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SB 11.18.23

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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

tasmān niyamya ṣaḍ-vargaṁ
mad-bhāvena caren muniḥ
viraktaḥ kṣudra-kāmebhyo
labdhvātmani sukhaṁ mahat


SYNONYMS

tasmāt—therefore; niyamya—completely controlling; ṣaṭ-vargam—the six senses (sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste and the mind); mat-bhāvena—by consciousness of Me; caret—should live; muniḥ—the sage; viraktaḥ—detached; kṣudra—insignificant; kāmebhyaḥ—from sense gratification; labdhvā—having experienced; ātmani—in the self; sukham—happiness; mahat—great.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Therefore, completely controlling the five senses and the mind by Kṛṣṇa consciousness, a sage, having experienced spiritual bliss within the self, should live detached from insignificant material sense gratification.



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