Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 61 – May 30, 2021

Caitanya-bhāgavata
Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 61


se saba mahānta śeṣa tribhāga-vayase
grāmya-rasa bhuñjiyā se karilā sannyāse

 
TRANSLATION
“All those great souls relished material enjoyment and took sannyāsa after three-fourths of their life had passed.”

Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 23 – May 26, 2021

Caitanya-bhāgavata
Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 23


bujha dekhi vicāriyā ki āche sannyāse
prathamei baddha haya ahaṅkāra-pāśe

 
TRANSLATION
“Just consider, what is the use of accepting sannyāsa? One immediately becomes bound by the ropes of false ego.”

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 39 Text 41 – May 23, 2021

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 39 Text 41


nimajjya tasmin salile
japan brahma sanātanam
tāv eva dadṛśe ’krūro
rāma-kṛṣṇau samanvitau

 

TRANSLATION
While immersing himself in the water and reciting eternal mantras from the Vedas, Akrūra suddenly saw Balarāma and Kṛṣṇa before him.

Today’s sanga also includes a brief talk about the upcoming Śrī Nṛsiṁha-caturdaśī, the appearance of Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva, by Swami B.P. Padmanabha.

Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 7 – May 23, 2021

Caitanya-bhāgavata
Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 7


hena-mate śrī-gauransundara nīlācale
ātma-saṅgopana kari’ āche kutūhale

 
TRANSLATION
In this way Śrī Gaurasundara concealed His identity while happily residing in Nīlācala.

Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 1 – May 19, 2021

Caitanya-bhāgavata
Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 3 Text 1


jaya jaya śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya-guṇa-dhāma
jaya jaya nityānanda-svarūpera prāṇa

 
TRANSLATION
All glories to Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya, the reservoir of all transcendental qualities! All glories to the life and soul of Nityānanda Svarūpa!

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 39 Text 34 – May 16, 2021

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 39 Text 34


gopyaś ca dayitaṁ kṛṣṇam
anuvrajyānurañjitāḥ
pratyādeśaṁ bhagavataḥ
kāṅkṣantyaś cāvatasthire

 

TRANSLATION
[With His glances] Lord Kṛṣṇa somewhat pacified the gopīs, and they also followed behind for some time. Then, hoping He would give them some instruction, they stood still.

Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 2 Text 471 – May 16, 2021

Caitanya-bhāgavata
Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 2 Text 471


prabhura ānanda-mūrcchā haila ye-mate
bāhya nāhi bhileka āchena sei mate

 
TRANSLATION
The Lord remained unconscious in ecstasy. He did not display even a tinge of external consciousness.

Caitanya-bhāgavata Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 2 Text 441 – May 12, 2021

Caitanya-bhāgavata
Antya-khaṇḍa Chapter 2 Text 441


tathāpi ye lilā prabhu karena yakhane
tāhā kahe vede jīva-uddhāra-kāraṇe

 
TRANSLATION
Yet the Vedas describe the pastimes that the Lord performs for the purpose of delivering the living entities.

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 10 Chapter 39 Text 29 – May 9, 2021

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 39 Text 29


yasyānurāga-lalita-smita-valgu-mantra
līlāvaloka-parirambhaṇa-rāsa-goṣṭhām
nītāḥ sma naḥ kṣaṇam iva kṣaṇadā vinā taṁ
gopyaḥ kathaṁ nv atitarema tamo durantam

 

TRANSLATION
When He brought us to the assembly of the rāsa dance, where we enjoyed His affectionate and charming smiles, His delightful secret talks, His playful glances and His embraces, we passed many nights as if they were a single moment. O gopīs, how can we possibly cross over the insurmountable darkness of His absence?