ya esam purusam saksad-
atma-prabhavam isvaram
na bhajanty avajananti
sthanad bhrastah patanty adhah
yeanyone who; esamof those divisions of social and spiritual orders; purusamthe Supreme Personality of Godhead; saksatdirectly; atma-prabhavamthe source of everyone; isvaramthe supreme controller; nanot; bhajantiworship; avajanantior who neglect; sthanatfrom their proper place; bhrastahbeing fallen; patantifall; adhahdownward into hellish conditions.
" 'If one simply maintains an official position in the four varnas and asramas but does not worship the Supreme Lord Visnu, he falls down from his puffed-up position into a heIlish condition.'

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