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CC Madhya 6.133

Text

upaniṣad-śabde yei mukhya artha haya
sei artha mukhya, — vyāsa-sūtre saba kaya

Synonyms

upaniṣad — of the Vedas; śabde — by the words; yei — whatever; mukhya — direct; artha — meaning; haya — is; sei — that; artha — meaning; mukhya — chief; vyāsa-sūtre — in the Vedānta-sūtra; saba — all; kaya — describes.

Translation

Caitanya Mahāprabhu continued, “The Vedānta-sūtra is the summary of all the Upaniṣads; therefore whatever direct meaning is there in the Upaniṣads is also recorded in the Vedānta-sūtra, or Vyāsa-sūtra.

Purport

Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī has explained the word upaniṣad in his Anubhāṣya. Please refer to Ādi-līlā, second chapter, fifth verse, and Ādi-līlā, seventh chapter, verses 106 and 108, for his explanation.