sauvira-patir api sujana-samavagata-paramatma-satattva atmany avidyadhyaropitam ca dehatma-matim visasarja; evam hi nrpa bhagavad-asritasritanubhavah.
sauvira-patih—the King of the state of Sauvira; api—certainly; su-jana—from an elevated person; samavagata—having completely understood; paramatma-sa-tattvah—the truth of the constitutional position of the spirit soul and the Supersoul; atmani—in himself; avidya—by nescience; adhyaropitam—erroneously attributed; ca—and; deha—in the body; atma-matim—the concept of the self; visasarja—completely gave up; evam—thus; hi—certainly; nrpa—O King; bhagavat-asrita-asrita-anubhavah—the consequence of taking shelter of a devotee who has similarly taken shelter of a spiritual master in the parampara system (one is sure to get out of the great nescience of the bodily concept of life).
After receiving lessons from the great devotee Jada Bharata, King Rahugana of the state of Sauvira became completely aware of the constitutional position of the soul. He thus gave up the bodily conception completely. My dear King, whoever takes shelter of the servant of the servant of the Lord is certainly glorified because he can without difficulty give up the bodily conception.
As stated in Caitanya-caritamrta (Madhya 22.54):
It is a fact that if one takes shelter of a pure devotee, one attains all perfection, even if the association is a short one. A sadhu is a pure devotee of the Lord. It has been our practical experience that the first instruction of our spiritual master infused us with Krsna consciousness so that now we are at least on the path of Krsna consciousness and can understand the philosophy. As a result, there are many devotees engaged in this Krsna consciousness movement. The whole world is revolving under the bodily conception; therefore there must be devotees all over the world to deliver people from the false bodily conception and fully engage them in Krsna consciousness.
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