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SB 11.17.57

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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 57

aho me pitarau vṛddhau
bhāryā bālātmajātmajāḥ
anāthā mām ṛte dīnāḥ
kathaṁ jīvanti duḥkhitāḥ


SYNONYMS

aho—alas; me—my; pitarau—parents; vṛddhau—elderly; bhāryā—wife; bāla-ātma-jā—having a mere infant in her arms; ātmā-jāḥ—and my other young children; anāthāḥ—with no one to protect them; mām—me; ṛte—without; dīnāḥ—wretched; katham—how in the world; jīvanti—can they live; duḥkhitāḥ—suffering greatly.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

"O my poor elderly parents, and my wife with a mere infant in her arms, and my other young children! Without me they have absolutely no one to protect them and will suffer unbearably. How can my poor relatives possibly live without me?"



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