TEXT 6
tavaiva caranambhojam
sreyas-kama nirasisah
visrjyobhayatah sangam
munayah samupasate
SYNONYMS
tava—Your; eva—indeed; carana-ambhojam—lotus feet; sreyah-kamah—persons desiring the ultimate auspiciousness, the ultimate goal of life; nirasisah—without material desire; visrjya—giving up; ubhayatah—in this life and the next; sangam—attachment; munayah—great sages; samupasate—worship.
TRANSLATION
Pure devotees or great saintly persons who desire to achieve the highest goal in life and who are completely free from all material desires for sense gratification engage constantly in the transcendental service of Your lotus feet.
PURPORT
One is in the material world when he thinks, “I am this body, and everything with reference to my body is mine.” Ato grha-ksetra-sutapta-vittair janasya moho ’yam aham mameti [SB 5.5.8]. This is the symptom of material life. In the materialistic conception of life, one thinks, “This is my house, this is my land, this is my family, this is my state,” and so on. But those who are munayah, saintly persons following in the footsteps of Narada Muni, simply engage in the transcendental loving service of the Lord without any personal desire for sense gratification. Anyabhilasita-sunyam jnana-karmady-anavrtam [Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu
anyabhilasita-sunyam
jnana-karmady-anavrtam
anukulyena krsnanu-
silanam bhaktir uttama
One should render transcendental loving service to the Supreme Lord Krsna favorably and without desire for material profit or gain through fruitive activities or philosophical speculation. That is called pure devotional service.Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu 1.1.111.1.11]. Either in this life or in the next, the only concern of such saintly devotees is to serve the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Thus they are also absolute because they have no other desires. Being freed from the dualities of material desire, they are called sreyas-kamah. In other words, they are not concerned with dharma (religiosity), artha (economic development), or kama (sense gratification). The only concern of such devotees is moksa, liberation. This moksa does not refer to becoming one with the Supreme like the Mayavadi philosophers. Caitanya Mahaprabhu explained that real moksa means taking shelter of the lotus feet of the Personality of Godhead. The Lord clearly explained this fact while instructing Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya. Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya wanted to correct the word mukti-pade in Srimad-Bhagavatam, but Caitanya Mahaprabhu informed him that there is no need to correct any word in Srimad-Bhagavatam. He explained that mukti-pade refers to the lotus feet of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Visnu, who offers mukti and is therefore called Mukunda. A pure devotee is not concerned with material things. He is not concerned with religiosity, economic development or sense gratification. He is interested only in serving the lotus feet of the Lord.

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