Śrīmad Bhāgavatam


Always Remember the Lord

14th September 2014 • Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

_tam evātmānam ātma-sthaḿ sarva-bhūteṣv avasthitam pūjayadhvaḿ gṛṇantaś ca dhyāyantaś cāsakṛd dharim_ **TRANSLATION** Therefore, O sons of the King, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hari, is situated in everyone's heart. He is also within your hearts. Therefore chant the glories of the…

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Pure Devotional Service

14th September 2014 • Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

_śruto 'nupaṭhito dhyāta ādṛto vānumoditaḥ sadyaḥ punāti sad-dharmo deva-viśva-druho 'pi hi_ **TRANSLATION** Pure devotional service rendered to the Supreme Lord is spiritually so potent that simply by hearing about such transcendental service, by chanting its glories in response, by meditating on…

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Irregular Habits Shorten the Duration of Life

14th September 2014 • Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

"In Kali-yuga, the duration of life is shortened not so much because of insufficient food but because of irregular habits.By keeping regular habits and eating simple food, any man can maintain his health. Overeating, over-sense gratification, overdependence on another's mercy, and artificial standards of living sap the very vitality of…

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Krishna Gives Assurance

14th September 2014 • Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

**TRANSLATION** Having awakened faith in the narrations of My glories, being disgusted with all material activities, knowing that all sense gratification leads to misery, but still being unable to renounce all sense enjoyment, My devotee should remain happy and worship Me with great faith and conviction. Even…

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Neither Praise Nor Critize the Materialist

14th September 2014 • Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

_ye kopitāḥ su-bahu pāṇḍu-sutāḥ sapatnair durdyūta-helana-kaca-grahaṇādibhis tān kṛtvā nimittam itaretarataḥ sametān hatvā nṛpān niraharat kṣiti-bhāram īśaḥ_ **TRANSLATION:** Because the sons of Pāṇḍu were enraged by the numerous offenses of their enemies, such as duplicitous gambling, verbal insults, the seizing of Draupadī's…

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The Real Self-interest of a Human Being

14th September 2014 • Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

**TRANSLATION:** Those who think material assets to be everything or to be the ultimate goal of life are called misers (_kripanas_). They do not know the ultimate necessity of the soul. Moreover, if one awards that which is desired by such fools, he must also be considered…

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Srimad Bhagavatam 9.24.59

9th September 2014 • Śrīmad Bhāgavatam

_aksauhininam patibhir asurair nrpa-lanchanaih bhuva akramyamanaya abharaya krtodyamah_ **TRANSLATION:** Although the demons who take possession of the government are dressed like men of government, they do not know the duty of the government. Consequently, by the arrangement of God, such demons…

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