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CC Madhya 25.117

Text

yaiche sūryera sthāne bhāsaye ‘ābhāsa’
sūrya vinā svatantra tāra nā haya prakāśa

Synonyms

yaiche — just as; sūryera — of the sun; sthāne — in place; bhāsaye — appears; ābhāsa — the illumination; sūrya vinā — without the sun; svatantra — independently; tāra — of that; haya — is not; prakāśa — manifestation.

Translation

“ ‘Sometimes a reflection of the sun is experienced in place of the sun, but its illumination is never possible independent of the sun.