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Anantadev, who stays in
, carries thematerial universe on one of His hoods like amustard seed. With His unlimited mouths,Anantadev has been continuously speaking
and has not yet finished. The fourKumaras are there, hearing
from Anantadev. Therefore
unlimited, like an un-limited ocean. If you dive deep, deeper, to thedeepest region of the ocean, you can collectinvaluable gems. One of the synonyms forocean is
means invaluable gems, and these are foundin the
, belly, of the ocean. But who cancollect them? Only one who dives very deep,to the deepest region, can collect these gems.If you float on the surface, you will collect onlyfish. Similarly,
is an unlimitedocean, and you have to dive deep into it. SrilaA.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada said,“Everything is in my books.” He has given ev-erything, but it is in seed form. He has onlygiven a hint. Now you have to dive deeper anddeeper, to the deepest region, then you willcollect the invaluable gems that are there.Prabhupada’s purports need explanation.The Bhaktivedanta purports are unique.
philosophy is not easy to describe.It is a very subtle and most sublime philoso-phy. It is a very difficult philosophy.Prabhupada explained it in a very nice easylanguage. Srila Prabhupada is especially em-powered, a
sent by SriChaitanya Mahaprabhu. Otherwise no onecan give such a thing as he has done.Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta SaraswatiGoswami Prabhupada Maharaja has ex-plained
philosophy, but you cannotunderstand his words. His language is so dif-ficult you cannot enter into it. This
philosophy is very difficult because it has it’sown specific language. But Srila Prabhupada,our revered spiritual master, was an especiallyempowered person, and he explained it in theEnglish language. It is very difficult to explainin English language. Many times the Englishlanguage has no words to properly conveythe meanings. In this purport Prabhupadatried his best to translate the ideas into En-glish, but sometimes he just used the originalclutches of
illusion, through such aparrot-like verbiage.It is often observed in public meetings, as-semblies, and popular mundane literaturethat many so-called “men of letters” of mod-ern civilization deliver such ludicrous ver- bosity on the subjects of devotion, devotees,and the Supreme Godhead. Pure devoteessimply consider those deliberations similarto those of the villager mentioned above,who did not realize anything beyond “Yes”,“No”, “Very good”. Those persons are ulti-mately destined to suffer imprisonment un-der the merciless clutches of
— Sundarananda Vidyavinode.
. Sri Gaudiya Math.Baghbazar, Calcutta 1995. Bengali.— Sundarananda Vidyavinode.
. English translation by Akhilatmananda Das. Published by Sri Rupanuga ParamarthikaVidyapitha, Mayapur. 1995.
Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja
ka-tulya bhāgavata — vibhu, sarvāśrayaprati-śloke prati-akare nānā artha kayaŚrīmad Bhāgavatam
is as great as Krishna, theSupreme Lord and shelter of everything. Ineach and every verse of
and in each and every syllable, there are vari-ous meanings.
is as good as Krishna. Itis not different from Krishna. This is described by Thakur Vrindavan Das in
premamaya bhāgavata śrī-kera agatahate kahena yata gopya ka-ragaŚrīmad Bhāgavatam
is full of
. It is apart of Krishna Himself, for it describes Krishna’sconfidential pastimes.
Bhāgavata śrī-kera aga
is the body of Krishna.
tahatekahena yata gopya ka-raga
— all confiden-tial, sweet pastimes are described here. Krishnais
, the Supreme Lord, and He is
the unlimited Supreme Lord.