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CC Antya 9.32 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 32

rāja-bilāt sādhi' khāya, nāhi rāja-bhaya
dārī-nāṭuyāre diyā kare nānā vyaya


SYNONYMS

rāja-bilāt—money due the King; sādhi'-collecting; khāya—he uses; nāhi rāja-bhaya—without fear of the King; dārī-nāṭuyāre—to dancing girls; diyā—giving; kare—makes; nānā—various; vyaya—expenditures.


TRANSLATION

"Gopīnātha Paṭṭanāyaka is in charge of collecting money on behalf of the government, but he misappropriates it. Not fearing the King, he squanders it to see dancing girls.