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SB 4.28.6

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


kanyopagūḍho naṣṭa-śrīḥ
kṛpaṇo viṣayātmakaḥ
naṣṭa-prajño hṛtaiśvaryo
gandharva-yavanair balāt


kanyā—by the daughter of Time; upagūḍhaḥ—being embraced; naṣṭa-śrīḥ—bereft of all beauty; kṛpaṇaḥ—miser; viṣaya-ātmakaḥ—addicted to sense gratification; naṣṭa-prajñaḥ—bereft of intelligence; hṛta-aiśvaryaḥ—bereft of opulence; gandharva—by the Gandharvas; yavanaiḥ—and by the Yavanas; balāt—by force.


When King Purañjana was embraced by Kālakanyā, he gradually lost all his beauty. Having been too much addicted to sex, he became very poor in intelligence and lost all his opulence. Being bereft of all possessions, he was conquered forcibly by the Gandharvas and the Yavanas.


When a person is attacked by the invalidity of old age and is still addicted to sense gratification, he gradually loses all his personal beauty, intelligence and good possessions. He thus cannot resist the forceful attack of the daughter of Time.

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