Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- aho me pitarau vṛddhau
- bhāryā bālātmajātmajāḥ
- anāthā mām ṛte dīnāḥ
- kathaṁ jīvanti duḥkhitāḥ
aho—alas; me—my; pitarau—parents; vṛddhau—elderly; bhāryā—wife; bāla-ātma-jā—having a mere infant in her arms; ātmā-jāḥ—and my other young children; anāthāḥ—with no one to protect them; mām—me; ṛte—without; dīnāḥ—wretched; katham—how in the world; jīvanti—can they live; duḥkhitāḥ—suffering greatly.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
"O my poor elderly parents, and my wife with a mere infant in her arms, and my other young children! Without me they have absolutely no one to protect them and will suffer unbearably. How can my poor relatives possibly live without me?"