Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- tatra tāvat kriyā-yogo
- bhavatāṁ kiṁ vicāritaḥ
- atha vā laukikas tan me
- pṛcchataḥ sādhu bhaṇyatām
tatra tāvat—that being the case; kriyā-yogaḥ—this fruitive endeavor; bhavatām—of yours; kim—whether; vicāritaḥ—learned from the scriptures; atha vā—or else; laukikaḥ—of ordinary custom; tat—that; me—to Me; pṛcchataḥ—who am inquiring; sādhu—clearly; bhaṇyatām—it should be explained.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Such being the case, this ritualistic endeavor of yours should be clearly explained to Me. Is it a ceremony based on scriptural injunction, or simply a custom of ordinary society?