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CC Madhya 8.73

Text

bhavantam evānucaran nirantaraḥ
praśānta-niḥśeṣa-mano-rathāntaraḥ
kadāham aikāntika-nitya-kiṅkaraḥ
praharṣayiṣyāmi sa-nātha-jīvitam

Synonyms

bhavantam — You; eva — certainly; anucaran — serving; nirantaraḥ — always; praśānta — pacified; niḥśeṣa — all; manaḥ-ratha — desires; antaraḥ — other; kadā — when; aham — I; aikāntika — exclusive; nitya — eternal; kiṅkaraḥ — servant; praharṣayiṣyāmi — I shall become joyful; sa-nātha — with a fitting master; jīvitam — living.

Translation

“ ‘By serving You constantly, one is freed from all material desires and is completely pacified. When shall I engage as Your permanent eternal servant and always feel joyful to have such a perfect master?’ ”

Purport

This is a statement made by the great saintly devotee Yāmunācārya in his Stotra-ratna (43).