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SB 10.46.39

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


na cāsya karma vā loke
krīḍārthaṁ so 'pi sādhūnāṁ
paritrāṇāya kalpate


na—there is not; ca—and; asya—for Him; karma—work; —or; loke—in this world; sat—pure; asat—impure; miśra—or mixed; yoniṣu—in wombs or species; krīḍā—of playing; artham—for the sake; saḥ—He; api—also; sādhūnām—of His saintly devotees; paritrāṇāya—for the saving; kalpate—appears.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


He has no work to do in this world that would oblige Him to take birth in pure, impure or mixed species of life. Yet to enjoy His pastimes and deliver His saintly devotees, He manifests Himself.

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