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SB 8.19.3

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 3

na hy etasmin kule kaścin
niḥsattvaḥ kṛpaṇaḥ pumān
pratyākhyātā pratiśrutya
yo vādātā dvijātaye


SYNONYMS

na—not; hi—indeed; etasmin—in this; kule—in the dynasty or family; kaścit—anyone; niḥsattvaḥ—poor-minded; kṛpaṇaḥ—miser; pumān—any person; pratyākhyātā—refuses; pratiśrutya—after promising to give; yaḥ vā—either; adātā—not being charitable; dvijātaye—unto the brāhmaṇas.


TRANSLATION

I know that even until now, no one taking birth in your family has been poor-minded or miserly. No one has refused to give charity to brāhmaṇas, nor after promising to give charity has anyone failed to fulfill his promise.



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