sa tat-kara-sparsa-dhutakhilasubhah
sapady abhivyakta-paratma-darsanah
tat-pada-padmam hrdi nirvrto dadhau
hrsyat-tanuh klinna-hrd-asru-locanah
sahhe (Prahlada Maharaja); tat-kara-sparsabecause of being touched on the head by the lotus hand of Nrsimhadeva; dhutabeing cleansed; akhilaall; asubhahinauspiciousness or material desires; sapadiimmediately; abhivyaktamanifested; para-atma-darsanahrealization of the Supreme Soul (spiritual knowledge); tat-pada-padmamLord Nrsimhadevas lotus feet; hrdiwithin the core of the heart; nirvrtahfull of transcendental bliss; dadhaucaptured; hrsyat-tanuhhaving transcendental ecstatic bliss manifested in the body; klinna-hrtwhose heart was softened due to transcendental ecstasy; asru-locanahwith tears in his eyes.
By the touch of Lord Nrsimhadevas hand on Prahlada Maharajas head, Prahlada was completely freed of all material contaminations and desires, as if he had been thoroughly cleansed. Therefore he at once became transcendentally situated, and all the symptoms of ecstasy became manifest in his body. His heart filled with love, and his eyes with tears, and thus he was able to completely capture the lotus feet of the Lord within the core of his heart.
As stated in Bhagavad-gita (14.26):
mam ca yo vyabhicarena
bhakti-yogena sevate
sa gunan samatityaitan
brahma-bhuyaya kalpate
One who engages in full devotional service, who does not fall down in any circumstance, at once transcends the modes of material nature and thus comes to the level of Brahman. Elsewhere in Bhagavad-gita (9.32) the Lord says:
O son of Prtha, those who take shelter in Me, though they be of lower birthwomen, vaisyas [merchants], as well as sudras [workers]can approach the supreme destination.
On the strength of these verses from Bhagavad-gita, it is evident that although Prahlada Maharaja was born in a demoniac family and although virtually demoniac blood flowed within his body, he was cleansed of all material bodily contamination because of his exalted position as a devotee. In other words, such impediments on the spiritual path could not stop him from progressing, for he was directly in touch with the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Those who are physically and mentally contaminated by atheism cannot be situated on the transcendental platform, but as soon as one is freed from material contamination he is immediately fit to be situated in devotional service.

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