मपश्यती बालकमाह बाला ।
मामङ्गलं तात परेषु मंस्था
भुङ्क्ते जनो यत्परदु:खदस्तत् ॥ १७ ॥
apaśyatī bālakam āha bālā
māmaṅgalaṁ tāta pareṣu maṁsthā
bhuṅkte jano yat para-duḥkhadas tat
dīrgham — heavy; śvasantī — breathing; vṛjinasya — of the danger; pāram — limitation; apaśyatī — without finding; bālakam — to her son; āha — said; bālā — the lady; mā — let there not be; amaṅgalam — ill fortune; tāta — my dear son; pareṣu — unto others; maṁsthāḥ — desire; bhuṅkte — suffered; janaḥ — person; yat — that which; para-duḥkhadaḥ — who is apt to inflict pains upon others; tat — that.
She also was breathing very heavily, and she did not know the factual remedy for the painful situation. Not finding any remedy, she said to her son: My dear son, don’t wish for anything inauspicious for others. Anyone who inflicts pains upon others suffers himself from that pain.