• and power of the senses — SB 7.4.13plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 7.4.13

    O my dear King, Hiraṇyakaśipu was always drunk on strong-smelling wines and liquors, and therefore his coppery eyes were always rolling. Nonetheless, because he had powerfully executed great austerities in mystic yoga, although he was abominable, all but the three principal demigods—Lord Brahmā, Lord Śiva and Lord Viṣṇu—personally worshiped him to please him by bringing him various presentations with their own hands.
  • and the strength of the senses — SB 8.2.30plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.2.30

    Thereafter, because of being pulled into the water and fighting for many long years, the elephant became diminished in his mental, physical and sensual strength. The crocodile, on the contrary, being an animal of the water, increased in enthusiasm, physical strength and sensual power.


  • very, very powerful — SB 9.17.12plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.17.12

    From Citrakṛt was born a son named Śāntaraja, a self-realized soul who performed all kinds of Vedic ritualistic ceremonies and therefore did not beget any progeny. The sons of Rajī were five hundred, all very powerful.


  • reduced in strength — SB 3.25.18plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.25.18

    In that position of self-realization, by practice of knowledge and renunciation in devotional service, one sees everything in the right perspective; he becomes indifferent to material existence, and the material influence acts less powerfully upon him.