Antya-līlāChapter 4: Sanātana Gosvāmī Visits the Lord at Jagannātha Purī

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 4.56

deha-tyāge kṛṣṇa paī, pāiye bhajane

kṛṣṇa-prāptyera upāya kona nāhi 'bhakti' vine

SYNONYMS

deha-tyāge — by giving up the body; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; pāiI do not get; pāiyeI get; bhajane — by devotional service; kṛṣṇa-prāptyerato get the shelter of Kṛṣṇa; upāya — means; kona — any; nāhi — there is not; bhakti vine — without devotional service.

TRANSLATION

"You should know that one cannot attain Kṛṣṇa simply by giving up the body. Kṛṣṇa is attainable by devotional service. There is no other means for attaining Him.

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