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CC Madhya 22.68

Text

yaḥ śāstrādiṣv anipuṇaḥ
śraddhāvān sa tu madhyamaḥ

Synonyms

yaḥ — anyone who; śāstra-ādiṣu — in the revealed scriptures; anipuṇaḥ — not very expert; śraddhāvān — full of faith; saḥ — he; tu — certainly; madhyamaḥ — second-class or middle-class devotee.

Translation

“ ‘He who does not know scriptural argument very well but who has firm faith is called an intermediate or second-class devotee.’

Purport

This verse appears in the Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (1.2.18).