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CC Madhya 13.157

Text

sei śatru-gaṇa haite,vraja-jana rākhite,
rahi rājye udāsīna hañā
yebā strī-putra-dhane,
kari rājya āvaraṇe,
yadu-gaṇera santoṣa lāgiyā

Synonyms

sei — those; śatru-gaṇa haite — from enemies; vraja-jana — to the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana; rākhite — to give protection; rahi — I remain; rājye — in My kingdom; udāsīna — indifferent; hañā — becoming; yebā — whatever; strī-putra-dhane — with wives, sons and wealth; kari rājya āvaraṇe — I decorate My kingdom; yadu-gaṇera — of the Yadu dynasty; santoṣa — satisfaction; lāgiyā — for the matter of.

Translation

“I wish to protect the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana from the attacks of My enemies. That is why I remain in My kingdom; otherwise I am indifferent to My royal position. Whatever wives, sons and wealth I maintain in the kingdom are only for the satisfaction of the Yadus.