e-mata anyatra nahi suniye adbhuta
yahara sravane citta haya avadhuta
e-mata—like this; anyatra—anywhere else; nahi—not; suniye—I hear; adbhuta—wonderful event; yahara—of which; sravane—by hearing; citta—consciousness; haya—becomes; avadhuta—agitated and cleansed.
"We do not hear of such wonderful things anywhere. Simply by hearing of those incidents, one's consciousness is agitated and cleansed.
When Lord Krsna was present in the earthly Vrndavana, Lord Brahma, taking Him to be an ordinary cowherd boy, wanted to test His potency. Therefore Lord Brahma stole all the cows, calves and cowherd boys from Krsna and hid them by his illusory energy. When Krsna saw that Brahma had stolen His cows, calves and cowherd boys, He immediately created many material and spiritual planets in Lord Brahma's presence. Within a moment, cows, cowherd boys, calves and unlimited Vaikunthas-all expansions of the Lord's spiritual energy-were manifested. As stated in the Brahma-samhita: ananda-cinmaya-rasa-pratibhavitabhih. Not only did Krsna create all the paraphernalia of His spiritual energy, but He also created unlimited material universes with unlimited Brahmas. All these pastimes, which are described in Srimad-Bhagavatam, will cleanse one's consciousness. In this way one can actually understand the Absolute Truth. The spiritual planets in the spiritual sky are called Vaikunthas, and each of them has a predominating Deity (Narayana) with a specific name. Similarly, in the material sky there are innumerable universes, and each is dominated by a specific deity, a Brahma. Krsna simultaneously created all these Vaikuntha planets and universes within a moment of Brahma's return.
The word avadhuta means "rambling, agitating, moving, absorbed, defeated." In some readings of Caitanya-caritamrta, it is said: yahara sravane citta-mala haya dhuta. Instead of the word avadhuta, the words haya dhuta, meaning that the heart or consciousness is cleansed, is used. When the consciousness is cleansed, one can understand what and who Krsna is. This is also confirmed in Bhagavad-gita (7.28):
yesam tv anta-gatam papam
bhajante mam drdha-vratah
"Persons who have acted piously in previous lives and in this life, whose sinful actions are completely eradicated and who are freed from the duality of delusion, engage themselves in My service with determination."
Unless one is freed from the reaction of sinful activities, one cannot understand Krsna or engage in His transcendental loving service.
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