astv ity uktah sa bhagavan
vraje drono maha-yasah
jajne nanda iti khyato
yasoda sa dharabhavat
astu—when Brahma agreed, “Yes, it is all right”; iti uktah—thus being ordered by him; sah—he (Drona); bhagavan—eternally the father of Krsna (Bhagavan’s father is also Bhagavan); vraje—in Vrajabhumi, Vrndavana; dronah—Drona, the most powerful Vasu; maha-yasah—the very famous transcendentalist; jajne—appeared; nandah—as Nanda Maharaja; iti—thus; khyatah—is celebrated; yasoda—as mother Yasoda; sa—she; dhara—the same Dhara; abhavat—appeared.
When Brahma said, “Yes, let it be so,” the most fortune Drona, who was equal to Bhagavan, appeared in Vrajapura, Vrndavana, as the most famous Nanda Maharaja, and his wife, Dhara, appeared as mother Yasoda.
Because whenever Krsna appears on this earth He superficially needs a father and mother, Drona and Dhara, His eternal father and mother, appeared on earth before Krsna as Nanda Maharaja and Yasoda. In contrast to Sutapa and Prsnigarbha, they did not undergo severe penances and austerities to become the father and mother of Krsna. This is the difference between nitya-siddha and sadhana-siddha.
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