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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.187

buddhye rame ātmārāmadui ta' prakāra

'paṇḍita' muni-gaṇa, nirgrantha 'mūrkha' āra

SYNONYMS

buddhyein intelligence; rame — who enjoys; ātmārāma — is an ātmārāma; dui ta' prakāra — two varieties; paṇḍita — learned; muni-gaṇa — philosophers; nirgrantha — without education; mūrkha — foolish; āra — also.

TRANSLATION

"Everyone has some kind of intelligence, and one who utilizes his intelligence is called an ātmārāma. There are two types of ātmārāmas. One is a learned scholar and philosopher, and the other is an uneducated, illiterate, foolish person.

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