|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 16: Executing the Payo-vrata Process of Worship|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.16.49
bhogān uccāvacāḿs tathā
varjayet — one should give up; asat-ālāpam — unnecessary talk on material subject matters; bhogān — sense gratification; ucca-avacān — superior or inferior; tathā — as well as; ahiḿsraḥ — without being envious; sarva-bhūtānām — of all living entities; vāsudeva-parāyaṇaḥ — simply being a devotee of Lord Vāsudeva.
During this period, one should not unnecessarily talk of material subjects or topics of sense gratification, one should be completely free from envy of all living entities, and one should be a pure and simple devotee of Lord Vāsudeva.
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