अहं च तद्ब्रह्मकुले ऊषिवांस्तदुपेक्षया ।
दिग्देशकालाव्युत्पन्नो बालकः पञ्चहायनः ॥८॥

ahaṁ ca tad-brahma-kule
ūṣivāṁs tad-upekṣayā
dig-deśa-kālāvyutpanno
bālakaḥ pañca-hāyanaḥ

 aham - I; ca - also; tat - that; brahma-kule - in the school of the brāhmaṇas; ūṣivān - lived; tat - her; upekṣayā - being dependent on; dik-deśa - direction and country; kāla - time; avyutpannaḥ - having no experience; bālakaḥ - a mere child; pañca - five; hāyanaḥ - years old.


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When I was a mere child of five years, I lived in a brāhmaṇa school. I was dependent on my mother’s affection and had no experience of different lands.

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