|Antya-lila||Chapter 9: The Deliverance of Gopinatha Pattanayaka|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Antya 9.137
kintu tomara smaranera nahe ei 'mukhya-phala'
'phalabhasa' ei, -- yate 'visaya' cancala
kintu -- but; tomara -- Your; smaranera -- of remembrance; nahe -- not; ei -- this; mukhya-phala -- chief result; phala-abhasa -- a glimpse of the result; ei -- this; yate -- because; visaya -- material opulence; cancala -- flickering.
"However, my Lord, these are not the principal results of meditating upon Your lotus feet. Material opulence is very flickering. Therefore it is simply a glimpse of the result of Your mercy.
One can achieve the highest perfection of life simply by meditating upon the lotus feet of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Generally people are concerned with the four religious principles, namely religion, material opulence, sense gratification and liberation. However, as indicated in Srimad-Bhagavatam (dharmah projjhita-kaitavo 'tra [SB 1.1.2]), success in these four kinds of material and spiritual gain are not the true results of devotional service. The true result of devotional service is the actual development of one's dormant love for Krsna in every circumstance. By the mercy of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, Gopinatha Pattanayaka could understand that the material benefits he had achieved were not the ultimate result of meditating upon His lotus feet. The true result comes when one is detached from material opulences. Therefore Gopinatha Pattanayaka prayed to the Lord for such detachment.
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