Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- duṣprajñā aviditvaivam
- avajānanty asūyavaḥ
- guruṁ māṁ vipram ātmānam
- arcādāv ijya-dṛṣṭayaḥ
duṣprajñāḥ—those of corrupted intelligence; aviditvā—failing to understand; evam—in this way; avajānanti—neglect; asūyavaḥ—and behave enviously toward; gurum—their spiritual master; mām—Me; vipram—the learned brāhmaṇa; ātmānam—their own self; arcā-ādaū—in the visibly manifest Deity of the Lord; ijya—as being worshipable; dṛṣṭayaḥ—whose vision.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Ignorant of this truth, foolish people neglect and enviously offend a learned brāhmaṇa, who, being nondifferent from Me, is their spiritual master and very self. They consider worshipable only such obvious manifestations of divinity as My Deity form.