katileha taru yena kichu na bolaya
sukaiya mare, tabu jala na magaya
katileha—even being cut; taru—the tree; yena—as; kichu—something; na—not; bolaya—says; sukaiya—drying up; mare—dies; tabu—still; jala—water; na—does not; magaya—ask for.
"For even if one cuts a tree, it never protests, and even if it is drying up and dying it does not ask anyone for water.
This practice of forbearance (trnad api sunicena) is very difficult, but when one actually engages in chanting the Hare Krsna mantra, the quality of forbearance automatically develops. A person advanced in spiritual consciousness through the chanting of the Hare Krsna mantra need not practice to develop it separately, for a devotee develops all good qualities simply by chanting the Hare Krsna mantra regularly.

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