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SB 11.2.18

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 18

sa bhukta-bhogāṁ tyaktvemāṁ
nirgatas tapasā harim
upāsīnas tat-padavīṁ
lebhe vai janṛnabhis tribhiḥ


SYNONYMS

saḥ—he; bhukta—used up; bhogām—all the pleasures; tyaktvā—rejecting; imām—of this (earth); nirgataḥ—having left home; tapasā—by austerities; harim—the Supreme Lord, Hari; upāsīnaḥ—having worshiped; tat-padavīm—His destination; lebhe—he achieved; vai—indeed; janmabhiḥ—in births; tribhiḥ—three.


TRANSLATION

King Bharata rejected this material world, considering all types of material pleasure temporary and useless. Leaving his beautiful young wife and family, he worshiped Lord Hari by severe austerities and attained the abode of the Lord after three lifetimes.


PURPORT

The complete narration of the three lives of Bharata—as a king, as a deer and as an exalted paramahaṁsa devotee of the Lord—is given in the Fifth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.

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