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SB 10.57.42

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


yas tv etad bhagavata īśvarasya viṣṇor
vīryāḍhyaṁ vṛjina-haraṁ su-maṅgalaṁ ca
ākhyānaṁ paṭhati śṛṇoty anusmared vā
duṣkīrtiṁ duritam apohya yāti śāntim


yaḥ—whoever; tu—indeed; etat—this; bhagavataḥ—of the Personality of Godhead; īśvarasya—the supreme controller; viṣṇoḥ—Lord Viṣṇu; vīrya—with the prowess; āḍhyam—which is rich; vṛjina—sinful reactions; haram—which removes; su-maṅgalam—most auspicious; ca—and; ākhyānam—narration; paṭhati—recites; śṛṇoti—hears; anusmaret—remembers; —or; duṣkīrtim—bad reputation; duritam—and sins; apohya—driving away; yāti—he attains; śāntim—peace.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


This narration, rich with descriptions of the prowess of Lord Śrī Viṣṇu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, removes sinful reactions and bestows all auspiciousness. Anyone who recites, hears or remembers it will drive away his own infamy and sins and attain peace.

Thus end the purports of the humble servants of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda to the Tenth Canto, Fifty-seventh Chapter, of the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, entitled 'Satrājit Murdered, the Jewel Returned."

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