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SB 11.25.16

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


yadā cittaṁ prasīdeta
indriyāṇāṁ ca nirvṛtiḥ
dehe 'bhayaṁ mano-'saṅgaṁ
tat sattvaṁ viddhi mat-padam


yadā—when; cittam—the consciousness; prasīdeta—becomes clear; indriyāṇām—of the senses; ca—and; nirvṛtiḥ—cessation of their mundane activities; dehe—in the body; abhayam—fearlessness; manaḥ—of the mind; asaṅgam—detachment; tat—that; sattvam—the mode of goodness; viddhi—know it; mat—realization of Me; padam—the situation in which such can be achieved.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


When consciousness becomes clear and the senses are detached from matter, one experiences fearlessness within the material body and detachment from the material mind. You should understand this situation to be the predominance of the mode of goodness, in which one has the opportunity to realize Me.

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