TEXT 176
bhukti-mukti-sprha yavat
pisaci hrdi vartate
tavad bhakti-sukhasyatra
katham abhyudayo bhavet
bhuktifor material enjoyment; muktiand for liberation from material existence; sprhadesire; yavatas long as; pisacithe witches; hrdiwithin the heart; vartateremain; tavatthat long; bhaktiof devotional service; sukhasyaof the happiness; atrahere; kathamhow; abhyudayahawakening; bhavetcan there be.
"The material desire to enjoy the material world and the desire to become liberated from material bondage are considered to be two witches, and they haunt one like ghosts. As long as these witches remain within the heart, how can one feel transcendental bliss? As long as these two witches remain in the heart, there is no possibility of enjoying the transcendental bliss of devotional service.
This verse is found in the Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (1.2.22).

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