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CC Madhya 25.80

Text

yas tu nārāyaṇaṁ devaṁ
brahma-rudrādi-daivataiḥ
samatvenaiva vīkṣeta
sa pāṣaṇḍī bhaved dhruvam”

Synonyms

yaḥ — any person who; tu — however; nārāyaṇam — the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the master of such demigods as Brahmā and Śiva; devam — the Lord; brahma — Lord Brahmā; rudra — Lord Śiva; ādi — and others; daivataiḥ — with such demigods; samatvena — on an equal level; eva — certainly; vīkṣeta — observes; saḥ — such a person; pāṣaṇḍī — pāṣaṇḍī; bhavet — must be; dhruvam — certainly.

Translation

“ ‘A person who considers demigods like Brahmā and Śiva to be on an equal level with Nārāyaṇa is to be considered an offender, a pāṣaṇḍī.’ ”