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SB 11.28.34

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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

TEXT 34

yathā hi bhānor udayo nṛ-cakṣuṣāṁ
tamo nihanyān na tu sad vidhatte
evaṁ samīkṣā nipuṇā satī me
hanyāt tamisraṁ puruṣasya buddheḥ


SYNONYMS

yathā—as; hi—indeed; bhānoḥ—of the sun; udayaḥ—the rising; nṛ—human; cakṣuṣām—of eyes; tamaḥ—the darkness; nihanyāt—destroys; na—not; tu—but; sat—objects that exist; vidhatte—creates; evam—similarly; samīkṣā—full realization; nipuṇā—potent; satī—true; me—of Me; hanyāt—destroys; tamisram—the darkness; puruṣasya—of a person; buddheḥ—in the intelligence.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

When the sun rises it destroys the darkness covering men's eyes, but it does not create the objects they then see before them, which in fact were existing all along. Similarly, potent and factual realization of Me will destroy the darkness covering a person's true consciousness.



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