|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 24: The Sixty-One Explanations of the Ātmārāma Verse|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.307
'ātmā'-śabde kahe 'kṣetrajña jīva'-lakṣaṇa
brahmādi kīṭa-paryanta — tāńra śaktite gaṇana
ātmā-śabde — by the word ātmā; kahe — it is said; kṣetra-jña jīva — the living entity who knows about his body; lakṣaṇa — symptom; brahmā-ādi — beginning from Lord Brahmā; kīṭa-paryanta — down to the insignificant ant; tāńra — His; śaktite — as the marginal potency; gaṇana — counting.
"The word 'ātmā' also refers to the living entity who knows about his body. That is another symptom. From Lord Brahmā down to the insignificant ant, everyone is counted as the marginal potency of the Lord.
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