|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 24: The Sixty-One Explanations of the Ātmārāma Verse|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.36
'ittham-bhūta'-śabdera artha — pūrṇānandamaya
yāńra āge brahmānanda tṛṇa-prāya haya
ittham-bhūta-śabdera — of the word ittham-bhūta; artha — the meaning or import; pūrṇa-ānanda-maya — full of transcendental bliss; yāńra āge — in front of which; brahma-ānanda — the transcendental bliss derived from impersonalism; tṛṇa-prāya — just like straw; haya — is.
"The word 'ittham-bhūta' is transcendentally exalted because it means 'full of transcendental bliss.' Before this transcendental bliss, the bliss derived from merging into the existence of the Absolute [brahmānanda] becomes like a piece of straw in comparison.
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