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CC Madhya 13.157 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 157

sei śatru-gaṇa haite, vraja-jana rākhite,
rahi rājye udāsīna hañā
yebā strī-putra-dhane, kari rājya āvaraṇe,
yadu-gaṇera santoṣa lāgiyā


SYNONYMS

sei—those; śatru-gaṇa haite—from enemies; vraja-jana—to the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana; rākhite—to give protection; rahi—I remain; rājye—in My kingdom; udāsīna—indifferent; hañā—becoming; yebā—whatever; strī-putra-dhane—with wives, sons and wealth; kari rājya āvaraṇe—I decorate My kingdom; yadu-gaṇera—of the Yadu dynasty; santoṣa—satisfaction; lāgiyā—for the matter of.


TRANSLATION

" 'I wish to protect the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana from the attacks of My enemies. That is why I remain in My kingdom; otherwise I am indifferent to My royal position. Whatever wives, sons and wealth I maintain in the kingdom are only for the satisfaction of the Yadus.