Are there no torn clothes lying on the common road?
Do the trees, which exist for maintaining others, no longer give alms in charity? Do the rivers, being dried up, no longer supply water to the thirsty?
Are the caves of the mountains now closed?
Or above all, does the Almighty Lord not protect the fully surrendered souls?
Why then do the learned sages go to flatter those who are addicted by wealth?
– Srimad Bhagavatam 2.2.5
Others conceive of the Personality of Godhead residing within the body in the region of the heart and measuring only eight inches, with four hands carrying a lotus, a wheel of a chariot, a conch-shell and a club respectively.
– Srimad Bhagavatam 2.2.8
Both by rising and by setting, the sun decreases the duration of life of everyone, except one who utilizes the time by discussing topics of the all-good Personality of Godhead.
Do the trees not live?
Do the bellows of the blacksmith not breathe?
All around us, do the beasts not eat and lust repeatedly?
– Srimad Bhagavatam 2.3.17 – 18
O Brahmā, please know that the universal elements enter into the cosmos and at the same time do not enter into the cosmos; similarly, I (Lord Vishnu) Myself also exist within everything created, and at the same time I am outside of everything.
– Srimad Bhagavatam 2.9.35
After separating the different universes, the gigantic universal form of the Lord [Mahā-Viṣṇu], which came out of the Creational Ocean, the place of appearance for the first Purusha (Supersoul), entered into each of the separate universes, desiring to lie on the created Transcendental Waters.
– Srimad Bhagavatam 2.10.10
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