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SB 11.23.25

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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 25

vyarthayārthehayā vittaṁ
pramattasya vayo balam
kuśalā yena sidhyanti
jaraṭhaḥ kiṁ nu sādhaye


SYNONYMS

vyarthayā—useless; artha—for wealth; īhayā—by the endeavor; vittam—money; pramattasya—of the maddened; vayaḥ—youth; balam—strength; kuśalāḥ—those who are discriminating; yena—by means of which; sidhyanti—become perfect; jaraṭhaḥ—an old man; kim—what; nu—indeed; sādhaye—can I achieve.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Discriminating persons are able to utilize their money, youth and strength to achieve perfection. But I have feverishly squandered these in the useless endeavor for further wealth. Now that I am an old man, what can I achieve?



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