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CC Madhya 22.35 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 35

bhukti-mukti-siddhi-kāmī 'subuddhi' yadi haya
gāḍha-bhakti-yoge tabe kṛṣṇere bhajaya


SYNONYMS

bhukti—of material enjoyment; mukti—of impersonal liberation; siddhi—of achieving mystic power; kāmī—desirous; su-buddhi—actually intelligent; yadi—if; haya—he is; gāḍha—deep; bhakti-yoge—by devotional service; tabe—then; kṛṣṇere bhajaya—worships Lord Kṛṣṇa.


TRANSLATION

"Due to bad association, the living entity desires material happiness, liberation or merging into the impersonal aspect of the Lord, or he engages in mystic yoga for material power. If such a person actually becomes intelligent, he takes to Kṛṣṇa consciousness by engaging himself in intense devotional service to Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa.