|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 24: The Sixty-One Explanations of the Ātmārāma Verse|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 24.200
'ātmā'-śabde 'svabhāva' kahe, tāte yei rame
ātmārāma jīva yata sthāvara-jańgame
ātmā-śabde — by the word ātmā; svabhāva — nature; kahe — is sometimes said; tāte — in that; yei rame — one who takes pleasure; ātmārāma — called ātmārāma; jīva — the living entities; yata — all of them; sthāvara-jańgame — the moving and nonmoving.
"Another meaning of the word 'ātmā' is 'one's characteristic nature.' Whoever enjoys his particular type of nature is called ātmārāma. Therefore, all living entities — be they moving or nonmoving — are also called ātmārāma.
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