TEXT 181
dhrtih syat purnata jnana-
duhkhabhavottamaptibhih
apraptatita-nastartha-
nabhisamsocanadikrt
SYNONYMS
dhrtih—endurance; syat—may become; purnata—fullness; jnana—knowledge of the Supreme Personality of Godhead; duhkha-abhava—the absence of misery; uttama-aptibhih—by attainment of the highest platform of perfection; aprapta—not obtained; atita—gone; nasta—destroyed; artha—object, goal; anabhisam-socana—absence of lamentation; adi—and so on; krt—doing.
TRANSLATION
" 'Dhrti is the fullness felt by the absence of misery and brought about by receiving knowledge of the Supreme Lord and by obtaining pure love for Him. The lamentation that accrues from not obtaining a goal or by loss of something already attained does not affect this completeness.'
PURPORT
This verse is found in the Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (2.4.144).

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