|Canto 7: The Science of God||Chapter 13: The Behavior of a Perfect Person|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 7.13.35
loke 'smin no gurūttamau
vairāgyaḿ paritoṣaḿ ca
prāptā yac-chikṣayā vayam
madhukāra — bees that go from flower to flower to collect honey; mahā-sarpau — the big snake (the python, which does not move from one place to another); loke — in the world; asmin — this; naḥ — our; guru — spiritual masters; uttamau — first-class; vairāgyam — renunciation; paritoṣam ca — and satisfaction; prāptāḥ — obtained; yat-śikṣayā — by whose instruction; vayam — we.
The bee and the python are two excellent spiritual masters who give us exemplary instructions regarding how to be satisfied by collecting only a little and how to stay in one place and not move.
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