प्रमुखा विकल्पसूचिः उद्घाट्यताम्
एतत् पृष्ठम् अपरिष्कृतम् अस्ति
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THE VAIRAGYA-ŚATAKAM


away from hillsides, ot that branches of trees bearing luscious fruits and yielding barks are all destroyed, that the faces of wrectches, perfectly devoid of good breeding, are found to have their eyebrows dancing like creepers in the wind of an arrogance which their scanty earning eked out with hardship engenders in them ?


पुण्यैर्भूलफलैस्तथा प्रणयिनीं वृत्त कुरुष्वधुना
भूशय्यां नवपल्लवैरकृमणेरुत्तिष्ठ यावो वनम् ।
क्षद्राणामविवेकमूढमनसां यत्रेश्वराणां सद
वित्तव्याधिविशारविह्वलगिरां नामापि न भूयते ॥ २६ ॥

 26. Therefore. now, accepting fruits and toots, ordained as sacred, for the most enjoyable nmeans of maintenance, and (so also the earth (laid on) with verdant leafy twigs for your hed, oh, rise, let us repair to the forest, where even the name is not heard of the ignoble rich whose minds are stultified by indiscretion and whose speech is constantly delirious with the maladies of wealth.


फलं स्वेच्छालभ्यं प्रतिबनमखेदं क्षितिहां
पयः स्थाने स्थाने शिशिरमधुरं पुण्यसरिताम् ।
मृदुस्पर्शा शय्या सुललितलतापल्लवमयी
सहन्ते संतापं तदपि धनिनां द्वारि कृपणः ॥ २७ ॥

 27. When there is the fruit of trees easily obtainable at wilt in every forest, when there