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CC Madhya 20.380

Text

vayaso vividhatve ’pi
sarva-bhakti-rasāśrayaḥ
dharmī kiśora evātra
nitya-līlā-vilāsavān

Synonyms

vayasaḥ — of age; vividhatve — in varieties; api — although; sarva — of all kinds; bhakti-rasa-āśrayaḥ — the shelter of devotional service; dharmī — whose constitutional nature; kiśoraḥ — in the age before youth; eva — certainly; atra — in this; nitya-līlā — of eternal pastimes; vilāsa-vān — the supreme enjoyer.

Translation

“ ‘The Supreme Personality of Godhead is eternally enjoying Himself, and He is the shelter of all kinds of devotional service. Although His ages are various, His age known as kiśora [pre-youth] is best of all.’

Purport

This verse is found in the Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (2.1.63).