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SB 9.19.18

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 18

pūrṇaṁ varṣa-sahasraṁ me
viṣayān sevato 'sakṛt
tathāpi cānusavanaṁ
tṛṣṇā teṣūpajāyate


SYNONYMS

pūrṇam—completely; varṣa-sahasram—one thousand years; me—my; viṣayān—sense gratification; sevataḥ—enjoying; asakṛt—without cessation, continuously; tathā api—still; ca—indeed; anusavanam—more and more; tṛṣṇā—lusty desires; teṣu—in sense gratification; upajāyate—are increased.


TRANSLATION

I have spent a full one thousand years enjoying sense gratification, yet my desire to enjoy such pleasure increases daily.


PURPORT

Mahārāja Yayāti is explaining, in terms of his actual experience, how strong are sexual desires, even in old age.



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