TEXTS 5960
evam kayena manasa
vacasa ca mano-gatam
paricaryamano bhagavan
pumsam amayinam samyag
bhajatam bhava-vardhanah
sreyo disaty abhimatam
yad dharmadisu dehinam
evamthus; kayenaby the body; manasaby the mind; vacasaby the words; caalso; manah-gatamsimply by thinking of the Lord; paricaryamanahengaged in the devotional service; bhagavanthe Supreme Personality of Godhead; bhakti-mataccording to the regulative principles of devotional service; paricaryayaby worshiping the Lord; pumsamof the devotee; amayinamwho is sincere and serious; samyakperfectly; bhajatamengaged in devotional service; bhava-vardhanahthe Lord, who increases the ecstasy of the devotee; sreyahultimate goal; disatibestows; abhimatamdesire; yatas they are; dharma-adisuregarding spiritual life and economic development; dehinamof the conditioned souls.
Anyone who thus engages in the devotional service of the Lord, seriously and sincerely, with his mind, words and body, and who is fixed in the activities of the prescribed devotional methods, is blessed by the Lord according to his desire. If a devotee desires material religiosity, economic development, sense gratification or liberation from the material world, he is awarded these results.
Devotional service is so potent that one who renders devotional service can receive whatever he likes as a benediction from the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The conditioned souls are very much attached to the material world, and thus by performing religious rites they want the material benefits known as dharma and artha.

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