TEXT 256
'upasyera madhye kon upasya pradhana?'
'srestha upasya--yugala 'radha-krsna' nama'
SYNONYMS
upasyera—objects of worship; madhye—among; kon—which; upasya—worshipable object; pradhana—the chief; srestha—the chief; upasya—worshipable object; yugala—the couple; radha-krsna nama—the holy name of Radha-Krsna, or Hare Krsna.
TRANSLATION
Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu asked, "Among all worshipable objects, which is the chief?"
Ramananda Raya replied, "The chief worshipable object is the holy name of Radha and Krsna, the Hare Krsna mantra."
PURPORT
According to Srimad-Bhagavatam (6.3.22):
etavan eva loke 'smin
pumsam dharmah parah smrtah
bhakti-yogo bhagavati
tan-nama-grahanadibhih
"In this material world the living entity's only business is to accept the path of bhakti-yoga and chant the holy name of the Lord."

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