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CC Madhya 22.50 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 50

yadṛcchayā mat-kathādau
jāta-śraddhas tu yaḥ pumān
na nirviṇṇo nātisakto
bhakti-yogo 'sya siddhidaḥ


SYNONYMS

yadṛcchayā—by some good fortune; mat-kathā-ādau—in talk about Me; jāta-śraddhaḥ—has awakened his attraction; tu—but; yaḥ pumān—a person who; na nirviṇṇaḥ—not falsely detached; na atisaktaḥ—not attached to material existence; bhakti-yogaḥ—the process of devotional service; asya—for such a person; siddhi-daḥ—bestowing perfection.


TRANSLATION

" 'Somehow or other, if one is attracted to talks about Me and has faith in the instructions I have set forth in Bhagavad-gītā, and if one is actually detached from material things and material existence, his dormant love for Me will be awakened by devotional service.'


PURPORT

This verse from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (11.20.8) was spoken by Kṛṣṇa at the time of His departure from this material world. It was spoken to Uddhava.