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Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.7.

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Skandham-6.


Chapter-1.


Slokam-7.


Sri Suka uvaca :



na    ced     ihaivapacitim    yathamhasah    krtasya kuryan mana-ukta-pamibhih,



dhruvam    sa    vai    pretya    narakan     upaiti     ye    kirtita    me    bhavatas    tigma-yatanah.



Sri  Sukah   uvaca=Sri  Suka  Brahmarishi   replied; 

na=not; 

cet=if; 

iha=within this life; 

eva—certainly; 

apacitim=counteraction, atonement; 

yatha=duly; 

amhasah krtasya=when one has performed sinful activities; 

kuryat=performs; 

manah=with the mind; 

ukta=words; 

pamibhih=and with the senses; 

dhruvam=undoubtedly; 

sah=that person; 

vai=indeed; 

pretya=after death; 

narakan=different varieties of hellish conditions; 

upaiti—attains; 

ye=which; 

kirtitah=were already described; 

me=by me; 

bhavatah=unto you; 

tigma-yatanah=in which there is very terrible suffering.





Suka Brahmarishi replied: My dear King, if before one’s next death whatever impious acts one has performed in this life with his mind, words and body are not counteracted through proper atonement according to th…

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.6.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.6.: S kandham-6. Chapter-1. ( Ajamila charitham- Yama's bhakti-Margghopadhesam ) Slokam-6. (  O greatly fortunate and opulent S...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.6.

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Skandham-6.


Chapter-1. ( Ajamila charitham- Yama's bhakti-Margghopadhesam )


Slokam-6. (  O greatly fortunate and opulent Sri Suka Mahrishi, now kindly tell me how human 
beings may be saved from having to enter hellish conditions in which they suffer terrible pains. )




adhuneha    mah-bhaga    yathaiva    narakan    narah,



nanogra-yatanan     neyāt    tan    me    vyakhyatum    arhasi.




adhuna=right now; 

iha=in this material world; 

maha-bhaga=O greatly opulent and fortunate Suka Mahrishi; 

yatha=so that;

eva—indeed; 

narakan=all the hellish conditions into which the impious are put; 

narah=human beings; 

nana=varieties of; 

ugra=terrible; 

yatanan=conditions of suffering; 

na  iyat=may not undergo; 

tat=that; 

me=to me; 

vyakhyatum   arhasi=please describe.





In the Twenty-sixth Chapter of the Fifth Skandham, Sri Brhama Suka Mahrishi  has explained that people who commit sinful acts are forced to enter hellish planets and suffer. Now Maharaja Parikshit, being a devotee, is concerned with how this can …

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.4&5.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.4&5.: Skandham-6. (Prescribed Duties for Mankind  ) Chapter-1. ( The History of the Life of Ajamila ) Slokam-4&5. 4. pr...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.4&5.

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Skandham-6. (Prescribed Duties for Mankind  )


Chapter-1. ( The History of the Life of Ajamila )


Slokam-4&5.




4.

priyavratottānapador   vamsas    tac-caritani    ca   



dvipa-varsa-samudradri-nady-udyana-vanaspatin.    






priyavrata=of Priyavrata; 

uttanapadoh=and of Uttanapada; 

vamsah=the dynasty; 

tat-caritani=their characteristics; 

ca=also; 

dvipa=different planets; 

varsha=lands; 

samudra=oceans and seas; 

adri=mountains; 

nadi=rivers;

 udyana=gardens; 

vanaspatin—and trees; 




5.

dhara-mandala-samsthanam   bhaga-lakshana-manatah



jyotisham     vivaranam     ca     yathedam    asrjad    vibhuh.




dhara-mandala=of the planet earth; 

samsthanam=situation; 

bhaga=according to divisions; 

lakshana=different symptoms; 

manatah=and measurements; 

jyotisham=of the sun and other luminaries; 

vivaranam=of the lower planetary systems; 

ca=and; 

yatha=as; 

idam=this; 

asrjat=created; 

vibhuh=the Supreme Personality of Godhead.



Maharaja  Parikshit  continued : 

My dear lord, you have described the dynasties and characteristics of…

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.3.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.3.: Skandham-6.(Prescribed Duties for Mankind  ) Chapter-1.( The History of the Life of Ajamila ) Slokam-3.  adharma-lakshana...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.3.

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Skandham-6.(Prescribed Duties for Mankind  )


Chapter-1.( The History of the Life of Ajamila )


Slokam-3. 



adharma-lakshana    nana     narakas   canuvarnitah,



manvantaras    ca     vyakhyata    adyah    svayambhuvo    yatah.



adharma-lakshanah=symptomized by impious activities; 

nana=various; 

narakah=hells; 

ca=also; 

anuvarnitah=have been described; 

manu-antarah=the change of Manus [in one day of Brahma there are fourteen Manus]; 

ca=also; 

vyakhyatah=has been described; 

adyah=the original; 

svayambhuvah=directly the son of Lord Brahma; 

yatah=wherein.



Maharaja Parikshit said further :  You have also described  the varieties of hellish life that result from impious activities, and you have described the first manvantara, which was presided over by Svayambhuva Manu, the son of Lord Brahma. 

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.2.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.2.: Skandham-6. (Prescribed Duties for Mankind  ) Chapter-1.  ( The History of the Life of Ajamila ) Slokam-2. (  Maharaja Parikshit...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.2.

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Skandham-6. (Prescribed Duties for Mankind  )


Chapter-1.  ( The History of the Life of Ajamila )


Slokam-2. (  Maharaja Parikshit said further : O great sage Suka Mahrishi, unless the living entity is freed from the infection of the material modes of nature, he receives different types of bodies in which to enjoy or suffer, and according to the body, he is understood to have various inclinations. By following these inclinations he traverses the path called pravrtti-margam, by which one may be elevated to the heavenly planets.) 



pravrtti-lakshanas    caiva    traigunya-vishayo   mune,



yosav     alina-prakrter    guna-sargah    punah    punah.




pravrtti=by inclination; 

lakshanah=symptomized; 

ca=also; 

eva=indeed; 

trai-gunya=the three modes of nature; 

vishayah=possessing as objectives; 

mune=O great sage; 

yah=which; 

asau=that; 

alina-prakrteh=of one who is not freed from the clutches of maya; 

guna-sargah=in which there is a creation of material bodies;

 punah punah=again and again.




As Lord Krishna e…

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.1.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.1.: Skandham-6. (Prescribed Duties for Mankind  ) Chapter-1. ( The History of the Life of Ajamila ) Throughout Srimad-Bhagavatam ...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.1.1.

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Skandham-6. (Prescribed Duties for Mankind  )


Chapter-1. ( The History of the Life of Ajamila )



Throughout Srimad-Bhagavatam there are descriptions of ten subject matters, including creation, subsequent creation and the planetary systems. Suka Mahrishi, the speaker of Srimad-Bhagavatam, has already described creation, subsequent creation and the planetary systems in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Skandham-s. Now, in this Sixth Skandham, which consists of nineteen chapters, he will describe poshana, or protection by the Lord.

The First Chapter relates the history of Ajamila, who was considered a greatly sinful man, but was liberated when four order carriers of Vishnu came to rescue him from the hands of the order carriers of Yamaraja. A full description of how he was liberated, having been relieved of the reactions of his sinful life, is given in this chapter. Sinful activities are painful both in this life and in the next. We should know for certain that the cause of all painful life is sin…

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.27.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.27.: Skandham-5. ( "The Creative Impetus" ) Chapter-5. ( Lord Rshabhadeva’s Teachings to His Sons ) Slokam-27. ( The true a...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.27.

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Skandham-5. ( "The Creative Impetus" )


Chapter-5. ( Lord Rshabhadeva’s Teachings to His Sons )


Slokam-27. ( The true activity of the sense organs,mind, sight, words and all the knowledge-gathering and working senses, is to engage fully in My service. Unless his senses are thus engaged, a living entity cannot think of getting out of the great entanglement of material existence, which is exactly like Yamaraja’s stringent rope.)




mano-vaco-drk-karanehitasya    saksat-krtam    me    paribarhanam    hi,



vina     puman     yena     maha-vimohat     krtanta-pasan    na    vimoktum    iset.






manah   =   mind; 

vacah   =   words; 

drk   =   sight; 

karana   =   of the senses; 

ihitasya   =   of all activities (for maintenance of body, society, friendship and so on); 

saksat-krtam   =   directly offered; 

me   =   of Me; 

paribarhanam   =   worship; 

hi   =   because; 

vina   =   without; 

puman   =   any person; 

yena   =   which; 

maha-vimohat   =   from the great illusion; 

krtanta-pasat   =   exactly…

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.26.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.26.: Skandham-5. Chapter-5. Slokam-26. ( My dear sons, you should not envy any living entity—be he moving or nonmoving. Knowing t...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.26.

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Skandham-5.
Chapter-5.
Slokam-26. ( My dear sons, you should not envy any living entity—be he moving or nonmoving. Knowing that I am situated in them, you should offer respect to all of them at every moment. In this way, you offer respect to Me. )


sarvani    mad-dhishnyataya     bhavadbhis     carani     bhutani    suta    dhruvani,

sambhavitavyani     pade     pade    vo     vivikta-drgbhis     tad    u     harhanam    me.

sarvani = all;
mat-dhisnyataya = because of being My sitting place;
bhavadbhih = by you;
carani = that move;
bhutani = living entities;
sutah = My dear sons;
dhruvani = that do not move;
sambhavitavyani = to be respected;
pade  pade = at every moment;
vah = by you;
vivikta-drgbhih = possessing clear vision and understanding (that the Supreme Personality of Godhead in His Paramatma feature is
situated everywhere);
tat  u = that indirectly;
ha = certainly;
arhanam = offering respect;
me = unto Me.

In this slokam the word vivikta-drgbhih, meaning without envy, is used. All living entities…

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.25.

Srimad Bhagavatham : ( 04/04/2013. ): Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.25.: Skandham-5. Chapter-5. Slokam-25. mattopy     anantat   paratah    parasmat svargapavargadhipater    na     kincit yesam    ...

Srimad Bhagavatham : 5.5.25.

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Skandham-5.
Chapter-5.
Slokam-25.


mattopy     anantat   paratah    parasmat

svargapavargadhipater    na     kincit

yesam     kim    u    syad    itarena tesam

akincananam    mayi    bhakti-bhajam


mattah   =   from Me; api   =   even; anantat   =   unlimited in strength and opulence;
paratah   parasmat   =   higher than the highest;
svarga-apavarga-adhipateh    =    able to bestow happiness obtainable by living in the heavenly kingdom. by liberation, or by enjoyment of material comfort and then liberation;
na   =   not;
kincit   =   anything;
yesam   =   of whom;
kim   =   what need;
u   =   oh;
syat   =   can there be;
itarena   =   with any other;
esam   =   of them;
akincananam   =   without needs or without possessions;
mayi—unto Me;
bhakti-bhajam   =   executing devotional service.


I am fully opulent, almighty and superior to Lord Brahma and Indra, the King of the heavenly planets. I am also the bestower of all happiness obtained in the heavenly kingdom and by liberation. Nonetheless, the brahmanas do…