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CC Madhya 12.54 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 54

yadyapi pratāparudra-sarva-guṇavān
tāṅhāre malina kaila eka 'rājā'-nāma


SYNONYMS

yadyapi—although; pratāparudra—the King; sarva-guṇa-vān—qualified in every respect; tāṅhāre—unto him; malina kaila—makes impure; eka—one; raja-nāma—the name king.


TRANSLATION

"The King certainly possesses all good qualities, but simply by taking up the name 'king,' he has infected everything.