TEXT 178
advaita-vithi-pathikair upasyah
svananda-simhasana-labdha-diksah
sathena kenapi vayam hathena
dasi-krta gopa-vadhu-vitena
SYNONYMS
advaita-vithi—of the path of monism; pathikaih—by the wanderers; upasyah—worshipable; sva-ananda—of self-realization; simha-asana—on the throne; labdha-diksah—being initiated; sathena—by a cheater; kena api—some; vayam—I; hathena—by force; dasi-krta—made into a maidservant; gopa-vadhu-vitena—by a boy engaged in joking with the gopis.
TRANSLATION
Brahmananda Bharati concluded, " 'Although I was worshiped by those on the path of monism and initiated into self-realization through the yoga system, I have nonetheless been forcibly turned into a maidservant by some cunning boy who is always joking with the gopis.' "
PURPORT
This is a verse written by Bilvamangala Thakura. It is quoted in the Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (3.1.44).

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