Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 64: The Deliverance of King Nṛga

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.64.39

sva-dattāḿ para-dattāḿ

brahma-vṛttiḿ harec ca yaḥ

ṣaṣṭi-varṣa-sahasrāṇi

viṣṭhāyāḿ jāyate kṛmiḥ

SYNONYMS

sva — by himself; dattām — given; para — by another; dattām — given; — or; brahma-vṛttima brāhmaṇa's property; haret — steals; ca — and; yaḥ — who; ṣaṣṭi — sixty; varṣa — of years; sahasrāṇi — thousands; viṣṭhāyāmin feces; jāyate — is born; kṛmiḥa worm.

TRANSLATION

Whether it be his own gift or someone else's, a person who steals a brāhmaṇa's property will take birth as a worm in feces for sixty thousand years.

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