(59) What is
women who, impure in their conduct towards
Krishna, wander in the forests? What is one's position compared to this
stage of perfect love for the Supreme Soul? For the one who is of constant
worship, even when he is not
very learned, most
all medicines [that is:
irrespective the person].
Chapter 48: Krishna Pleases His
prepared her body by bathing,
anointing, dressing up with
ornaments, garlands and perfume, bethel nut and drinking fragrant
fluids and such, and then shyly and with playful smiles approached
Mâdhava with tempting glances.
by physical matters
and such, there is with You no question of a
literal birth or of material opposites. For that reason there exists
for You in fact no bondage or any liberation [compare 10.14:
26]. And if that
be so according to Your sweet will [see e.g. 10.11:
7], it is the
our mistaken notion about You [like in 10.23:
Chapter 49: Akrûra's
Mission in Hastinâpura
(1-2) S'rî S'uka said: 'He [Akrûra] went
to Hastinâpura, the city marked by the glory of the kings of the
Pûru dynasty [see family-tree], and saw there the son of Ambikâ
[Dhritarâshthra, see 9.22: 25] together
with Bhîshma, Vidura and Prithâ [Kuntî], as also
Bâhlika and his son [Somadatta], Dronâcârya and
Kripâcârya, Karna, Duryodhana, the son of Drona
[As'vatthâmâ], the Pândavas and other friends.
(28) What person can defy what is ordained by the
Lord, who has descended in the
Yadu family to diminish the
the earth [see B.G. 9:
Chapter 50: Krishna Uses
and Establishes the City of Dvârakâ
(35-36) Mukunda who had overcome the ocean of enemy
forces without losing His army, was showered with flowers by
who praised Him. Then He met the citizens of Mathurâ
who, with their fever allayed felt great joy, and His
glory was sung by bards, heralds and panegyrists.
Chapter 51: The Deliverance of
mountain cave, while You with Your
feet, that are like
the petals of a lotus, walk the thorny ground?
(28) Maybe You are the Supreme Lord, the origin of
all empowered beings, or else the god of fire, the sun god, the moon
the king of heaven or perhaps a ruler from another planet.
(19) The Supreme, Inexhaustible Lord of
Control is the Time itself, more
powerful than the
most powerful ones, who, playing a game of herdsman
and flock, sets the mortal
beings in motion.
concerning the individual images
please look at the bottom of the chapter they belong to.