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CC Madhya 6.225

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 225

śuṣkaṁ paryuṣitaṁ vāpi
nītaṁ vā dūra-deśataḥ
prāpti-mātreṇa bhoktavyaṁ
nātra kāla-vicāraṇā


SYNONYMS

śuṣkam—dry; paryuṣitam—stale; vā—or; api—although; nītam—brought; vā—or; dūra-deśataḥ—from a distant country; prāpti-mātreṇa—only with the receiving; bhoktavyam—to be eaten; na—not; atra—in this; kāla-vicāraṇā—consideration of time or place.


TRANSLATION

The Bhaṭṭācārya said, “‘One should eat the mahā-prasādam of the Lord immediately upon receiving it, even though it is dried up, stale or brought from a distant country. One should consider neither time nor place.