Dhruva leaves Home for the Forest
meanwhile, after taking a bath and
fasting that night,
Personality with perfect attention, the way
Nârada had advised it.
Chapter 9: Dhruva
Seeing that he
wanted to glorify Him but did not know how, the Lord, who is the prayer
in accord with the scripture in the heart of each, understanding the
boy, mercifully touched his forehead with His conch shell.
Chapter 10: Dhruva
Mahârâja's Fight with the Yakshas
of resentment against
the sound of the conch shell, thereupon
Kuvera appeared and
attacked him with all kinds of weapons.
Chapter 11: Svâyambuva Manu Advises Dhruva
Mahârâja to Stop Fighting
(14) Pleasing the
Supreme Lord a person, being liberated
modes of material nature and freed from the worries of his individual
existence, will achieve unlimited spiritual bliss [brahma
Chapter 12: Dhruva
Mahârâja Goes Back to Godhead
(17) There he purified
his body by bathing in pure water and, fixed in yogic
postures, controlled the breathing process by withdrawing the mind
physical senses. Concentrating on the exact form of the Lord he
constantly kept in mind, he thus
meditating became fully absorbed.
Chapter 13: Description of the Descendants of
(39) That boy appeared partly
following in the footsteps of his death-oriented, maternal, irreligious
grandfather. He therefore became an offender of the holy duty.
Chapter 14: The Story of
(29) Maitreya said: 'With all
respects offered not acceding to the request of the sages, he
whose intelligence was perverted and who most sinfully had
strayed from the path, thus was bereft of all good fortune.