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CC Ādi 1.13

Bengali

অদ্বৈতং হরিণাদ্বৈতাদাচার্য্যং ভক্তিশংসনাৎ ।
ভক্তাবতারমীশং তমদ্বৈতাচার্যমাশ্রয়ে ॥ ১৩ ॥

Text

advaitaṁ hariṇādvaitād
ācāryaṁ bhakti-śaṁsanāt
bhaktāvatāram īśaṁ tam
advaitācāryam āśraye

Synonyms

advaitam — known as Advaita; hariṇā — with Lord Hari; advaitāt — from being nondifferent; ācāryam — known as Ācārya; bhakti-śaṁsanāt — from the propagation of devotional service to Śrī Kṛṣṇa; bhakta-avatāram — the incarnation as a devotee; īśam — to the Supreme Lord; tam — to Him; advaita-ācāryam — to Advaita Ācārya; āśraye — I surrender.

Translation

Because He is nondifferent from Hari, the Supreme Lord, He is called Advaita, and because He propagates the cult of devotion, He is called Ācārya. He is the Lord and the incarnation of the Lord’s devotee. Therefore I take shelter of Him.