Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- yo 'nityena śarīreṇa
- satāṁ geyaṁ yaśo dhruvam
- nācinoti svayaṁ kalpaḥ
- sa vācyaḥ śocya eva saḥ
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
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.