CC Madhya 20.157
Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Madhya-līlā - Chapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth
- jñāna, yoga, bhakti,—tina sādhanera vaśe
- brahma, ātmā, bhagavān—trividha prakāśe
jñāna—knowledge; yoga—mystic power; bhakti—devotional service; tina—three; sādhanera—of the processes of spiritual life; vaśe—under the control; brahma—impersonal Brahman; ātmā—localized Paramātmā; bhagavān—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; tri-vidha prakāśe—three kinds of manifestation.
“There are three kinds of spiritual processes for understanding the Absolute Truth—the processes of speculative knowledge, mystic yoga and bhakti-yoga. According to these three processes, the Absolute Truth is manifested as Brahman, Paramātmā or Bhagavān.