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SB 11.7.26

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


śrī-yadur uvāca
kuto buddhir iyaṁ brahmann
akartuḥ su-viśāradā
yām āsādya bhavāl lokaṁ
vidvāṁś carati bāla-vat


śrī-yaduḥ uvāca — King Yadu said; kutaḥ — from where; buddhiḥ — intelligence; iyam — this; brahman — O brāhmaṇa; akartuḥ — of one not engaged in any work; su-viśāradā — very broad; yām — which; āsādya — having acquired; bhavān — you; lokam — the world; vidvān — in full knowledge; carati — travel; bāla-vat — like a child.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Śrī Yadu said: O brāhmaṇa, I see that you are not engaged in any practical religious activity, and yet you have acquired a most expert understanding of all things and all people within this world. Kindly tell me, sir, how did you acquire this extraordinary intelligence, and why are you traveling freely throughout the world behaving as if you were a child?

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