SB 10.14.54

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Tenth Canto - Chapter 14: Brahmā's Prayers to Lord Kṛṣṇa
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


tasmāt priyatamaḥ svātmā
sarveṣām api dehinām
tad-artham eva sakalaṁ
jagad etac carācaram


tasmāt—therefore; priya-tamaḥ—most dear; sva-ātmā—one's own self; sarveṣām—for all; api—indeed; dehinām—embodied living beings; tat-artham—for the sake of it; eva—certainly; sakalam—all; jagat—the created universe; etat—this; cara-acaram—with its moving and nonmoving entities.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Therefore it is his own self that is most dear to every embodied living being, and it is simply for the satisfaction of this self that the whole material creation of moving and nonmoving entities exists.


The word carācaram indicates moving living entities, such as animals, and nonmoving living entities, such as trees. Or the word may also refer to moving possessions, such as one's family and pets, and nonmoving possessions, such as one's house and household paraphernalia.

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Facts about "SB 10.14.54"
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