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CC Ādi 17.27

Text

taru-sama sahiṣṇutā vaiṣṇava karibe
bhartsana-tāḍane kāke kichu nā balibe

Synonyms

taru-sama — like a tree; sahiṣṇutā — forbearance; vaiṣṇava — devotee; karibe — should practice; bhartsana — rebuking; tāḍane — chastising; kāke — unto anyone; kichu — something; — not; balibe — will utter.

Translation

“A devotee engaged in chanting the holy name of the Lord should practice forbearance like that of a tree. Even if rebuked or chastised, he should not say anything to others to retaliate.