SRI SRI PREMA-VIVARTA: CHAPTER SIX
The Journey of the Soul
chit-kana jiva, krsna chinmaya bhaskara
jiva–The soul [is] chit-kana–a spiritual spark, [and] krsna–Krishna [is] chinmaya bhaskara–the spiritual sun. dekhi'–Seeing nitya-krsna–eternal Krishna, adara karena–the soul adores krsne–Krishna. 
The soul is a spiritual spark, and Krishna is the spiritual sun. Seeing eternal Krishna, the soul adores Him.
krsna-bahirmukha hana bhoga vanchha kare
[When] hana–souls become krsna-bahirmukha–averse to Krishna [and] vanchha kare–desire bhoga–enjoyment, nikatastha–nearby maya–Maya japatiya dhare–seizes tare–them. 
When souls become averse to Krishna and desire enjoyment, nearby Maya seizes them.
pisachi paile yena mati-chchhanna haya
pisachi paile–When someone is possessed by a ghost, haya–they become mati-chchhanna–bewildered. se bhava–This condition yena–similarly jivera udaya haya–overtakes souls maya-grasta–bound by Maya. 
When someone is possessed by a ghost, they become bewildered. This condition overtakes souls bound by Maya.
"ami nitya krsna-dasa" ei katha bhule
"ami–I [am] nitya krsna-dasa"–an eternal servant of Krishna." bhule–Forgetting ei–this katha–principle, hana–souls become naphara–slaves mayara–of Maya [and] bule–wander chira-dina–indefinitely. 
Forgetting, "I am an eternal servant of Krishna", souls become slaves of Maya and wander indefinitely.
kabhu raja kabhu praja kabhu vipra sudra
[They are] kabhu–sometimes raja–kings, [and] kabhu–sometimes praja–subjects; kabhu–sometimes vipra–brahmans, [and] kabhu–sometimes sudra–sudras; kabhu–sometimes duhkhi–sad, kabhu–sometimes sukhi–happy, [and sometimes] kita ksudra–insignificant ants. 
They are sometimes kings, and sometimes subjects; sometimes brahmans, and sometimes sudras; sometimes sad, sometimes happy, and sometimes insignificant ants.
kabhu svarge, kabhu martye, narake va kabhu
[They are] kabhu–sometimes svarge–in heaven, kabhu–sometimes martye–on earth, kabhu va–and sometimes narake–in hell; kabhu–sometimes deva–gods, [and] kabhu–sometimes daitya–demons; kabhu–sometimes dasa–servants, [and sometimes] prabhu–masters. 
They are sometimes in heaven, sometimes on earth, and sometimes in hell; sometimes gods, and sometimes demons; sometimes servants, and sometimes masters.
ei-rupe samsara bhramite kona jana
bhramite–While wandering samsara–throughout the world ei-rupe–in this way, kona–some jana–souls hana–become avagata–aware nija-tattva–of their true nature sadhu-sange–through association with the sadhus. 
While wandering throughout samsara in this way, some souls become aware of their true nature by associating with the sadhus.
nija-tattva jani' ara samsara na chaya
jani'–Understanding nija-tattva–their true nature, ara chaya na–they no longer desire samsara–the world, [and] haya haya kare–lament, "kena va–"Why bhajinu–have I been serving maya"–Maya?" 
Understanding their true nature, they no longer desire samsara, and lament, "Why have I been serving Maya?"
kende bale, "ohe krsna ami tava dasa
kende–Crying, bale–they say, "ohe–O krsna–Krishna! ami–I [am] tava–Your dasa–servant, [but] chhadi'–I have left tomara–Your charana–feet [and] sarva-nasa haila"–became utterly ruined. 
Crying, they say, "O Krishna! I am Your servant, but I have left Your feet and become utterly ruined."
krpa kari' krsna tare chhadana samsara
krsna–Krishna krpa kari'–mercifully tare chhadana–causes them to leave samsara–the world yadi–if kakuti kariya–they earnestly [even] eka-bara–once dake–call out krsne–to Krishna. 
Krishna mercifully frees souls from samsara if they even once earnestly call out to Him.
mayake pichhane rakhi' krsna-pane chaya
mayake pichhane rakhi'–Leaving Maya behind, chaya–souls hanker krsna-pane–for Krishna, [and] bhajite bhajite–by continuously serving [Krishna,] paya–they reach krsna-pada-padma–Krishna's lotus feet. 
Leaving Maya behind, souls hanker for Krishna, and by continuously serving Krishna, they reach His lotus feet.
krsna tare dena nija chich-chhaktira bala
krsna–Krishna dena–gives tare–them nija chich-chhaktira bala–the power of His spiritual energy, [and] maya–Maya, durbala ha-iya–becoming powerless, chhade–stops akarsana–attracting [them]. 
Krishna gives them His spiritual power, and Maya, becoming powerless, stops attracting them.
sadhu-sange krsna-nama—ei matra chai
chai–I want matra–only ei–this: [to chant] krsna-nama–the Name of Krishna sadhu-sange–in the association of the sadhus. ara kona vastu nai–There is no other way jinite–to conquer samsara–the world. 
I want only to chant the Name of Krishna in the association of the sadhus—there is no other way to conquer samsara.
sakala bharasa chhadi' gora-pade asa
chhadi'–Giving up sakala–all [other] bharasa–prospects, gorara–Gora's dasa–servant jagai–Jagai basiya achhe–sits asa kariya–hopefully gora-pade–at Gora's feet. 
Giving up all other prospects, Gora's servant Jagai sits hopefully at Gora's feet.
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