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SB 12.2.7

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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 7

evaṁ prajābhir duṣṭābhir
ākīrṇe kṣiti-maṇḍale
brahma-viṭ-kṣatra-śūdrāṇāṁ
yo balī bhavitā nṛpaḥ


SYNONYMS

evam—in this way; prajābhiḥ—with populace; duṣṭābhiḥ—corrupted; ākīrṇe—being crowded; kṣiti-maṇḍale—the earth globe; brahma—among the brāhmaṇas; viṭ—vaiśyas; kṣatra—kṣatriyas; śūdrāṇām—and śūdras; yaḥ—whoever; balī—the strongest; bhavitā—he will become; nṛpaḥ—the king.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

As the earth thus becomes crowded with a corrupt population, whoever among any of the social classes shows himself to be the strongest will gain political power.



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