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SB 6.9.41

His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


asmākaṁ tāvakānāṁ tatatata natānāṁ hare tava
cāntas tāpam anaghārhasi śamayitum


asmākam — of us; tāvakānām — who are wholly and solely dependent upon You; tata-tata — O grandfather, father of the father; natānām — who are fully surrendered unto You; hare — O Lord Hari; tava — Your; caraṇa — on the feet; nalina-yugala — like two blue lotus flowers; dhyāna — by meditation; anubaddha — bound; hṛdaya — in the heart; nigaḍānām — whose chains; sva-liṅga-vivaraṇena — by manifesting Your own form; ātmasāt-kṛtānām — of those You have accepted as Your own; anukampā — by compassion; anurañjita — being colored; viśada — bright; rucira — very pleasing; śiśira — cool; smita — with a smile; avalokena — by Your glance; vigalita — melted with compassion; madhura-mukha-rasa — of the very sweet words from Your mouth; amṛta-kalayā — by the drops of nectar; ca — and; antaḥ — within the cores of our hearts; tāpam — the great pain; anagha — O supreme pure; arhasi — You deserve; śamayitum — to curb.


O supreme protector, O grandfather, O supreme pure, O Lord! We are all surrendered souls at Your lotus feet. Indeed, our minds are bound to Your lotus feet in meditation by chains of love. Now please manifest Your incarnation. Accepting us as Your own eternal servants and devotees, be pleased with us and sympathetic toward us. By Your love-filled glance, with its cool and pleasing smile of sympathy, and by the sweet, nectarean words emanating from Your beautiful face, free us from the anxiety caused by this Vṛtrāsura, who always pains the cores of our hearts.


Lord Brahmā is considered the father of the demigods, but Kṛṣṇa, or Lord Viṣṇu, is the father of Brahmā because Brahmā took birth from the lotus flower growing from the Lord's abdomen.

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