TEXT 49
nimantrana manila tanre vaisnava janiya
ramanande kahe prabhu isat hasiya
SYNONYMS
nimantrana—the invitation; manila—accepted; tanre—him (the brahmana); vaisnava—a devotee; janiya—understanding; ramanande—unto Ramananda; kahe—said; prabhu—Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; isat—a little; hasiya—smiling.
TRANSLATION
Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu accepted the brahmana's invitation, knowing him to be a devotee, and, slightly smiling, spoke as follows to Ramananda Raya.
PURPORT
Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu accepted the invitation of the Vaisnava brahmana. Even though one is a brahmana strictly following all the rules and regulations of brahminical culture, if he is not a devotee, a follower of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, one should not accept his invitation. At the present moment people have become so degraded that they do not even follow the Vedic principles, to say nothing of Vaisnava principles. They eat anything and everything-whatever they like-and therefore the members of this Krsna consciousness movement should be very cautious about accepting invitations.

Link to this page: https://prabhupadabooks.com/cc/madhya/8/49

Previous: Madhya 8.48     Next: Madhya 8.50

If you Love Me Distribute My Books -- Srila Prabhupada