TEXT 145
rayera ghare prabhura 'krpa-vivarta' kahila
bhakta-vatsalya-guna yate vyakta haila
rayera—of Bhavananda Raya; ghare—at the home; prabhura—of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; krpa-vivarta—mercy appearing as something else; kahila—spoke; bhakta-vatsalya-guna—the quality of being very affectionate to the devotees,; yate—in which; vyakta haila—was revealed.
Thus the mercy of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu was spoken of in the family of Bhavananda Raya. That mercy was clearly demonstrated, although it appeared to be something different.
The result of advancement in spiritual knowledge is not material improvement, but Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu advised Gopinatha Pattanayaka how to use material opulence without incurring reactions to sinful life. From this advice, it appeared that the Lord encouraged Gopinatha Pattanayaka to enhance his material condition. Actually, however, He did not. In fact, this was but a manifestation of His great affection for His devotee.

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