sannyasi ha-iya kara nartana-gayana
bhavuka saba sange lana kara sankirtana
sannyasithe renounced order of life; ha-iyaaccepting; karaYou do; nartana-gayanadancing and chanting; bhavukafanatics; sabaall; sangein Your company; lanaaccepting them; karaYou do; sankirtanachanting of the holy name of the Lord.
"You are a sannyasi. Why then do You indulge in chanting and dancing, engaging in Your sankirtana movement in the company of fanatics?
This is a challenge by Prakasananda Sarasvati to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura writes in his Anubhasya that Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, who is the object of Vedanta philosophical research, has very kindly determined who is an appropriate candidate for study of Vedanta philosophy. The first qualification of such a candidate is expressed by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu in His Siksastaka:
trnad api sunicena
taror iva sahisnuna
amanina manadena
kirtaniyah sada harih
This statement indicates that one can hear or speak about Vedanta philosophy through the disciplic succession. One must be very humble and meek, more tolerant than a tree and more humble than the grass. One should not claim respect for himself but should be prepared to give all respect to others. One must have these qualifications to be eligible to understand Vedic knowledge.

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