kvacic cirayur na hi sila-mangalam
kvacit tad apy asti na vedyam ayusah
yatrobhayam kutra ca so py amangalah
sumangalah kasca na kanksate hi mam
kvacitsomeone; cira-ayuhhas a long duration of life; nanot; hiindeed; sila-mangalamgood behavior or auspiciousness; kvacitsomeone; tat apialthough possessing good behavior; astiis; nanot; vedyam ayusahaware of the duration of life; yatra ubhayamif there are both (behavior and auspiciousness); kutrasomewhere; caalso; sahthat person; apialthough; amangalaha little inauspicious in some other detail; su-mangalahauspicious in every respect; kascasomeone; nanot; kanksatedesires; hiindeed; mamme.
Someone may have longevity but not have auspiciousness or good behavior. Someone may have both auspiciousness and good behavior, but the duration of his life is not fixed. Although such demigods as Lord Siva have eternal life, they have inauspicious habits like living in crematoriums. And even if others are well qualified in all respects, they are not devotees of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

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