Lecture – Nityananda Prabhu – SB 7.10.34-35

Lecture -- Nityananda Prabhu -- SB 7.10.34-35

 
 
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Lecture - Nityananda Prabhu - SB 7.10.34-35
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Lecture given by Nityananda Prabhu on Canto 7, Chapter 10, Texts 34 and 35.  He stresses the dangers of offending the Vaishnava (devotee of the Lord) and the importance of love of God.

Text 7.10.34

TRANSLATION

O King Yudhishthira, after all the demigods, headed by Lord Brahma, were properly worshiped by Prahlada Maharaja, they offered Prahlada their utmost benedictions and then returned to their respective abodes.

Text 7.10.34

TRANSLATION

Thus the two associates of Lord Vishnu who had become Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakasipu, the sons of Diti, were both killed. By illusion they had thought that the Supreme Lord, who is situated in everyone’s heart, was their enemy.

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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam 7.10.34

pratinandya tato devah
prayujya paramasishah
sva-dhamani yayu rajan
brahmadyah pratipujitah

TRANSLATION

O King Yudhishthira, after all the demigods, headed by Lord Brahma, were properly worshiped by Prahlada Maharaja, they offered Prahlada their utmost benedictions and then returned to their respective abodes.

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam 7.10.35

evam ca parshadau vishnoh
putratvam prapitau diteh
hridi sthitena harina
vaira-bhavena tau hatau

TRANSLATION

Thus the two associates of Lord Vishnu who had become Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakasipu, the sons of Diti, were both killed. By illusion they had thought that the Supreme Lord, who is situated in everyone’s heart, was their enemy.

PURPORT

The discourse concerning Lord Nrisimhadeva and Prahlada Maharaja began when Maharaja Yudhishthira asked Narada how Sisupala had merged into the body of Krishna. Sisupala and Dantavakra were the same Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakasipu. Here Narada Muni is relating how in three different births the associates of Lord Vishnu were killed by Lord Vishnu Himself. First they were the demons Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakasipu.