Pat came the reply from Prahlada, with speed meteoric
That stunned and
bewildered the Creator of creators
"My Lord, grant me that great boon of
The greatest wealth-source of inexhaustible power spiritual
confers bliss infinite and contentment eternal
By annihilating the GREED and
EGOTISM-the formidable foes
The very cause of all woe, strife, loss and 18asanti
Desirelessness, my Lord blesses me with 19Bhavasannidhya
To feast my eyes with
thy rare 20divyamangala rupa
Till that moment of my merging with the 21Paramatma.
Elated at his 22stitaprajna and asamana 23manovikasa
Thrilled by the simplicity
of ambition and longing
Narasimha uttered 24Thadasthu and vanished, seeing
boy Prahlada found seated on the lotus leaf
Sailing over 25anandasagara of gods
over the death of demon
Steered by 26ananda vichikas of demons for glorifying
Hailed by humanity as the 27parama bhagavatotthama
who like the Pole
star is illumining the dark world
And preparing anyone for the up-ward journey,
The great truth: DESIRELESSNESS alone breeds BLISSFULNESS.
19) nearness to the Lord.
20) auspicious form.
21) Universal soul.
22) highly evolved knoledge.
23) matchless mental maturity.
24) be it so.
ocean of joy.
26) gentle breeze of joy
27) great devotee.