sei dese vipra, nama--misra tapana
niscaya karite nare sadhya-sadhana
sei dese—in that region of East Bengal; vipra—a brahmana; nama—named; misra tapana—Tapana Misra; niscaya karite—to ascertain; nare—not able; sadhya—objective; sadhana—process.
In East Bengal there was a brahmana named Tapana Misra who could not ascertain the objective of life or how to attain it.
One must first ascertain the object of life and then understand how to attain it. The Krsna consciousness movement is pointing out to everyone that the object of life is to understand Krsna, and to attain that goal of life one must practice Krsna consciousness, following the methods prescribed by the Gosvamis with reference to the authoritative sastras and Vedas.
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