|Madhya-lila||Chapter 19: Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu Instructs Srila Rupa Gosvami|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Sri Caitanya Caritamrita Madhya 19.176
pisaci hridi vartate
katham abhyudayo bhavet
bhukti -- for material enjoyment; mukti -- and for liberation from material existence; spriha -- desires; yavat -- as long as; pisaci -- the witches; hridi -- within the heart; vartate -- remain; tavat -- that long; bhakti -- of devotional service; sukhasya -- of the happiness; atra -- here; katham -- how; abhyudayah -- awakening; bhavet -- can there be.
"'The material desire to enjoy the material world and the desire to become liberated from material bondage are considered to be two witches, and they haunt one like ghosts. As long as these witches remain within the heart, how can one feel transcendental bliss? As long as these two witches remain in the heart, there is no possibility of enjoying the transcendental bliss of devotional service.'
This verse is found in the Bhakti-rasamrita-sindhu (1.2.22).
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