WORSHIP OF KRISHNA<br />&<br />WORSHIP OF DEVATAS<br />Bg 7.21<br />yoyoyAmyAmtanumbhaktah<br />shraddhyArchitumicchati<br />tasyatasyAchalAmshraddhAm<br />tAmevavidadhAmyaham<br />I am in everyone’s heart as the Supersoul. As soon as one desires to worship the demigods, I make his faith steady so that he can devote himself to some particular deity.<br />
  14. 14. Bg 7.22<br />satayAshraddhayAyuktas<br />tasyArAdhanamIhate<br />Labhate ca tatahkAmAn<br />MayaivavihitAn hi tAn<br />Endowed with such faith, he seeks favours of a particular demigod and obtains his desires. But in actuality, these benefits are bestowed by Me alone.<br />
  15. 15. Bg 9.23<br />ye’pyanya-devatA-bhaktA<br />yajanteshraddhayAnvitAh<br />te’pimAmevakaunteya<br />Yajantyavidhi-pUrvakam<br />Whatever a man may sacrifice to other gods, O son of Kunti, is really meant for Me alone, but it is offered without true understanding.<br />
  16. 16. Krishna<br />as<br />AntaryAmi<br />(Supersoul)<br />Krishna <br />as<br />Empowering<br />Agent<br />
  17. 17. NARAYANA AS PARA-TATTVA<br />
  18. 18. Devatas are emanations from the universal body of the Lord, i.e. within creation<br />Krishna is represented by the powers of His creation<br />Narayana is beyond His creation<br />Worship the Creator<br />Respect His Creations<br />
  19. 19. DO ALL RIVERS LEAD TO THE SEA?<br />Different types of worship mentioned in Vedic texts<br />Krishna desires direct worship, not indirect worship<br />Small rivers fail to reach the sea, some reach, some don’t<br />No guarantee for <br />worshippers of devatas<br />It depends on the sincerity of their worship<br />Plan is to elevate people<br />
  20. 20. Hayagreeva<br />Saraswathi<br />KNOWLEDGE<br />
  21. 21. yat-pada-pallava-yugamvinidhayakumbha-<br />dvandvepranama-samayesaganadhirajah<br />vighnanvihantumalamasyajagat-trayasya<br />govindamadi-purusam tam ahambhajami<br />SRI<br />BRAHMA<br />SAMHITA<br />5.50<br />&quot;I adore the primeval Lord Govinda, whose lotus feet are always held by Ganeshaupon the pair of tumuli protruding from his elephant head in order to obtain power for his function of destroying all the obstacles on the path of progress of the three worlds.&quot; <br />
  22. 22. LIMITED CAPACITY<br />UNLIMITED CAPACITY<br />
  23. 23. REAL RELATIONSHIP IS WITH KRISHNA<br />
  24. 24. VISHVA ROOPA<br />Fire is Your mouth / Earth is Your feet / Sun and Moon are Your Eyes / sky is Your Navel / Directions are Your ears / Space is Your head / devatas are Your arms, oceans and seas are Your abdomen / winds and air are Your strength and vitality / Plants and herbs are Your bodily hairs, clouds are Your hair / mountains are Your bones and nails / days and nights are the twinkling of Your eyelids / PrajApati, the progenitor are Your genitals / Rains are Your semen<br />
  25. 25. VISHNU TATTVA<br />Beyond 3 modes of material nature<br />Creation under 3 modes<br />from Brahma to Plants & Trees<br />Obeisances to various forms of the Lord<br />ChaturvyUha<br />Purpose of Appearance<br />Eternal & Unlimited Forms<br />Sun Analogy<br />3 types of evidences<br />
  26. 26. AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Everyone conditioned by false identification and false possession<br />Transmigration based on <br />false identifications<br />(e.g. Indra’s becoming a hog)<br />Dreamland <br />Sweet Dreams & Nightmares<br />False happiness – Lotus Leaf<br />Very flimsy and insecure<br />I am a fool<br />Why?I have accepted this material body full of dualities and have forgotten<br />
  27. 27. AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />You are the source of all pleasures<br />Foolish Creature <br />& <br />Mirage<br />
  28. 28. AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Your lotus feet cannot be appreciated by those who are conditioned<br /><ul><li>But, I have come near those feet because of Your causeless mercy (not own strength)
  29. 29. You can act in any way because You are the Supreme Controller</li></ul>Incapable <br />of <br />controlling the mind <br />& <br />unbridled senses<br />Charioteer & Horses<br />An Upanishadic Analogy<br />
  30. 30. AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Your lotus feet cannot be appreciated by the conditioned<br />But, I have come near those feet Your causeless mercy,<br />not my own strength<br />You are the Supreme Independent Controller<br />By Your mercy, everything is possible <br />Eligibility of Person & Devotional Service<br />
  31. 31. AKRURA’S <br />PERSONAL EMOTIONS<br />Eternal form full of Knowledge<br />Concentration on Form<br />tasmintushtejagattushtam<br />SarvaShaktimAn<br />VAsudeva<br />I am completely surrendered <br />unto You<br />Please protect me<br />Constant Remembrance<br />Greatest Fear<br />
  32. 32. HARE KRISHNA<br />HARE KRISHNA<br />KRISHNA KRISHNA<br />HARE HARE<br />HARE RAMA<br />HARE RAMA<br />RAMA RAMA<br />HARE HARE<br />

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