Cc. Madhya 9.152

Text

duḥkha nā bhāviha, bhaṭṭa, kailuṅ parihāsa
śāstra-siddhānta śuna, yāte vaiṣṇava-viśvāsa

Synonyms

duhkha—unhappiness; na—do not; bhāviha—bear; bhaṭṭa—My dear Veṅkaṭa Bhaṭṭa; kailuṅ parihasa—I was simply making a joke; sastra-siddhānta—the conclusion of the revealed scriptures; suna—hear; yate—in which; vaiṣṇava-viśvāsa—the faith of the Vaiṣṇavas. 

Translation

The Lord pacified Veṅkaṭa Bhaṭṭa by saying, “Actually whatever I have said is by way of jest. Now you can hear from Me the conclusion of the śāstras, in which every Vaiṣṇava devotee has firm faith. 

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