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ŚB 8.21.22


बलेन सचिवैर्बुद्ध्या दुर्गैर्मन्त्रौषधादिभि: ।
सामादिभिरुपायैश्च कालं नात्येति वै जन: ॥ २२ ॥


balena sacivair buddhyā
durgair mantrauṣadhādibhiḥ
sāmādibhir upāyaiś ca
kālaṁ nātyeti vai janaḥ


balena — by material power; sacivaiḥ — by the counsel of ministers; buddhyā — by intelligence; durgaiḥ — by fortresses; mantra-auṣadha-ādibhiḥ — by mystic chanting or the influence of drugs and herbs; sāma-ādibhiḥ — by diplomacy and other such means; upāyaiḥ ca — by similar other attempts; kālam — the time factor, representing the Supreme Lord; na — never; atyeti — can overcome; vai — indeed; janaḥ — any person.


No one can surpass the time representation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead by material power, by the counsel of ministers, by intelligence, by diplomacy, by fortresses, by mystic mantras, by drugs, by herbs or by any other means.