mayi bhaktir hi bhutanam
distya yad asin mat-sneho
mayi—unto Me; bhaktih—devotional service; hi—certainly; bhutanam—of all living entities; amrtatvaya—for becoming eternal; kalpate—is meant; distya—fortunately; yat—what; asit—there is; mat-snehah—affection for Me; bhavatinam—of all of you; mat-apanah—the means of getting My favor.
"Lord Krsna told the gopis, 'The means of attaining My favor is loving service unto Me, and fortunately you are all thus engaged. Those living beings who render service unto Me are eligible to be transferred to the spiritual world and attain eternal life with knowledge and bliss.'
The fulfillment of human life is summarized in this verse from Srimad-Bhagavatam (10.82.44). There are two important words in this verse: bhakti (devotional service) and amrtatva (eternal life). The aim of human life is to attain the natural position of eternal life. This eternal life can be achieved only by devotional service.
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