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9. Brahmin is satisfied with food, peacock danced with the thundering of clouds, sadhu shows happiness with the increase of others wealth, the wicked rejoice when others are in trouble.

10. Enemy more powerful than self should be tackled according to his strategy; the weaker enemy should be dealt by following the opposite path; equal should be managed with force or softness - all these should be tackled as per opportunity.

11. Power of own arms is the power of the king; gorly knowledge the power of the Brahmin; beauty youth sweet tongue is the power of woman.

12. Over-straightness is not advisable: in the gungle, all straight trees are fallen, uneven are left.

13. Swans live in watery tanks; they leave the tank when it is dry; one shouldn't follow this habit.

14. Earned money should be out-spend or given in charity just as an out-flowing tank is preserved fresh.

15. Monied man attracts friend and relation; he commands respect and earn immortality.

16. Love for charity, sweet tongue, woship og gods, serving the Brahmin with food to their contentment - these four qualities are evident in those who come from heaven to leave here.

17. Utmost anger, ill-tongue. poverty, enmity with fellow-beings, company of the low and their service - these disqualities figure in those who come from hell.

18. One gets 'gajmoti' near the den of lion, but tail of calf or some portion of donkey is found in the jackal'l hole; big things from the big and small from the small are found.

19. Just as the tail of a doq is insufficient to cover his private parts or to far away mosquitoes, similarly the life of man is useless without knowledge.

20. Purity of words is truth; purity of mind is to control wishes. Piety of philantropist lies in the service of mankind.

21. Just as fragrance in flower, oil in seed, fire in wood, ghee in milk, sugar in sugarcane, similarly soul is found in body.

Chapter 8

1. Downtrodden aspire for money; average man aspire for name and wealth. Men of high birth desire fame fame because fame is the only true wealth.

2. One can perform religious duties even after taking sugarcane, water, milk, fruit, batal and medicine.

3. Just as eathern lamp swallows darkness and givesblackness, similarly a man gives offspring according to diet taken by him.

4. O wise man, give you wealth to the deserving, keeping in the mind the example of an ocean whose water gets sweetened in the mouth of clouds from where it irrigates the whole earth and again comes to him.

5. According to seers, one Mlechha is equal to thousand Chandals; no one is inferior to Yavana.

6. After the appliance of oil, after nearing the pyre, after enjoying with a woman and after the shave one becomes consecrated after the bath only.

7. Water is medicine at the time of indigestion, on digestion it gives strength; a little water with food is like Amrita; after the meals it like poison.

8. Knowledge is useless without operation; man is like a lifeless without kniwledge; forces are destroyed without commander; wives are ruined without husband.

9. In old age death of wife, wealth gone with the relationts, livelihood depending on others cause grief to the person concerned.

10. Without Agnihotra chanting of Vedas is meaningless; without charity Yagya is not considered complite; without dedication no attainment is possible: sense of dedicationis is important everywhere.

11. God is omniscient. One needs devotion and dedication. Desired fruit can be obtainad by worshipping wood, stone and other articles as get desired ends when Lord Vishnu is pleased.

12. Gods do not reside in wood, nor in stone nor in statues; gods live in devotion. This is certain.

13. Pease of mind is greatest penance; contentment is the highest relief; avarice is the most dangerous illness, no faith is bigger than mercy.

14. Anger is Yama personified; greed is Vaitarni; knowledge is Kamdhenu and contentment is Indra's Nandan Van.

15. Talent adds to beauty; nicety bedecks family, attainment brightens knowledge and luxury ornaments wealth.

16. Beautyis meaningless without talent; ill-natured causesloss to family; that one is not educated who is not Sidh untasted wealth is useless.

17. Water below the the surface of the earth is pious; wife dedicated to husband is pious; king discharging goodness to people is pious; contented Brahmin is pious.

18. Uncontented Brahmin and the king with contentment vanish; similarlybashful prostitutes and the unbashful homely women are ruined.

19. An illiterate is useless even if he belongs to high family; a servant is revered by gods even if he belongs to low family.

20. The wise is appreciated everywhere; the wise is given a high place everywhere; knowledge gains everything; knowledge is worshipped everywhere.

21. An illiterate person is like an unfragranted flower even if he is handsome, young and belongs to high family.

22. This earth remains aggrieved and burdened with nonvegetariians, drunkards, alliterates and fools. Such people are like animals.

