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SB 11.25.14

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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


yadā jayet tamaḥ sattvaṁ
rajaḥ saṅgaṁ bhidā calam
tadā duḥkhena yujyeta
karmaṇā yaśasā śriyā


yadā—when; jayet—conquers; tamaḥ sattvam—both ignorance and goodness; rajaḥ—passion; saṅgam—(the cause of) attachment; bhidā—separatism; calam—and change; tadā—then; duḥkhena—with misery; yujyeta—one becomes endowed; karmaṇā—with material work; yaśasā—with (the desire for) fame; śriyā—and with opulence.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


When the mode of passion, which causes attachment, separatism and activity, conquers ignorance and goodness, a man begins to work hard to acquire prestige and fortune. Thus in the mode of passion he experiences anxiety and struggle.

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