Some of the Time quotes in
Bhâgavatam and Bhagavad
1.8: 28 / I consider You to be the eternal time that is
without a beginning or an end - the all-pervasive one distributing your
mercy everywhere equally among the beings living in the dissent of
1.13: 49 / That unborn one, the father of creation, has, o king at
present descended in this world in a form of time, in order to
eliminate all those who are against His will.
2.1: 24 / His personal body is this gross material of all matter
wherein all those phenomena are experienced of the resultant past,
future and present of the universe.
2.1: 34 / Let me tell you that the hairs on the head of the Supreme
Controller are the clouds, o best of the Kurus, and that the
intelligence of the Almighty is the prime cause of the material
creation, so one says. His mind, the reservoir of all changes, is
known as the moon.
2.5:11 / From the light of the radiating world [called brahmajyoti] I
do manifest just like the sun and the fire, as well as the moon as also
the firmament with its planets among the stars.
2.5:21-22 / [The Lord of] Eternal Time, the controller of the
deluding potency of matter [mâyâ] that sets the workload
[karma] as also the specific nature [- or svabhâva - of the
living entity], by the energy of its [His] own Self appears,
independently merged, employing different forms. 22 - From that
eternal time it so happened that because of the transformation of
the activities created by the modes of nature, the original person His
modification of the principle reality [the maha tattva] took place.
3.4: 16 / Although without desires You engage in all kinds of
activities, although unborn You still take birth, although the
controller of eternal time, You take shelter of the fortress out of
fear for Your enemies and although You enjoy in yourself You lead a
household life in the association of women; this bewilders the
intelligence of the learned in this world.
3.5: 33-36 / 33- The Supreme Lord glancing over the sky as [cyclic]
time mixing the external energy, created from the touch of contacting
with the sky the air. 34- The air, also transformed by the extremely
powerful sky then gave rise to the lightening [bio-electricity] of
sense perception and thus the light of the world to see. 35- The
interacting of the air and the glance of the Supreme with that
electricity created of the time mix of the material energy the taste
[of life] in water. 36- Electrified water subsequently, due to the
transforming glancing over by the Supreme of the earth, achieved to the
quality of smell in the partial mixture of cyclic [eternal] time with
the external energy.
3.6: 15 / As His eyes, the sun, the lokal ruler of light entered the
gigantic of which to the forms the experience of the part of the
eyesight came into being.
3.6: 24 / Also the heart of the Universal Being Candra manifested, the
rule of the moon, that entered as the controlling power over the mental
activity by which the living entity decides and transacts.
S.B. 3.11: 11-13 / The
such a 'day' and 'night' is called an ancestral
[traditional and solar] month with two of them forming a season of
which there are six [resp. 'cold' or hentanta, 'dew' or shirshira,
'spring' or vasanta, 'warm' or grishma, 'rainy' or varsha and 'autumn'
or sarad, counted from the 22 of dec.] according the movement of the
sun going through the southern and the northern sky
movement of the sun is said to form one day of the demigods and is
called a vatsara [a tropical year] of twelve months. The duration of
life of the human being is estimated to be of a great many of those
years [see also the
'full calendar of order'].
planets, the heavenly bodies [like the moon] and the stars all rotate
along with the atoms in the universe completing their orbits as a
conclusion of years in the Almighty [or cyclic] of the eternal of time.
3.11:39 / This eternal time beginning
from the atom up to the final duration of two parârdhas, for sure
is never the controller; it is only capable to exercise control as Lord
of the earth over those who are of body-consciousness.
3.12: 39 / The histories, the
purânas or the fifth Veda came for sure all of them forth from
the mouths of him who can see all of time all around.
3 / The godly said: 'Of this
darkness that you know, o mighty one, we are very afraid because we are
not unmanifested as you are; your Supreme divine ways are unaffected by
16 / Under the direction of You as
the father of all living beings, o my Lord are all these who are victim
of their desire bound by the rope of their conditions and do I,
conditioned like them, offer You my oblations, o embodiment of religion
who operates as the eternal of time.
3.21: 18 / The universe that with a
tremendous speed wheels around the axle of the imperishable of You
[Brahman] with three naves [sun, moon and stars], [twelve to] thirteen
spokes [as lunar months] three hundred and sixty joints [as days in a
demi-god year], six rims, [as seasons] and innumerable leaves
[moments], does not at all diminish the lives of the devotees.
2 / Thus one following the other, the saintly kings received this
science understanding it that way but in the course of time in
this world this great way of connecting oneself was scattered, o
subduer of the enemies.
7 / Whenever and wherever it is sure that one weakens in righteousness
and a predominance of injustice does manifest, o descendant of Bharata,
at that time I do manifest Myself.
7 / Therefore go on remembering Me at all times and fighting
with your mind and intelligence surrendered to Me, certainly you will
attain Me without doubt.
10: 30 / Of the Daitya's [non-theist sons of Diti who churned the
ocean] I am Prahlâda, of what rules I am the Time, of the
animals the lion and of the birds I am Garuda [Vainateya].
B.G. 10: 33 / Of the letters I am the first one [the A], of the
compound words I am the dual one and certainly am I the eternal of
Time and the Creator facing all directions [Brahmâ].
11: 7 / See here and now the universe completely, all at the same
time, with all that moves and not moves, in this body of Mine, o
conqueror of sleep, and also whatever else you wish to see.
11: 32 / Time I am, the great destroyer of the worlds engaged
here in destroying all people, except for you [brothers] only, will all
the soldiers who are situated on both sides, find their end.
13: 31 / When one following that tries to see that the diversity of the
living beings is resting in oneness and that it expanded to that
reality, at that time one attains the Absolute of the Spirit.
14: 11 / When to all the gates of the body the enlightenment of
knowledge develops, at that time one says is the mode of
17: 20 / Donations given dutifully, irrespective the return, at the
proper time and place and to suitable persons - that giving is
considered to be of goodness.
17: 22 / That charity which is given at the wrong place, the wrong
time and to unworthy persons and as well is given without respect
and proper attention - that is said to be in the mode of ignorance.
18: 61 / The Supreme Master resides in the heart of all living
entities, o Arjuna, directing each creature subject to the
mechanical of time and matter.