Ambarish Maharaja katha

Topics covered:

Ambarīṣa Mahārāja Offended by Durvāsā Muni

  • Nabhaga returns home from gurukula.
  • Materialists regard temporary happiness as everything.
  • KingAmbarīṣas perfect devotional service.
  • The transcendentalist as chief executive.
  • Krishnas devotees uninterested in Mystic yoga.
  • Using material assets to spread the Lords glories.
  • Durvāsā Muni, the uninvited guest.
  • Devotees often tortured by adversaries.
  • The Lords disc weapon follows Durvāsā everywhere.
  • Why God allows his devotees to control him.
  • Liberation automatically waits to serve devotees.

Durvāsā Muni’s Life Spared

  • Ambahrisha offers prayers to the Lords disc weapon.
  • Durvāsā spared from the Lords burning chakra.
  • Space travel without spacecraft.
  • No position in this material  world is important.

Lessons to be learned:

  • Parents are to be respected.They have given us this human body who is boat who can take us over samsara.
  • Mantra is greatest wealth.
  • Importance of giving charity.
  • Simplicity – saralatam is sign of Vaishnava.
  • Importance of engaging senses in service to God.
  • Offering everything to God.
  • Mantra is greatest wealth.
  • Importance of giving charity.
  • Taking advice from superior persons.
  • Leader should be ideal example.
  • Value of spiritual association.
  • Devotees are always protected from Sudarshan chakra.
  • Importance of serving the guests.
  • Being respectful to others.
  • Never be afraid in no circumstances even from death.
  • Finding our real shelter in life.
  • For all problems of life aproach Visnu.
  • The Lord forcefully give his own heart to devotees.
  • Sama-darsanah – Universal brotherhood.
  • Offenses are compared to a mad elephant.
  • Danger of success.
  • Geting mercy from Lords glance.
  • We should pray for others.
  • Being thankful in life.
  • Value of following ekadashi vrata.
  • Be careful of vaishnava aparadha.
  • Power of blessings.
  • Value of spiritual retirement.

Sruti-phala, the result of hearing:

SB 9.5.27 – 28

Anyone who chants this narration or even thinks of this narration about the activities of Mahārāja Ambarīṣa certainly becomes a pure devotee of the Lord.

By the grace of the Lord, those who hear about the activities of Mahārāja Ambarīṣa, the great devotee, certainly become liberated or become devotee without delay.