Caturatma Prabhu – Lecture – SB 7.8.2 and Marriage of Jayadev Goswami

Caturatma Prabhu – Lecture – SB 7.8.2 and Marriage of Jayadev Goswami

 
 
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Caturatma Prabhu spoke on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 7, Chapter 8, Text 2. This verse describes the fear that Sanda and Amarka were experiencing when they realized they had to inform the King of the Demons that their students were becoming devotees through the teachings of Prahlad Maharaj.

He also tells the story of how Jayadev Goswami came to be married.

Click below (continue reading…) for the full verse, translation and purport.

Again, audio only. Sorry no video.

Dallas, TX
2008-01-27

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam 7.8.2

athacarya-sutas tesham
buddhim ekanta-samsthitam
alakshya bhitas tvarito
rajna avedayad yatha

TRANSLATION
When Shanda and Amarka, the sons of Sukracarya, observed that all the students, the sons of the demons, were becoming advanced in Krishna consciousness because of the association of Prahlada Maharaja, they were afraid. They approached the King of the demons and described the situation as it was.

PURPORT
The words buddhim ekanta-samsthitam indicate that as an effect of Prahlada Maharaja’s preaching, the students who listened to him became fixed in the conclusion that Krishna consciousness is the only object of human life. The fact is that anyone who associates with a pure devotee and follows his instructions becomes fixed in Krishna consciousness and is not disturbed by materialistic consciousness. The teachers particularly observed this in their students, and therefore they were afraid because the whole community of students was gradually becoming Krishna conscious.