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SB 10.17.18

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 18

dehi dānaṁ dvi-jātīnāṁ
kṛṣṇa-nirmukti-hetave
nandaḥ prīta-manā rājan
gāḥ suvarṇaṁ tadādiśat


SYNONYMS

dehi—you should give; dānam—charity; dvi-jātīnām—to the brāhmaṇas; kṛṣṇa-nirmukti—the safety of Kṛṣṇa; hetave—for the purpose of; nandaḥ—Nanda Mahārāja; prīta-manāḥ—satisfied within his mind; rājan—O King Parīkṣit; gāḥ—cows; suvarṇam—gold; tadā—then; ādiśat—gave.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

The brāhmaṇas then advised Nanda Mahārāja, "To assure that your son Kṛṣṇa will always be free from danger, you should give charity to the brāhmaṇas." With a satisfied mind, O King, Nanda Mahārāja then very gladly gave them gifts of cows and gold.



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