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Krishna Leela Series - Part 59 - The Story of King Nrga


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Krishna Leela Series - Part 59 - The Story of King Nrga

  1. 1. Krishna BhaktiSangha<br />KRISHNALEELASERIES : 59<br />Chapter 64: The Story of King Nrga<br />
  2. 2. RECAP….<br />Banasura was defeated by the Lord<br />Lord Siva was unable to save his devotee<br />Lord brought back Aniruddhaand Usha<br />
  3. 3. PICNIC TIME<br />The Lord’s family members went for a picnic <br />Soon they became thirsty and went in search of the well<br />There was no water in the well but they saw a very amazing creature….<br />
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  5. 5. Large Lizard…<br />The Lizard was actually trapped and unable to escape from the deep well<br />They tried to rescue the large Lizard but they were unsuccessful<br />Returned home<br />
  6. 6. Lord Arrives..<br />Sri Krishna was told about the incident<br />Lord is the Friend of all Living Entities<br />He easily got the Lizard out simply by extending his left hand<br />
  7. 7. Transcendental Touch<br />Upon Krishna’s touch , the lizard immediately changed to a beautiful Devata<br />Very attractive looking<br />Krishna asked the Devata’s identity and enquired on what he was in his past life<br />
  8. 8. King Nrga<br />Paid obeisancesand introduced himself<br />Son of King Ikshvaku<br /> One of the most charitable persons in history<br />
  9. 9. Charity<br />Cows = Dust on Earth, Stars in the sky and Rainfall<br />Each cow has only one calf<br />Money that had been earned legally<br />Gold plated horns and silver plated hooves<br />Silk clothes, gold, land, houses, horses and elephants were given to Brahmanas<br />Married off Brahmanas and gave maideservants, jewels, grains etc<br />Digging well, planting trees, installing ponds<br />
  10. 10. One Cow goes astray…<br />
  11. 11. A cow which was given in charity entered into another group<br />Both Brahmanas argued and fought<br />Tried to appease by giving 100,000 cows for that 1 cow<br />He prayed to them fervently<br />Brahma sva<br />
  12. 12. 2 OPTIONS<br />ENJOY OR SUFFER<br />Death arrived…<br />SUFFER FIRST <br />
  13. 13. Always thought of the Lord<br />Persons who follow Karma Kanda are not that intelligent<br />Devotional service is above Karma filled activities<br />Great desire to see Krishna enabled him to retain the memory of past life : JatiSmara<br />King Nrga said that he was very generous towards brahmanas and devoted to them<br />Only if one gets liberated , he can see Krishna so he was very fortunate<br />Even though you see the Lord you cannot get into Vaikuntha<br />
  14. 14. After having attained a demigod’s body he started glorifying Krishna<br />Before departing for heavens, he bowed before the Lord and got His blessings<br />Krishna appreciated the King’s charitable disposition and recommended one should follow the Vedic principles<br />Grihastas should give charity <br />
  15. 15. Usurping Brahmana’s property is worse than drinking poison<br />If Someone touches a brahmana’s property, he is ruined for 3 generations<br />If he forcefully takes away, he is ruined for 10 generations<br />Usurpers are put into hell, OR sometimes come as an insect in stool for 60,000 years OR he will become a serpent<br />But if someone becomes a devotee of the Lord , ten generations before and after will be liberated<br />One should give full respect to Brahamanas no matter what they do for even the Lord respects them<br />Charity should be given to the right Persons<br />One must be careful when doing charity<br />
  16. 16. Hare Krishna <br />Hare Krishna<br />Krishna Krishna<br />Hare Hare<br />Hare Rama<br />Hare Rama<br />Rama Rama<br />Hare Hare<br />