|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 24: The Sixty-One Explanations of the Ātmārāma Verse|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.82
'brahma-ātmā'-śabde yadi kṛṣṇere kahaya
'rūḍhi-vṛttye' nirviśeṣa antaryāmī kaya
brahma-ātmā-śabde — by the words brahma and ātmā; yadi — if; kṛṣṇere kahaya — Kṛṣṇa is indicated; rūḍhi-vṛttye — by the direct meaning; nirviśeṣa — impersonal; antaryāmī — the Supersoul; kaya — is said.
"Although the words 'brahma' and 'ātmā' indicate Kṛṣṇa, their direct meaning refers only to the impersonal Brahman and the Supersoul respectively.
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