CC Madhya 18.116

Text

yas tu nārāyaṇaṁ devaṁ
brahma-rudrādi-daivataiḥ
samatvenaiva vīkṣeta
sa pāṣaṇḍī bhaved dhruvam

Synonyms

yaḥ—any person who; tu—however; nārāyaṇam—the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the master of such demigods as Brahmā and Śiva; devam—the Lord; brahma—Lord Brahmā; rudra—Lord Śiva; ādi—and others; daivataiḥ—with such demigods; samatvena—on an equal level; eva—certainly; vīkṣeta—observes; saḥ—such a person; pāṣaṇḍī—pāṣaṇḍī; bhavet—must be; dhruvam—certainly. 

Translation

“ ‘A person who considers demigods like Brahmā and Śiva to be on an equal level with Nārāyaṇa is to be considered an offender and a pāṣaṇḍī.’ “