CC Madhya 24.168

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Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Madhya-līlā - Chapter 24: The Sixty-One Explanations of the Atmārāma Verse
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 168

’ātmā’-śabde ‘yatna’ kahe—yatna kariyā
“munayo ‘pi” kṛṣṇa bhaje guṇākṛṣṭa hañā


SYNONYMS

ātmā-śabde—by the word ātmā; yatna—endeavor; kahe—one means; yatna kariyā—by great endeavor; munayaḥ api—even great saintly persons; kṛṣṇa bhaje—take to the devotional service of Kṛṣṇa; guṇa-ākṛṣṭa hañā—being attracted by His transcendental qualities.


TRANSLATION

“‘Ātmā’ also means ‘endeavor.’ Being attracted by Kṛṣṇa’s transcendental qualities, some saints make a great endeavor to come to the point of rendering service to Him.


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