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SB 11.23.17

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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


arthasya sādhane siddhe
utkarṣe rakṣaṇe vyaye
nāśopabhoga āyāsas
trāsaś cintā bhramo nṛṇām


arthaysa—of wealth; sādhane—in the earning; siddhe—in the attainment; utkarṣe—in the increasing; rakṣaṇe—in the protecting; vyaye—in the expending; nāśa—in the loss; upabhoge—and in the enjoyment; āyāsaḥ—labor; trāsaḥ—fear; cintā—anxiety; bhramaḥ—confusion; nṛṇām—for men.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


In the earning, attainment, increase, protection, expense, loss and enjoyment of wealth, all men experience great labor, fear, anxiety and delusion.

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