23. Utmost care be taken in the performance of Yagya. Yagya without serving the after-food destroys the kingdom; sermonless Yagya destroys seers and the Yagya without charity destroys the yajmana.

Chapter 9

1. O dear brother, if you aspire for salvation, leave the poison of sensual pleasures and drink the nectar of perseverance, gentleness, piety and truth.

2. The fool who lets out secret, vanishes like snake who lives in Valmeek.

3. Earlier to creation, none suggested, otherwise He would have given fragrance to gold, fruit to sugarcane, flower to sandalwood, wealth to the wise and mortality to the king.

4. Guruch is superb among the medicines; food is supreme in all wants; eyes are superior to all senses and head is head of the whole body.

5. If Brahmin even without any previous reference or discussion or any information of the Zodiak by some messenger, knows about the solar and lunar eclipses, he is certainly a savant.

6. Student, servant, passenger, one who suffers from hunger, the frightened one, kitchen-head, and gate-keeper - all these seven are to be awakened when found asleep.

7. Snake, king, lion, moth, child, other's dog and fool - all these seven shouldn't be alarted when found asleep.

8. That Brahmin who charges fees for delivering sermon of Vedas and that who eats food served by Shudra is just like poisonless snake. He is a worthless being.

9. Whose anger does not create any fear, whose happiness does not yield any material gain, who is neither competent to runish, nor is able to show mercy - discontentment of such a person is meaningless.

10. Even a harmless snake must keep a big hood because poison may, or not may be there, but fear of hood is more fearfill.

11. Great men should spend their time likewise - in the morning they should read the story og gabmling (Mahabharata), at noon they should read the with reference to woman (Ramayana) and at night they must read the story relating to thieves (Shrimad-Bhagavatam).

12. Garland of flowers prepared by own hands, sandalwood grounded by own hands and hymn written by own hands when used for selfish end cause a great damage.

13. Sugarcane, oilseeds, low-caste woman, gold, earth, sandal, curd and betel - grinding of these is useless.

14. Patience is needed at the time of poverty; dirty clothes should be keep clean; unservable food should be kept warm and ugly-looking must keep gentle nature.

Chapter 10

1. Poor is nevr small; rich is one who is strong-willed; a person who is without a gem of education is devoid of all things.

2. One should step ahead with keep obsevation; should take water after passing it through a piece of cloth; should speak grammatically correct and should do anething after a deep thought.

3. If you need happiness, leave education; if you aspire for education leave the love for happiness - because both these cannot go side by side.

4. Learned perceive everything; women are up to anything; drunkars can use loose tongue to any extent and crows can eat anything.

5. Fate turns the king into a pauper; the rich into poor and vice versa.

6. Beggar is the enemy of the geerdy; advicei-giver is the enemy of the fools; husband is the enemy of the flirt wife and moon is the enemy of dacoits.

7. Persons devoid of education, renance, charity, gentlness or any other quality are like deer-garbed men on this earth.

8. Die-hards don't respond to advice just as poles don't turn into sandalwood with a mere touch of Malayachal (air from north).

9. Shastras are meaningless for the dullars just as specs are useless for the blind.

10. No solution is available to turn a rogue intu a saint just as rectum doesn't become a fine sense although it is washed many a time.

11. Strife with a realist leads to death; strife with other than a realist leads to loss of wealth; strife with a king results in ruin and strife with a Brahmin leads to the elimination of the whole family.

12. It is better to live in a jungl hut surraunded by leopards and elephants and to get all needs of living from there than to live poor with one's relatives.

13. Brahmin is a tree whose root is his daily worship, Vedas are his branches, faith and religious duty are his leaves, Brahmin should protect the root because after the root is hewed, leaves and branches remain unprotected.

14. The entire universe is the home for that one whosae mother, father and relatives are Lakshmi, Vishnu and worshipper of Vishnu respectively.

15. Several birds taking shelter on the same tree for the night disperse in different direction in the morning. Nothing to worry in this context.

16. Only the wise is powerful, no power without wisdom: once a mad furious lion was killed by jackal.

17. If God keeps this world, why to to worry about the living. If he is not the saviour, why mohter's breast milk? Considering all this O Lord Vishnu, O Lord Krishna, I spend time at your lotus feet.

18. Although I am well-versed in Sanskrit, yet I aspire to learn other languages as well;just as after taking the Elexir, the gods alure for the wine of lips of the fairies.

