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SB 9.21.9

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 9

sa ādṛtyāvaśiṣṭaṁ yad
bahu-māna-puraskṛtam
tac ca dattvā namaścakre
śvabhyaḥ śva-pataye vibhuḥ


SYNONYMS

saḥ—he (King Rantideva); ādṛtya—after honoring them; avaśiṣṭam—the food that remained after the brāhmaṇa and śūdra were fed; yat—whatever there was; bahu-māna-puraskṛtam—offering him much respect; tat—that; ca—also; dattvā—giving away; namaḥ-cakre—offered obeisances; śvabhyaḥ—unto the dogs; śva-pataye—unto the master of the dogs; vibhuḥ—the all-powerful King.


TRANSLATION

With great respect, King Rantideva offered the balance of the food to the dogs and the master of the dogs, who had come as guests. The King offered them all respects and obeisances.



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