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CC Ādi 7.109

Text

gauṇa-vṛttye yebā bhāṣya karila ācārya
tāhāra śravaṇe nāśa haya sarva kārya

Synonyms

gauṇa-vṛttye — by indirect meanings; yebā — which; bhāṣya — commentary; karila — prepared; ācārya — Śaṅkarācārya; tāhāra — its; śravaṇe — hearing; nāśa — destruction; haya — becomes; sarva — all; kārya — business.

Translation

“Śrīpāda Śaṅkarācārya has described all the Vedic literatures in terms of indirect meanings. One who hears such explanations is ruined.