TEXT 10
sri-bhagavan uvaca
satyam vayam bho vana-gocara mrga
yusmad-vidhan mrgaye grama-simhan
na mrtyu-pasaih pratimuktasya vira
vikatthanam tava grhnanty abhadra
SYNONYMS
sri-bhagavan uvaca—the Supreme Personality of Godhead said; satyam—indeed; vayam—We; bhoh—O; vana-gocarah—dwelling in the forest; mrgah—creatures; yusmat-vidhan—like you; mrgaye—I am searching to kill; grama-simhan—dogs; na—not; mrtyu-pasaih—by the bonds of death; pratimuktasya—of one who is bound; virah—the heroes; vikatthanam—loose talk; tava—your; grhnanti—take notice of; abhadra—O mischievous one.
TRANSLATION
The Personality of Godhead said: Indeed, We are creatures of the jungle, and We are searching after hunting dogs like you. One who is freed from the entanglement of death has no fear from the loose talk in which you are indulging, for you are bound up by the laws of death.
PURPORT
Demons and atheistic persons can go on insulting the Supreme Personality of Godhead, but they forget that they are subjected to the laws of birth and death. They think that simply by decrying the existence of the Supreme Lord or defying His stringent laws of nature, one can be freed from the clutches of birth and death. In Bhagavad-gita it is said that simply by understanding the transcendental nature of God one can go back home, back to Godhead. But demons and atheistic persons do not try to understand the nature of the Supreme Lord; therefore they remain in the entanglement of birth and death.

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