10.13 āhus tvām ṛṣayaḥ sarve (Original)

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Chapter 10

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āhus tvām ṛṣayaḥ sarve
devarṣir nāradas tathā
asito devalo vyāsaḥ
svayaṁ caiva bravīṣi me

‘So do declare Thee, all the Rishis, and Devarshi Nārada, Asita, Devala, Vyāsa (etc). Thyself hast (so) declared to Me.’

All the Rishis, who have accurate cognitions of truths, small and great, declare only Thee as the Constant, Divine Purusha, the Primal Deva, the Unborn, the All-pervading. So likewise, did Devarshi Nārada, and Asita, Devala, and Vyāsa declare:—

“This, Śrī-united Nārāyaṇa, the Resident of the Milk-Ocean, abandons his Serpent-couch and vouchsafes to come to the city of Madhura.”[4. Harivamśa: 123-62: ‘Esha Narāyaṇaś-Śrīmān’ etc.]

‘Where Madhusūdana is, that Dvārakā is blessed. He verily is God Himself; the Ancient is He; He indeed is the visible immemorial Dharma itself. Those indeed, who are versed in the Vedas, and those also who know spiritual truths, declare Kṛishṇa to be the Great-Soul, the Dharma immemorial. Of all purificants, Govinda is said to be the Supreme Purifier. Of all the virtuous, indeed,is He the Virtue, and of all the auspicious things He is the Auspicious. Where in the three worlds resides the Lotus-eyed, the Over-Lord, Hoary Hari, Madhusūdana Himself is He’.[5. Mahā-bhā: Āraṇ: 88-25 to 28.]

Similarly: it is stated ‘Where the Archaic, Divine, Param-ātma, Nārāyaṇa is, there all the Kosmos, all the holy waters, all the holy temples are. He is Merit, He is Parabraham, He is Holy Waters, He is the Forest for austerities, where the Devarshis and the Siddhas, and all the hosts of the tapas-wealthy dwell. Where the Primal Lord, the Great Yogi, Madhusūdana is, there resides the merit of merits. Let thee not have any doubt as to that.’

‘Kṛishṇa sole, is the Origin and the End of the systems; Kṛishṇa indeed is all this movable and immovable Kosmos.’[6. Mahā-bhā: Āraṇ: 88-25 to 28.]

Thyself hast declared to Me, as in:—

“Earth, water, fire, air, ether, manas, buddhi and ahaṇkāra constitute My eightfold differentiated Nature’.[7. Vide, Table at end of Lect. VII.] (VII-4)

‘I am the Source of all; and all proceeds (or goes on) through Me’ (X-8).

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