Bhakti Charu Swami on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto-04, Chapter-06, Text-28

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Published on Jan 17, 2015

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto-04, Chapter-06, Text-28
hitva yaksesvara-purim
vanam saugandhikam ca tat
drumaih kama-dughair hrdyam
citra-malya-phala-cchadaih

Translation by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:

While traveling, the demigods passed over the forest known as Saugandhika, which is full of varieties of flowers, fruits and desire trees. While passing over the forest, they also saw the regions of Yaksesvara.

Purport by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:

Yaksesvara is also known as Kuvera, and he is the treasurer of the demigods. In the descriptions of him in Vedic literature, it is stated that he is fabulously rich. It appears from these verses that Kailasa is situated near the residential quarters of Kuvera. It is also stated here that the forest was full of desire trees. In Brahma-samhita we learn about the desire tree which is found in the spiritual world, especially in Krsnaloka, the abode of Lord Krsna. We learn here that such desire trees are also found in Kailasa, the residence of Lord Siva, by the grace of Krsna. It thus appears that Kailasa has a special significance; it is almost like the residence of Lord Krsna.

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