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CC Madhya 24.174

Text

‘ātmā’-śabde ‘dhṛti’ kahe, — dhairye yei rame
dhairyavanta eva hañā karaya bhajane

Synonyms

ātmā-śabde — by the word ātmā; dhṛti — perseverance; kahe — it is said; dhairye — with perseverance; yei rame — anyone who endeavors; dhairya-vanta — such persons with endurance; eva — certainly; hañā — becoming; karaya — perform; bhajane — devotional service.

Translation

“Another meaning of ‘ātmā’ is dhṛti, or endurance. A person who endeavors with endurance is ātmārāma. With endurance, such a person engages in devotional service.