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mayy avesya mano ye mam
te me yuktatama matah
shri-bhagavan uvaca-the Supreme Personality of Godhead said; mayi-upon Me; avesya-fixing; manah-the mind; ye-those who; mam-Me; nitya-always; yuktah-engaged; upasate-worship; sraddhaya-with faith; paraya-transcendental; upetah-endowed; te-they; me-by Me; yukta-tamah-most perfect in yoga; matah-are considered.
The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Those who fix their minds on My personal form and are always engaged in worshiping Me with great and transcendental faith are considered by Me to be most perfect.
kleso 'dhikataras tesam
avyakta hi gatir duhkham
klesah-trouble; adhika-tarah-very much; tesam-of them; avyakta-to the unmanifested; asakta-attached; cetasam-of those whose minds; avyakta-toward the unmanifested; hi-certainly; gatih-progress; duhkham-with trouble; deha-vadbhih-by the embodied; avapyate-is achieved.
For those whose minds are attached to the unmanifested, impersonal feature of the Supreme, advancement is very troublesome. To make progress in that discipline is always difficult for those who are embodied.