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SB 11.7.25

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


avadhūtaṁ dviyaṁ kañcic
carantam akuto-bhayam
kaviṁ nirīkṣya taruṇaṁ
yaduḥ papraccha dharma-vit


avadhūtam — the mendicant; dvijam — a brāhmaṇa; kañcit — a certain; carantam — wandering; akutaḥ-bhayam — without fear for any reason; kavim — learned; nirīkṣya — observing; taruṇam — young; yaduḥ — King Yadu; papraccha — inquired; dharma-vit — expert in religious principles.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Mahārāja Yadu once observed a certain brāhmaṇa avadhūta, who appeared to be quite young and learned, wandering about fearlessly. Being himself most learned in spiritual science, the King took the opportunity and inquired from him as follows.

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