TEXT 216
'tapasvi' prabhrti yata deharami haya
sadhu-sange tapa chadi' sri-krsna bhajaya
tapasvipersons who undergo severe penances; prabhrtiand so on; yataall; deharami hayaare within the category of the bodily concept of life; sadhu-sangein the association of devotees; tapa chadi'-giving up all such processes of penance and austerity; sri-krsna bhajayaengage themselves in the service of Lord Krsna.
"The tapasvis, those who undergo severe austerities and penances to elevate themselves to the higher planetary systems, are also in the same category. When such persons come in contact with a devotee, they give up all those practices and engage in Lord Krsna's service.

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