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Teachings of Queen Kuntī
Introduction 1: The Original Person 2: Beyond the Senses 3: The Most Intelligent Woman 4: Approaching Kṛṣṇa, the All-pervading Truth …
Introduction
The tragic and heroic figure of Queen Kuntī emerges from an explosive era in the history of ancient India. As …
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The Original Person kunty uvāca namasye puruṣaṁ tvādyam īśvaraṁ prakṛteḥ param alakṣyaṁ sarva-bhūtānām antar bahir avasthitam Śrīmatī Kuntī said: O …
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Beyond the Senses māyā-javanikācchannam ajñādhokṣajam avyayam na lakṣyase mūḍha-dṛśā naṭo nāṭya-dharo yathā Being beyond the range of limited sense perception, …
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Natural Prosperity ime jana-padāḥ sv-ṛddhāḥ supakvauṣadhi-vīrudhaḥ vanādri-nady-udanvanto hy edhante tava vīkṣitaiḥ All these cities and villages are flourishing in all …
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Cutting Off Ties of Affection atha viśveśa viśvātman viśva-mūrte svakeṣu me sneha-pāśam imaṁ chindhi dṛḍhaṁ pāṇḍuṣu vṛṣṇiṣu O Lord of …
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The Most Intelligent Woman tathā paramahaṁsānāṁ munīnām amalātmanām bhakti-yoga-vidhānārthaṁ kathaṁ paśyema hi striyaḥ You Yourself descend to propagate the transcendental …
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Approaching Kṛṣṇa, the All-pervading Truth kṛṣṇāya vāsudevāya devakī-nandanāya ca nanda-gopa-kumārāya govindāya namo namaḥ Let me therefore offer my respectful obeisances …
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The Vision of Lotuses namaḥ paṅkaja-nābhāya namaḥ paṅkaja-māline namaḥ paṅkaja-netrāya namas te paṅkajāṅghraye My respectful obeisances are unto You, O …
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The Master of the Senses yathā hṛṣīkeśa khalena devakī kaṁsena ruddhāti-ciraṁ śucārpitā vimocitāhaṁ ca sahātmajā vibho tvayaiva nāthena muhur vipad-gaṇāt …
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Dangerous Encounters viṣān mahāgneḥ puruṣāda-darśanād asat-sabhāyā vana-vāsa-kṛcchrataḥ mṛdhe mṛdhe ’neka-mahārathāstrato drauṇy-astrataś cāsma hare ’bhirakṣitāḥ My dear Kṛṣṇa, Your Lordship has …
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Let There Be Calamities vipadaḥ santu tāḥ śaśvat tatra tatra jagad-guro bhavato darśanaṁ yat syād apunar bhava-darśanam I wish that …