Canto 4: Creation of the Fourth OrderChapter 18: Pṛthu Mahārāja Milks the Earth Planet

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 4.18.2

sanniyacchābhibho manyuḿ

nibodha śrāvitaḿ ca me

sarvataḥ sāram ādatte

yathā madhu-karo budhaḥ


sanniyaccha — please pacify; abhibhoO King; manyum — anger; nibodha — try to understand; śrāvitam — what is said; ca — also; me — by me; sarvataḥ — from everywhere; sāram — the essence; ādatte — takes; yathāas; madhu-karaḥ — the bumblebee; budhaḥan intelligent person.


My dear Lord, please pacify your anger completely and hear patiently whatever I submit before you. Please turn your kind attention to this. I may be very poor, but a learned man takes the essence of knowledge from all places, just as a bumblebee collects honey from each and every flower.

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