Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- yathābudho jalaṁ hitvā
- praticchannaṁ tad-udbhavaiḥ
- abhyeti mṛga-tṛṣṇāṁ vai
- tadvat tvāhaṁ parāṅ-mukhaḥ
yathā—as; abudhaḥ—someone who is unintelligent; jalam—water; hitvā—overlooking; praticchannam—covered; tat-udbhavaiḥ—by the plants growing in it; abhyeti—approaches; mṛga-tṛṣṇām—a mirage; vai—indeed; tadvat—in that same way; tvā—You; aham—I; parāk-mukhaḥ—turned away.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Just as a fool overlooks a body of water covered by the vegetation growing in it and chases a mirage, so I have turned away from You.