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Serial No. SHRI GRANTH CHAPTER / VERSE NO. TRANSLATION IN ENGLISH
505 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 02
VS 32
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - We know the narration of an elephant named Shri Gajendra and a crocodile by the name of Shri Gajendra Moksha. While Shri Gajendra was playing in the water, a crocodile caught him then the elephant tried with his full power but he was unable to escape. Even his fellow elephants and female elephants left him alone.

He was able to visualize his death but he remembered one thing that those who go in the shelter of GOD, GOD saves them. GOD is the provider of shelter to everyone, therefore, Shri Gajendra took the shelter of GOD.

We should also take the shelter of GOD in distress and even without distress also as GOD is the only provider of shelter in this world.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. We should always remain in the shelter of Almighty GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
506 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 03
VS 15
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - Shri Gajendra said the above words in praise of GOD.

GOD is there in witness form of all creatures. GOD is also there in power form of all creatures. GOD is the basis of everyone but no one is the basis of GOD. As the ocean is the shelter of all the rivers and waterfalls similarly the ultimate signification of all the Vedas and Scriptures is only GOD. All the Vedas and Scriptures praise and laud GOD. GOD is salvation form means it is only GOD who provides salvation. All the saints and devotees only take the shelter of GOD.

So a creature should also take the shelter of GOD. There is no other way to cross this worldly ocean other than taking shelter of GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. To cross the worldly ocean, all saints and devotees remain in the shelter of GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
507 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 03
VS 17
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - When Shri Gajendra was caught by crocodile then he was not able to free himself even after applying his entire power, therefore, he called GOD by prayer and took the shelter of GOD.

Like a merciful man frees an animal who is in bondage similarly ultimate merciful GOD cuts all the bondage of those who seek His shelter. GOD is ultimate merciful and never delays in doing welfare of His devotees. GOD takes the entire responsibility of the creature who takes His shelter and works in the benefit of the creature.

The best solution is to remain in the shelter of GOD and therefore we must take the shelter of GOD without any delay.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. GOD takes the entire responsibility of the creature who remain in the shelter of GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
508 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 03
VS 20
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - Shri Gajendra said the above words in praise of GOD.

GOD’s unique lover devotees always reside under the shelter of GOD. Such devotees never expect anything from GOD. Even such devotees never expect salvation too. They are only engrossed in the sea of ecstasy by singing the divine and blissful pastimes of GOD. A true devotee is selfless. Selfless devotion possesses such a big place that salvation is also trivial in front of it. A true devotee gets so much pleasure in singing the pastimes of GOD that even all happiness of this world becomes pale for him.

So a creature should undertake devotion of GOD selflessly.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. A true devotee gets immense pleasure in singing and listening to the narration and pastimes of GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
509 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 03
VS 28
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - Shri Gajendra said the above words in praise of GOD.

Whose senses are not in control, such creatures cannot achieve GOD. We live in this world and our senses are trapped in this world. Whatever visuals are shown to us by illusion, our senses are attracted towards them. Therefore our senses are engaged in this world. Until we will remove them from worldly activities and engage them in GOD through devotion it is not possible to achieve GOD. When we will pull our senses from worldly activities and engage them in GOD then only our human life will become successful.

GOD’s power is endless. GOD is almighty and is capable of doing everything. GOD loves those creatures who surrender to Him means He loves those creatures who takes His shelter and He accepts them.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. To make our human life successful we must engage all our senses in GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
510 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 04
VS 04
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - When Shri Gajendra called GOD then GOD came at very fast pace. Saints describe this context and say that Shri Gajendra called GOD by the name “HARI”. On pronouncing the word “HA” GOD ran and before the pronunciation of word “RI” GOD finished that crocodile with the help of Sudarshan Chakra (Divine weapon of GOD) and freed Shri Gajendra.

After being killed by GOD that crocodile became curse free. Previously he was a celestial minstrel and because of the curse, he became a crocodile. Now because of GOD’s grace, he was free. He started singing the glory of GOD.

