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SB 10.68.39

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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


aho aiśvarya-mattānāṁ
mattānām iva māninām
asambaddhā giṛo rukṣāḥ
kaḥ sahetānuśāsītā


aho—ah; aiśvarya—with their ruling power; mattānām—of those who are mad; mattānām—of those who are physically intoxicated; iva—as if; māninām—who are proud; asambaddhāḥ—incoherent and absurd; giraḥ—words; rukṣāḥ—harsh; kaḥ—who; saheta—can tolerate; anuśāsītā—commander.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


"Just see how these puffed-up Kurus are intoxicated with their so-called power, like ordinary drunken men! What actual ruler, with the power to command, would tolerate their foolish, nasty words?

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