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Sri Brahma-samhita, Verse 33

New York, July 27, 1971
Prabhupada: Govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami **. This verse, angani yasya sakalendriya-vrtti-manti [Bs. 5.32], we have explained. Next verse is advaitam acyutam anadim ananta-rupam [Bs. 5.33]. There are thirty-six verses in this record. You have chanted only three verses, three or four. So the next verse is,
Krsna, He has got multiforms. We are also Krsna's forms, vibhinnamsa. There are two categories of forms, Krsna's: visnu-tattva and jiva-tattva. Visnu-tattva, a Krsna person, and jiva-tattva, separated personalities. So the jivas, they are also Krsna's forms, vibhinnamsa. They are called vibhinnamsa. Just imagine the living entities, innumerable forms there are. That is conditioned living entities. Whatever we see within this material world, that is only a fragment part of all the living entities. The major portion of the living entities, they are in the spiritual world. They are called nitya-mukta, ever-liberated. And we, in this material world, we are nitya-baddha, ever-conditioned. Besides that, Krsna has got Visnu tattva form, personal. Visnu tattva form means that one form is as powerful as the other form. In the vibhinnamsa form, we are not as powerful as Krsna. But there are forms of Krsna who are as powerful as Krsna. Diparcir eva hi dasantaram abhyupetya [Bs. 5.46]. Just like you take this candle and you light on another candle, another candle—but all these candles are of the same power, although the original candle is there. Similarly, Krsna is the original Supreme Personality of Godhead, and there are innumerable other forms of Godhead also. But they are as good as Krsna. Purnasya purnam adaya purnam evavasisyate [Iso Invocation]. The potency of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is so great that if another Godhead is expanded, both of them are of the same potency. Therefore it is advaita acyuta. Acyuta means who never falls. Living entities, although they are forms of Krsna, they fall down. Just like our present condition is fallen condition. We are in the matter. But the personal expansions, they never fall in the matter. Therefore another name of God, or Krsna, is Acyuta. Acyuta means never falls.
Advaita acyuta anadi. Our beginning is from God, but God has no beginning. Anadi. Advaita acyuta anadi ananta-rupam, although the forms are many millions and trillions. Advaita acyuta anadi ananta-rupam, adyam purana-purusam. Adyam, original. Therefore the oldest person. Krsna, God is the original person; therefore the oldest person. Still nava-yauvanam ca. But still He's always youth, youthful. Vedesu durlabha. To search out Krsna by academic education, by mental speculation, by pursuits of different types of knowledge is not possible. Advaita acyuta anadi ananta-rupam adyam purana-purusam nava-yauvanam, vedesu durlabha. You cannot find out Krsna by simply academic education. Adurlabha atma-bhaktau. But He is available from His devotee. If you approach a devotee of Krsna, he can deliver you Krsna like anything: "Here is Krsna. Take." Krsna is so nice. He becomes a doll in the hands of devotee. He agrees. Just like before mother Yasoda He was trembling. Mother Yasoda showed Him the cane.
So this is Krsna's merciful pastime, that He becomes very easily available to the devotees. Otherwise it is very difficult to find out where is Krsna, how is Krsna. So our process is therefore to go through the devotees, not directly. Directly one cannot understand what Krsna... Vedesu durlabham adurlabham atma-bhaktau govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami [Bs. 5.33]. We worship Govinda, the original Personality of Godhead. That is our business.
Now you can begin. (end)

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