Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- brāhmaṇo janmanā śreyān
- sarveṣām prāṇinām iha
- tapasā vidyayā tuṣṭyā
- kim u mat-kalayā yutaḥ
brāhmaṇaḥ—a brāhmaṇa; janmanā—by his birth; śreyān—the best; sarveṣām—of all; prāṇinām—living beings; iha—in this world; tapasā—by his austerity; vidyayā—by his learning; tuṣṭyā—by his satisfaction; kim u—what more, then; mat—upon Me; kalayā—with loving meditation; yutaḥ—endowed.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
By his very birth, a brāhmaṇa is the best of all living beings in this world, and he becomes even more exalted when he is endowed with austerity, learning and self-satisfaction, what to speak of devotion to Me.