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SB 8.20.5

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 5

nāhaṁ bibhemi nirayān
nādhanyād asukhārṇavāt
na sthāna-cyavanān mṛtyor
yathā vipra-pralambhanāt


SYNONYMS

na—not; aham—I; bibhemi—am afraid of; nirayāt—from a hellish condition of life; na—nor; adhanyāt—from a poverty-stricken condition; asukha-arṇavāt—nor from an ocean of distresses; na—nor; sthāna-cyavanāt—from falling from a position; mṛtyoḥ—nor from death; yathā—as; vipra-pralambhanāt—from the cheating of a brāhmaṇa.


TRANSLATION

I do not fear hell, poverty, an ocean of distress, falldown from my position or even death itself as much as I fear cheating a brāhmaṇa.



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