|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 19: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 19.174
sa eva bhakti-yogākhya
saḥ — that (having the above symptoms); eva — certainly; bhakti-yoga-ākhyaḥ — called bhakti-yoga; ātyantikaḥ — the ultimate goal of life; udāhṛtaḥ — described as; yena — by which; ativrajya — transcending; tri-guṇam — the three modes of material nature; mat-bhāvāya — for direct touch with Me, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and My nature; upapadyate — one becomes qualified.
"'Bhakti-yoga, as described above, is the ultimate goal of life. By rendering devotional service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one transcends the modes of material nature and attains the spiritual position on the platform of direct devotional service.'
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