|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 23: Life's Ultimate Goal — Love of Godhead|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 23.3
ebe śuna bhakti-phala 'prema'-prayojana
yāhāra śravaṇe haya bhakti-rasa-jñāna
ebe śuna — now hear; bhakti-phala — the result of practice of devotional service; prema — love of Godhead; prayojana — the ultimate goal of life; yāhāra śravaṇe — by hearing of which; haya — there is; bhakti-rasa-jñāna — transcendental knowledge of the mellows of devotional service.
Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu continued, "Now hear, O Sanātana, about the result of devotional service, which is love of Godhead, life's ultimate goal. One who hears this description will be enlightened in the transcendental mellows of devotional service.
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