(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
the king of 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:
three, ......what follows is the second version.
Chapter 49: Akrûra's
Mission in Hastinâpura
(1-2) S'rî S'uka said: 'He [Akrûra]
to Hastinâpura, the city standing out with the glory of the kings
of the Pûru-dynasty [see family-tree], saw there the son of Ambikâ
[Dhritarâshthra, see 9.22:
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) In what way would a person be able to escape
from what is ordained by the Controller, who to diminish the burden of
the earth has descended in the Yadu family [see B.G.
Chapter 50: Krishna Uses
and Establishes the City of Dvârakâ
(35-36) Mukunda with His
forces unbroken having crossed the ocean of the armies of His enemy,
praise being showered with
flowers by the servants of the three worlds. Being met by the people of
Mathurâ who with their fever
allayed felt great joy, His glory was sung by bards, heralds and
Chapter 51: The Deliverance of
(19) Time, more powerful than the powerful, is the
Lord in Control 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.