Actually, only GOD is there who is full of divine glory. Therefore the divine qualities and pleasing pastimes of GOD are capable of being praised. Devotees sing the divine qualities and pleasing pastimes and achieve divine ecstasy.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. Devotees only sing the divine glory of GOD and experience divine ecstasy.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
511 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 04
VS 12
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shri Shukdevji tells the previous character of Shri Gajendra to King Parikshitji and says that in previous life Shri Gajendra was a king of Dravid country. He was a great worshipper of GOD and he worshipped GOD by abandoning his kingdom and by holding the ascetic dress up. Because of the curse of Saint Agastya he got next birth in elephant species.

But the effect of worship done by him in his previous life was so much that even though he was an elephant but he still remembered GOD and in his last time in distress he performed the divine prayer of GOD.

Worship of GOD done in any birth never goes in vain and is always useful for us when in need.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. The worship of GOD done previously helps us in our hour of distress.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
512 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 04
VS 25
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD has elaborated the importance of Shri Gajendra Moksha (Salvation) prayer. Whenever there is distress in life, whosoever chants the Shri Gajendra Moksha prayer with devotion and with full emotions, their distress is solved. After being pleased from the prayer performed by Shri Gajendra, ubiquitous GOD said in front of everyone that whosoever will pray to GOD with this Shri Gajendra Moksha prayer, GOD will donate immaculate intelligence to that creature at the time of his death.

At the time of death, our intelligence is not immaculate therefore it wanders elsewhere. At the time of death if our intelligence situates in GOD then we can achieve GOD.

Therefore in the lifetime it is very beneficial to chant the Shri Gajendra Moksha prayer because it protects us from all the distress during the lifetime and at the time of death our intelligence also becomes immaculate which helps us to remember GOD during death time.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. We must remember GOD during lifetime and also in the last stage.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
513 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 05
VS 06
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shri Shukdevji said the above words to King Parikshit.

Only the one who has counted the entire atoms of this world can describe the qualities of GOD. It means that it is not possible for anyone to count the atoms of this world because they are countless. Similarly, it is also not possible for anyone to count the qualities of GOD because even Vedas become quiet while describing the qualities of GOD and they say “neti neti” (a Sanskrit expression which means "infinite"). To describe the qualities of GOD is not possible for scriptures, deities, sage or saints.

So a creature must sing and chant the qualities of GOD in his life. This is a great means of devotion.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. It is not possible for anyone to describe the infinite qualities of Almighty GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
514 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 05
VS 13
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - King Parikshit said the above words to GOD Shri Shukdevji.

When King Parikshit got the curse of death after seven days then for his salvation GOD Shri Shukdevji came to describe the narration of Srimad Bhagawatji. As GOD Shri Shukdevji began to describe the glory of devotee lover GOD, the heart of King Parikshit became more and more eager to listen to the glory of GOD. This is the symptom of a true devotee that he is never satisfied by listening to the glory of GOD and he continuously wanted to listen to the praise of GOD. There is a question in the introduction of Srimad Bhagawatji that till when we should listen to the narration of GOD and in its answer it is said that we should listen to it forever.

Because the pastimes of GOD provide us with so much ecstasy, therefore we must continuously listen to the narration of GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. True devotees are never satisfied from listening to the narrations of GOD and they continuously listen to the narrations of GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
515 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 05
VS 29
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shree Brahmaji said the above words in praise of GOD.

GOD resides in the heart of every creature as omniscient. GOD visualizes every creature as a visionary. We cannot hide anything from GOD. Whatever we do or whatever we think, GOD knows everything. GOD even knows about our conscience. Another thing that is stated in verse is that discrete humans worship GOD by the mean of devotion. The path of devotion is the only and best way to reach GOD, therefore, discrete creatures take the shelter of devotion.

So a creature must proceed on the path of devotion and try to reach GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. The best way to reach GOD is through devotion.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
516 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 05
VS 30
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shree Brahmaji said the above words in praise of GOD.

In this verse, GOD Shri Brahmaji has rendered an eternal principle. No creature can achieve GOD by his own manhood, GOD is only achievable by bestowing of GOD’s own grace. Whatever means we do but we cannot achieve GOD by those means until GOD graces us. To achieve GOD, GOD’s grace is compulsory. GOD is so graceful that if a creature steps forward towards GOD to achieve Him, GOD definitely bestows His grace on him.

When a creature tries to achieve GOD by undertaking devotion, GOD definitely graces that creature and because of it the creature achieves GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. Only due to the grace of GOD, we can achieve GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
517 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 05
VS 46
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shree Brahmaji said the above words in praise of GOD.

