On the part of a devotee, he has faith.
His faith is transmitted actually. It is a matter of transmission of faith. The amount of faith we have in our heart to that extent we will be able to influence our sincere audience, sincere listeners. And that’s the point the demigods are making here, that transcendental reality, we have to recognize that beyond this material nature there is another reality, transcendental reality, spiritual sky, and we have to see the spiritual sky. And when Krishna comes that spiritual sky becomes manifest. Those who are fortunate they can see it themselves.
But even then when Krishna withdraws His pastimes sadhus are left behind who speak about Krishna’s transcendental pastimes. The scriptures like Srimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad Gita they describeKrishna’s transcendental pastimes. And just by hearing about those pastimes we develop our faith in Krishna. And what does the sadhu do? He reconfirms our faith. He intensifies our faith. And as a result of that bhavanti hrt-karna-rasayanah kathah. [SB 3.25.25]
We develop taste for this hearing by which our ears and heart becomes completely satisfied and as a result of that we develop our attachment to Krishna which causes the cessation of material suffering. And due to this attachment we develop our love for Krishna.
- SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM CANTO 10, CHAPTER 2, TEXT 35
BY HIS HOLINESS BHAKTI CHARU SWAMI
ISKCON TOWACO, USA, ON 6 JUNE 2009.