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SB 10.83.31

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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


evaṁ vṛte bhagavati
mayeśe nṛpa-yūthapāḥ
na sehire yājñaseni
spardhanto hṛc-chayāturāḥ


evam—thus; vṛte—being chosen; bhagavati—the Personality of Godhead; mayā—by me; īśe—the Lord; nṛpa—of kings; yūtha-pāḥ—the leaders; na sehire—could not tolerate it; yājñaseni—O Draupadī; spardhantaḥ—becoming quarrelsome; hṛt-śaya—by lust; āturāḥ—distressed.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


The leading kings there could not tolerate my having chosen the Supreme Personality of Godhead, O Draupadī. Burning with lust, they became quarrelsome.


Śrīla Śrīdhara Svāmī comments that the contamination of lust led the kings to quarrel foolishly with the Lord even after seeing His supreme power.

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