Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- na me brahma-dhanaṁ bhūyād
- yad gṛdhvālpāyuṣo narāḥ
- parājitāś cyutā rājyād
- bhavanty udvejino 'hayaḥ
na—not; me—to Me; brahma—of brāhmaṇas; dhanam—the wealth; bhūyāt—may it come; yat—which; gṛdhvā—desiring; alpa-āyuṣaḥ—short-lived; narāḥ—men; parājitāḥ—defeated; cyutāḥ—deprived; rājyāt—of kingdom; bhavanti—become; udvejinaḥ—creators of distress; ahayaḥ—snakes.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
I do not desire brāhmaṇas' wealth. Those who lust after it become short-lived and are defeated. They lose their kingdoms and become snakes, who trouble others.