TEXT 164
kāma, prema,--doṅhākāra vibhinna lakṣaṇa
lauha āra hema yaiche svarūpe vilakṣaṇa
SYNONYMS
kāma—lust; prema—love; doṅhākāra—of the two; vibhinna—separate; lakṣaṇa—symptoms; lauha—iron; āra—and; hema—gold; yaiche—just as; svarūpe—in nature; vilakṣaṇa—different.
TRANSLATION
Lust and love have different characteristics, just as iron and gold have different natures.
PURPORT
One should try to discriminate between sexual love and pure love, for they belong to different categories, with a gulf of difference between them. They are as different from one another as iron is from gold.

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