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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.17.17
tejo balaḿ dhṛtiḥ śauryaḿ
sthairyaḿ brahmanyam aiśvaryaḿ
kṣatra-prakṛtayas tv imāḥ
tejaḥ — dynamic power; balam — bodily strength; dhṛtiḥ — determination; śauryam — heroism; titikṣā — tolerance; audāryam — generosity; udyamaḥ — endeavor; sthairyam — steadiness; brahmaṇyam — being always eager to serve the brāhmaṇas; aiśvaryam — leadership; kṣatra — of the kṣatriyas; prakṛtayaḥ — the natural qualities; tu — indeed; imāḥ — these.
Dynamic power, bodily strength, determination, heroism, tolerance, generosity, great endeavor, steadiness, devotion to the brāhmaṇas and leadership are the natural qualities of the kṣatriyas.
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