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CC Madhya 20.131

Text

‘bāpera dhana āche’ — jñāne dhana nāhi pāya
tabe sarvajña kahe tāre prāptira upāya

Synonyms

bāpera dhana āche — the father has some treasure; jñāne — by this knowledge; dhana — treasure; nāhi pāya — one does not get; tabe — then; sarva-jña — the astrologer; kahe — says; tāre — unto the poor man; prāptira upāya — the means of getting the treasure.

Translation

“Although being assured of his father’s treasure, the poor man cannot acquire this treasure by such knowledge alone. Therefore the astrologer had to inform him of the means whereby he could actually find the treasure.