19. Wheat-flour is ten times more useful than rice; milk is ten times more useful than wheat-flour; meat is ten times useful than milk; ghee is ten times more useful than meat.

20. Eating of vegetables vegetate diseases; similarly milk nourishes body; ghee thickens semen and flesh enhances flesh.

Chapter 11

1. Love for charity, sweet tongue, patienc and the knowledge of the rightes - these are natural qualities and can't be attainedmby practice.

2. One who disowns one's class and embreces the other one is ruined; just as kingdom is doomed with sinful act.

3. Elephant is fat but he is controlled goad. Is trident equal to elephant in weight? Darkness disappears when lamp is lit. Has this darknes any comparison with the lamp? Mountains struck with thunderbolt fall down. Are mountains equal to thunderbolt? It is true light is might merely carrying of weight is of no use.

4. Shri Vishnu leaves this earth at passing 10 000 years of Kali-yuga; likewise water of the Ganges leaves this earth after 5 000 years and the village-gods leave this earth after 2 500 years.

5. Nome-sick fails in education. Non-vegetarian becomes merciless; greed for wealth eliminates truth and a womanser loses riety.

6. A rogue can't be trained inti a good soul; a Neem tree can't yield sweetness even if brought up with milk and ghee.

7. An unclean mind does not gain purity even if dipped in hundreds of holy waters; just as a wine-contained vessel does not become clean even if passed through fire.

8. One who does not know the worth of a things, fails to give proper appreciation to that; just as a jungle woman wears a garland of Gunjaphal discarding the pearls found in the neck of elephant.

9. Those who chew bread daily keeping mouth shut throughout the century are worshipped in the heaven for hundred thousand years.

10. Adultery, anger, greed, taste of tongue, make-up, playing, over-sleep and utmost service - a student should avoid these eight.,

11. That Brahmin is called Rishi who eats fruit from unploughed land and who has deep love for forest and serves food to others daily.

12. That Brahmin is called "dvija" who feels contented with one meal only, remains accupied with six Karmas i. e. (to perform yagja; to get yagja performed by ithers; getting and g iving knowledge; to accept and to give alms) and intercourses with his wifes after she had taken mensural bath.

13. That Brahmin is called Vaishya who keeps himself engrossed in worldly affairs, keeps and manages cattle, deals with commerce and tilling of land.

14. Lac, oils, seeds, flowers, honey, wine and meat - a seller of these is called shudra.

15. That one who destroy s the work of others and who is proud, selfish, crooked, quarrelsome and is like a sugarcoated pill is a bilar Brahmin.

16. Spring-well, well, tank, garden, and tempel - one who destroys all these with a fearless mind is a Mlechha.

17. That one is Chandala who corrupts the wealth of his gods, guru and lives with other's wife.

18. Good men should share their wealth and belongings with others, they should not hoard the same; see and fame of Raja Karna and Bali is still immortal. Honey bees grind feet in repentence since their well-collected honey by the ill luck of fate is gone untasted and unserved in charity.

Chapter 12

1. A family home that is peasful and that has wise sons, sweet-tongued wife, sufficient wealth to cater for all needs, unjultred love for wife, obedient servants, hospitality for the guests, worship of Shiva daily where delicious food and water is available everyday and where company of the noble is seen daily - such a home is superior to all Ashramas.

2. Even an inclination of charity with a mercuful mind to the needy Brahmin yields unbounded reward, O King! Return from the Brahmin is greater than the release to them.

3. Those have reputation in the world who behave liberally with their own men, show sense of consideration for others, keep tit for tat the bad, love the good, keep alertness from the rogue, softness for the leardned, valour for the brave, sense of tolerance for the elders and shrewdness for the womanfolk.

4. O coloured jackals leave your worth insulting bodies since you do not give charity with your hands, do not listen to Vedas with ears, do not walk to to places with your feet, rather you fill your belly with ill-earned means and hold you head high.

5. Kirtan of mridange resounds discarding notes for those who don't worship the lotus feet of Yashoda's son, whose tongue does not utter appreciating notes notes for the lover of Ahirs, who don't listen to the blisfull Lord Krishna's Leelas and his tasteful episodes.

