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CC Madhya 11.135-136

Text

advaita kahe, — īśvarera ei svabhāva haya
yadyapi āpane pūrṇa, sarvaiśvarya-maya
tathāpi bhakta-saṅge haya sukhollāsa
bhakta-saṅge kare nitya vividha vilāsa

Synonyms

advaita kahe — Advaita Ācārya Prabhu said; īśvarera — of the Lord; ei — this; svabhāva — feature; haya — becomes; yadyapi — although; āpane — Himself; pūrṇa — all-perfect; sarva-aiśvarya-maya — full of all opulences; tathāpi — still; bhakta-saṅge — in the association of devotees; haya — there is; sukha-ullāsa — great jubilation; bhakta-saṅge — with devotees; kare — does; nitya — eternally; vividha — various; vilāsa — pastimes.

Translation

Advaita Ācārya Prabhu replied, “This is a natural characteristic of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Although He is personally complete and full in all opulences, He takes transcendental pleasure in the association of His devotees, with whom He has a variety of eternal pastimes.”