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CC Madhya 8.259

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abhāgiyā jñānī āsvādaye śuṣka jñāna
kṛṣṇa-premāmṛta pāna kare bhāgyavān

Synonyms

abhāgiyā — unfortunate; jñānī — the philosophical speculators; āsvādaye — taste; śuṣka — dry; jñāna — empiric knowledge; kṛṣṇa-prema-amṛta — the nectar of love of Kṛṣṇa; pāna — drinking; kare — do; bhāgyavān — the fortunate.

Translation

Rāmānanda Rāya concluded, “The unfortunate empiric philosophers taste the dry process of philosophical knowledge, whereas the devotees regularly drink the nectar of love of Kṛṣṇa. Therefore they are the most fortunate of all.”