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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.91

buddhimān-artheyadi 'vicāra-jña' haya

nija-kāma lāgiha tabe kṛṣṇere bhajaya

SYNONYMS

buddhimān-arthe — by the meaning of intelligent; yadi — if; vicāra-jña — expert in scrutinizing things; haya — is; nija-kāma lāgiha — even for sense gratification; tabe — then; kṛṣṇere bhajana — worships Lord Kṛṣṇa.

TRANSLATION

"The meaning of the word 'udāra-dhī' is buddhimān — intelligent or considerate. Because of this, even for one's own sense gratification one engages in the devotional service of Lord Kṛṣṇa.

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