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CC Madhya 9.152

Text

duḥkha nā bhāviha, bhaṭṭa, kailuṅ parihāsa
śāstra-siddhānta śuna, yāte vaiṣṇava-viśvāsa

Synonyms

duḥkha — unhappiness; — do not; bhāviha — bear; bhaṭṭa — My dear Veṅkaṭa Bhaṭṭa; kailuṅ parihāsa — I was simply making a joke; śāstra-siddhānta — the conclusion of the revealed scriptures; śuna — hear; yāte — in which; vaiṣṇava-viśvāsa — the faith of the Vaiṣṇavas.

Translation

The Lord pacified Veṅkaṭa Bhaṭṭa by saying, “Actually whatever I have said is by way of jest. Now you can hear from Me the conclusion of the śāstras, in which every Vaiṣṇava devotee has firm faith.