Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- kasmāt saṅkliśyate vidvān
- kasyacin māyayā nūnaṁ
- loko 'yaṁ su-vimohitaḥ
kasmāt—why; saṅkliśyate—suffers; vidvān—one who is wise; vyarthayā—vain; artha-īhayā—in the pursuit of wealth; asakṛt—constantly; kasyacit—of someone; māyayā—by the illusory potency; nūnam—certainly; lokaḥ—the world; ayam—this; su-vimohitaḥ—very much bewildered.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Why must an intelligent man suffer by his constant vain efforts to get wealth? Indeed, this whole world is most bewildered by someone's illusory potency.