Bali Mahārāja Katha

Topics covered:

 SB 8.15: Bali Mahārāja Conquers the Heavenly Planets

  • Description of Indrapuri, capital of heavenly planets.
  • The door to self-realization: Pleasing the guru.

SB 8.16: Executing the Payo-vrata Process of Worship

  • Transcendental household life.
  • The Supreme controller favor his devotees.
  • The spirit soul is completely different from the body.
  • The necessity of accepting a spiritual master.
  • The payo vrata devotional practice explained.
  • Why the many path, same result philosophy is false.

SB 8.17: The Supreme Lord Agrees to Become Aditi’s Son

  • The Supreme Lord appears before Aditi.
  • Surmounting the Illusory energy.
  • Life is not product of two secretions.
  • The waves of eternal time factor.

SB 8.18: Lord Vāmanadeva, the Dwarf Incarnation

  • Transcendental birth of Lord Vamanadeva.
  • Vedic astronomy: the truth about moon.
  • Millions of incarnations emanate from Krishna.
  • Bali Maharaj personally greets the Lord.

SB 8.19: Lord Vāmanadeva Begs Charity from Bali Mahārāja

  • The Lord praises Balis magnanimity.
  • The God is death concoction.
  • Lord Sri Krishna, omnipotent landholder.
  • How to receive another temporary body.
  • Krishnas devotees are not escapists.
  • The body: Making the best use of a bad bargain.
  • The eternal solution to poverty.

SB 8.20: Bali Mahārāja Surrenders the Universe

  • Bali Maharaja rejects his false guru.
  • Untruthfulness overburden the earth.
  • Transcendental charity, life’s rarest opportunity.
  • Bali Maharajas false guru curses him.
  • The Lord expands his body, enveloping the universe.
  • The Lord s stride pierces the covering of the universe.

.SB 8.21: Bali Mahārāja Arrested by the Lord

  • Lord Vamanadeva resumes his original form
  • Balis demoniac followers attack the Lord
  • Balis tolerance a lesson for the universe
  • Devotees are transcendental to any material conditions

SB 8.22: Bali Mahārāja Surrenders His Life

  • Balis head the place for Lords final footstep.
  • Wasting  ones valuable lifetime.
  • Prahlada Maharaja, the most dear devotee, arrives.
  • World mismanagment: Defying Supreme Proprietor.
  • The human form of life is rarely obtained.
  • Bali Maharaja receives the Lords eternal benediction.

SB 8.23: The Demigods Regain the Heavenly Planets

  • Why the devotees enjoy and the nondevotees suffer.
  • Chanting the Hare Krishna mantra.
  • Defying the Supreme wastes time, energy and money.