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SB 11.23.20

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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 20

bhidyante bhrātaro dārāḥ
pitaraḥ suhṛdas tathā
ekāsnigdhāḥ kākiṇinā
sadyaḥ sarve 'rayaḥ kṛtāḥ


SYNONYMS

bhidyante—they break off; bhrātaraḥ—the brothers; dārāḥ—wife; pitaraḥ—parents; suhṛdaḥ—friends; tathā—and; eka—as if one; āsnigdhāḥ—very dear; kākiṇinā—by a small coin; sadyaḥ—immediately; sarve—all of them; arayaḥ—enemies; kṛtāḥ—made.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Even a man's brothers, wife, parents and friends united with him in love will immediately break off their affectionate relationships and become enemies over a single coin.



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