SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:
avyaktaṁ vyaktim āpannaṁ
manyante mām abuddhayaḥ
paraṁ bhāvam ajānanto
‘The unwise, ignorant of My superior, infinite and exalted nature, take Me as though one, unmanifest, became manifest.’
My superior, infinite and exalted nature is, that I am the Adorable, by all acts of worship, —I am the Lord of all,— I am He, Whose essence and attributes are unfathomable by speech or thought. Never relinquishing this (Divine) nature of Mine, I am yet born as the son of Vasudeva, actuated by motives of compassion and affection, so that I may be accessible to all. But senseless people do not understand Me as such, but take Me to be like any other physically born son of a king, forced by necessity of karma to be brought into patency from an antecedent state of latency.
Such men do not seek Me as their Shelter, and do not worship Me by their acts.
Why is He not revealed (to all)? Reason:—
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