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SB 12.3.46

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


śrutaḥ saṅkīrtito dhyātaḥ
pūjitaś cādṛto 'pi vā
nṛṇāṁ dhunoti bhagavān
hṛt-stho janmāyutāśubham


śrutaḥ—heard; saṅkīrtitaḥ—glorified; dhyātaḥ—meditated upon; pūjitaḥ—worshiped; ca—and; ādṛtaḥ—venerated; api—even; vā—or; nṛṇām—of men; dhunoti—cleanses away; bhagavān—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; hṛt-sthaḥ—seated within their hearts; janma-ayuta—of thousands of births; aśubham—the inauspicious contamination.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


If a person hears about, glorifies, meditates upon, worships or simply offers great respect to the Supreme Lord, who is situated within the heart, the Lord will remove from his mind the contamination accumulated during many thousands of lifetimes.

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