TEXT 136
atah sri-krsna-namadi
na bhaved grahyam indriyaih
sevonmukhe hi jihvadau
svayam eva sphuraty adah
atahtherefore (because Krsna's name, form, quality are all on the absolute platform); sri-krsna-nama-adiLord Krsna's name, form, quality, pastimes and so on; nanot; bhavetcan be; grahyamperceived; indriyaihby the blunt material senses; seva-unmukheto one engaged in His service; hicertainly; jihva-adaubeginning with the tongue; svayampersonally; evacertainly; sphuratibecome manifest; adahthose (Krsna's name, form, quality, and so on).
" 'Therefore material senses cannot appreciate Krsna's holy name, form, qualities and pastimes. When a conditioned soul is awakened to Krsna consciousness and renders service by using his tongue to chant the Lord's holy name and taste the remnants of the Lord's food, the tongue is purified, and one gradually comes to understand who Krsna really is.'
This verse is recorded in the Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (1.2.234).

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