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Shri Chaitanya Shataka

TEXT 8

TEXT

vishayavishta murkhanam
citta-samskaram-aushadham
vishrambhena guroh seva
vaishnavocchishta bhojanam

SYNONYMS

vishaya-sense objects; avishta-absorbed; murkhanam-among the fools; citta-mind; samskaram-purification; aushadham-healing herb; vishrambhena-with faith; guroh seva-service to the guru;  vaishnava-ucchishta-remnants of the Vaishnavas; bhojanama-diet.

TRANSLATION

The only medicine to cleanse the heart for the foolish people absorbed in material desires is to serve the spiritual master with faith and determination and to eat the Vaishnavas remnants.