ISKCON OF BERGEN COUNTY

in New Jersey

7.23
00:00 / 01:04

antavat tu phalaṁ teṣāṁ
tad bhavaty alpa-medhasām
devān deva-yajo yānti
mad-bhaktā yānti mām api

anta-vat — perishable; tu — but; phalam — fruit; teṣām — their; tat — that; bhavati — becomes; alpa-medhasām — of those of small intelligence; devān — to the demigods; deva-yajaḥ — the worshipers of the demigods; yānti — go; mat — My; bhaktāḥ — devotees; yānti — go; mām — to Me; api — also.

Men of small intelligence worship the demigods, and their fruits are limited and temporary. Those who worship the demigods go to the planets of the demigods, but My devotees ultimately reach My supreme planet.

Synonyms

Translation

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अन्तवत्तु फलं तेषां तद्भ‍वत्यल्पमेधसाम् ।
देवान्देवयजो यान्ति मद्भ‍क्ता यान्ति मामपि ॥ २३ ॥