TEXT 10
dharmah svanusthitah pumsam
visvaksena-kathasu yah
notpadayed yadi ratim
srama eva hi kevalam
SYNONYMS
dharmah—execution of the system of varna and asrama; su-anusthitah—properly executed; pumsam—of men; visvaksena-kathasu—in talks about Visvaksena, or Krsna; yah—which; na—not; utpadayet—awakens; yadi—if; ratim—taste; srama—labor; eva—without doubt; hi—certainly; kevalam—only.
TRANSLATION
"A person who properly performs his regulative duties according to varna and asrama but does not develop his dormant attachment for Krsna or awaken his taste to hear and chant about Krsna is certainly laboring fruitlessly.' "
PURPORT
This is a quotation from Srimad-Bhagavatam (1.2.8).

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