antar-daśāra kichu ghora, kichu bāhya-jñāna
sei daśā kahe bhakta 'ardha-bāhya'-nāma
antaḥ-daśāra—of the internal condition; kichu—some; ghora—deep state; kichu—some; bāhya-jñāna—external consciousness; sei daśā—that condition; kahe—say; bhakta—devotees; ardha-bāhya—half-external consciousness; nāma—name.
When the Lord is deeply absorbed in internal consciousness but He nevertheless exhibits some external consciousness, devotees call His condition ardha-bāhya, or half-external consciousness.
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