ke vayam nama-rupabhyam
yadubhih saha pandavah
bhavato 'darsanam yarhi
hrsikanam ivesituh
ke—who are; vayam—we; nama-rupabhyam—without fame and ability; yadubhih—with the Yadus; saha—along with; pandavah—and the Pandavas; bhavatah—Your; adarsanam—absence; yarhi—as if; hrsikanam—of the senses; iva—like; isituh—of the living being.
As the name and fame of a particular body is finished with the disappearance of the living spirit, similarly if You do not look upon us, all our fame and activities, along with the Pandavas and Yadus, will end at once.
Kuntidevi is quite aware that the existence of the Pandavas is due to Sri Krsna only. The Pandavas are undoubtedly well established in name and fame and are guided by the great King Yudhisthira, who is morality personified, and the Yadus are undoubtedly great allies, but without the guidance of Lord Krsna all of them are nonentities, as much as the senses of the body are useless without the guidance of consciousness. No one should be proud of his prestige, power and fame without being guided by the favor of the Supreme Lord. The living beings are always dependent, and the ultimate dependable object is the Lord Himself. We may, therefore, invent by our advancement of material knowledge all sorts of counteracting material resources, but without being guided by the Lord all such inventions end in fiasco, however strong and stout the reactionary elements may be.

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