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SB 10.72.20

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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

TEXT 20

yo 'nityena śarīreṇa
satāṁ geyaṁ yaśo dhruvam
nācinoti svayaṁ kalpaḥ
sa vācyaḥ śocya eva saḥ


SYNONYMS

yaḥ—who; anityena—temporary; śarīreṇa—with the material body; satām—by saints; geyam—to be glorified; yaśaḥ—fame; dhruvam—permanent; na ācinoti—does not acquire; svayam—himself; kalpaḥ—capable; saḥ—he; vācyaḥ—contemptible; śocyaḥ—pitiable; eva—indeed; saḥ—he.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

He indeed is to be censured and pitied who, though able to do so, fails to achieve with his temporary body the lasting fame glorified by great saints.



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