|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 88: Lord Śiva Saved from Vṛkāsura|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.88.29
śākuneya bhavān vyaktaḿ
śrāntaḥ kiḿ dūram āgataḥ
kṣaṇaḿ viśramyatāḿ puḿsa
śrī-bhagavān uvāca — the Supreme Lord said; śākuneya — O son of Śakuni; bhavān — you; vyaktam — evidently; śrāntaḥ — are fatigued; kim — for what reason; dūram — far; āgataḥ — have come; kṣaṇam — for a minute; viśramyatām — please rest; puḿsaḥ — of a person; ātmā — body; ayam — this; sarva — all; kāma — desires; dhuk — bestowing like a cow's milk.
The Supreme Lord said: My dear son of Śakuni, you appear tired. Why have you come such a great distance? Please rest for a minute. After all, it is one's body that fulfills all one's desires.
In Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Śrīla Prabhupāda comments, "Before the demon could argue that he had no time to take rest, the Lord began to inform him about the importance of the body, and the demon was convinced. Any man, especially a demon, takes his body to be very important."
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