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CC Madhya 24.155

Text

sagarbha, nigarbha, — ei haya dui bheda
eka eka tina bhede chaya vibheda

Synonyms

sagarbha — sagarbha; nigarbha — nigarbha; ei — thus; haya — there are; dui — two; bheda — different varieties; eka eka — each one; tina bhede — in three varieties; chaya vibheda — therefore there are six varieties.

Translation

“The two types of ātmārāma-yogīs are called sagarbha and nigarbha. Each of these is divided into three; therefore there are six types of worshipers of the Supersoul.

Purport

The word sagarbha-yogī refers to a yogī who worships the Supersoul in the Viṣṇu form. The nigarbha-yogī worships the Supersoul without form. The sagarbha and nigarbha yogīs are further categorized: (1) sagarbha-yogārurukṣu, (2) nigarbha-yogārurukṣu, (3) sagarbha-yogārūḍha, (4) nigarbha-yogārūḍha, (5) sagarbha-prāpta-siddhi and (6) nigarbha-prāpta-siddhi.