|Canto 4: Creation of the Fourth Order||Chapter 25: The Descriptions of the Characteristics of King Purañjana|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 4.25.32
itthaḿ purañjanaḿ nārī
abhyanandata taḿ vīraḿ
hasantī vīra mohitā
nāradaḥ uvāca — the great sage Nārada continued to speak; ittham — upon this; purañjanam — unto Purañjana; nārī — the woman; yācamānam — begging; adhīra-vat — being too impatient; abhyanandata — she addressed; tam — him; vīram — the hero; hasantī — smiling; vīra — O hero; mohitā — being attracted by him.
Nārada continued: My dear King, when Purañjana became so attracted and impatient to touch the girl and enjoy her, the girl also became attracted by his words and accepted his request by smiling. By this time she was certainly attracted by the King.
By this incident we can understand that when a man is aggressive and begins to woo a woman, the woman becomes attracted to the man. This process is described in the Bhāgavatam (5.5.8) as puḿsaḥ striyā mithunī-bhāvam etam. This attraction is enacted on the platform of sexual life. Thus the sex impulse is the platform of material engagement. This conditional life, the platform of material sense enjoyment, is the cause of forgetfulness of spiritual life. In this way a living entity's original Kṛṣṇa consciousness becomes covered or converted into material consciousness. Thus one engages in the business of sense gratification.
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