Canto 11: General HistoryChapter 8: The Story of Pińgalā

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.8.43

śrī-brāhmaṇa uvāca

evaḿ vyavasita-matir

durāśāḿ kānta-tarṣa-jām

chittvopaśamam āsthāya

śayyām upaviveśa

SYNONYMS

śrī-brāhmaṇaḥ uvāca — the avadhūta said; evam — thus; vyavasita — determined; matiḥ — her mind; durāśām — the sinful desire; kānta — lovers; tarṣa — hankering for; jām — caused by; chittvā — cutting off; upaśamamin tranquillity; āsthāya — being situated; śayyām — on her bed; upaviveśasat down; — she.

TRANSLATION

The avadhūta said: Thus, her mind completely made up, Pińgalā cut off all her sinful desires to enjoy sex pleasure with lovers, and she became situated in perfect peace. Then she sat down on her bed.

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