śatakatrayam 1.41: akaruṇatvam (hardness of heart)

by Jahnabi Barooah

अकरुणत्वमकारणविग्रह:
परधने परयोषिति च स्पृहा ।
सुजनबन्धुजनेष्वसहिष्णुता
प्रकृतिसिद्धमिदं हि दुरात्मानम् ।।४१।।
नीतिशतके

hardness of heart, hostility,
desire of others’ wealth and women,
and envy of good people and relatives;
these are the characteristics of the wicked. ||41||
nītiśataka

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