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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.19.26
tejo viprasya vardhate
tat praśāmyaty asantoṣād
yadṛcchā-lābha-tuṣṭasya — who is satisfied by things obtained by the grace of God; tejaḥ — the brilliant effulgence; viprasya — of a brāhmaṇa; vardhate — increases; tat — that (effulgence); praśāmyati — is diminished; asantoṣāt — because of dissatisfaction; ambhasā — by pouring of water; iva — as; āśuśukṣaṇiḥ — a fire.
A brāhmaṇa who is satisfied with whatever is providentially obtained is increasingly enlightened with spiritual power, but the spiritual potency of a dissatisfied brāhmaṇa decreases, as fire diminishes in potency when water is sprinkled upon it.
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