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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.197

akāmaḥ sarva-kāmo

mokṣa-kāma udāra-dhīḥ

tīvreṇa bhakti-yogena

yajeta puruṣaḿ param

SYNONYMS

akāmaḥ — without material desires; sarva-kāmaḥ — full of all material desires; — or; mokṣa-kāmaḥ — desiring liberation; udāra-dhīḥ — sincere and advanced in devotional service; tīvreṇa — firm; bhakti-yogena — by the practice of bhakti-yoga; yajeta — should worship; puruṣam param — the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

TRANSLATION

"'Whether one desires everything or nothing, or whether he desires to merge into the existence of the Lord, he is intelligent only if he worships Lord Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, by rendering transcendental loving service.'

PURPORT

This is a quotation from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (2.3.10).

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