|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 19: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 19.173
sārūpyaikatvam apy uta
dīyamānaḿ na gṛhṇanti
vinā mat-sevanaḿ janāḥ
sālokya — being on the same planet as Me; sārṣṭi — having opulence equal to Mine; sāmīpya — having direct association with Me; sārūpya — having the same form as Me; ekatvam — oneness with Me; api — even; uta — or; dīyamānam — being given; na — not; gṛhṇanti — accept; vinā — without; mat-sevanam — My service; janāḥ — the devotees.
"'My devotees do not accept sālokya, sārṣṭi, sārūpya, sāmīpya or oneness with Me — even if I offer these liberations — in preference to serving Me.
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