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CC Madhya 6.58


“tumi jagad-guru — sarvaloka-hita-kartā
vedānta paḍāo, sannyāsīra upakartā


tumi jagat-guru — you are the master of all people; sarva-loka — of all people; hita-kartā — the well-wisher; vedānta paḍāo — you teach Vedānta philosophy; sannyāsīra — of the mendicants in the renounced order of life; upakartā — the benefactor.


“Because you are a teacher of Vedānta philosophy, you are the master of all the people in the world and their well-wisher as well. You are also the benefactor of all kinds of sannyāsīs.


Because the Māyāvādī sannyāsīs teach Vedānta philosophy to their students or disciples, they are customarily called jagad-guru. This indicates that they are the benefactors of all people. Although Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya was not a sannyāsī but a householder, he used to invite all the sannyāsīs to his home and offer them prasādam. Thus he was accepted as the best well-wisher and friend of all the sannyāsīs.