SB 12.3.5

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Twelfth Canto - Chapter 3: The Bhūmi-gītā
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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

TEXT 5

samudrāvaraṇāṁ jitvā
māṁ viśanty abdhim ojasā
kiyad ātma-jayasyaitan
muktir ātma-jaye phalam


SYNONYMS

samudra-āvaraṇām—bounded by the ocean; jitvā—having conquered; mām—me; viśanti—they enter; abdhim—the ocean; ojasā—by their strength; kiyat—how much; ātma-jayasya—of victory over the self; etat—this; muktiḥ—liberation; ātma-jaye—of victory over the self; phalam—the fruit.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

"After conquering all the land on my surface, these proud kings forcibly enter the ocean to conquer the sea itself. What is the use of their self-control, which is aimed at political exploitation? The actual goal of self-control is spiritual liberation."


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