ramas tam aha purusada-purisa yan nah
kantasamaksam asatapahrta svavat te
tyakta-trapasya phalam adya jugupsitasya
yacchami kala iva kartur alanghya-viryah
ramahLord Ramacandra; tamunto him, Ravana; ahasaid; purusa-ada-purisayou are the stool of the man-eaters (Raksasas); yatbecause; nahMy; kantawife; asamaksamhelpless because of My absence; asataby you, the most sinful; apahrtawas kidnapped; sva-vatlike a dog who takes food from the kitchen in the absence of the proprietor; teof you; tyakta-trapasyabecause you are shameless; phalam adyaI shall give you the result today; jugupsitasyaof you, the most abominable; yacchamiI shall punish you; kalah ivalike death; kartuhof you, who are the performer of all sinful activities; alanghya-viryahbut I, being omnipotent, never fail in My attempt.
Lord Ramacandra said to Ravana: You are the most abominable of the man-eaters. Indeed, you are like their stool. You resemble a dog, for as a dog steals eatables from the kitchen in the absence of the householder, in My absence you kidnapped My wife, Sitadevi. Therefore as Yamaraja punishes sinful men, I shall also punish you. You are most abominable, sinful and shameless. Today, therefore, I, whose attempt never fails, shall punish you.
Na ca daivat param balam: no one can surpass the strength of the Transcendence. Ravana was so sinful and shameless that he did not know what the result would be of kidnapping mother Sita, the pleasure potency of Ramacandra. This is the disqualification of the Raksasas. Asatyam apratistham te jagad ahur anisvaram [Bg. 16.8]. The Raksasas are unaware that the Supreme Lord is the ruler of the creation. They think that everything has come about by chance or accident and that there is no ruler, king or controller. Therefore the Raksasas act independently, as they like, going even so far as to kidnap the goddess of fortune. This policy of Ravanas is extremely dangerous for the materialist; indeed, it brings ruin to the materialistic civilization. Nonetheless, because atheists are Raksasas, they dare to do things that are most abominable, and thus they are punished without fail. Religion consists of the orders of the Supreme Lord, and one who carries out these orders is religious. One who fails to carry out the Lords orders is irreligious, and he is to be punished.

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