na santi tirthe yudhi carthinarthitah
paranmukha ye tv amanasvino nrpa
yusmat-kule yad yasasamalena
prahrada udbhati yathodupah khe
nanot; santithere are; tirthein holy places (where charity is given); yudhiin the battlefield; caalso; arthinaby a brahmana or a ksatriya; arthitahwho have been asked; paranmukhahwho refused their prayers; yesuch persons; tuindeed; amanasvinahsuch low-minded, low-grade kings; nrpaO King (Bali Maharaja); yusmat-kulein your dynasty; yattherein; yasasa amalenaby impeccable reputation; prahradahPrahlada Maharaja; udbhatiarises; yathaas; udupahthe moon; khein the sky.
O King Bali, never in your dynasty has the low-minded King been born who upon being requested has refused charity to brahmanas in holy places or a fight to ksatriyas on a battlefield. And your dynasty is even more glorious due to the presence of Prahlada Maharaja, who is like the beautiful moon in the sky.
The symptoms of a ksatriya are given in Bhagavad-gita. One of the qualifications is the willingness to give charity (dana). A ksatriya does not refuse to give charity when requested by a brahmana, nor can he refuse to fight another ksatriya. A king who does refuse is called low-minded. In the dynasty of Bali Maharaja there were no such low-minded kings.

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