|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 3: The Bhūmi-gītā|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.3.6
yāḿ visṛjyaiva manavas
tat-sutāś ca kurūdvaha
gatā yathāgataḿ yuddhe
tāḿ māḿ jeṣyanty abuddhayaḥ
yām — whom; visṛjya — giving up; eva — indeed; manavaḥ — human beings; tat-sutāḥ — their sons; ca — also; kuru-udvaha — O best of the Kurus; gatāḥ — gone away; yathā-āgatam — just as they had originally come; yuddhe — in battle; tām — that; mām — me, the earth; jeṣyanti — they try to conquer; abuddhayaḥ — unintelligent.
O best of the Kurus, the earth continued as follows: "Although in the past great men and their descendants have left me, departing from this world in the same helpless way they came into it, even today foolish men are trying to conquer me.
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