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SB 10.49.27

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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


tathāpi sūnṛtā saumya
hṛdi na sthīyate cale
vidyut saudāmanī yathā


tathā api—nevertheless; sūnṛtā—pleasing words; saumya—O gentle one; hṛdi—in my heart; na sthīyate—do not remain steady; cale—which is unsteady; putra—for my sons; anurāga—by affection; viṣame—prejudiced; vidyut—lightning; saudāmanī—in a cloud; yathā—as.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Even so, gentle Akrūra, because my unsteady heart is prejudiced by affection for my sons, these pleasing words of yours cannot remain fixed there, just as lightning cannot remain fixed in a cloud.

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