BG Chap 11 - Arjuna's praise of Lord Kṛṣṇa

Arjuna, overcome with great fear, trembled and offered respects to Kṛṣṇa. He is referred to as Kirīṭī because he was given a crown by that name by Indra after Arjuna defeated Indra’s enemies. Although Arjuna possessed so much power, he stood afraid in front of the universal form of the Lord. Seeing simultaneously the very attractive and very fierce forms of the Lord, Arjuna understood that these two forms were objects of vision corresponding to people favorable to and against the Lord. Thus he praised the Lord saying the world becomes joyful upon hearing the Lord’s name, and everyone becomes attached to His form. Hṛṣīkeśa inspires the senses of His devotees to turn towards Him, and inspires the senses of the non devotees to turn away from Him. The universe becomes joyful by the saṅkīrtana glorifying Kṛṣṇa, and becomes attracted to Him. This is reasonable since the universe is favorable to Him. The Rākṣasas, asuras and others flee in all directions fearful of the Lord. This is also reasonable since they are unfavorable to the Lord. Seeing the Lord giving mercy to the obedient and disobedient in this way, the whole group of those who are perfected by devotion to the Lord offer their respects to Him. This is also reasonable, since the Lord attracts the mind of His devotees.