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SB 11.16.23

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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 23

yajñānāṁ brahma-yajño 'haṁ
vratānām avihiṁsanam
vāyv-agny-arkāmbu-vāg-ātmā
śucīnām apy ahaṁ śuciḥ


SYNONYMS

yajñānām—of sacrifices; brahma-yajñaḥ—study of the Veda; aham—I am; vratānām—of vows; avihiṁsanam—nonviolence; vāyu—wind; agni—fire; arka—the sun; ambu—water; vāk—and speech; ātmā—personified; śucīnām—of all purifiers; api—indeed; aham—I am; śuciḥ—pure.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Among sacrifices I am study of the Veda, and I am nonviolence among vows. Among all things that purify I am the wind, fire, the sun, water and speech.



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