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CC Madhya 22.154

Text

virājantīm abhivyaktāṁ
vraja-vāsi-janādiṣu
rāgātmikām anusṛtā
yā sā rāgānugocyate

Synonyms

virājantīm — shining intensely; abhivyaktām — fully expressed; vraja-vāsi-jana-ādiṣu — among the eternal inhabitants of Vṛndāvana; rāga-ātmikām — devotional service consisting of spontaneous love; anusṛtā — following; — which; — that; rāga-anugā — devotional service following in the wake of spontaneous love; ucyate — is said.

Translation

“ ‘Devotional service in spontaneous love is vividly expressed and manifested by the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana. Devotional service that accords with their devotional service is called rāgānugā bhakti, or devotional service following in the wake of spontaneous loving service.’

Purport

This verse is also found in the Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (1.2.270).