CC Madhya 6.85-86 (1975)
- yadyapi jagad-guru tumi--śāstra-jñānavān
- pṛthivīte nāhi paṇḍita tomāra samāna
- īśvarera kṛpā-leśa nāhika tomāte
- ataeva īśvara-tattva nā pāra jānite
yadyapi—although; jagat-guru—a teacher of many disciples; tumi—you; śāstra-jñānavān—well versed in Vedic knowledge; pṛthivīte—on this earth; nāhi—there is not; paṇḍita—a learned scholar; tomāra—your; samāna—equal; īśvarera—of the Supreme Personality of Godhead; kṛpā—of mercy; leśa—a bit; nāhika—there is not; tomāte—on you; ataeva—therefore; īśvara-tattva—the Absolute Truth (the Supreme personality of Godhead); nā pāra—are not able; jānite—to know.
Gopīnātha Ācārya then addressed Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya: "You are a great scholar and a teacher of may disciples. Indeed, there is no other scholar like you on earth. Nonetheless, because you are bereft of even a pinch of the Lord's mercy, you cannot understand Him, even though He is present in your home.