TEXT 244
gopīnāthācārya bale,--'āmi pūrve ye kahila
śuna, bhaṭṭācārya, tomāra sei ta' ha-ila'
SYNONYMS
gopīnātha-ācārya—of the name Gopīnātha Ācārya; bale—says; āmi—I; pūrve—previously; ye—what; kahila—said; śuna—hear; bhaṭṭācārya—my dear Bhaṭṭācārya; tomāra—your; sei—that; ta'-indeed; ha-ila—has happened.
TRANSLATION
Gopīnātha Ācārya reminded Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya, "My dear Bhaṭṭācārya, what I foretold to you has now taken place."
PURPORT
Previously Gopīnātha Ācārya had informed Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya that when he would be blessed by the Lord he would thoroughly understand the transcendental process of devotional service. This prediction was now fulfilled. The Bhaṭṭācārya was fully converted to the cult of Vaiṣṇavism, and he was following the principles automatically, without being pressured. in the Bhagavad-gītā (2.40) it is therefore said, svalpam apy asya dharmasya trāyate mahato bhayāt: "Simply by performing a little devotional service, one can escape the greatest danger." Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya had been in the greatest danger because he had adhered to Māyāvāda philosophy. Somehow or other he came into contact with Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and became a perfect devotee. In this way he was saved from the great falldown of impersonalism.

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