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SB 11.23.8

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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


duhśīlasya kadaryasya
druhyante putra-bāndhavāḥ
dārā duhitaro bhṛtyā
viṣaṇṇā nācaran priyam


duḥśīlasya—having a bad character; kadaryasya—toward the miser; druhyante—they developed enmity; putra—his sons; bāndhavāḥ—and in-laws; dārāḥ—his wife; duhitaraḥ—his daughters; bhṛtyāḥ—the servants; visaṇṇāḥ—disgusted; na ācaran—they did not act; priyam—affectionately.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Since he was so hardhearted and miserly, his sons, in-laws, wife, daughters and servants began to feel inimical toward him. Becoming disgusted, they would never treat him with affection.

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