SB 3.31.30

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Third Canto - Chapter 31: Lord Kapila's Instructions on the Movements of the Living Entities
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 30

bhūtaiḥ pañcabhir ārabdhe
dehe dehy abudho 'sakṛt
ahaṁ mamety asad-grāhaḥ
karoti kumatir matim


SYNONYMS

bhūtaiḥ—by material elements; pañcabhiḥ—five; ārabdhe—made; dehe—in the body; dehī—the living entity; abudhaḥ—ignorant; asakṛt—constantly; aham—I; mama—mine; iti—thus; asat—nonpermanent things; grāhaḥ—accepting; karoti—he does; ku-matiḥ—being foolish; matim—thought.


TRANSLATION

By such ignorance the living entity accepts the material body, which is made of five elements, as himself. With this misunderstanding, he accepts nonpermanent things as his own and increases his ignorance in the darkest region.


PURPORT

The expansion of ignorance is explained in this verse. The first ignorance is to identify one's material body, which is made of five elements, as the self, and the second is to accept something as one's own due to a bodily connection. In this way, ignorance expands. The living entity is eternal, but because of his accepting nonpermanent things, misidentifying his interest, he is put into ignorance, and therefore he suffers material pangs.


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Facts about "SB 3.31.30"
Spoken byLord Kapiladeva the Supreme Personaliy of Godhead +
Spoken toDevahūti, mother of Lord Kapiladeva +