Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śamo damas tapaḥ śaucaṁ
- santoṣaḥ kṣāntir ārjavam
- mad-bhaktiś ca dayā satyaṁ
- brahma-prakṛtayas tv imāḥ
śamaḥ—peacefulness; damaḥ—sense control; tapaḥ—austerity; śaucam—cleanliness; santoṣaḥ—full satisfaction; kṣāntiḥ—forgiveness; ārjavam—simplicity and straightforwardness; mat-bhaktiḥ—devotional service unto Me; ca—also; dayā—mercy; satyam—truth; brahma—of the brāhmaṇas; prakṛtayaḥ—the natural qualities; tu—indeed; imāḥ—these.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Peacefulness, self-control, austerity, cleanliness, satisfaction, tolerance, simple straightforwardness, devotion to Me, mercy and truthfulness are the natural qualities of the brāhmaṇas.