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SB 10.64.40

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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


na me brahma-dhanaṁ bhūyād
yad gṛdhvālpāyuṣo narāḥ
parājitāś cyutā rājyād
bhavanty udvejino 'hayaḥ


na—not; me—to Me; brahma—of brāhmaṇas; dhanam—the wealth; bhūyāt—may it come; yat—which; gṛdhvā—desiring; alpa-āyuṣaḥ—short-lived; narāḥ—men; parājitāḥ—defeated; cyutāḥ—deprived; rājyāt—of kingdom; bhavanti—become; udvejinaḥ—creators of distress; ahayaḥ—snakes.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


I do not desire brāhmaṇas' wealth. Those who lust after it become short-lived and are defeated. They lose their kingdoms and become snakes, who trouble others.

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