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SB 10.49.4

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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


uvāsa katicin māsān
rājño vṛtta-vivitsayā


uvāsa—resided; katicit—some; māsān—months; rājñaḥ—of the King (Dhṛtarāṣṭra); vṛtta—the activity; vivitsayā—with the desire of finding out; duṣprajasya—whose sons were wicked; alpa—weak; sārasya—whose determination; khala—of mischievous persons (like Karṇa); chanda—the desires; anuvartinaḥ—who tended to follow.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


He remained in Hastināpura for several months to scrutinize the conduct of the weak-willed King, who had bad sons and who was inclined to give in to the whims of mischievous advisers.

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