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Shri Chaitanya Shataka

TEXT 7

TEXT

samsara-sarpa-dashtanam
murcchitanam kalau-yuge
aushadham bhagavan-nama
 shrimad-vaishnava-sevanam

SYNONYMS

samsara-sarpa-the serpent of birth and death; dashtanam-of those who are bitten; murcchitanam-of those made faint; kalau-yuge-in the age of Kali; aushadham bhagavat-nama-the name of the Supreme Lord; shrimat-vaishnava-sevanam-service to the great devotees.

TRANSLATION

Chanting the holy name and serving the Vaishnavas are the only medicine for the living entities tormented by Kali. They are biten by the snake of repeated birth and death, fallen unconscious, and in this way always attacked by maya.