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CC Adi 5.54

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 54

cinmaya-jala sei parama kāraṇa
yāra eka kaṇā gaṅgā patita-pāvana


SYNONYMS

cit-maya—spiritual; jala—water; sei—that; parama kāraṇa—original cause; yāra—of which; eka—one; kaṇā—drop; gaṅgā—the sacred Ganges; patita-pāvana—the deliverer of fallen souls.


TRANSLATION

The water of the Kāraṇa Ocean, which is the original cause, is therefore spiritual. The sacred Ganges, which is but a drop of it, purifies the fallen souls.