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SB 11.26.6

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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


kāmān atṛpto 'nujuṣan
kṣullakān varṣa-yāminīḥ
na veda yāntīr nāyāntīr


kāmān—lusty desires; atṛptaḥ—unsatiated; anujuṣan—gratifying; kṣullakān—insignificant; varṣa—of many years; yāminīḥ—the nights; na veda—he did not know; yāntīḥ—going; na—nor; āyāntīḥ—approaching; urvaśī—by Urvaṣī; ākṛṣṭa—attracted; cetanaḥ—his mind.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Although for many years Purūravā had enjoyed sex pleasure in the evening hours, still he was not satisfied by such insignificant enjoyment. His mind was so attracted to Urvaśī that he did not notice how the nights were coming and going.


This verse refers to Purūravā's materialistic experience with Urvaśī.

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