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Chapter 3: Gajendra’s Prayers of Surrender

(1) The son of Vyâsa [S’uka] said: ‘Thus in his intelligence determined to concentrate his mind on the heart, he [Gajendra] chanted a supreme prayer he had practiced in a previous birth [see also B.G. 6: 43-44]. (2) S’rî Gajendra said: ‘My obeisances unto the Original One, the Supreme Godhead from whom this material existence is moving in consciousness, let me meditate upon Him, that personality who is the root cause, the Supreme Controller. (3) On Him the universe rests, from Him there are all its elements and by Him it is working, unto Him who Himself is the material world in effect as well as its transcendental cause, unto that Supreme Self-sufficient One I surrender myself. (4) He who from Himself, by His own energy, expanded this cosmic manifestation, that sometimes is manifest and sometimes is not visible, oversees in both cases as the witness all and everything; that Soul without a prior cause, that Supreme of all Transcendence, I beseech, please protect me! (5) When in due course of time everything, all transformations, all that is done, all the worlds and all its maintainers and directors, comes to naught, is there a dense and deep darkness, above and beyond which is shining the Almighty One. (6) Like with the looks of a performing artist who then cannot be fathomed, can His movements neither by the gods, the sages or the common creatures be understood or expressed in words; He so hard to grasp, may He give me His protection. (7) The Lord of those desirous to see the all-auspicious lotus feet, of those freed from all attachment, of those great sages, faultless in the forest, highly elevated practicing vows to the different positions [the âs’ramas], the Lord of those who are equal and friendly to all, He is my destination. (8-9) From Him there is no birth, no karma, no name or form, nor modes and faults certainly either; nevertheless does He, who is the destruction and the creation of this cosmic manifestation, by His own potency time and again come into action [as an avatâra]. Unto Him the transcendental One who is the Controller, the Supreme Brahman of unlimited potency, who without a form has assumed forms, who is of so many wonderful activities, I offer my respects. (10) My obeisances unto Him, the enlightenment of the soul, the witness in all, the Supreme of the Self; unto Him who defies description, the mind and even the consciousness my reverence. (11) He, the object of devotion who by the ones of learning in transcendental activities is done justice, unto Him, the master of emancipation, the bestower of happiness, He who is completely free, my honorable reverence. (12) All my obeisances to the One of Peace fully concentrated on the spiritual in forms fierce and animalistic [like Nrisimha and Varâha] to the different qualities of nature; to Him who as well is the knowledge of Brahman, I do dedicate my prayer. (13) The knower of the field [see B.G. 13: 1-5] I respect, You the superintendent of all, the witness and the original person who art the original source, unto You, the doer of the material creation, You as the primal reality, I offer my obeisances. (14) You I respect, for You oversee the objectives of all the senses. You are the end of all doubts with the untrue that because of being Your mirror-image is called the reality. To that reflection, my reverence unto You. (15) My obeisances again unto You, the causeless supreme cause of everything, the cause of all wonders, the source of what is learned in succession, the ocean receiving from all rivers of knowing; I honor You, the granter of liberation and the shelter of the transcendentalist. (16) Unto Him whose fire of knowledge by the modes of nature is covered the way fire is covered in wood, unto Him outside of the, by the turmoil of nature agitated, mind, unto Him manifest personally for those who from their stage of spiritual understanding gave up on the formal approach, I do dedicate myself. (17) As an animal like me of surrender unto Him, the Immaculate of infinite mercy who releases from being entangled, I offer my respects; by a single part of Your self [the Paramâtmâ, see also B.G. 10: 42] are You ever attentive to all the ones embodied, unto that Supreme Lord of no limits, celebrated in the mind as the direct observer, I offer my obeisances. (18) For all those so very attached to their mind and body, sons and daughters, home, wealth and helpers, are You difficult to reach, but for persons liberated in the heart, in freedom from the influence of the modes of nature, You are there already [see B.G. 6: 47]; unto Him who is always meditated, the reservoir of all spiritual knowledge, unto that Supreme Lord and Controller, my respects. (19) By worshiping Him can that be reached what is sought with all the desiring after the religion, the economy, the gratification and the liberation, not even mentioning the other benedictions He also bestows like having a spiritual body on top of that; may He, the one of infinite mercy, grant me the liberation of my soul [see also 2.3: 10 and 7.9: 27]. (20-21) Those who yearn for no other purpose than Him do not desire some benediction – those who factually came to the shelter of the Supreme Lord are immersed in an ocean of transcendental bliss by reciting and hearing about the all-auspicious, wondrous activities of Him. He, the eternal one transcendental, Supreme Master of all great personalities, the unseen Soul above all that in yoga can be reached by devotion is, as subtle and elusive out of the reach of the senses as He is, the unlimited, all-complete origin whom I worship. (22-24) Of Him are by His parts – the moving and nonmoving different entities, the vedic knowledge the gods and all who belong to Brahmâ – created the less important divisions of names and forms. This continuous display of the modes of nature, this intelligence and mind, these senses and divisions of the gross and subtle of the body, are, like sparks to the fire that is the sun, the shining particles that over and over emanate from and merge into Him as parts and parcels. That fire, indeed not a demigod or a demon, a human being, beast nor bird, a woman, neuter or man either, nor either a living creature, is not the fruitive action nor the manifestation nor the non-manifest; He is the end of excluding this and that [neti neti see also 7.7: 23]; all hail to Him, the unlimited One! (25) I do not wish to continue with my life here or in a world hereafter; of what use would that be when one within and without is locked up; in this birth as an elephant I desire to escape from the timebound which only heads for destruction. I want to be liberated from that degrading limitation of myself [see also 1.2: 3, 6.15: 16]. (26) For that purpose do I unto Him, the manifest albeit the unmanifest creator of this cosmic manifestation, that unborn soul and the knower of the universe and transcendental shelter of the Supreme, offer my life and soul. (27) Those of the unification of consciousness unto Him, who by that bhakti-yoga burned all the karma and have a unified heart purified, do directly see Him, the Lord of Yoga I’m dedicated to. (28) My respects again and again unto You, the formidable of the forces of the threefold potency of [making, unwinding and keeping up] the complete, unto Him who, to the intelligence appearing as an object to the senses, gives shelter and who, with His difficult to overcome energies [see B.G. 16: 21], is unattainable for the ones who on the path cannot control their senses. (29) I seek my refuge with Him whose glories are so hard to fathom, whose identity by the people in general is not known and under whose influence and intelligence I as a separate soul am defeated.’

(30) S’rî S’uka said: ‘When, because of this description that was not directed at any particular person, none of the autocratic godly of Brahmâ with their variety of forms, approached Gajendra, appeared there from the choice of the godly the Lord in person for He is the complete of them all together [compare B.G. 7: 20-23 and 9: 23; 4.31: 14]. (31) Hearing his prayer came the Lord of all worlds understanding his predicament, together with the denizens of heaven who offered their prayers, as fast as He could, carried by Garuda and equiped with His disc and other weapons, to the spot where Gajendra was. (32) When he, who in the water so violently was captured and was suffering, saw the Lord who from the back of Garuda wielded His disc in the sky, raised he his trunk holding a lotus flower and uttered he with difficulty: ‘O Nârâyana, Teacher of the Complete, o Supreme Lord, You I offer my obeisances.’ (33) Seeing him that aggrieved alighted the Unborn One so full of mercy immediately and saved He, before the eyes of all the godly present with His disc severing the mouth from the crocodile its trunk, King Gajendra by pulling him out of the water.

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