Kalki Puran Chapter 3 contined

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Text 31
gargya bhargya visalad
yasta cchrutva nanditah sthitah
kathopa kathanam jatam
sambhala gramavasinam
When great personalities, such as Gargya, Bhargya, and Visala heard
about thes e pastime s o f Lor d Kalki , the y becam e extremel y pleased .
From tha t tim e onwards , th e inhabitant s o f Sambhal a simpl y absorbe d
themselves in repeatedly hearing and chanting th e glories of Lord Kalki.
Text 32
visakha yupa bhupalah
srutva tesanca bhasitam
prddurbhavam harermene
kalmigraha kaiakam
King VisakhayOpa als o came t o hear thes e w-onderful discussions of
Lord Kalki and thus he became convinced that the Supreme Lord Han
had incarnated in this world to destroy the influence of Kah-yuga.
Text 33
mdhismatyam mjapure
yagadana tapobratan
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brahmanan ksatnyan vaisyan
sudrdnapi hareh pnydn
King Visakhayupa could see that the people of his capital, Mahismati,
including th e brahmanas, ksatnyas, vaisyas an d sudras, ha d suddenl y
experienced a change of heart so that they were now performing sacrifices ,
giving chanty, and undergoin g austerities .
Text 34
svadharma niratdn drstava
dharmastho’bhunnrpah svayam
prajapalah suddhamanah
pradur bhavdcchnyah pateh
Due t o th e influenc e o f th e incarnatio n o f th e Suprem e Lord , th e
husband o f goddess LaksmI, everyone i n the capita l became a follower o f
religious principle s Th e kin g als o became pious , so that h e maintaine d
his subjects wit h a pure heart .
Text 35
adharma vamsyastan drstvd
janan dharma hyapardn
lobha nrtddayo jagmus
tadesat duhkhitdn bhrsam
Those who had bee n bor n i n sinfu l familie s als o became incline d t o
executing religiou s principles . Whe n th e greedy , wretche d peopl e wh o
were totally devoid of truthfulness, being servants of Kali, saw this change
of heart, they became very unhappy and lef t th e country .
Text 36
jattram turaga mdruhya
khadaganca vimalaprabham
damsitah sasaram cdpam
grahitvagat puradvahih
Thereafter, Lor d Kalk i picke d u p Hi s brightl y shinin g triden t an d
bow and arrow s an d se t ou t from Hi s palace, riding upo n Hi s victoriou s
horse and wearing His amulet.
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Text 37
visakhayupa bhupalah
prdydt sadhujana priyah
kalkim drastum hareram sa
mavirbhutanca sambhak
When th e kin g o f tha t country , Visakhayupa , wh o was very dea r t o
saintly persons, realized that Lord Kalki, the incarnation o f the Supreme
Lord, Han, had appeared, he went to see Him
Texts 38-39
kavim prajnam sumantunca
puraskratya mahdprabham
gargya bhargya visalaisca
jndtibhih parwantam
visakhayupo dadrse
candram taraganairwa
purddvahih surmr yadvad
indramuccaih sravahsthitam
The king saw that, just as Indra, the king of heaven, rides on the back
of his horse, Uccahisrava, in the midst of the demigods, and as the moon
is surrounded by all the stars, Lord Kalki was seated on the back of His
horse, surrounded by many greatly intelligent and powerful personalities,
including Sumanta, Gargya, Bhargya, and Visala.
Text 40
visakhay upo’ vanatah
samprahrasta tanuruhah
kalkeralo kanat sadyah
pumdtmam vaisnavo’bhavat
As soon as King Visakhayupa saw Lord Kalki, he became stunned in
ecstasy and the hairs of his body stood on end. He offered his obeisances
to Lord Kalki so that by His mercy, the king became a devotee of the
Lord.