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CC Madhya 25.84 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 84

āyuḥ śriyaṁ yaśo dharmaṁ
lokān āśiṣa eva ca
hanti śreyāṁsi sarvāṇi
puṁso mahad-atikramaḥ


SYNONYMS

āyuḥ—duration of life; śriyam—opulence; yaśaḥ—reputation; dharmam—religion; lokān—possessions; āśiṣaḥ—benedictions; eva—certainly; ca—and; hanti—destroys; śreyāṁsi—good fortune; sarvāṇi—all; puṁsaḥ—of a person; mahat—of great souls; atikramaḥ—violation.


TRANSLATION

" 'When a person mistreats great souls, his life span, opulence, reputation, religion, possessions and good fortune are all destroyed.'


PURPORT

This is a statement made by Śukadeva Gosvāmī, who was relating Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 10.4.46) to Mahārāja Parīkṣit.