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Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Antya-līlā - Chapter 3: The Glories of Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 189

sālokya-sārṣṭi-sārūpya-
sāmīpyaikatvam apy uta
dīyamānaṁ na gṛhṇanti
vinā mat-sevanaṁ janāḥ


SYNONYMS

sālokya—to live on the same planet; sārṣṭi—to acquire the same opulence; sārūpya—to achieve the same bodily features; sāmīpya—to live always near the Supreme Lord; ekatvam—to merge into the existence of the Lord; api—even; uta—certainly; dīyamānam—being offered; na gṛhṇanti—do not take; vinā—without; mat-sevanam—My service; janāḥ—the devotees.


TRANSLATION

“‘My devotees do not accept sālokya, sārṣṭi, sārūpya, sāmīpya or oneness with Me—even if I offer these liberations—in preference to serving Me.’”


PURPORT

This verse is spoken by Lord Kapila, an avatāra of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 3.29.13).


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