शतेषु जायते शूरः सहस्रेषु च पण्डितः ।
वक्ता दशसहस्रेषु दाता भवति वा न वा ॥
shateShu jAyate shUraH sahasreShu cha paNDitaH |
The hero is one in a hundred; the Pandit one in a thousand.
vaktA dashasahasreShu dAtA bhavati vA na vA ||
The orator is one in ten thousand, whilst the patron is rarer still.
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Notice that the word dAnaM connotes the act of giving, imparting, teaching, paying back, monetary donation, sharing, gift, and is also considered
a form of purification.
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