|Canto 7: The Science of God||Chapter 12: The Perfect Society: Four Spiritual Classes|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 7.12.17
yān āsthāya munir gacched
vānaprasthasya — of a person in the vānaprastha-āśrama (retired life); vakṣyāmi — I shall now explain; niyamān — the rules and regulations; muni-sammatān — which are recognized by great munis, philosophers and saintly persons; yān — which; āsthāya — being situated in, or practicing; muniḥ — a saintly person; gacchet — is promoted; ṛṣi-lokam — to the planetary system where the seers and munis go (Maharloka); uha — O King; añjasā — without difficulty.
O King, I shall now describe the qualifications for a vānaprastha, one who has retired from family life. By rigidly following the rules and regulations for the vānaprastha, one can easily be elevated to the upper planetary system known as Maharloka.
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