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CC Madhya 5.63

Text

eta śuni’ lokera mane ha-ila saṁśaya
‘sambhave, — dhana-lobhe loka chāḍe dharma-bhaya’

Synonyms

eta śuni’ — hearing all this; lokera — of all the people; mane — in the minds; ha-ila — there was; saṁśaya — doubt; sambhave — possible; dhana-lobhe — by greed for money; loka — some man; chāḍe — gives up; dharma-bhaya — religious principles.

Translation

Hearing all these statements, all the people gathered there became a little doubtful. They thought it quite possible that because of attraction for riches one might give up his religious principles.