The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #2″ –
The Nectar of Devotion — Vrndavana, October 23, 1972
972) Whether I know who a madhyama adhikari is! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————————- So anyway, the kanistha adhikari is just learning how to become devotee and he is, by regulative principles, engaged in Deity worship, and gradually he’s raised to the platform of madhyama adhikari. And madhyama adhikari means he knows what is the position of God, Krsna, what is the position of devotee, what is the position of people in general, and what is the position of a, of an atheist. Atheists, there are. So isvare tad-adhina, or the devotees, isvara tad-adhina balisa. Balisa means innocent persons. And isvare tad-adhi…, bali, dvisatsu. Dvisat means envious. There are many persons… You have experienced. As soon as they hear something about God, they become immediately irritated. That is called dvisatsu, demon. So a madhyama adhikari devotee can see these four kinds of persons, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krsna, His devotees, and innocent persons, and the atheist class, demons. So he treats all these four classes... So he, isvare tad, tad-adhina… ————————