Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- rājāno rāja-lakṣmyāndhā
- nātma-pātaṁ vicakṣate
- nirayaṁ ye 'bhimanyante
- brahma-svaṁ sādhu bāliśāḥ
rājānaḥ—members of the kingly class; rāja—royal; lakṣmyā—by opulence; andhāḥ—blinded; na—do not; ātma—their own; pātam—fall; vicakṣate—foresee; nirayam—hell; ye—who; abhimanyante—hanker for; brahma-svam—a brāhmaṇa's property; sādhu—as appropriate; bāliśaḥ—childish.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Members of the royal order, blinded by royal opulence, fail to foresee their own downfall. Childishly hankering to enjoy a brāhmaṇa's property, they are actually hankering to go to hell.