na casya kascid dayito
na dvesyo na ca bandhavah
avisaty apramatto sau
pramattam janam anta-krt
nanot; caand; asyaof the Supreme Personality of Godhead; kascitanyone; dayitahdear; nanot; dvesyahenemy; nanot; caand; bandhavahfriend; avisatiapproaches; apramattahattentive; asauHe; pramattaminattentive; janampersons; anta-krtthe destroyer.
No one is dear to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, nor is anyone His enemy or friend. But He gives inspiration to those who have not forgotten Him and destroys those who have.
Forgetfulness of ones relationship with Lord Visnu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is the cause of ones repeated birth and death. A living entity is as eternal as the Supreme Lord, but due to his forgetfulness he is put into this material nature and transmigrates from one body to another, and when the body is destroyed, he thinks that he is also destroyed. Actually, this forgetfulness of his relationship with Lord Visnu is the cause of his destruction. Anyone who revives his consciousness of the original relationship receives inspiration from the Lord. This does not mean that the Lord is someones enemy and someone elses friend. He helps everyone; one who is not bewildered by the influence of material energy is saved, and one who is bewildered is destroyed. It is said, therefore, harim vina na srtim taranti: no one can be saved from the repetition of birth and death without the help of the Supreme Lord. It is therefore the duty of all living entities to take shelter of the lotus feet of Visnu and thus save themselves from the cycle of birth and death.

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