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SB 11.23.37

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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


kṣipanty eke 'vajānanta
eṣa dharma-dhvajaḥ śaṭhaḥ
kṣīṇa-vitta imāṁ vṛttim
agrahīt sva-janojjhitaḥ


kṣipanti—they criticize; eke—some; avajānantaḥ—committing insults; eṣaḥ—this person; dharma-dhvajaḥ—a religious hypocrite; śaṭhaḥ—a cheater; kṣīṇa-vittaḥ—having lost his wealth; imām—this; vṛttim—occupation; agrahīt—has taken; sva-jana—by his family; ujjhitaḥ—turned out.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


They would criticize and insult him, saying, "This man is just a hypocrite and a cheat. He makes a business of religion simply because he lost all his wealth and his family threw him out."

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