SB 3.20.19

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Third Canto - Chapter 20: Conversation Between Maitreya and Vidura
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 19

visasarjātmanaḥ kāyaṁ
nābhinandaṁs tamomayam
jagṛhur yakṣa-rakṣāṁsi
rātriṁ kṣut-tṛṭ-samudbhavām


SYNONYMS

visasarja—threw off; ātmanaḥ—his own; kāyam—body; na—not; abhinandan—being pleased; tamaḥ-mayam—made of ignorance; jagṛhuḥ—took possession; yakṣa-rakṣāṁsi—the Yakṣas and Rākṣasas; rātrim—night; kṣut—hunger; tṛṭ—thirst; samudbhavām—the source.


TRANSLATION

Out of disgust, Brahmā threw off the body of ignorance, and taking this opportunity, Yakṣas and Rākṣasas sprang for possession of the body, which continued to exist in the form of night. Night is the source of hunger and thirst.


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