TEXTS 35-36
mangalaya ca lokanam
ksemaya ca bhavaya ca
aste yadu-kulambhodhav
adyo 'nanta-sakhah puman
yad bahu-danda-guptayam
sva-puryam yadavo 'rcitah
kridanti paramanandam
maha-paurusika iva
SYNONYMS
mangalaya—for all good; ca—also; lokanam—of all the planets; ksemaya—for protection; ca—and; bhavaya—for elevation; ca—also; aste—is there; yadu-kula-ambhodhau—in the ocean of the Yadu dynasty; adyah—the original; ananta-sakhah—in the company of Ananta (Balarama); puman—the supreme enjoyer; yat—whose; bahu-danda-guptayam—being protected by His arms; sva-puryam—in His own city; yadavah—the members of the Yadu family; arcitah—as they deserve; kridanti—are relishing; parama-anandam—transcendental pleasure; maha-paurusikah—the residents of the spiritual sky; iva—like.
TRANSLATION
The original Personality of Godhead, the enjoyer, and Balarama, the primeval Lord Ananta, are staying in the ocean of the Yadu dynasty for the welfare, protection and general progress of the entire universe. And the members of the Yadu dynasty, being protected by the arms of the Lord, are enjoying life like the residents of the spiritual sky.
PURPORT
As we have discussed many times, the Personality of Godhead Visnu resides within each and every universe in two capacities, namely as the Garbhodakasayi Visnu and the Ksirodakasayi Visnu. The Ksirodakasayi Visnu has His own planet on the northern top of the universe, and there is a great ocean of milk where the Lord resides on the bed of the Ananta incarnation of Baladeva. Thus Maharaja Yudhisthira has compared the Yadu dynasty to the ocean of milk and Sri Balarama to the Ananta where Lord Krsna resides. He has compared the citizens of Dvaraka to the liberated inhabitants of the Vaikunthalokas. Beyond the material sky, further than we can see with our eyes and beyond the sevenfold coverings of the universe, there is the Causal Ocean in which all the universes are floating like footballs, and beyond the Causal Ocean there is an unlimited span of spiritual sky generally known as the effulgence of Brahman. Within this effulgence there are innumerable spiritual planets, and they are known as the Vaikuntha planets. Each and every Vaikuntha planet is many, many times bigger than the biggest universe within the material world, and in each of them there are innumerable inhabitants who look exactly like Lord Visnu. These inhabitants are known as the Maha-paurusikas, or persons directly engaged in the service of the Lord. They are happy in those planets and are without any kind of misery, and they live perpetually in full youthfulness, enjoying life in full bliss and knowledge without fear of birth, death, old age or disease, and without the influence of kala, eternal time. Maharaja Yudhisthira has compared the inhabitants of Dvaraka to the Maha-paurusikas of Vaikunthaloka because they are so happy with the Lord. In the Bhagavad-gita there are many references to the Vaikunthalokas, and they are mentioned there as mad-dhama, or the kingdom of the Lord.

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