GOD take incarnations in various forms from time to time by His own wish and need and those works which are very difficult, GOD performs them effortlessly. Because GOD is almighty therefore He does not face any difficulty in performing even difficult works. Whenever there is the loss of religion and Trilok (Three worlds) winning demons comes in power then GOD takes an incarnation and easily demolish them and restores the religion.

GOD is almighty and is capable of doing everything, therefore, there is nothing which is difficult for GOD and He performs every task very effortlessly.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. GOD is almighty and is capable of doing everything.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
518 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 05
VS 48
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shree Brahmaji said the above words in praise of GOD.

Those deeds which we do not dedicate to GOD there is lot of suffering and pain in their execution and their result is also very less. But those deeds which are dedicated to GOD, while performing them we also get happiness and those deeds never fails. GOD is ultimate well wisher and ultimate lover of a creature, therefore, we should dedicate every deed to GOD so that our ultimate benefit becomes certain. It is an eternal principle that even the smallest deed which is dedicated to GOD never fails.

So a creature should dedicate his each and every deed to GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. We must dedicate and surrender all our deeds to GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
519 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 07
VS 13
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - When churning of ocean started then everywhere only the powers of GOD was working. GOD has pressed Mandrachal mountain from the top and in the bottom has given the base to Mandrachal mountain by taking Shree Kachchhap (Tortoise) incarnation. GOD entered in the demons to increase their powers. Similarly, GOD entered in the Deities in order to increase their power. A snake named Vasuki was made the rope used as churner and GOD entered in him in the form of sleep so that he remains in sleep and does not experience pain because of churning.

This parable states that each and every work is being operated by GOD by His powers. Whosoever becomes the medium but the power who executes the work is of GOD only.

Therefore we should never boast of our deeds and power because in all our deeds and power, the force is provided by GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. The power to execute all the work everywhere is provided by GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
520 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 07
VS 22
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - Prajapatis said the above words in praise to GOD Shree Shivji.

While churning of the ocean at first fiery poison named Halaahal came out and the demons and Deities became greatly distraught. That fiery poison started spreading up and down in all directions everywhere and because of that all aquatic and terrestrial creatures became greatly distraught. Then everyone went into the shelter of GOD Shree Shivji and started praying for protection. It is only GOD who protects the entire world from distress. GOD immediately relinquishes the pain of everyone who takes His shelter. GOD Shree Shivji is Ashutosh who gets pleased very soon and those who takes His shelter He takes away their distress by getting pleased on them.

Therefore discerning persons only take the shelter of GOD who destroys the pain of those who takes His shelter.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. In distress, we must always take the shelter of GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
521 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 07
VS 42
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - For the welfare of everyone life giver of this world GOD Shree Shivji pleasingly accepted the offer of drinking Halaahal poison. GOD Shree Shivji is very kind. On this occasion, by drinking poison He gave new life to everyone and only by His power all creatures were able to survive. GOD Shree Shivji lifted the Halaahal poison in His palm and then drank it.

Saints interpret that since GOD resides in the heart of GOD Shree Shivji, therefore, He did not let the poison go till His heart so that GOD residing in heart should not suffer. GOD Shree Shivji stationed the poison in His throat and hence His throat became blue and He got a new name “NeelKanth” (One whose throat is blue).

No one is as merciful as GOD Shree Shivji, therefore, He is also called Shree Mahadev which means Deity of Deities and adorable of Deities.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. Among all, GOD Shree Shivji is truly merciful and is therefore rightly called as Shree Mahadev.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
522 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 08
VS 23
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - When MOTHER Shree Laxmiji (GODDESS of Wealth) appeared after churning of the ocean then She married GOD because all blissful qualities reside in GOD. Therefore GOD is the only shelter of MOTHER Shree Laxmiji.

People nowadays only seek MOTHER Shree Laxmiji but do not seek GOD with Her and they forget GOD. In this world, people only want the blessings of MOTHER Shree Laxmiji. The calling of MOTHER Shree Laxmiji is only best when she is called in the form of Shree LaxmiNarayanji. When MOTHER comes with GOD then they both bless the creature. Therefore in life, we should never call MOTHER Shree Laxmiji alone.

