Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary)

by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja | 2005 | 440,179 words | ISBN-13: 9781935428329

The Brihad-bhagavatamrita Verse 1.7.31, English translation, including commentary (Dig-darshini-tika): an important Vaishnava text dealing with the importance of devotional service. The Brihad-bhagavatamrita, although an indepent Sanskrit work, covers the essential teachings of the Shrimad Bhagavatam (Bhagavata-purana). This is verse 1.7.31 contained in Chapter 7—Purna (pinnacle of excellent devotees)—of Part one (prathama-khanda).

Sanskrit text, Unicode transliteration, Word-for-word and English translation of verse 1.7.31:

निर्मिताम्भो-निधेस् तीरे द्वारकाख्या महा-पुरी ।
नान्य-वृत्तानि शक्यन्तेऽधुना कथयितुं जवात् ॥ ३१ ॥

nirmitāmbho-nidhes tīre dvārakākhyā mahā-purī |
nānya-vṛttāni śakyante'dhunā kathayituṃ javāt || 31 ||

“Moreover, I constructed the massive Dvārakā city on the shore of the ocean. I saw so many things in a dream.
I cannot explain all these things while rushing out to tend the cows.”

Commentary: Dig-darśinī-ṭīkā with Bhāvānuvāda

(By Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī himself including a deep purport of that commentary)

The import of the verse is clear.

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