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CC Madhya 24.193

Text

sat-saṅga, kṛṣṇa-sevā, bhāgavata, nāma
vraje vāsa, — ei pañca sādhana pradhāna

Synonyms

sat-saṅga — association with devotees; kṛṣṇa-sevā — engagement in the service of Kṛṣṇa; bhāgavata — devotees and the book known as Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam; nāma — the chanting of the holy name; vraje vāsa — residence in Vṛndāvana or Mathurā; ei — these; pañca — five; sādhana pradhāna — the chief processes of devotion.

Translation

“To be elevated to the platform of devotional service, the following five items should be observed: association with devotees, engagement in the service of Lord Kṛṣṇa, the reading of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, the chanting of the holy names and residence at Vṛndāvana or Mathurā.