6. In spring season thorny bush does not bear any leaf, the former is not to be blamed for that. Sun illumunates all; if an owl does not eyesight during day, the sun is not blamed for that; similarly if raining drops do not fall into Chataka's mouth, where lies the fault of a cloud in that? It is clear writing by Brahma on one's forehead cannot be altered.

7. Wrong-doers get goddness in the company of good; the company of the bad doesn't influence the good - just as the earth get the fragrance of the flowers and not vice-versa.

8. Sadhus are like holy places, to get their audience is pious; visit to someholy places gives fruit in due course but the audience of the nobke gives fruit instantly.

9. Someone enquires from Brahmin - O Brahmin, name the biggest of the town? Reply - Tar trees. Who is greatest charity-giver? Reply - washerman who takes clothes in the morning and returns by eve. Who is the cleverest? Reply - to mislead other's wives, all are clever. O friend, how you are live here? Reply - like antiseptic bacteria.

10. That home is like a cremation ground which does not have rhe impression of the dust got after the feet wash of the Brahmins; which does not enchant the Vedic versions, which does not perform Yagja and ancestral obligations.

11. Truth is my mother; knowledge is my father; Dharma is my brother; contentment is my wife; forgiveness is my son - these six are my kith and kin.

12. A true worshipper finds in Lord Krishna's Leela whereas some Brahmins rejoice in green grass and wives rejoice in the bedding of the husbands.

13. All bodies are mortal, all wealth are temperery and death is near - hence one's faith be preserved.

14. That one is Pandit who consider other's wife his mother, other's wealth a clot of earth and things all beings equal.

15. To follows one's Dharma, to speak sweet, love for charity, not to deceive friend, reverence for the Guru, serenity of mind, honest living, lust for noble deeds, knowledge of Shstras, handsomeness and worship of Shiva - O Rama, these qualities reside only in You.

16. O Raghupati Ram Chandra! Kalpa Vriksha is wood; Sumeru is mountain; Chintamani is stone; Kamadeva is formless; Raja Bali is Daitya born; Kamdhenu is an animal - these all have higher qualities, yet I fail to find one compare with you.

17. Education is like a friend in a foreing place; wife is a friend in home; medicine is a friend of the sick; Dharma is one's friend after death.

18. Gentlemanliness from princes, baeutyful language from Pandits, telling a lie from gamblers and crookedness from woman should be learn.

19. That one is ruined soon who spends his earings without due consideration, quarrels with others unaided and lives perturbed everywhere.

20. The wise shouldn't worry about sources of living, they should care for Dharma only. It is certain sources of living and birth go together.

21. One who is unhesitant in his dealing with food and wealth, in receiving education, in social intarcouse and in maels remains happy.

22. A pitcher is filled with a by-and-by drop of water. Similar is the case with education, wealth, religion and Dharma.

23. Evil mind retain its evilness even in the old age. Even an overbaked pomegranate is not fully sweet.

Chapter 13

1. Momentary living for a noble cause is better than a prolonged living of agony and af opposition in the world.

2. The past should not be repented and the future should not be meditated. The wise keep themselves busy in the present.

3. Good nature pleases gods, the noble and the father. Kith and kin are pleased with the appropriate serving of food and the Branmin gets pleasure out of useful talks.

4. Nature of great men is really very surpising. They care little for wealth. Even they get it in plenty they become tender with its weight.

5. The lover has fears; love leads to sorrow, affection is the root of all sorrows. Hence this should be forsaken to attain peace and happiness.

6. Those who take suitable step keeping in mind the future probablity and of the agony that is gone, lead happy life. Those who leave the events unnotised ruin themselves.

7. As is the king so are his people. A religious king gets his subjects religious, a sinful king gets the same at the other end and the normal king gets gets his people alike. People follow their king.

8. I take a faithless living as dead, because a person having faith inin religion is long-living.

9. The birth of that one is meaningless who has not attained even one of these four: Dharma, Kama, Artha, Moksha.

10. Low-bred burn themselves in the fame-fire of the high; and thinking `grapes are sour` refer them insultingly.

11. Mind slave to sensual plesure is bound whereas a mind free from those plesures is unbound.

12. Only after shedding bodily ego, the mind wherever travels, find deep meditational place.

13. One never gets what one thinks. All is in the hands of God. So one must seek selter in contentment.

14. Even in a herd, a calf finds its mother. Similarly deeds always follow the doer.

15. A hotch-potch mind feels un easiness in a lonely or in a crowded place,

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