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SB 11.26.10

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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


sa-paricchadam ātmānaṁ
hitvā tṛṇam iveśvaram
yāntīṁ striyaṁ cānvagamaṁ
nagna unmatta-vad rudan


sa-paricchadam—along with my kingdom and all paraphernalia; ātmānam—myself; hitvā—abandoning; tṛṇam—a blade of grass; iva—as if; īśvaram—the powerful lord; yāntīm—going away; striyam—the woman; ca—and; anvagaman—I followed; nagnaḥ—naked; unmatta-vat—like a madman; rudan—crying out.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Although I was a powerful lord with great opulence, that woman gave me up as if I were no more than an insignificant blade of grass. And still, naked and without shame, I followed her, crying out to her like a madman.

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