TEXT 52
loka-lajja haya, dharma-kirti haya hani
aiche karma na kariha kabhu iha jani'
SYNONYMS
loka-lajja—unpopularity; haya—becomes; dharma—religion; kirti—reputation; haya—becomes; hani—damaged; aiche—such; karma—work; na—do not; kariha—execute; kabhu—ever; iha—this; jani'-knowing.
TRANSLATION
"Thus one becomes unpopular in the eyes of the people in general, for this damages his religiosity and fame. A Vaisnava, especially one who acts as a spiritual master, must not act in such a way. One should always be conscious of this fact."

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