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CC Madhya 24.129

Text

‘jīvan-mukta’ aneka, sei dui bheda jāni
‘bhaktye jīvan-mukta’, ‘jñāne jīvan-mukta’ māni

Synonyms

jīvan-mukta — liberated in this life; aneka — there are many; sei — all of them; dui bheda — two divisions; jāni — we consider; bhaktye jīvan-mukta — one liberated in this life by pursuing the process of devotional service; jñāne jīvan-mukta — a person liberated in this life by following the process of philosophical speculation; māni — we can understand.

Translation

“There are many people who are liberated even in this lifetime. Some are liberated by discharging devotional service, and others are liberated through the philosophical speculative process.