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CC Madhya 14.51 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 51

matta-hasti-gaṇa ṭāne yāra yata bala
eka pada nā cale ratha, ha-ila acala


SYNONYMS

matta-hasti-gaṇa—the strong elephants; ṭāne—started pulling; yāra yata bala—with whatever strength they had; eka pada—a single step; nā cale—does not move; ratha—the car; ha-ila—was; acala—still.


TRANSLATION

The strong elephants pulled with all their strength, but still the car remained at a standstill, not budging an inch.