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CC Madhya 6.134

Text

mukhyārtha chāḍiyā kara gauṇārtha kalpanā
‘abhidhā’-vṛtti chāḍi’ kara śabdera lakṣaṇā

Synonyms

mukhya-artha — direct meaning; chāḍiyā — giving up; kara — you do; gauṇa-artha — indirect meaning; kalpanā — imagining; abhidhā-vṛtti — the meaning that is understood immediately; chāḍi’ — giving up; kara — you do; śabdera — of the words; lakṣaṇā — interpretation.

Translation

“For each sūtra the direct meaning must be accepted without interpretation. However, you simply abandon the direct meaning and proceed with your imaginative interpretation.