Brahma Vaivarta Purana Chapter 21:111-122

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

Çryäga-bi Indra-haïjana

Breaking the Indra-yajïa

Chapter 21: Verse 111-122



111. In place after place and in time after time, rain is manifest on the earth by the will of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Nothing stops His will.

112.Past, present, future, great, middling, and small are all manifested by destiny. What can stop destiny?

113.The entire universe of moving and unmoving beings was created by the order of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. First food was created, and then the living entities.

114.From repeated action the living entities' own nature is manifest. From their own nature karma is manifest. From karma their pleasures and pains are manifest.

115.-116.Birth, death, suffering, disease, lamentation, fear, good fortune, calamity, splendid learning, fame, infamy, piety, residence in Svargaloka, sin, residence in hell, liberation, devotion to Lord Hari, and service to Lord Hari, are all created in human beings by karma.

117.The Supreme Personality of Godhead is the father of all. He is the father of repeated action, own nature, karma, and destiny. He is the giver of results. Everything is manifest by His wish.

118.122.Please devotedly worship the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who created the universal form, the tattvas, material nature, the material universe, the great tortoise, Lord Çeña, the earth, and the living entities from Brahmä to the smallest immobile creature, the Supreme Personality of Godhead by whose command the great wind holds up the great tortoise, the great tortoise holds up Lord Çeña, and Lord Çeña holds the earth on His head, the Supreme Personality of Godhead manifest in all moving and unmoving beings, the Supreme Personality of Godhead by whose command the life of the universe breathes, the sun shines as it wanders the three worlds, fire burns, death travels here and there among all living beings, trees give flowers and fruits in season, and the deep oceans stay, unmoving, in their places. Who can do anything without His sanction?



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