|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 24: The Sixty-One Explanations of the Ātmārāma Verse|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.174
'ātmā'-śabde 'dhṛti' kahe, — dhairye yei rame
dhairyavanta eva hañā karaya bhajane
ātmā-śabde — by the word ātmā; dhṛti — perseverance; kahe — it is said; dhairye — with perseverance; yei rame — anyone who endeavors; dhairya-vanta — such persons with endurance; eva — certainly; hañā — becoming; karaya — perform; bhajane — devotional service.
"Another meaning of 'ātmā' is dhṛti, or endurance. A person who endeavors with endurance is ātmārāma. With endurance, such a person engages in devotional service.
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