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SB 10.24.11

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


ya enaṁ visṛjed dharmaṁ
paramparyāgataṁ naraḥ
kāmād dveṣād bhayāl lobhāt
sa vai nāpnoti śobhanam


yaḥ—anyone who; enam—this; visṛjet—rejects; dharmam—the religious principle; paramparya—from traditional authority; āgatam—received; naraḥ—a person; kāmāt—because of lust; dveṣāt—because of enmity; bhayāt—because of fear; lobhāt—or because of greed; saḥ—he; vai—certainly; na āpnoti—cannot achieve; śobhanam—auspiciousness.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


This religious principle is based on sound tradition. Anyone who rejects it out of lust, enmity, fear or greed will certainly fail to achieve good fortune.


If a person neglects his religious duties because of lust, envy, fear or greed, his life will never be brilliant or perfect.

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