TEXT 253
'dhyeya-madhye jivera kartavya kon dhyana?'
'radha-krsna-padambuja-dhyana--pradhana'
SYNONYMS
dhyeya-madhye—out of all types of meditation; jivera—of the living entity; kartavya—the duty; kon—what; dhyana—meditation; radha-krsna-pada-ambuja—on the lotus feet of Radha and Krsna; dhyana—meditation; pradhana—is the chief.
TRANSLATION
Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu further inquired, "Out of many types of meditation, which is required for all living entities?"
Srila Ramananda Raya replied, "The chief duty of every living entity is to meditate upon the lotus feet of Radha and Krsna."
PURPORT
Srimad-Bhagavatam (1.2.14) states:
tasmad ekena manasa
bhagavan satvatam patih
srotavyah kirtitavyas ca
dhyeyah pujyas ca nityada
"[Suta Gosvami replied to the sages headed by Saunaka:] 'Everyone should very attentively listen to the pastimes of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. One should glorify His activities and meditate upon Him regularly.' "

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