Go to Vaniquotes | Go to Vanipedia | Go to Vanimedia

Vanisource - the complete essence of Vedic knowledge

SB 10.16.37

From Vanisource

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


na nāka-pṛṣṭhaṁ na ca sārva-bhaumaṁ
na pārameṣṭhyaṁ na rasādhipatyam
na yoga-siddhīr apunar-bhavaṁ vā
vāñchanti yat-pāda-rajaḥ-prapannāḥ


na—not; nāka-pṛṣṭham—heaven; na ca—nor; sārva-bhaumam—supreme sovereignty; na—not; pārameṣṭhyam—the topmost position of Brahmā; na—not; rasa-adhipatyam—rulership over the earth; na—not; yoga-siddhīḥ—the perfections of yogic practice; apunaḥ-bhavam—freedom from rebirth; —or; vāñchanti—desire; yat—whose; rajaḥ—the dust; prapannāḥ—those who have attained.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Those who have attained the dust of Your lotus feet never hanker for the kingship of heaven, limitless sovereignty, the position of Brahmā or rulership over the earth. They are not interested even in the perfections of yoga or in liberation itself.

... more about "SB 10.16.37"
wives of the Kāliya serpent +
Lord Kṛṣṇa the Supreme Personality of Godhead +