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SB 7.13.38

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 38

kvacid alpaṁ kvacid bhūri
bhuñje 'nnaṁ svādv asvādu vā
kvacid bhūri guṇopetaṁ
guṇa-hīnam uta kvacit
śraddhayopahṛtaṁ kvāpi
kadācin māna-varjitam
bhuñje bhuktvātha kasmiṁś cid
divā naktaṁ yadṛcchayā


SYNONYMS

kvacit—sometimes; alpam—very little; kvacit—sometimes; bhūri—a great quantity; bhuñje—I eat; annam—food; svādu—palatable; asvādu—stale; —either; kvacit—sometimes; bhūri—great; guṇa-upetam—a nice flavor; guṇa-hīnam—without flavor; uta—whether; kvacit—sometimes; śraddhayā—respectfully; upahṛtam—brought by someone; kvāpi—sometimes; kadācit—sometimes; māna-varjitam—offered without respect; bhuñje—I eat; bhuktvā—after eating; atha—as such; kasmin cit—sometimes, in some place; divā—during the daytime; naktam—or at night; yadṛcchayā—as it is available.


TRANSLATION

Sometimes I eat a very small quantity and sometimes a great quantity. Sometimes the food is very palatable, and sometimes it is stale. Sometimes prasāda is offered with great respect, and sometimes food is given neglectfully. Sometimes I eat during the day and sometimes at night. Thus I eat what is easily available.



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