CC Madhya 20.157

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 157

jñāna, yoga, bhakti,—tina sādhanera vaśe
brahma, ātmā, bhagavān—trividha prakāśe


SYNONYMS

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.


TRANSLATION

“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.