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SB 11.23.26

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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


kasmāt saṅkliśyate vidvān
kasyacin māyayā nūnaṁ
loko 'yaṁ su-vimohitaḥ


kasmāt—why; saṅkliśyate—suffers; vidvān—one who is wise; vyarthayā—vain; artha-īhayā—in the pursuit of wealth; asakṛt—constantly; kasyacit—of someone; māyayā—by the illusory potency; nūnam—certainly; lokaḥ—the world; ayam—this; su-vimohitaḥ—very much bewildered.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Why must an intelligent man suffer by his constant vain efforts to get wealth? Indeed, this whole world is most bewildered by someone's illusory potency.

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