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SB 3.26.42

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 42

kaṣāyo madhuras tiktaḥ
kaṭv amla iti naikadhā
bhautikānāṁ vikāreṇa
rasa eko vibhidyate


SYNONYMS

kaṣāyaḥ—astringent; madhuraḥ—sweet; tiktaḥ—bitter; kaṭu—pungent; amlaḥ—sour; iti—thus; na-ekadhā—manifoldly; bhautikānām—of other substances; vikāreṇa—by transformation; rasaḥ—the subtle element taste; ekaḥ—originally one; vibhidyate—is divided.


TRANSLATION

Although originally one, taste becomes manifold as astringent, sweet, bitter, pungent, sour and salty due to contact with other substances.



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