Madhya-līlāChapter 24: The Sixty-One Explanations of the Ātmārāma Verse

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.175

'muni'-śabdepakṣī, bhṛńga; 'nirgranthe' — mūrkha-jana

kṛṣṇa-kṛpāya sādhu-kṛpāya dońhāra bhajana

SYNONYMS

muni-śabde — by the word muni; pakṣī — bird; bhṛńga — bumblebee; nirgranthe — by the word nirgrantha; mūrkha-jana — foolish people; kṛṣṇa-kṛpāya — by the mercy of Lord Kṛṣṇa; sādhu-kṛpāya — by the mercy of a devotee; dońhāra bhajana — engages in devotional service of both (Kṛṣṇa and his spiritual master or the sādhu).

TRANSLATION

"The word 'muni' also means 'bird' and 'bumblebee.' The word 'nirgrantha' refers to foolish people. By the mercy of Kṛṣṇa, such creatures contact a sādhu [spiritual master] and thus engage in devotional service.

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