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BG 11.29 (1972)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


TEXT 29

यथा प्रदीप्तं ज्वलनं पतङ्गा
विशन्ति नाशाय समृद्धवेगाः ।
तथैव नाशाय विशन्ति लोकास्-
तवापि वक्त्राणि समृद्धवेगाः ॥२९॥
yathā pradīptaṁ jvalanaṁ pataṅgā
viśanti nāśāya samṛddha-vegāḥ
tathaiva nāśāya viśanti lokās
tavāpi vaktrāṇi samṛddha-vegāḥ

SYNONYMS

yathā—as; pradīptam—blazing; jvalanam—fire; pataṅgāḥ—moths; viśanti—enters; nāśāya—destruction; samṛddha—full; vegāḥ—speed; tathā eva—similarly; nāśāya—for destruction; viśanti—entering; lokāḥ—all people; tava—unto You; api—also; vaktrāṇi—in the mouths; samṛddha-vegāḥ—with full speed.

TRANSLATION

I see all people rushing with full speed into Your mouths as moths dash into a blazing fire.