Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 4 Chapter 8 Text 65

Śrīmad Bhāgavatam
Canto 4 Chapter 8 Text 65


suto me bālako brahman
nirvāsitaḥ pañca-varṣaḥ
saha mātrā mahān kaviḥ

The King replied: O best of the brāhmaṇas, I am very much addicted to my wife, and I am so fallen that I have abandoned all merciful behavior, even to my son, who is only five years old. I have banished him and his mother, even though he is a great soul and a great devotee.