TEXT 117
prabhu kahe,--"vairagi kare prakrti sambhasana
dekhite na paron ami tahara vadana
prabhu kaheSri Caitanya Mahaprabhu replied; vairagia person in the renounced order of life; karedoes; prakrti sambhasanaintimate talking with a woman; dekhite na paroncannot see; amiI; tahara vadanahis face.
The Lord replied, "I cannot tolerate seeing the face of a person who has accepted the renounced order of life but who still talks intimately with a woman.
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura comments that saralata, or simplicity, is the first qualification of a Vaisnava, whereas duplicity or cunning behavior is a great offense against the principles of devotional service. As one advances in Krsna consciousness, one must gradually become disgusted with material attachment and thus become more and more attached to the service of the Lord. If one is not factually detached from material activities but still proclaims himself advanced in devotional service, he is cheating. No one will be happy to see such behavior.

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