Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- kusīdaṁ tūryam ucyate
- vārtā catur-vidhā tatra
- vayaṁ go-vṛttayo 'niśam
kṛṣi—farming; vāṇijya—commerce; go-rakṣā—and protecting cows; tūryam—the fourth; ucyate—is said; vārtā—the occupational duty; catuḥ-vidhā—fourfold; tatra—among these; vayam—we; go-vṛttayaḥ—engaged in protecting the cows; aniśam—without cessation.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
The occupational duties of the vaiśya are conceived in four divisions: farming, commerce, cow protection and moneylending. Out of these, we as a community are always engaged in cow protection.