naivopayanty apacitim kavayas tavesa
brahmayusapi krtam rddha-mudah smarantah
yo 'ntar bahis tanu-bhrtam asubham vidhunvann
acarya-caittya-vapusa sva-gatim vyanakti
na evanot at all; upayantiare able to express; apacitimtheir gratitude; kavayahlearned devotees; tavaYour; isaO Lord; brahma-ayusawith a lifetime equal to Lord Brahma's; apiin spite of; krtammagnanimous work; rddhaincreased; mudahjoy; smarantahremembering; yahwho; antahwithin; bahihoutside; tanu-bhrtamof those who are embodied; asubhammisfortune; vidhunvandissipating; acaryaof the spiritual master; caittyaof the Supersoul; vapusaby the forms; svaown; gatimpath; vyanaktishows.
"O my Lord! Transcendental poets and experts in spiritual science could not fully express their indebtedness to You, even if they were endowed with the prolonged lifetime of Brahma, for You appear in two features-externally as the acarya and internally as the Supersoul-to deliver the embodied living being by directing him how to come to You."
This verse from Srimad-Bhagavatam (11.29.6) was spoken by Sri Uddhava after he heard from Sri Krsna all necessary instructions about yoga.

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