TEXT 48
naivopayanty apacitim kavayas tavesa
brahmayusapi krtam rddha-mudah smarantah
yo 'ntar bahis tanu-bhrtam asubham vidhunvann
acarya-caittya-vapusa sva-gatim vyanakti
SYNONYMS
na eva—not at all; upayanti—are able to express; apacitim—their gratitude; kavayah—learned devotees; tava—Your; isa—O Lord; brahma-ayusa—with a lifetime equal to Lord Brahma's; api—in spite of; krtam—magnanimous work; rddha—increased; mudah—joy; smarantah—remembering; yah—who; antah—within; bahih—outside; tanu-bhrtam—of those who are embodied; asubham—misfortune; vidhunvan—dissipating; acarya—of the spiritual master; caittya—of the Supersoul; vapusa—by the forms; sva—own; gatim—path; vyanakti—shows.
TRANSLATION
"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."
PURPORT
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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