ittham satam brahma-sukhanubhutya
dasyam gatanam para-daivatena
mayasritanam nara-darakena
sakam vijahruh krta-punya-punjah
ittham—in this way; satam—of persons who prefer the impersonal feature of the Lord; brahma—of the impersonal effulgence; sukha—by the happiness; anubhutya—who is realized; dasyam—the mode of servitude; gatanam—of those who have accepted; para-daivatena—who is the supreme worshipable Deity; maya-asritanam—for ordinary persons under the clutches the of external energy; nara-darakena—with Him, who is like a boy of this material world; sakam—in friendship; vijahruh—played; krta-punya-punjah—those who have accumulated volumes of pious activities.
" 'Neither those who are engaged in self-realization, appreciating the Brahman effulgence of the Lord, nor those engaged in devotional service while accepting the Supreme Personality of Godhead as master, nor those who are under the clutches of Maya, thinking the Lord an ordinary person, can understand that certain exalted personalities-after accumulating volumes of pious activities-are now playing with the Lord in friendship as cowherd boys.' "
This is a statement made by Sukadeva Gosvami (Bhag. 10.12.11), who appreciated the good fortune of the cowherd boys who played with Krsna and ate with Him on the banks of the Yamuna.

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