A creature should only worship Shree LaxmiNarayanji form.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. When both GOD and GODDESS is sought by a creature they both shower their blessing on the creature.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
523 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 09
VS 28
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shri Shukdevji said the above words to King Parikshit.

While churning of the ocean, when the nectar came out then GOD took the Mohini incarnation and fascinated the demons and gave nectar to the Deities. Both Deities and demons worked together at the same time and at the same place to achieve nectar but there was a big difference in the result of that work. Deities easily got nectar as a result of their deed because they had taken the shelter of the tiny particles attached to Shri Divine Lotus Feet of GOD. But since demons were disinclined from GOD therefore even after doing hard work they were deprived of nectar.

It is an eternal principle that when we take the shelter of GOD and perform any work by dedicating it to GOD then we definitely get its auspicious result.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. All deeds must be performed by taking the shelter of GOD and by dedicating the deed to GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
524 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 09
VS 29
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shri Shukdevji said the above words to King Parikshit.

Whenever we perform any deed for GOD then that deed is automatically performed for this world also. When the root of a tree is watered, its trunk, shoots and leaves everything is irrigated similarly if any deed is performed for GOD that deed is automatically proved for everyone. There is no need to irrigate trunk, shoots and leaves separately because the root automatically send nutrition to all those parts. Similarly, after performing deeds for GOD and after satisfaction of GOD there is no need to do anything extra for this world.

So a creature must perform his deeds for GOD and to satisfy GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. We must satisfy GOD with our deeds and the world will automatically be satisfied.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
525 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 10
VS 55
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - After churning of the ocean when there was a war between Deities and demons, then demons created illusion and started poking Deities in hidden form. Deities tried various solutions to retaliate demonic illusion but all were a waste. When Deities were not able to find any solution then they remembered the life giver of this world, GOD.

On their request, GOD immediately appeared there and as GOD appeared illusion created by demons immediately dissolved. As upon waking up dreams disappears similarly as GOD appeared illusion disappeared and dissolved.

The remembrances of GOD frees a creature from all problems. Therefore in distress, we should only call GOD and should only take the shelter of GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. In distress, we must only remember and call GOD and take the shelter of GOD.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
526 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 12
VS 06
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - Those who wants their welfare such great people worship the Shree Divine Lotus Feet of GOD by forsaking the attachment and all desires of this world and afterworld.

Great people, saints and sages forsake the attachment of this world and afterworld and worship GOD by getting devoid of all desires. Until a creature is trapped in the attachment of this world and afterworld and is full of desires, he cannot achieve GOD.

So a creature must worship GOD by forsaking his attachment and by being devoid all his desires.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. We must forsake our worldly attachments and worship GOD by getting devoid of all desires.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
527 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 12
VS 07
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD is the ultimate cause of origin, situation and holocaust of this world. The world is originated from GOD. The world is situated inside GOD. The world is merged into GOD when holocaust is encountered. Then the world originates in the new form from GOD.

Another thing which is said in this verse is that it is GOD who gives the fruit of auspicious deeds performed by all creatures. Only GOD provides the fruit of auspicious deeds performed by all creatures. We have the right to perform deeds but its fruit is in GOD’s hands. GOD gives us fruit for all our deeds.

So a creature must perform auspicious deeds and dedicate the auspicious deeds to GOD.

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. We must dedicate all our deeds to GOD who gives the fruit of all auspicious deeds performed by us.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA
528 SHRIMAD BHAGWATAM
(Eighth Schand)
CH 12
VS 46
TRANSLATION OF WRITE-UP IN ENGLISH - GOD Shri Shukdevji said the above words to King Parikshit.

Those persons who listen and chant the qualities and pastimes of GOD, again and again, their deeds are never fruitless. GOD is pure glory means singing GOD’s qualities and pastimes removes all sorrow and pain. Therefore saints daily sing and chant the qualities and pastimes of GOD. Fruit of singing of qualities and pastimes of GOD is never fruitless. It is a very successful means to remove the sorrows of life.

So a creature must listen to the qualities and pastimes of GOD in form of Katha (tale) and chant it too in form of Kirtan (singing of hymns).

GIST FOR ALL RELIGION
  1. Listening and chanting the qualities and pastimes of GOD removes all sorrow and pain of life.
ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION              Translation by: SHEELNIDHI GUPTA