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CC Madhya 25.117 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 117

yaiche sūryera sthāne bhāsaye 'ābhāsa'
sūrya vinā svatantra tāra nā haya prakāśa


SYNONYMS

yaiche—just as; sūryera—of the sun; sthāne—in place; bhāsaye—appears; ābhāsa—the illumination; sūrya vinā—without the sun; svatantra—independently; tāra—of that; nā haya—is not; prakāśa—manifestation.


TRANSLATION

" 'Sometimes a reflection of the sun is experienced in place of the sun, but its illumination is never possible independent of the sun.